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4-H Program Year

The 4-H Program Year runs January 1 – December 31. Your 4-H age is your age on January 1. You may enroll in 4-H at any time by simply going to 4honline and completing the forms.


January

Healthy Living Teen Leader Retreat | January 4, 2020-January 5, 2020 | Join us for the 4-H Youth Healthy Living Leadership Retreat at Millstone 4-H Camp. The retreat is FREE. Counties should bring a team of 4 youth (ages 14-17) and 1 adult. This retreat will focus on youth-adult partnerships, teaching, and leadership. Topics covered will include: effective teaching and learning skills such as the differences in learning styles, classroom management techniques, ages and stages of child development, and teamwork within your group. This retreat will cover the Health Rocks Curriculum and Healthy Habits Program, respectively. This retreat is limited to 8 Health Rocks Teams and 5 Healthy Habits Teams. | Registration Deadline is December 13, 2019. Registration Link: https://forms.gle/2rAi3bRYKpXTzDFW6

Teen Winter Enrichment

TEEN WINTER ENRICHMENT photo of 4 youth

2019 TEEN WINTER ENRICHMENT happened January 12 with the South Central District meeting in Charlotte on a cold rainy day at The Reedy Creek Nature Center then heading over the the Charlotte NASCAR museum. We had a long fun day leaving Sanford at 6:30 a.m. and returning at 7 p.m.

Lee County Paperwork and Projects due January 15th: ACHIEVE, Project Record Books, Club Member of the Year Application, Club of the Year Application, Re-enrollment at 4honline.com, Club Re-chartering Paperwork

State 4-H Paperwork and Projects due to the Lee County Office on January 15th: Scholarship, Honor Club, and State Council District Officer Applications

BEGIN WORK ON next year’s PROJECT RECORD BOOKS

January Helpful Links

Lee County Inventory: Project Book ListProject Record BooksENROLLMENTclub member of the year applicationCode of Conduct, Volunteer Leader Paperwork Link, ACHIEVE, Scholarships, Honor Club, District Officer


February

Teen Council Banquet Planning Meeting Feb 6th, 2020 | 5:30

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect ACHIEVE information


March

Awards Banquet

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect ACHIEVE information

Teen Retreat

8 Lee county delegates

2019 – Eight Lee County 4-H’ers attended South Central District Teen Retreat Weekend held at 4-H Camp Millstone.

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


April

Summer STEAM Information Released

Ambassador books are due to the state 4-H office.

National Day of Service

3rd Grade Embryology Program kickoff

Plan and Practice for the public speaking program kickoff

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


May

Register for 2019 Summer STEAM

County Activity Night (Kick-off of this year’s 4-H Youth Public Speaking Program & 4-H Entertains)

AIRE (due to Lee County office by May 1)

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


June

Summer STEAM Camps

South Central District Activity Day (2nd Public Speaking Program Activity)

Mike Yoder & Angel Uy pose for photo

June 14, 2019 District Activity Day Gold Medal Winner, Angel Uy.

Image of kids

South Central District Activity Day June 19, 2018

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


July

Summer STEAM Camps

Summer Overnight Camps and Leader in Training opportunities | Betsy Jeff Penn, Eastern Center, Millstone

NC 4-H State 4-H Activity Day (Final Competition for the Public Speaking Program)

NC State 4-H Congress

youth at 2019 congress

2019 NC State 4-H Congress Delegation from Lee County

Registration ends for September Livestock Show

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


August

Last of the Summer STEAM Camps

Youth Voice

Youth Voice delegate photo MacKenzie Roche

We are excited to be partnering again with the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) for the 10th year to host YouthVoice! YouthVoice will be held August 23-24, 2019 in Guilford County. Activities will take place at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center and lodging will be at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons (3121 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407). Mackenzie Roch is the one youth (ages 14-18) representing Lee County invited to attend this year.

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


September

fair booth advertisementlee regional fair advertisement

Lee Regional Fair

Livestock Show September 11th: Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Showmanship, NC Cooperative Extension, Sanford Lions Club 2019 Livestock Show

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information


October

National Youth Science Day- Lee Event

Ambassador books are due to the 4-H state office

October Teen County Council Meeting

NC STATE FAIR

Continue working on Project Record Books

Collect your ACHIEVE information

Pumpkin carving Gross Farms October 26


November

Work on Project Books (Forms, rules, and categories)

Farm City Week Activities Pumpkin Carving 2019      2019 FCW Art Contest Flyer     2019 FCW Photo Contest Flyer

Collect your ACHIEVE information


December

Complete Project Books – Due in January

Finalize ACHIEVE information – Due in January


Bill Stone: bill_stone@ncsu.edu

Pam Kerley: pkerley@ncsu.edu

Lee County 4-H Discrimination Policy text