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Events

4-H events allow 4-H members to showcase their project work and earn recognition in a formal manner.  These activities allow members to receive feedback on their work, explore new opportunities through other projects, and apply their knowledge gained through their 4-H projects.

 

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Achievement Night is when the results from the county record book judging are announced and where members receive their pins for Completed Year, Gold Record Book, Proficiency Completion, Distinguished Speaker Award, Community Service Proficiency, Judging Proficiency, County Fair Awards, Showmanship Awards and recognition of Outstanding 4-H Leaders.

Important Dates:

  • September  9, 2020  - Forms Due in 4-H Office
  • September 16, 2020 - Achievement Night

Location:

  • Arts and Crafts Building, Fairgrounds

Forms:

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Blank Project Proficiency Award List
Presentation Proficiency Form
Judging Proficiency Form
Community Service Form

California Focus is a unique citizenship educational experience that combines hands-on participation workshops, debates, and simulations with outstanding speakers and historical, cultural, and government sites. California's capital city, Sacramento, becomes a "living classroom" for this five day packed adventure. This conference is for youth ages 14-19.

Important Dates:

  • June 19 - 23, 2020 California Focus Trip

Location:

  • Sacramento, CA

Criteria:

  • Be an enrolled 4-H member and have completed 8th grade.

Forms:

Registration Online: http://4h.ucanr.edu/4-H_Events/CF

 

 

 

Come and have some holiday fun at the 4-H Countywide Christmas PartyThere will be a gift exchange, games for young and old, piñata's and refreshments.

Important Dates:

  • Saturday, December 14, 2020 - Christmas Party

Location:

  • Dining Room, Fairgrounds, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please Bring:

  • A gift labeled with age and boy or girl.
  • Canned food for community food basket.

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Fashion Revue is a competitive event for youth who are enrolled and complete the 4-H clothing and textile projects.  As a part of these projects, youth learn about and practice clothing construction, consumerism, appearance, grooming habits, clothing selection and more.  Its primary purpose is to build self-confidence in young people by helping them find the style that suits them best and work on grooming, posture and stage presence. Members may purchase an outfit or sew a garment for the event. The sewn category may use new fabric or the recycling of an old garment into a new one.  This event is open to all 4-H members.

Judging will be based on the fit and appearance of the garment as well as the presentation of the outfit.  Members will be grouped by age, with 16 and older members grouped together in the senior division, and will be judged by age and category.  You may enter more than one category, but you may only receive a medal in one.

Important Dates:

  • May 9, 2020 - County Fashion Revue

Location:

  • Addie Meedom, 1:00 p.m.

Forms:

Category Descriptions

Writing Commentaries:

Writing Commentaries for Fashion Revue
Writing 4-H Fashion Revue Commentary

 

Home Ec Day lets 4-H members show off some of their projects they have been working on throughout the year.  Categories include: Arts and Crafts, Cake Decorating, Clothing and Textiles, Creative Cookies, Crochet, Home Furnishings, Leathercraft and Table Setting.

Important Dates:

  • February 29, 2020 - March 1, 2020 - Home Ec Day

Location:

  • Pine Grove School

Forms:
Home Ec Day Sign up forms
Nutritious Cookies
Plan a Party
Nutrition Poster Contest

 

County Presentation Day gives members an opportunity to show off their public speaking skills in a variety of ways, including presentation, speech, demonstration, skit, or table-top display.  By going through the process of giving a presentation, members learn how to research a subject, organize ideas in a logical order, and practice public speaking skills which are valuable later in life.  Every member is encouraged to give a presentation each year.

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Entry Forms Due
  • Sunday, March 1, 2020 - County Presentation Day

Location:

  • Pine Grove School

Forms:

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Presentation Manual
Presentation - Question and Answers
Presentation Pointers
Helpful Hints for 4-H Demonstrations
Presentation Proficiency Form

 

Regional Presentation Day gives members an opportunity to show off their public speaking skills in a variety of ways, including presentation, speech, demonstration, skit, or table-top display.  By going through the process of giving a presentation, members learn how to research a subject, organize ideas in a logical order, and practice public speaking skills which are valuable later in life.  Every member is encouraged to give a presentation each year.

Important Dates:

  • April 18, 2020 - Regional Presentation Day

Location:

  • Lake County

 Forms:



Soup Supper and Country Auction is the only county wide fundraising event.  The money raised helps support county wide events, awards, citizenship travel, office expenses and scholarships.

Important Dates:

  • Saturday, January 18, 2020

Location:

  • Main Building, Fairgrounds, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

4-H Families can help by:

  • Purchasing tickets to the event.
  • Selling tickets to the event.
  • Donating items for the country auction.
  • Helping at the event.

 

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