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3-7-22 4-H memo

Good Morning Everyone,


  • If you lose any animals after they have been tagged and Id’ed at weigh-in, please contact me with the tag number, so I can mark them off our weigh-in sheet.
  • If your kid(s) plan to be in 4-H this year and have not enrolled yet, you must enroll by March 15th to participate in the 2021-2022 year. Returning members enrollment fee has increased to $32.00.
  • Registration for District Retreat is open. Register through 4-H Online. Please register by March 10th. If you have already registered, please make sure to bring payment to the Extension Office.
  • Fair Paper is HERE!! Please stop by the Extension Office to pick up some copies.
  • 4-H Dog kids: Dog club meetings will be on March 20 and April 10 from 9-10:30 or 11:00 am. If you have any questions please contact Heather Elze.
  • Our next council meetings will be: April 11, June 7 (Tuesday due to Shooting sports)  and August 8. Please try to attend the majority of these meetings as we do vote on important events and topics.
  • 2021-2022 E-records are available, please go to the Jackson County Extension website to download e-records. 4-H E-Records – Jackson County Extension ( PDF versions still have the 2020-2021 year on them, they are working on changing them and I will upload the correct ones as soon as they are done. If you have issues with the record books, please let me know and I can print you a copy if that would be easier.
  • Please see the Important Dates section for important deadlines to sign up for projects.


  • District Retreat registration deadline- March 10th
  • Enrollment deadline March 15th.
  • Project deadlines:
    Swine, Lamb, Goat, Dog, Horse, Rabbit and Poultry- April 1st
    Shooting Sports- April 1st
    Home arts projects- April 1st
  • Dog & Horse ID’s must be completed in 4-H Online by April 1st
  • Save the date- 4-H District Retreat April 1-3, 2022. 4-H members must be 10 4-H age to attend.
  • Project Drop deadline: June 1st
  • Shooting Sports Fair Date August 6th
  • North Park Fair Horse Show August 7th


  • Attend 4 council meetings
  • Participate in a community service project
  • Participate in a fundraiser
  • Clean at the SCD once per year
  • Complete and turn in a record book for each project you are enrolled in

Have a great day. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

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