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4-H News

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By The Staff

By Bill Roberts, Co. ext. agent

2010 4-H CAMP

Harrison County 4-H’ers will be attending 4-H Camp, Tuesday-Friday, June 28- July 2  at North Central 4-H Camp near Carlisle, Ky. in Nicholas County. We will be camping with 4-H’ers from Franklin, Owen, Scott, and Woodford counties. 4-H Camp includes fun, fellowship, and interesting classes, learning new and important things and meeting new friends. Activities will include swimming, Sally Down the Alley, carnival, campfire, demonstrations, and others. Youth ages 9-14 may attend. All you need to do is stop by the Harrison County Extension Office and fill out a 4-H Camp registration form. The camp fee for 2010 will remain the same as last year $115. There will be a camp orientation meeting Monday, June 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.

The deadline for signing up for 4-H Camp is June 1. Openings are filled on a first come first serve basis so get your registration form and fee in as soon as possible.

We are also looking for responsible parents and other adults to attend 4-H camp as counselors. If you want to go to 4-H Camp, please pick up an application at the Harrison County Extension Office.

COUNTY FAIR DATES

The 2010 Harrison County Fair has been scheduled for July 8-17 at the Harrison County 4-H Center Fairgrounds. All 4-H’ers should plan to turn in their exhibits Monday, July 12.  4-H’ers turning in exhibits will earn cash premiums and some will qualify for the 2010 Kentucky State Fair.

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB

The next Harrison County 4-H Shooting Sports Club meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, April 13 and Saturday, April 17 at the Roberts Farm.

4-H CALENDAR OF EVENTS

APRIL

April 17 - 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Roberts Farm

April 21-24 - 4-H Fashion Revue, Harrison County High School

April 13-20 - 4-H School Club meetings

April 26-28 - 4-H Hunter/Home Gun Safety, Extension Office and Roberts Farm

MAY

May 5 - 4-H Shooting Sports Coaches meeting, 6:30 p.m.

May 10 - 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30, Extension Office

May 11 - 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Roberts Farm

May 12 - 4-H Saddle N Spur Horse Club

May 14 - Harrison County Safety Day – Harrison County 4-H Center

JUNE

June 12-13 - District 4 Horse Show

June 14 - 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30, Harrison County Extension Office

June 14-17 - Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference, University of Kentucky Campus

June 22-23 - State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, Muhlenberg County

June 29-July 2 - 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp

JULY

July 5 - 4-H Woodworking and Electric Projects

July 10 - District 4 4-H Shooting Sports, Central KY Wildlife Area – Trap and Archery

July 8-17 - Harrison County Fair, 4-H Center Fairgrounds

July 26-28 - 4-H Hunter/Home Gun Safety, Harrison County Extension Center/Roberts Farm

AUGUST

Aug. 24 - District 4 4-H Fashion Showcase – KY State Fair Grounds