Summer might almost be over, but camp isn’t! Registration is open for the 2019 Forestry-Wildlife Camp at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp, Oct. 11-13. Find all the details at the link below and register by Oct. 1.
Hello. This year the Shelby Co. Farm Bureau will be giving out free shirts to Jr. Fair participants! Shirts are available on a first come basis from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 21 at the Community Foundation Round Building, to Jr. Fair participants only and they must have their fair passes to receive a shirt.
Shelby County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Program
(Formally 4-H Performance Standards of Excellence)
The Shelby County 4-H Foundation will award up to four $500 College scholarships to current members of Shelby County 4-H pursuing a college degree. Each applicant will be asked to meet a set of minimum standards, verified by his/her local 4-H Advisor, school official, and parent. The deadline for submitting the “Shelby County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Program” application and supporting documentation is July 20. All applicants who meet the minimum standards will be placed in a lottery, with a random drawing selecting the college scholarship winner(s).
This scholarship program is available ONLY to 2018-2019 (school year) high school seniors and college freshmen.
***Seeking Teens for Junior Fair Board!!***
All youth entering the 9th grade this fall are eligible to run for Junior Fair Board. There are two routes for joining Junior Fair Board:
- Candidate for Election Route: This is ONLY for townships with an impending opening. Township openings are listed below. Candidate for Election forms (attached) require EITHER club advisors and officers signatures OR a nominating petition signed by at least 15 eligible people from the township in which the candidate is running for. Candidate for Election forms are DUE WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019 by 4:30 p.m. at the Extension Office. **Please note this deadline is earlier than past years. Voting will take place during the fair at times TBA.
- Application for Appointment: This is for youth who do not live in a township with an opening or youth who run in the election but do not get elected. Applications for Appointment forms (attached) are due Friday, August 2 by 4:30 p.m. at the Extension Office.
The Shelby County Junior Fair Board is a premier organization that is well-respected across the state. They are known for going above and beyond in helping plan, coordinate and execute the Junior Fair and other 4-H and FFA events throughout the year. It is a fantastic, unmatched learning experience that teaches teens about professionalism, communication, event planning, conflict management, decision-making and more. The Junior Fair Board meets on the third Sunday of the month year around from 6-8 p.m. While being part of the Junior Fair Board is a time commitment, all the teens on the board say their time spent has been more than worth it!
If you have any questions about applying or being a part of the Junior Fair Board, please let me know.
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Shelby Co. Jr. Fair Sale Committee launches new website!
You can get all of your Shelby County Junior Fair Sale Committee information here.
Click here to go to the website: https://www.shelbycojrfairsale.com/
Firecracker Lamb Classic ~ Sunday July 7th ~ Darke Co. Fairgrounds
Weigh-in: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Showmanship starts at 10:30 a.m.
ALL lambs show as crossbred.
Must be 4-H age or younger to show.
Show Contact: Jim McDade (937) 459-0219
See attached flyer:
Cloverbud Day Camp Registration!!!
Monday and Tuesday, August 5th & 6th 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Check-in and drop-off 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Pack-up and pick-up 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $40.00 (includes lunch, t-shirt and transportation to and from Winan’s Chocolates and Coffees) Questions? Contact Summer at 937-638-0695 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This email is for ALL LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS!!!!
Every year we compile information of all of our 4-H & FFA Shelby County Junior Fair Market Exhibitors names, parents names, club, species, and member (back) numbers for a report that is sent out to all of the buyers of the sale.
We are only able to get the information that has been shared on the 4-H Online, and off of the Junior Fair Entries.
Every year we receive calls that we have left off information, misspelled names, or listed the wrong parents names, etc.
We have decided to give you the opportunity to correct it before we send it out. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO CORRECT.
IF YOU FIND THAT YOUR INFORMATION IS MISSING, INCORRECT, OR INCOMPLETE, please email Kelly Bensman at email@example.com and Judie Gaerke at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
YOU HAVE UNTIL 11:59PM ON FRIDAY, JUNE 21!!! After that the programs will be ran and sent.
When you get to the site. Click “Sale Committee Information for Exhibitors”
4-H camp is over for the 2019 year!!
We had lots of fun and are in the process of finishing up some loose ends.
Like every year, we have a few stragglers…not campers but items!
Please go through your campers belongings and see if you are missing any items.
We have shoes, shirts, shorts, swimsuits, trunks, wallets, etc.
We will be posting pictures on Facebook (Click Here).