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4-H Calendar

2017 4-H Calendar

The 4-H year is from September 1 to August 31.

Participation in 4-H events and activities requires active 4-H membership.  Click here to enroll.

For information regarding Camps and Workshops click here.

For information regarding Camp Timpoochee click here.

This calendar includes information regarding 4-H Club meetings, 4-H events,  as well as other events of interest. Check back frequently for additions of new events or announcements or contact the 4-H office at (850) 482-9620.

January

School Tropicana Contests – all month
13-14 –  Livestock Evaluation and Meats Judging Clinic, Gainesville, FL
16- Hog and Ham Workshop, Gainesville, FL
27 – Home school Tropicana Contest 10:00 a.m. Jackson County Ag Complex Conference Center
27-29- 2nd Executive Board, Camp Cloverleaf
28 – Country Bumpkins “New Years Resolution 5K River Run”, Three Rivers Park, Sneads, FL 
28 –  State Archery 3D Match, Easton Newberry Sports Complex
30 – 4-H Workshop: Swine Judging 101 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Jackson County Ag Complex Conference Center Room B
30 – County Tropicana Contest Workshop 9 – 11:30 a.m.
31 – County Tropicana Contest, Jackson County Ag Complex Conference Center 6 – 8 p.m.
February
1 – 4-H Day at the Capitol Registration Opens at 4HOnline
11- Florida State Fair 4-H Showcase, Horse Judging, and Livestock Judging Contests
1 – 24 – Chick Chain Registration
24-26- 4-H Teen Retreat, Camp Timpoochee
27 – 28 – Jackson Cattleman’s Association Fed Cattle Show, Ag Center Hwy. 90, Marianna
 March
23 – 4-H Day at the Capitol – $30 and must preregister at 4HOnline.
28-29 – Chick Chain Pickup Date
April 2017
1 – Chick Chain Pick-up
21-22 – Area A 4-H Horse Show, Ag Center, Hwy. 90, Marianna

May

8 – 4-H County Events 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Jackson County Ag Complex Conference Center
20 – 4-H District II Events/District Tropicana, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm.m Jackson County Conference Center, Penn Ave.
 June

2nd – Poultry Perfection Workshop (1 day) 9:30 AM – -2:00 PM

*Location: Washington County Ag Center Barn, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Suite A, Chipley, FL 32428
Cost:  $5

Ages:  5 and up

Learn how to exhibit poultry projects in local fairs and all about poultry judging

Registration available at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultry-perfection-workshop-tickets-34245973629 or with your county 4-H agent.

5th – 7th Tailgate Grilling Camp (3 days) 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:  $50
Ages:  8 and up

Deadline:  June 1st

Cook up fun each day while you learn how to season and grill food like a pro! Intermediate youth (ages 11 and up) may compete at the District and State contests for cash prizes and college scholarships!  Wear closed-toed shoes and hair pulled back each day.

Registration at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tailgate-grilling-tickets-34247204310 or the

4-H office.

13th – Area A 4-H Equine Clinic (1 Day) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM  FLYER_Area A Equine Clinic

Cost:  Varies – See Flyer for Details

*Location:  Jackson County Ag Center, Hwy. 90, Marianna

Learn about the basic health and nutritional needs of your 4-H project horse.  Clinic is free and lunch is provided for current 4-H members.  Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/area-a-4-h-equine-clinc-tickets-34125613629 or with your county 4-H agent by June 5th.

14-15 – MANDATORY Camp Counselor Training

15 – First Time Camper Orientation, Extension Room B, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

19-23 – 4-H Camp Timpoochee, Niceville

29th – Livestock Nutrition Workshop (1 day)  9:00 AM – 2:00 PM   Workshop Flyer_Livestock Nutrition

Cost:  $20

Ages:  5 and up

Learn about the basic nutritional needs of your 4-H project animal. Lunch provided.

Registration available at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-4-h-livestock-nutrition-workshop-tickets-33059454719 or the 4-H office.

July

7th – 4-H Poultry Education Workshop (This is a joint camp with Leon and Gadsden Counties.) (1 day) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost: $20

Ages:  5 and up

Learn about chickens from embryology to the show ring or the chicken pen!

Registration available at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-h-poultry-education-workshop-tickets-34142906352  or the 4-H office.  Bring a sack lunch.

13th – Goat Workshop -Youth & Adults (1 Day) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM  WORKSHOP FLYER and REGISTRATION_Basic Nutrition and Health of Goats

Cost:  $20

Ages:  8 and up

Learn about the basic needs of goats including nutrition, health and housing.

Registration available at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-nutrition-and-health-of-goats-workshop-tickets-31942808801 or the Extension office.

17th – 19th   Livestock Skillathon Camp (2 – 1/2 days) 8:30 – 11:30 AM

Cost:  $25

Ages:  8 and up

Test your skills and build your knowledge of livestock.

Registration at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/livestock-skillathon-tickets-34247759972  or the 4-H office.

25th – 27th  – Engineering Challenge Camp (3 days) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost:  $50

Ages:  8 and up

Come learn about building bridges and be prepared for the Engineering Challenge Competition at the North Florida!  *The last day of camp will be held in Tallahassee at the North Florida Fairgrounds for a competition with surrounding counties.  Transportation is provided.

Registration at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/engineering-challenge-camp-tickets-34248445021 or the 4-H office.

7/31-8/3 – 4-H University, Gainesville

August

September

1 – New 4-H Year Begins!

9- 4-H Farm Fun Day and Open House 9-3, Jackson County Ag Center, Hwy. 90

30 – Chick Chain Show and Auction, Jackson County Ag Center, Hwy. 90

October 2017

12-14 – Panhandle Youth Expo, Jackson County Ag Center, Hwy. 90

31 and November 1  – Ag Adventures, Research Center, Greenwood

November

3-4 – Farm City Festival

3-12 – North Florida Fair

 

 

 

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