The district 9 4-H Council is hosting a dance at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds Saturday October 24. The dancing and fun will begin at 6pm and all 4-H ers and friends are invited. There is a cover charge of $10. All proceeds go to support District 9 4-H Council and their Community Service projects. No registration required, just Show Up, Pay UP, and ENJOY!
It’s so much easier to start something new if you can just see how it’s done. Reading about it only goes so far. If you are trying to get started with a new Food Challenge group we now have some really cool videos that show you how the contest works and will give you some great ideas on what to do with your group. For the old hands that have been teaching Food Challenge for a while and want some insight into what winning teams are doing… Read More →
National 4-H Week is well underway and plans are being made to plant Burr Oaks across the state as part of “One Day 4-H” activities. This partnership with the Texas A&M Forest Service has created an outstanding opportunity to do something great for our communities and to high light the importance of trees and our natural environment….. Now for the techy stuff! How cool is it that the Forest Service will be demonstrating how to plant the trees on “Periscope?” The app is described as, “A way to… Read More →
The District 9 4-H Junior Leadership Lab has adapted “The Amazing Race” as the theme for the event and it’s going to be fun: Leadership Strategy Teamwork You will need all of these to win the race. Junior Leadership Lab is open to 4-H youth in grades 6-8 and members of counties in Southeast District 9. Deadline for registration is October11, on 4-H connect, and the fee is $70. The event will take place at Cooper Farm in Ledbetter, Tx. November 13-14, 2015. For all the details take… Read More →
Yes this summit should be at the Top of your list of must see opportunities. I’m talking about the Texas 4-H Virtual Summit: August 19-21. This event is free, online, and packed with great information. Access all the workshops at: texas4-h.tamu.edu/summit/
District 9 4-H is hosting another On-line fishing tournament over the July 4th weekend. Officially you can start fishing on July 3rd. The night before we will post a photo online of an object that must appear in each of your postings. The top three bass and top three catfish will all receive prizes! That’s right, we added catfish to the tournament. We’ll see how it all goes but you can expect some great prizes, like Academy gift cards, and the entry is free! Feel free to post… Read More →
Did you see the produce judging contest at Big Time in D9? Either way you can go here to see the contest and see how you fared in the competition. The contest was just for fun and a little bit of learning. On the web page you can see the actual classes, the placings and the cuts. See if you agree with the judges!
Want to see all the great photos from the District 9 4-H Photography Contest?!?! They are all available to view and the results are posted. D9 shutterbugs are good with a camera!!!! Enjoy.
District 9 4-H Horse Show is now open for registration on 4-HConnect. Early registration closes on May 24, 2015. There is an additional $50 charge on all entries after this date. Go to the District 9 4-H Web Page for all the details.
Text message reminders will be available during Big Time in D9. All you have to do is sign up. The reminders can be turned on and off using your cell phone, so when you leave the event you can disable the reminders to avoid the annoyance. While you are there the reminders will keep you up to date on program changes and event kick offs.