Current 4-H Programs, Trips, and Opportunities

Current Trips:

4-H Offers many trips to a variety of ages of youth each year. Youth and families will need to monitor the website and 4HOnline to find when registration opens for specific trips. Here is the program booklet for the 2023-2024 year.

Federation 50% Funding Form: Vernon County Parent Leader Federation Funding Application

Upcoming Programming:

Ongoing: Nov 2023-Oct 2024: Science of Seasons Cloverbud At Home Exploration Series

Registration is open year-round–so sign up anytime to join us! Once a month, your cloverbud will receive a packet in the mail full of easy science experiments that answer questions like:

-How do animals stay warm in the winter?

-What happens underground?

-Can anything live under the water?

-Why do apples have a peel?

Families can complete them at their own leisure! Sign up is open year round–this program begins Nov 2023 and ends October 2024.

Livestock Tag Pickup: May 4th, DUE May 31

All youth that are planning on exhibiting beef, sheep, and swine must come and get fair tags to put in ears on Saturday, May 4th. Go to the fair grounds and committee members will be there from 8:00-noon only. If you cannot make it at this time, please arrange for someone else to grab your tags that day. Please refer to the infographic later on in the newsletter about tag placement, etc. Photos of tags are due to the email addresses on May 31st! Contact Lloyd Hardy with any questions.

Foods and Clothing Revue: July 27th, 10:00 AM-3 PM

Welcome to the 2024 Clothing Revue competition and style show, as well as the foods revue and tasting event!  Please fill out and complete the online form by Friday, July 19th.   Remember that for 3-13th graders, the clothing revue is a fair entry. Join us for a fun opportunity to look at food, menu creation, modeling clothing and more. All the details can be found on our registration form.

Entry information for Clothing Revue is here.

Entry information for the Foods Revue is here: Foods Revue and Tasting Event 2024.

Summer Camp: July 31-August 2

Are you ready for a great summertime adventure! Time to sign up for camp! As a reminder: we need adult chaperones, particularly males! If you sign up to chaperone, both you and your attending child/ren will be free! The typical cost of camp is around $175, and the Vernon County 4-H Leader Parent Federation grants scholarships to all attendees, leaving them with a final cost of $85. If you still need financial assistance to attend camp, please indicate that on your application–we want everyone to experience camp!

To register as a camper (due by June 1):

Summer Projects Farmer’s Market Lineup

June 1: Pollinators and Building Pollinator Habitats

June 8: Duct Tape Wallets

June 15: Bread Tasting/Baking

June 22: No Market Project–Dairy Breakfast

June 29: Rockets: Bring your rocket kids to build, or stop in to try paper straw rockets.




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