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4-H Youth Development Program

4-H Activities and Events.

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December 2014

Happy Holidays! See this month's newsletter for information about Favorite Foods Day, County Presentation Day, and other upcoming 4-H activities.

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November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving! 

Read this November 2014 issue for all the latest announcements, information, and news. 

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October 2014

Happy Fall! All the latest announcements, information and news are in this month's issue. If you are a new 4-H leader, check out the new leader orientation dates in this newsletter.

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September 2014

Welcome back new and returning 4-H leaders and members!

National 4-H week starts Sunday, October 5th.  Find creative ways to invite new members to join your club.  Let's show Napa County how the 4-H Youth Development Program is open to all.

Check out the announcements about all the projects being offered.

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August 2014

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers! Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 29, 2014.

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July 2014

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers! Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 29. 2014.

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June 2014

Congratulations to our members who received 4-H scholarships at their
high school assemblies. See details in this month's newsletter.

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May 2014

The Napa County 4-H Council elections for the positions of President and Treasurer are open until May 13, 2014. See this month's issue for additional information on the election and other events.

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April 2014

4-H Summer Camp applications are available online. Information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H Summer Camp web page at http://ucanr.org/2014summercamp. Please read all instructions carefully!
Other news and announcements can be found in this month's issue.

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March 2014

The Napa County 4-H All Star applications and Scholarship applications are available on the UCCE website, and are due March 21, 2014. Information on this and upcoming events can be found in this issue.

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February 2014

Year of the Horse!

All Star and Scholarship applications due by Friday, March 21, 2014. Also, Emerald Star Project helping the Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento.

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January 2014

Happy New Year 2014!

All Star and Scholarship applications available as of February 3. Prepare for Favorite Foods Day being held February 1. Get involved in 4-H County Presentation Day on February 22.

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December 2013

Happy Holidays!

2014 California 4-H Camping Conference plus upcoming Favorite Foods Day.

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November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! 

All the latest announcements, information, and news.  New NT&CF 2014 dates and Camp 2014 dates.

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October 2013

Happy Fall! All the latest announcements, information and news are in this month's issue.

If you are a new 4-H leader, check out the new leader orientation dates in this newsletter.

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September 2013

Welcome back new and returning 4-H leaders and members!

National 4-H week is Sunday, October 6 through Saturday, October 12.  Find creative ways to invite new members to join your club.  Let's show Napa County how the 4-H Youth Development Program is open to all.

Check out all the announcements about all the projects being offered.

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August 2013

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers! Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 30. 2013. 

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July 2013

It's California State Fair Time! Please read the exhibitors' books for entry rules and deadlines.  See this issue for other news and events.

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June 2013

Congratulations to our members who received 4-H scholarships at their
high school assemblies. See details in this month's newsletter.

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May 2013

A "Dine and Donate" Fundraiser for the Grace Methven Camp Scholarship Fund will be held May 6 at Mary's Pizza Shack. The 2012 California State 4-H Field Day will be held May 25 at UC Davis. See this month's issue for additional information on these events.

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April 2013

4-H Summer Camp applications are now available online. Information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H Summer Camp web page at http://ucanr.org/2013summercamp.  Please read all instructions carefully! 
Other news and announcements can be found in this month's issue.

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March 2013

The Napa County 4-H All Star applications and Scholarship applications are available on the UCCE website, and are due March 22, 2013.  Information on this and upcoming events can be found in this issue.

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February 2013

All Star and 4-H scholarship applications are now available online or at the 4-H office.  Lots of 4-H events and activities coming up such as Countywide projects, new leader orientations and County Presentation Day.  Check out the latest on the 2013 4-H Summer Camp program.

The UCCE/4-H office will be closed on Tuesday, February 12 and Monday, February 18 to celebrate Lincoln's birthday and Presidents Day.

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January 2013

Happy New Year! Welcome to our new and returning members and leaders. Presentation Day will be held on February 23, 2013. Additional information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H home page.

