Wednesday, April 2, 2014

County Contest Prep Day!


We're excited to announce that the Sevier County 4-H Teen Council will be hosting a workshop to help 4-Hers learn about 4-H County Contests.

What is a county contest?  Well, it's 4-H's way of finding out what you've learned in 4-H! We don't take tests 4-H, we give demonstrations and public speeches or show off our talents!

So - save the date!  Friday, April 11th from 2-3:30 at the County Administration Building in Richfield.  All youth are invited to attend.  We'll be learning about the Favorite Foods Contest, Demonstrations, Talent Contest, and the Impromptu Speaking contest - all to help you get ready for the contest days which will be held in May/June (dates TBA).

Call (893-0470) or email (seviercounty4-H@usu.edu) if you have questions!  Hope to see you there!

Online enrollment fee option not available!


Youth must be enrolled if they want to participate in contests or clubs of any kind. This includes bringing Fab Friday projects to the Fair, showing horses/livestock, participating in demonstrations/talent contests, or being in a 4-H club during the school year or summer. The great thing is that enrollment is ALL ONLINE now!

You can even pay your $5 ONLINE (with a small fee at https://seviercounty4hfees.eventbrite.com) or there are several "offline" options as well - all of the options and info you need to know can be found HERE. All you need to get started is the email you enrolled with last year, go to ut.4honline.com, request a new password and you're in! If you don't know the email you signed up with, call us and we'll walk you through it.

A NOTE TO LIVESTOCK FAMILIES: If you're re-enrolling in a livestock project, there will be no forms available at weigh-in this year; the Southern Utah Junior Livestock Show requires youth to be 4-H or FFA members to participate in the Stock Show. 4-H enrollment offers accident protection while working with your livestock project which is why we want you to sign up BEFORE weigh-ins. Ultimately, though, if you don't enroll you don't show.

Please call the 4-H office (435-893-0470) if you have questions.

Time to tag those critters!


Livestock weigh-in dates have been set!

Beef tagging will take place on Saturday, April 5th from 8:30-10:30 at Johnson's Feedlot in Aurora.

Lambs and pigs will be Saturday, May 10th from 8:00-9:30 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds.

For information on suggested weights, to print your stock show entry form, and find committee member phone numbers, etc. click here.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Thanks for all you do!


Hey, you! 
Yeah, YOU! 
Thanks for all you do!


Dear Parents,

We at Sevier County 4-H want to thank you for your support of our Fab Friday activities, summer clubs, fair exhibits and...well, EVERYTHING!  We are doing our best to provide quality programming for your child and appreciate your willingness to keep coming back, time and time again!

This mini-newsletter is just to give you some info on things coming up in the next few months.  We hope it is useful as you plan out your busy lives.

We appreciate you and hope you will spread the word that 4-H is a GREAT place for youth to learn and grow in Sevier County.

Sincerely,
The Sevier County
4-H Staff


The #1 thing...



What’s the #1 thing that will keep your child from getting the most out of 4-H this year?

Sadly, it is something really simple…4-H Enrollment!

As a youth development organization we love to deliver quality programming to youth no matter who they are.  We do fun activities and complete really awesome projects.  We know that people want to know what they are getting into before they “join” which is why anyone is welcome at our Fab Friday events.

The benefits of enrolling are:
· Help us save on insurance costs; enrolled youth are covered all year, if not we have the option to pay a fee per participant/per event for accident insurance.  If something ever happened to your child at a 4-H event, you’d only be able to access this coverage if your youth was enrolled in the program.

· Youth must be enrolled if they want to participate in contests and clubs of any kind. This includes bringing your Fab Friday projects to the fair, showing horses/livestock, participating in the demo/talent contests, or being a 4-H club during the school year or summer.

Enroll your child today!  If you were enrolled last year, you’re already in our system and it takes a few simple clicks to update your info.  If you have questions, please call the office and we can walk you through the process.

For instructions go to seviercounty4-H.org and click on the “How do I Join 4-H link”!

Foods & Nutrition Skill Builder Club



Switching our focus from projects to SKILLS, a Foods & Nutrition Skill Builder Club will be starting at the end of February.  There will be a class for youth in grades 3-5 and one for youth in grades 6-8.  Classes will be held on alternating Fridays from 2-5 p.m. at the Extension office with schedule as follows:

Grades 3-5: February 28th, March  14th, March 28th, and April 11th
Grades 6-8: March 7th, March 21st, April 4th, and April 11th

It is preferred that youth will be able to attend all four sessions.  4-H enrollment will be required to participate (including a $5 fee).  Space is limited.  Cost will be $25 per youth to cover supplies and tools to continue practicing the skills learned in class.

Registration will open Tuesday, February 18th.  Click here to register today!!

Fab Friday is taking a break..



We have not scheduled Fab Friday classes in March and April this year.  As end of year school schedules get busier, so do our teen and adult volunteers and so do our kids!  Fab Friday will be back in October!  Thanks for your support!