4-H Youth Development
Did you know that in 4-H you can build a rabbit den, go on a hike, learn photography, be a news reporter, raise small pets and livestock, safely shoot an air rifle, shot gun, or bow & arrow, learn about other cultures and customs, go to camp and make new friends? Did you know that 4-H is for everyone between the ages of 5 and 21? That’s right, everyone! In 4-H you can learn leadership skills and contribute to your community! Check out three recent newspaper articles about exciting things going on with the Wayne County 4-H Program.
- Multi-Cultural 4-H Spring Break Trip
- 4-H Shooting Sport Members Compete at Nationals
- Wayne County 4-H Heritage Quilt Trail
To learn more about 4-H or how to join, contact Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent at (304) 272-6839.
Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS)
In many ways, CEOS is 4-H for adults! The purpose of CEOS is to provide leadership development, continuing education, and service. CEOS members have lots of fun while learning and giving back back to their community through various service projects. In fact, two recent service projects, “Fidget Quilts” designed for Alzheimer’s patients and the “Little Free Libraries” were recently featured in the Herald Dispatch. Check them out by visiting Fidget Quilts and Little Free Libraries. To learn more about these two service projects or how you can join, contact Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent at (304) 272-6839.
Gardening & Horticulture
Do you have questions about your garden or the vegetables growing in it? Or do you need your soil tested? Or do you have questions about your lawn? If you answered yes to any of these questions, feel free to call Gary Selby, Extension Agent at (304) 272-6839 for advice and tips.
WVU Family Nutrition Program
The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is comprised of numerous nutrition, food and physical activity projects designed to help limited resource families, youth, and adults improve their health. FNP targets risk factors associated with obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. For more information, please contact Barb Trogdon, Youth Nutrition Outreach Instructor or Lisa Bell, Adult Health Educator at (304) 272-6839.
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