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December 2012

Countywide Projects will be offered again this year to 4-H members. Favorite Foods Day will be held on Saturday, January 12. Look for the registration form on the 4-H website. Other news and updates can be found in this month's newsletter. Happy Holidays!

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November 2012

Favorite Foods Day will be held on January 12. Look for the registration form on the 4-H website soon. The State 4-H office has announced dates for the 2013 Citizenship Focus Program. Other news and updates can be found in this month's newsletter.

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October 2012

Happy Fall! All the latest announcements, information and news are in this month's issue.

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4-H Record Book Forms

4-H record book forms are now available on the Napa 4-H Web site.

Please see the newsletter announcement for details!

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September 2012

All new Adult Leaders must attend a New Leader Orientation meeting; see the orientation dates and times. National 4-H Week is coming soon. Download the flier from the 4-H YDP homepage. Other news and announcements are included in this issue.

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4-H office closing early - Monday, August 13

Office closing a hour earlier on August 13th!

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August 2012

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers. Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 24, 2012. Other updates and news can be found in the newsletter.

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August 2012

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers. Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 24, 2012. Other updates and news can be found in the newsletter.

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July 2012

It's Fair Time! Please read the exhibitors' books for entry rules and deadlines.  See this issue for other news and events.

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June 2012

State 4-H Program fees will be increasing next year to $28 for youth members; Adult fees will increase to $10.00. Additional information and other news can be found in this month's issue.

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May 2012

The 2012 California State 4-H Field Day will be held May 26 at UC Davis. The 2nd annual Wine Country Tractor Pull will be on June 30 at the Napa Valley Expo. Additional information on these events and other updates are included in this month's issue.

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April 2012

4-H Summer Camp applications are now available online. Information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H Summer Camp web page at http://ucanr.org/2012summercamp.  Please read all instructions carefully! 
Other news and announcements can be found in this month's issue.

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Napa County 4-H Council Officers Election

Elections for 4-H Council President and 4-H Council Treasurer are now being held.

Please download the ballot and vote.  All 4-H members, 14 years and older and all 4-H adult leaders are eligible to vote.

Your ballot must be received by Tuesday, March 13, 5 pm.  Completed ballots will be tallied at the 4-H Council meeting on Tuesday, March 13 at 7 pm.

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March 2012

The 9th annual "Ag Day" will be held on March 16 at the NV Expo; the UCCE/4-H office will host a table at the event.  Information on this and other upcoming events can be found in this issue.

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February 2012

Corrected Version--Date correction for 4-H Camp Planning Meetings.

The UCCE/4-H office will be closed on February 13 & 20 in observance of Lincoln's Birthday and Presidents' Day.

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January 2012

Happy New Year! Welcome to our new and returning members and leaders. Presentation Day will be held in February. Additional information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H home page.

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December 2011

The Napa County Ag Commissioner's office is providing a food barrel at the UCCE/4-H office to collect donations for the Napa Valley Food Bank. Drop off non-perishable items during office hours. Other information, news and updates are in this issue. Happy holidays!

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November 2011

Countywide Projects will be offered again this year to 4-H members. Favorite Foods Day will be held on January 14. Look for the registration form on the 4-H website soon. The State 4-H office has announced dates for the 2012 Citizenship Focus Program. Other news and updates can be found in this month's newsletter.

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October 2011

Happy Fall! All the latest announcements, information and news are in this month's issue. 

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September 2011

All new Adult Leaders must attend a New Leader Orientation meeting; see the orientation dates and times. National 4-H Week is coming soon. Download the flier from the 4-H YDP homepage. Other news and announcements are included in this issue.

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August 2011

Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers. Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Friday, August 26, 2011. The 2011-2012 (tentative) 4-H calendar has also been included on the 4-H web page.  Other updates and news can be found in the newsletter.

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July 2011

It's Fair Time! Please read the exhibitors' books for entry rules and deadlines. Information on the Napa Town & Country Fair 4-H Country Store is in this issue. All current and new Community Club Leaders must attend a MANDATORY meeting/dinner on August 30. See the newsletter for details and other news. 

