Clay County Extension Connector - June 2018
This handbook is your guide to all aspects of the 4-H Program in Clay County. It details the policies and procedures of the entire 4-H program, including the guidelines and project requirements of each 4-H project. This document sets out certain standards and guidelines to be used to assure that 4-H is a positive youth development program. Clay County 4-H policy is guided by the Clay County 4-H Council. Legal authority for the 4-H program rests with the Director of the Cooperative Extension Serv
The two-day Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing program is a great skill builder for the beginner or intermediate grant writer. Whatever your skill level, come with an idea and be ready to write. At the end of Day One, you will have a proposal outline and all of the resources you need to expand your outline into a full proposal.
BSA Troop 95 out of Brazil is hosting a pulled pork fundraiser dinner on July 18th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Clay County 4-H Fair in the Hospitality Building. This event is our major fundraising event for the year and the proceeds help us provide supplies, awards and camping opportunities to our boys without having to pass along all of the costs to the parents. The community is invited to attend and meet our boys as they will be the ones serving that evening.
Each 4-H member is asked to complete a "Clay County 4-H My Record of Achievement". These will include all activities that the member has completed during the 2018 4-H Year. A box will be available in the Exhibit Hall during judging on Thursday evening and through Sunday, July 15th.
The 6th annual Clay County Skill-a-Thon will be held on Friday, July 20th, at
11:00 am in the Exhibit Hall.
Clay County 4-H Fair Schedule. The Fair does provide an opportunity for our youth to showcase their many exhibits and accomplishments. We hope all of our youth and parents remember to help each other throughout the week and remember that it is more about the experience and the memories than a decision made by a judge on a given day. The Extension staff is looking forward to a great fair and an opportunity to network with our many 4-H'ers, volunteers and families. If you have have any questio