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County-Wide Projects

County-Wide Projects are available to any Amador County 4-H Member in addition to any projects available at the club level. These projects have their own schedules and meeting dates and it is up to the member to keep informed of meetings. Participating in County-Wide Projects is a great way to interact with members from other clubs who have similar interests.

2020-2021 Projects:
(check back periodically for updates on projects)

Birds-Poultry

Co-Project Leaders: Kelsi Williams, kelsiwilliams@alumni.ucdavis.edu
& Ashley Matthews, Matthews_ashley@hotmail.com
Junior Leader: Lily H.

Meets: 3rd Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.
Project starting in October 
(Virtual Zoom Meetings Until Further Notice) once in-person opens then will meet at: 11220-B Airport Road, Jackson CA 95642

The Poultry Project will teach members to identify different avian species and understand basic avian anatomy. They will learn how to properly house birds, the feed requirements of different poultry and to demonstrate basic handling techniques. Members will work on showmanship as well.  Poultry Countywide Project Outline

Clothing-Textiles: Sewing Fundamentals
Co-Project Leader: Kelsi Himmel- kelsiwilliams@alumni.ucdavis.edu Ph. and Darlene Williams, 

Date/Time TBA
(Virtual Zoom Meetings Until Further Notice) once in-person opens then will meet at: 11220-B Airport Road, Jackson CA 95642
LIMITED to 8 youth

The curriculum being used is STEAM Clothing level 1 produced by UNL extension. The goals of the project include learning basic elements of textiles in order for participants to feel comfortable creating their own projects. The costs if any will be minimal to the participants. Nothing needs to be owned to participate, however it would be helpful if the participants had their own equipment in order to become more comfortable. The overall goal would be lots of hands on experiences and fun with learning an extremely useful skill. Recommended ages 8-11 years old.  Sewing Fundamentals Countywide Project Outline

Fiber Arts - Textile Arts
Project leader: Pat Martin, martinthompson6@me.com

Date/Time: TBA October 2020- June 2021
(Virtual Zoom Meetings (include sharing of project) until further notice)

The goal of this project is to learn advanced fiber related skills. Projects may include weaving, felting, knitting, crotchet, spinning, macrame, and dying. October project is yarn dream web. The costs are minimal to participants, however, having own equipment maybe more comfortable. 

Recommended ages 11 and up. This project is open to intermediate students with having some basic knowledge and experience prior to enrolling. Questions contact the project leader.  

Foods-Preservation
Project Leader: Tonya Castorena, starclypse@yahoo.com

Meets: TBA 
Location: TBA
LIMITED to 8 youth

The purpose of this project is to teach youth how to do basic canning (water bath and pressure canning), meats (smoking, making jerky and sausage), dehydrating and freezing fruits and vegetables.
The course will be $30 per person for cost of food and materials necessary for class.

County-Wide Project Meetings
Event Name Date