Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Officer Applications

If you are interested in a club office you need to complete an officer application and turn it into the office NO LATER than:

Elementary - May 18

Jr. High - May 11

High School - May 13

Those turning in an application will get first spots on the ballots!

County Awards

Those completing record books are eligible for county awards to be awarding at the annual banquet. You will have to complete a record book, fill out an application and participate in an interview. Award categories:

Rookie of the Year - 1st year 4-H Member
Bronze Star Award - 4th & 5th Grade
Silver Star Award - 6th - 8th Grade
Gold Star - 16 - 19 years of age
I Dare You Award - 14-19 years of age
4-H Senior Achievement Award - 14-19 years of age plus other criteria


Record books are here again! You will need to turn in your category to the office no later than Monday, June 15. All books will be due by 5:00 p.m. on July 6. District judging will take place July 9 in Vernon. Forms are available at http://texas4-h.tamu.edu.recbk.

If you NEED HELP and there is enough interest a workshop can be scheduled BUT YOU MUST CONTACT THE OFFICE no later than May 8 to let them know.

District Photography Results

Seven Junior & Intermediate 4-Hers participated in the District 4-H photography contest. Those attending and their awards are as follows:

Haley Jones - People Color - Red Award
Special Effects - Blue Award

Aric Vannoy - Architectural Elements - Red Award

Arlo Willis - Animals Color - Blue
Animals B & W - Blue/ Best of Show
Theme Color - Blue/Best of Show

Trent Willis - Natural Landscape Color - Blue
Plant/Flor - Blue

Derick Siebman - Special Effects - Red

Will Statham - Animals B & W - Blue
Architectural Elements B & W - Blue
People B & W - Blue
Plant Flora Color - Blue
Natural Landscape Color - Red
Natural Landscape B & W - Blue
Still Life Color - Red
Still Life B & W - Blue
Theme Color - Blue/Best of Show
Theme B & W - Blue/Best of Show

Alex Vannoy - Animals Color - blue
People Color - Blue
Architectural Elements Color - Blue


Congratulations goes out to the Senior Consumer Decision Making Team. The team of Brice Mc Donald, Mychelle Lewis, Shane Statham & Marcy thorn will compete at State Roundup at A & M. They will be leaving June 9 to compete on the 10th. If you see them, wish them luck!

Also congratulations goes to Baily Lambert on placing 4th in her Vocal Share the Fun at District Roundup in Vernon on April 16. Great job Bailey!

We are so proud to have such talent in our County and want to say thanks for representing Childress in such an outstanding way!

Shooting Sports

The shooting sports club will meet every Saturday @ 2:00 p.m. District contest is Saturday, May 16 in Iowa Park. You may contact Stan Chapman, Arthur Thorn or Danny Willis is you have any questions.

Calling ALL Adults!

There will an adult leader meetingThursday, April 30. Several business items are on the agenda for discussion, so please be at the Commissioners Courtroom at 6:00 p.m. Pass the word!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Summer at the Texas 4-H Center

Did you know that the Texas 4-H Center offers camps for the summer? Camps are open to all 4-H youth ages 9 - 18. Camps include:

Prime Time: Ages 9 - 13
Two sessions - 3 night/4 day each
Activities: archery, canoeing, environmental educatin, swimming, challenge course, riflery, crafts, games, dances
Dates: July 19 - 22 or July 22 - 25

SpecTra: Ages 14 and older
One session - 4 night/5 day camp
Activities: all those listed for Prime Time, 4-H project enhancement, and career exploration
Dates: July 27 - 31

County Camp: Ages 9 - 18
Four Sessions - 2 night/3 day or 3 night/4 day
Activities: same as Prime Time
Adult Chaperones from the county must attend
Youth 14 and older participate in extended kayak, rifle and archery programs
Dates: July 1 -3, July 6 - 8, July 8 - 10, July 13 - 16

Registration for all camps at the 4-H Center are available on-line at http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/4hconnect/

District Trap Shoot - Saturday, May 16 @ Iowa Park

District Officer Nominations

If you wish to run for a District office, applications must be submitted to the District Office by April 25. You must be a District delegate of at least 14 years of age to apply. Those interested may pick up applications at the local office.

District Horse Show

The District Horse show will be June 24 -27 in Vernon. Entries are due in the office by May 26, 2009.