Check out our County Calendar here!
- 2, CCC Meeting - 4H Center
- 7, ChickenQue 2017
- 12, State 4-H Interview Contest Registration
- 12, State 4-H Presentation Day-Registration
- 14, State Fashion Revue Registration
- 18, State Leadership Conference Registration
- 19, 2017 State 4-H Film Festival Registration
- 19, 2017 4-H Photography Competition Registration
- 27, Calfornia 4-H State Field Day
- 31, 2017 Sonoma County Fair Flower Show Scholarship
- Fair Appreciation Day! -Thank you!
Thanks to our Sonoma County 4-H families for washing, raking, cleaning, pulling weeds, and spreading bark at the annual Fair Appreciation Day. Thank you to the Fair Board for providing a BBQ lunch! See you all at Chickenque on Sunday, May 7.
- CCC Scholarships are posted online. Apply Now!
Check out our scholarship page for more information on DUE DATES.
- From the Camp Committee
If you will be enrolling in camp please be sure to complete all registration steps in order to secure your spot.
- Sonoma County Fair Quantity Request Forms
We are looking forward to a great fair this year!
Our office has gone through some significant changes this year, including new fair dates which resulted in a new livestock judging schedule. The fair will have a straight run, starting on August 3 and continuing through August 13. (no longer closed on Mondays).
Please see the attached file which contains important updates regarding our upcoming fair. The last page has the Quantity Request Form.
You can print the form, fill it out and return it to the office in person or via fax (707) 573.9342 or fill it out on line and email it back to our office. If we receive the form by April 28th we will have everything ready for you by May 1st.
Please note that we will deliver all packets when we attend May CCC meeting, so Sonoma County 4-H clubs can pick up their packets there.
The Sonoma County 4-H website has a page dedicated to fairs, with the latest information. Check it out.
As always, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to call us at 707.545.4203
- Fashion Revue
Another successful Fashion Revue was held on Saturday, April 8. Congratulations to the 21 participants who created almost 70 amazing entries. They also competed in the Fashion Design Contest and the Knowledge & Judging Contest. Thank you to our 9 judges who spent the morning evaluating the entries and to the other parents and members who helped the day go smoothly. You will be able to see some of the fantastic Fashion Revue entries at the Chickenque and the May CCC meeting.
We have many participants who are eligible to compete in the State Fashion Revue in May. We need Sonoma County volunteers for State Fashion Revue judges at UC Davis on May 27.
Next year's Sonoma County Fashion Revue theme will be “Super Heroes” and there will be a costume category. - Heidi Lavell
Stay tuned! Results will be posted on the Fashion Revue page soon.
- Archery - Harvest 4-H 3D Archery Results
Age 10 & under
1st Place: Quinn Craven-Pittman-independence 4-H, Score 210
2nd Place: Eyan R-Nieto-Harvest 4-H, Score 196
3rd Place: Amelia Acomb-Harvest 4-H, Score 177
1st Place: Luis R-Nieto Ukiah, Score 231
2nd Place: Rowan Craven Pittman-Independence 4-H
1st Place: Mario Taurian-Annadel 4-H, Score 371
2nd Place: Ross Sceales-Harvest 4-H, Score 344
3rd Place: Austin Myers-Sanders 4-H, Score 313
4-H calls alumni and friends to join its new network
If 4-H has touched your life, raise your hand. Visit http://4-H.org/raiseyourhand to voice your support for the California 4-H youth development program, help it win a national competition, and connect with a network of 4-H alumni and friends.
North Coast Junior Meat Goat Show
Registration is due May 29th
Use this link for the entry form.
- From the 4-H Youth Development Advisor, Steven Worker
President's Letter-Amanda Schell
Here we go again! It's our busiest time of and it's especially important to watch your calendars at this time of year being as so many important deadlines are coming up. Please be aware of due dates for fair entries and pre-registrations and camp reservations. It's also definitely not too early to make sure your record books are up to date. This will make it so much easier for you to complete them before it's time to turn them in!
The 56th Annual 4-H Open House and Chickenque will take place on May 7th, and we're so excited that one of our favorite days is finally here! Chickenque is our major fundraiser for our 4-H program so selling those tickets and getting the word out there is very, very important. Don't forget that tickets are available online and those ticket sales can be made with a specific club named for credit. A special thank you to Fred Frey and the whole Chickenque committee for working to put on this wonderful event. Congratulations to all the members who submitted Chickenque posters for competition! The All-Stars certainly had their work cut out for them when choosing the winners!
We also need to acknowledge Naomi Edwards and the Fashion Revue committee for a fantastic job done on the Fashion Revue that took place on April 8th. The contestants and entries were amazing and creative, and congratulations to all the winners! Thank you for showing yet again how your skills can grow through our program!
Fair time is coming up and will be here sooner than you think! Don't forget that fairs are not only an opportunity to showcase the animals you've raised, but to enter all the wonderful things you have made during your 4-H project meetings! It is wonderful to see the exhibit building filled with all the creative items you make and the fantastic educational displays! When you share your projects with the general public and educate them about 4-H by entering your project work at the fair or giving a demonstration it's a win-win for all involved!
Our final CCC meeting of the 2016-2017 year is Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, 7 pm at the 4-H Center. Hope to see you there!
- 4-H Camp Practices for Inclusion of Individuals of All Gender Identities, Gender Expressions, Sexual Orientations, and Sexes: Frequently Asked Questions - See attachment at the end of this months reporter.
4-H does not endorse any person in the community who make requests. As always, please use caution when contacting someone. 4-H members who accept listed jobs are doing so as an individual, outside of the scope of the 4-H program.