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June 2011

State 4-H Program fees will be increasing next year to $20 for youth members; Adult fees will remain the same. The 2011 Napa County Fair Exhibitor's Guide will only be available online in an effort to go "green". Congratulations to the graduates who received 4-H scholarships and to the graduating Class of 2011! Additional information and other news can be found in this month's issue.

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May 2011

The California State 4-H Field Day will be held at UC Davis on May 28. The 1st annual Wine Country Tractor Pull sponsored by the Napa County Farm Bureau will be on June 25 at the Napa Valley Expo. Napa County 4-H members have an opportunity to showcase their projects at the Marin County Fair in June and July. Additional information on these events and other updates are included in this month's issue.

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April 2011

4-H Summer Camp applications are now available online. Information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H Summer Camp web page at http://ucanr.org/4HSummerCamp. Please read all instructions carefully! A Record Book training will be held on April 27 at the UCCE/4-H office. Other news and announcements can be found in this month's issue.

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March 2011

The 8th annual "Ag Day" will be held on March 18 at the NV Expo; the UCCE/4-H office will host a table at the event. The North Central Sectional Presentation Day will be on March 26 at UC Davis. The 18th annual JLAC Barn Dance will be held on May 7 at Chardonnay Hall, NV Expo. Information on these and other upcoming events can be found in this issue.

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February 2011

The Fashion Revue forms and overview can be downloaded from the 4-H homepage; registration forms are due by March 11. All Star and Scholarship applications are available at the UCCE/4-H office and are due by April 1. Information on 4-H Thrive and the opportunity to train and teach others about this new program is in the newsletter. The UCCE/4-H office will be closed on February 11 & 21 in observance of Lincoln's Birthday and Presidents' Day.

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January 2011

Happy New Year! Welcome to our new and returning members and leaders. Presentation Day will be held in February. Additional information and forms can be accessed from the 4-H home page. Sheep Skills Day will be held in Davis this month. See the newsletter for additional information on this as well as other news and updates.

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December 2010

The Napa County Ag Commissioner's office is providing a food barrel at the UCCE/4-H office to collect donations for the Napa Valley Food Bank. Drop off non-perishable items during office hours. Other information, news and updates are in this issue. Happy holidays!

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November 2010

Favorite Foods Day will be held on January 15; the registration form is included in this issue and is also available from the 4-H home page. The Napa County Ag Commissioner's office and the Napa County Ag in the Classroom Program invites students to enter the 7th Annual Napa County Crop Report Art Contest. This month's issue has all the details as well as other news and updates.

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October 2010

Happy Fall! All the latest announcements, information and news are in this month's issue. 

