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Spring — Allows members to participate in several learning activities. Blue ribbon winners in selected categories may be chosen to represent Barry County at Regional Achievement Day held in July in Springfield. Top participants in Public Speaking (categories: Prepared Speaking, Extemporaneous Speaking, Public Service Announcements, Technology Assisted Speaking, and Interpretation) will have the honor of representing Barry County at the State Contests. Categories include: Judging & Demonstrating, Personal Development, Fashion Revue, Public Speaking, Clover Kid Sharing, and Power Point Presentation. Held at the Carthage Vo-Tech Center, Carthage High School.
November - An opportunity to honor the Barry County 4-H members and volunteer leaders for their outstanding participation and accomplishments achieved in the 4-H program. The program recognizes outstanding project members of the year, and special recognition of members. The basis of these awards are selected from the End of Year Report forms. 4-H members participating in 4-H events and/or 4-H trips are also recognized. Volunteers who have served 5, 10, 15 and more years are also given recognition.
Bright and Bold or Making the Best Better
(all ages) — Workshops for leaders and members in the Southwest Region. At these workshops, families participate in officer training, leader training, information sessions, and general sharing sessions.
Members enrolled in 4-H clothing projects — An opportunity for members to show off their garments. This event is combined with McDonald and Newton counties. The classes are Clothes You Make and Clothes You Buy, Junior (ages 8-10), Intermediate (ages 11-13), Senior (ages 14 and older); Knitted and Crocheted Garments (any age). Category winners are selected to compete at the state level.
2015 Club Sign up now active!
National 4H have launched a new website allowing families to enroll in 4H electronically. All Barry Co. 4H families are encouraged
to self enroll at the 4HOnline site. As always, if you have any concerns or questions feel free to call the office!
Barry County 4-H News
We are excited to announce Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development is transitioning enrollment to Missouri 4HOnline.
Please log on at http://mo.4honline.com. A link to the detailed, step-by-step instructions is included on the login screen, but we think you will find the system very easy to navigate.
Please call the MU Extension Barry County office at 417-847-3161 for assistance setting up accounts and for any questions you might have.
We look forward to a great year and appreciate your support and patience as we work together to Make the Best Better for Barry County 4-H.
Exeter Trailblazers 4-H Club meets the third Saturday of each month at various times and locations.
Club leader: Salina Bridges, 417-835-5429 or see the Exeter Trailblazers Facebook Group.
Screeching Eagles 4-H Club meets in Purdy and in Pierce City.
Club leader: Nathan Witt, 417-459-14204 or email@example.com
Wheaton Wranglers 4-H Club meets in Wheaton School Ag classroom, second Tuesday each month
Club Leader: Michelle Chappuis, 417-592-9107 or see the Wheaton Wrangler Facebook Page
For information on joining 4-H or being a volunteer, call the extension office at 417-847-3161.