Friday, April 29, 2016

4-H Presentation Workshop

Who: Youth ages 5+
When: Friday, May 6  4-5 pm
Where: County Office Building - 90 S Main St.
Cost: FREE
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 4th

Want to learn more about 4-H presentations or maybe why you should want to do a presentation? Our County Presentation Day is just a few weeks away and this will help you get ready.  Learn things like:  how to choose my topic, posters vs. powerpoint and how to answer questions about your presention.

Ages 5-8 are non-competitive.  Also if you are wanting to attend NC 4-H Congress you must do a presentation to be eligible.

 We will be hosting a Presentation workshop on Friday, May 6th from 4-5 pm.  If you would like to learn about presentations and find out exactly what they are all about you don't want to miss out. Teen 4-Her’s that have presented at County, District and State Levels will be available to provide tips and advice on how to make a winning presentation and will answer your questions. You must register by Wednesday, May 4th.

You can register by calling the office @ 336-372-5597 or registering online at the link below:
Registration Link

Want to see what winning presentations look like,  visit the link:

Health and Fitness Presentation

Poultry Presentation

Thursday, April 28, 2016

2016 4-H Teen Camp to Jekyll Island

We are super excited to announce we will  be heading south to Jekyll Island for our 2016 4-H Teen Camp!!
4-H Teen Camp will be offered this summer for Alleghany, Buncombe, Gaston, and McDowell County 4-Hers the week of June 14-17, 2016 at Jekyll Island, Georgia.  We will have 4 fun-filled days learning about beach ecology, marine biology, Georgia coastal history, team building, leadership skills, and much more.
Activities will include a beach ecology program with saltwater shark/ray fishing, tour of Georgia Sea Turtle Center, trip to Tidelands 4-H Nature Center, evening turtle walk with biologists from the Sea Turtle Center, the Jekyll Island museum, Passport to the Century trolley tour, and fun at the Summer Waves water park.  We will also have some time to enjoy the beach too!
The registration form and tentative schedule is located at the link below.  Registration is on a first come-first served basis.  Alleghany County only has 5 available participant spaces so make sure to get your registration paperwork completed and returned as soon as possible.
Please feel free to share this information with any of your 4-H friends who might be interested.  If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact Amy @ or 336-372-5597.  

Monday, April 11, 2016