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September 2010 All new Adult Leaders must attend a New Leader Orientation meeting; see the orientation dates and times. National 4-H Week is coming soon. Download the flier from the 4-H YDP homepage. Other news and announcements are included in this issue. PDF  
August 2010 Thank you to the 4-H Camp Leadership Team for making this year's camp a rewarding experience for the campers. Lost & Found camp items may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office until Aug. 27. The 2010-2011 (tentative) 4-H calendar is included with this issue. Other updates and news can be found in the newsletter. PDF  
July 2010 'Fair Time' is around the corner. Please read the exhibitors' books for entry rules and deadlines. Information on the NT&CF 4-H Country Store is in this issue. All current and new Community Club Leaders must attend a MANDATORY meeting/dinner on Aug. 25. See the newsletter for details and other news. PDF  
June 2010 State 4-H Program fees will be increasing next year to $15 for youth members. The CA 4-H Foundation is recruiting members and leaders to help staff their booth at the State Fair. Congratulations to the high school graduates of 2010! Other news and updates are included in this issue. PDF  
May 2010 The 2010 California State Field Day, State Fashion Revue and Poultry Field Day will all be held this month. See this issue for additional information on these upcoming events as well as other news and updates. PDF  
April 2010 4-H Summer Camp applications are now available on-line. The link to the forms can be accessed from the website homepage. Please read all instructions carefully. A Record Book training will be held on April 27 at the UCCE/4-H office. Other news and announcements can be found in this issue. PDF  
March 2010 The State Fashion Revue will be held on May 29 at UC Davis. A copy of the rules to review or copy are at the UCCE/4-H office. Camp applications will be available on the UCCE website beginning April 1. More information and other news is included in this issue. PDF  
February 2010 See the complete Presentation Day schedule. The Fashion Revue forms and overview can be accessed from the 4-H homepage; registration forms are due by March 5. All Star and Scholarship applications are available at the UCCE/4-H office and are due by April 2. The UCCE/4-H office will be closed for the holidays on February 12 & 15. Other news this month including Day at the Farm, Archery Training, State Fashion Revue and more are in this month's issue. PDF  
January 2010 Happy New Year! This newsletter includes a lot of information on upcoming meetings and events including information and forms on 4-H Presentation Day. All the Presentation Day forms can be accessed from the 4-H homepage. PDF  
December 2009 The Napa County Ag Commissioner's office is again providing a food barrel at the UCCE/4-H office to collect donations for the NV Food Bank. Drop off non-perishable items during office hours. A 'Pioneer Christmas' will be held on Dec 12 at the Bale Grist Mill Historic Park. More information on this event as well as other announcements can be found in this issue. PDF  
November 2009 Three new Countywide Projects will be offered to 4-H members this year. Favorite Foods Day will be held on January 16; the registration form is included in this issue. The State 4-H office has announced dates for the 2010 Citizenship Focus Program. Other news and updates can be found in this month's newsletter. PDF  
October 2009 National 4-H week is this month. Be sure to visit the storefront displays, presented by nine of our clubs, located throughout the county. The first annual Family & Consumer Sciences Field Day will be on October 24th at UC Davis. Check out the details on Napa County's 6th Annual Crop Report Art Contest. Further information and other news can found in this issue. PDF  
September 2009 All new Adult Leaders must attend a New Leader Orientation meeting. See orientation dates and times. National 4-H Week is fast approaching. Download the flyer from the 4-H YDP main menu page; entries must be received by Sept. 25. Information on countywide projects and other news and updates are included in this issue. PDF  
August 2009 Camp lost and found items are available at the UCCE/4-H office until August 21. 4-H Club Open House will be on Sept. 12. The 2009-2010 tentative 4-H calendar and additional news can be found in this issue. PDF  
July 2009 The 4-H Country Store information for the Napa Town & Country Fair is included in this issue. All current and new Community Club Leaders must attend the upcoming mandatory meeting for the 2009/2010 4-H year. See the newsletter for details and other news. PDF  
June 2009 The Napa Town & Country Fair 4-H Country Store is coming soon. Read the information on selling items you have made. Congratulations to our 4-H scholarship and All Star award recipients. Good luck to the high school graduating class of 2009! Other news and updates are included in this issue. PDF  
May 2009 The Gala Event will be held on May 12. Elections for Council Officers are now being held. A ballot is included in this issue and is due by June 8. Additional news and updates are also included in this newsletter. PDF  
April 2009 The UCCE/4-H office welcomes our new Viticulture Farm Advisor and County Director, Monica Cooper! Camp applications may be picked up from the UCCE/4-H office beginning April 1. See this issue for further instructions. Other news and announcements can be found in the newsletter. PDF  
