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's 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.

Beginning 4-H

Project Leader
Vera M. Bullard (vmbullard@ucanr.edu; 209-223-6484)

Meets: 2nd Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
2019-2020 Program Year Project starting in October

Location: 11220-B Airport Road, Jackson CA 95642 

This project is designed to give first year members and their parents an overview of the entire 4-H Youth Development Program and how it works. Topics covered include: Projects, Record Books, Fair, and Achievement Awards.

 

Birds-Poultry

Project Leaders
Kelsi Williams (kelsiwilliams@alumni.ucdavis.edu)
Ashley Matthews

Meets: 1st Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
2018-2019 Program Year Project starting in October

Location: 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.

 

Clothing-Textiles: Sewing Fundamentals

Project Leader
Kelsi Williams (kelsiwilliams@alumni.ucdavis.edu)

Meets: 1st Sunday at 4:45 p.m.
2018-2019 Program Year Project starting in November

LIMITED to 8 youth

Location: 11220-B Airport Road, Jackson CA 95642

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. 

 

Equine-Horse (ages 9 & up)

Project Leaders
Mandi Thompson
Tonya Barger-King

Meets: TBA

Location: TBA

The Horse Project is open to any 9 years and older youth, who want to learn about horses. You do not need a horse to participate in the project. We will be following the 4-H Horse Project curriculum while learning about horse husbandry, riding, training and competitions. Meetings will be hands on and we will have several field trips. Youth of all skill levels welcome! All meetings involving horses require youth to have closed toe shoes and helmets while handling horses.

 

Foods-Preservation

Project Leader
Tonya Castorena (starclypse@yahoo.com)

Meets: TBA

Location: Amador County Fairgrounds, Plymouth CA, 95669

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
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