Frequently Asked Questions
When are the Garden Calendars available?
The Garden Calendar is one of WVU Extension Service’s more popular publication. The calendar is usually available right after the new year. Supplies are limited so plan accordingly.
What is CEOS?
CEOS stands for Community Educational Outreach Service. Its purpose is to provide leadership development, community service and continuing education to adult men and women in Wayne County and throughout the State. This is done through local clubs – Wayne County has three with plans to develop others. The CEOS program organizes the exhibit hall at the Wayne County Fair each July and conducts a variety of community service projects in the area.
How do I start a 4-H Club?
Starting a 4-H club involves an interest in helping youth develop into mature, responsible young adults. It involves facilitating a club to carry out educational programs, community service projects and leadership development. It requires a minimum of two adult volunteers and five youth ages 9 – 18 years.
What is the age requirement for 4-H?
The 4-H Year is October 1 to September 30. An individual of 4-H age may enroll in and carry 4-H membership in only one state and one county. The individual can join when he/she is in at least the third grade and/or 9 years of age (Example: a child can join 4-H if he/she is 8 years of age and will reach his/her 9th birthday during the current 4-H club year), and will not be eligible for membership if he/she reaches his/her 21st birthday on or before December 31 of the current 4-H year.
What is the Cloverbud Program?
The 4-H Cloverbud Program is for youth ages 5-8 years old in grades K-2. Age-appropriate curriculum is available through the Extension Office. Cloverbuds may show projects at the County Fair and are awarded a participation ribbon. Cloverbuds may not participate in livestock shows as per WVU Extension Service guidelines. To be eligible for Cloverbuds, a child must turn 5 years old during the 4-H year (October 1 to September 30) and be in Kindergarten.