Friday, May 27, 2011

Summer Fun

The 2011 Summer Fun Newsletter is now available online. Click here to find out what fun & exciting activities we have planned for this year. We must have updated (2011) Enrollment, Medical & Media Release forms.

If you are interested in attending any of these activities, you must come in person (to the Extension Office) to register and if there is a fee, payment is due at time of registration.

For more information, please call 336-372-5597 or you can email Amy or Michele with any questions.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

West Central 4-H Clothing Competition

We are pleased to announce there will be a 4-H Clothing Competition held during the WC District Activity Day - June 22 in Davie County. Anyone interested in participating should contact the Extension Office as soon as possible. We are only allowed to enter the top two submissions for each age division: 9-10, 11-13, 14-18. For complete rules and entry form, visit the link below. Contact the Extension Office for more information (336) 372-5597.

Deadline to enter: June 8th

District Activity Day

Ages: 5-19 (cloverbuds (5-8) are noncompetitive)
Davie County
June 22, 2011

Come show off your presentation skills at the upcoming District Activity Day scheduled for June 22 in Davie County. Competition is open to youth ages 9-18. Presentations should be 5-12 minutes in length. The is also a cookery division and an Expressive Arts portion where you can showcase your talents. Cloverbuds ages 5-8 are also encouraged to participate, but they will not be judged on a competitive level. Top winners at the district level will be invited to present at the state level at NC4-H Congress in July. Depending on category, winners will receive cash prizes, medals and scholarships to attend Congress.

For more information contact the Extension Office or visit the link below for information on categories:

Presentation Categories 2011

Registration deadline: May 31 - you must present at the office prior to attending district activity day

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Horse Club Meeting

The next horse club meeting will be Friday, May 27th at 4 pm. Everyone needs to meet in the courthouse parking lot to go to the horse sale in Surry County. They sale begins at 7 pm. Those going will be stopping for dinner before the sale. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Extension Office at 336-372-5597.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Dairy Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest.

Three Alleghany and Yadkin 4-H youth recently traveled to Iredell County to participate in the North Carolina 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest. The Alleghany/Yadkin team placed third in the state in the Senior Division Quiz Bowl portion. This is a state level competition with more than 75 participants. Congratulations to Jessica Wyatt, Kalli Spaugh and Natasha Hamm. Both Jessica and Natasha are Alleghany 4-Hers

from L-R is Elizabeth Moretz (coach), Kalli Spaugh, Natasha Hamm and Jessica Wyatt)

Friday, May 13, 2011

2011 Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat

WHAT: Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat

WHO: Youth of Ages 9-19

WHERE: Asheboro, North Carolina

WHEN:July 10-14, 2011


CONTACT INFO: For more information pleas contact the Cooperative Extension service (336) 372-5597 Or

COST: $125 per person (scholarships may be available)

NOTE: Medical media and code of conduct need to be turned in with application form.

The Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat is scheduled for July 10-14, 2011. This is a regional event that rotates between NC, SC, VA, GA & FL. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to learn more about the Dairy Industry and what it has to offer. This event will take place at the Hampton Inn in Asheboro, North Carolina. The retreat is for youth ages 9-19 and for any p

arents and dairy youth program volunteers who wish to attend. The cost of the retreat for North Carolina participants is $125 per person. Sample agenda and more information can be found at the links below.