It's not too late to get involved with Shelby County 4-H

Do any of the following sound interesting to you?

Cooking, food & nutrition, gardening, sewing, quilting, fashion, shooting sports, judging livestock, showing and raising livestock (cattle, goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits)

Are you at least 8 years old and in the 3rd grade?

If so...Shelby County 4-H sounds perfect for you! 4-H is a national organization which helps young people develop life-long knowledge and skills to become engaged citizens.

Youth are taught how to meet the diversities and challenges of today’s society by bringing together youth and adults to design programs that will teach skills for living.4-H is truly a model of the “learning by doing” teaching concept.

Come see what 4-H is all about...

Meetings are the first Monday of every month starting at 6 p.m. at the Shelby County Extension Office Gym located at 266 Nacogdoches Street in Center.

Each meeting revolves around a theme. The very first meeting’s theme was Game Night. Members played various games for prizes. The theme for the November 4th meeting is Gun Safety. If you plan to attend this meeting, bring your Nerf Gun for games after the meeting. Themes for some of the meetings later in the year include: Christmas Party, Movie night, Public Servant’s Appreciation, Family Fun Night and more.

Scholarship Opportunities...

Shelby County 4-H will be providing up to a $1,000 scholarship for continued education past high school, whether it be college or trade school. The annual winner will be selected on an earned point system for project and club meeting participation, community service, leadership and more.

If any of this sounds like fun, please come to a meeting. This will give you a chance to meet current members and talk to project leaders and county agents. Come see what 4-H is all about!

If you have any questions regarding 4-H, please do not hesitate to contact the Shelby County Extension Office at 936-598-7744, Lane Dunn, Ag/NR Agent or Feleshia Thompson, FCS Agent. Be sure to check us out on Facebook at Shelby Extension.

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935