Grayson County 4-H G.E.A.R. Robotics Tournament

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This information is on behalf of Tamra McGaughy – Grayson County,

Grayson County 4-H is looking forward to hosting a G.E.A.R. 4-H Robotics Tournament on Saturday, May 19th at the Bells Elementary School in Bells, Texas. We would like to encourage teams to register by Friday, May 11th, so we can plan accordingly. Teams can register up to the day of the event. 

 4-H teams cost – $60

Non 4-H teams cost – $100 (more…)

FINAL Reminder: Community Service Opportunity: Fans in the Stands – Friday, April 20

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Tarrant County 4-H Youth and Families:

****It’s not too late to participate!!!  Just send an email to tarrant4hala@gmail.com and let us know to look for you!!!***

Are you looking for a great opportunity to serve your community?

Since 2012, Tarrant County 4-H Youth Council has supported the Special Olympics athletes as “Fans in the Stands” at the Opening Ceremonies of its spring games.

And, we are doing so again this year (making 6 consecutive years)!

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Pierce Cattle Company Phone Bid Off Steer Sale – Saturday, April 21, 2018

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This information is on behalf of Kara Matheney-Washington County,

Good Afternoon,

We have been asked to share information about the Pierce Cattle Company Phone Bid Steer Sale this Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Sale cattle photos are available online at http://www.piercecattlecompany.com/ or cattle can be viewed at the ranch in West.  For additional information or to place bids please contact David Pierce at (254) 772-1965 or Doug Pierce at (979) 277-5273.

Texas 4-H Congress

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Dear 4-H Members and Families,

This is a reminder that Texas 4-H Congress is still accepting early bird registration until the end of the month.  This program is open to youth in 9th to 12th grades during the event which takes place July 22nd to 25th, 2018.   Tarrant County has the right to send two delegates, however if we do not use both spots, they will be given to youth from other counties.  If you are interested in attending, it is best to reserve a spot now before the early registration period ends.  For more information please visit https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/events/congress/  and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office. 

Thank you.

Kent DeCardenas

County Youth Council meeting Monday, April 23

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Dear 4-H Members and Families,

Please see below letter from the County Youth Council President Nick Lang,

Early Validation Orders due today!!

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Dear 4-H Members and Families,

A friendly reminder today is the last day for early validation orders. Please see form attached. If you should have any questions please contact our office.

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Host Families needed

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Dear 4-H Families and Members,

Please read the information received from Darlene Locke from the State office.

Good afternoon, I am sending this to seek your help in promoting the LABO LEX Japanese Exchange Program to families in your community. Texas 4-H will host 20 youth and 2 Adult chaperones (both female) this summer, July 22 – August 17. If you know of families that would be open to sharing their home with a student or chaperone, please pass this on. 4-H membership is not a requirement. (more…)

Texas 4-H First Tee Golf Challenge

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This information is on behalf of Lindsey Forster,

We are happy to be hosting the Texas 4-H First Tee Golf Challenge 3 person scramble Golf Tournament again in Kerrville on July 16th. Attached is the flyer and registration form. Registration deadline is July 9th.

Only 1 team member is required to be enrolled in 4-H. If you have individuals that would like to compete, they can be placed on a team at the event. (more…)

UlTra Leadership Lab 2018

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This information is on behalf of Derrick Bruton-District,

Information for this year’s UlTra Leadership Lab camp has been posted online here:  https://d44-h.tamu.edu/event/ultra-leadership-lab/  It will be held June 5-7 at Cross Point Camp in Kingston, Oklahoma (on Lake Texoma).  I would love to see at least 2 members from each county attend, so please push this to all of your teen members.  The deadline to register is May 25, which is much earlier than years past, so please make sure to publicize that fact.

Thank you!

2018 Youth Agriculture Lifetime Leadership Tour

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This information is on behalf of Roy Walston,

We are busy planning our 4th Annual Youth Agricultural Lifetime Leadership (YALL)Tour in 2018. The tour has been a tremendous success the past three years with 70+ youth participating. We have decided to open the application up state-wide to include all 4-H members throughout Texas an opportunity to participate. This year’s tour will be July 15-20, 2018. We will be touring South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley area, providing youth the opportunity to witness agriculture production and issues related to agriculture production including everything from immigration to hurricanes to fever ticks.  The tour will depart from the Kerr County Extension office in Kerrville on July 15th and return to the Kerr County Extension office on July 20th. The cost to the participants for the 6 days is $200 each with a $100 deposit submitted with the application. 4-H members who are high school sophomores through graduating seniors are eligible to apply. We are limited to 30 participants and will notify all applicants by July 2 by email as to if they have been selected.   (more…)