March 2009 Applications for the North Central Sectional 4-H Presentation Day must be received in the UCCE/4-H office by March 4. 4-H members and their parents are welcome to attend a composting class on March 11--see this issue for details. Camp applications will be available at the UCCE/4-H office on April 1. Please read the directions carefully. Other news and updates can be found in this issue. PDF  
February 2009 The Presentation Day and Fashion Revue schedule is included in this issue. The registration forms for both are due at the UCCE/4-H office by February 6. The All Star and Scholarship applications are now available at the UCCE/4-H office and are due by April 3. Other news this month including the 4-H Camp Fundraiser, JLAC poster contest and Barn Dance, and more can be found in this issue. PDF  
January 2009 Happy New Year! All new Adult Leaders must attend one New Leader Orientation, please see dates and times. Presentation Day and Fashion Revue information and forms can be found on the 4-H home page. This issue is in memory of our long-time Adult Leader Volunteer and friend, Carlleta McIntire.. PDF  
December 2008 The 2009 Camp Theme is '4-H Camp Goes Wild on Safari.' See this issue for the latest Camp news. The Ag Commissioner's office has again provided a food barrel next to the UCCE/4-H office to collect donations for the NV Food Bank. Drop off non-perishable items any time during regular business hours. Other news and updates can be found in this issue. Happy Holidays! PDF  
November 2008 All new Adult Leaders must attend a New Leader Orientation by March 2009--see the dates and times. The Club Officer's Training will be on December 11. Favorite Foods Day will be held on January 10--the registration form is included in this newsletter. New Animal Health Publications have been added to the 4-H Loan Library. Further information and other news is included in this issue. PDF  
October 2008 National 4-H Week is from October 5 through October 11! The council will be recognizing one of our Adult Volunteer Leaders and her 44 years in 4-H at the council meeting on October 14. Please join us. Current 4-H calendars can be downloaded from the 4-H main page. The Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park needs volunteers to help with "Old Mill Days" this month. See this month's issue for this and other news and announcements. PDF  
September 2008 Welcome to a new 4-H club year! All new leaders must attend a new leader orientation meeting. See orientation dates and times. National 4-H Week will soon be here. The entry form can be downloaded and must be returned to the UCCE/4-H office by September 26. An upcoming Shotgun Trainer Course will be held in Mendocino County. Find out more about this two-day course in this issue. Other announcements and the latest news can also be found in this month's newsletter. PDF  
August 2008 This is the last issue that will be mailed out. Future newsletters will only be available on-line. This issue includes a Camp wrap-up, Community Club Leaders meeting information, a 2008-2009 4-H Calendar (tentative), and other news and announcements. Camp lost & found items will be at the UCCE/4-H office until August 22. PDF  
July 2008 It's fair time! The Napa Town & Country Fair entry forms are available on their website. The JLAC has scheduled a mandatory work party for July 12, see this issue for further details. 4-H Country Store information and other news can be found in this issue. PDF  
June 2008 It's time for the Napa County 4-H Council elections. Ballots were mailed with June's newsletter. Please return ballots to the UCCE/4-H office by July 7. This issue includes information on the All Stars Service Awards and scholarship recipients. Congratulations to all the recipients, our two new All Stars, and to the graduating Class of 2008! PDF  
May 2008 Information regarding the upcoming Gala Event is in this issue. Check out the Camp Wish list--donations are greatly appreciated. 4-H enrollment fees will be increased for 2008-2009. Other information, updates and state news can be found in this month's newsletter. PDF  
April 2008 2008 Camp applications for 4-H members were mailed out with April's newsletter. Additional applications as well as Non 4-H Camp applications will be available at the UCCE office beginning April 7. Please read Camp registration instructions carefully. Other news and information is included in this issue. PDF  
March 2008 We are saddened by the passing of our friend and former 4-H YDP Advisor, John Wagenknecht--donation information can be found in this issue. Find out about the Camp T-Shirt logo contest and this year's Camp wish list. This newsletter also includes upcoming 4-H swap meet information as well as other news and announcements. PDF  
February 2008 The 4-H Council has established a Memorial Scholarship in Ed Weber's name. Details on this as well as college fund donation information for Ed's children is also included. The All Star and Scholarship applications are now available at the UCCE/4-H office. Other news and camp information can also be found in this issue. PDF  
January 2008 Happy 2008! Information for the County Presentation Day and Fashion Revue scheduled for Feb. 23 is in this issue. Applications for both as well as Judges and MC registration forms are due by Feb. 1. Other announcements and the latest news is also included in this newsletter. PDF  
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