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Spring is in the air and summer is right around the corner...

Follow our Eventbrite page and watch
for new event listings later this month!

Save the date:
  • Free Date night for parents (April 3)
  • May the Fourth Be With You 4-H Family Night (May 4)
  • Adventure Hiking Series for youth 8-12 grades (April-September)
  • 4-H Summer Camps (June-July)
Registration for these events will open later this month.

Scroll through the newsletter to learn about upcoming opportunities. Please feel free to share the information with your friends.

What do magic tricks, 4-H, and leadership have in common?

Want to learn how 4-H, magic tricks, and leadership work together? Bring a friend and join us for Teen Council on Monday, March 9, 2020. Click here to register (so we can plan for enough food!)
4-H Mock Legislature
Mock Legislature is an opportunity for 9th - 12th grade youth across Utah to experience the role of Legislator. Utah 4-H youth get the rare opportunity to present and debate current bills on the House Floor of the Utah State Capitol. Youth practice the entire Legislative Process by studying bills prior to the event, presenting the bill, presenting the bill in committee, and passing or rejecting the bill on the House Floor. Register at ut.4honline.

Meet Our New Staff Assistant - 
Diana Escobar

Fun Facts about Diana Escobar:
  • She loves to spend time with her wonderful husband and their dog Lily
  • She has gone skydiving before and loved it! She hopes to go skydiving more often!
  • Her favorite food is pupusas, a Salvadorian dish.
Stop by the office and say Hello to Diana. We're excited to have her join our team!

Congratulations to the Vista 4-H
VEX Robotics teams!

Three 4-H VEX Robotics teams from Vista School recently qualified to compete at the VEX World Championships in Kentucky. Click here to learn more about their accomplishments and to find out how you can help them.

Volunteers, Are You Looking for
Fun and Inspiring Ideas? 

The Utah 4-H Volunteer Retreat (formerly known as Leadermete) is in Weber County this year on March 28, 2020. This is a one day, jam-packed training for youth and adults featuring quality workshops, working group updates (including a new schedule and format for statewide events), a performance by the 4-H Notables, and a captivating keynote from USU Extension's Dr. Dave Schramm! Register at

Be Bold and Learn the Art of Public Speaking

This will be a 2 day leadership conference, April 24-25, open to 4-H members age 11-18 from the entire state.  There will be great workshops  related to Be Bold and Be Brave as well as the state public speaking competitions which include:
Register at 4honline. (Click on the event name for a description and rules. Click on the picture to enlarge it.)

Tips for the New 4-H Portfolios

The 4-H Portfolio, consisting of a resume and cover letter, is the standard application tool for all 4-H leadership positions. It also serves as a valuable resource as you seek employment, and gathers the information you will need to apply for 4-H scholarships. Click here for tips on writing the 4-H Resume and Cover Letter.

Junior Youth Conference - a great service opportunity for teens

Click here for details and information about being a teen leader at Junior Youth Conference (JYC). JYC is a 3 day camp for 5th and 6th grade youth to participate in fun workshops, the annual Snow Follies, and great learning experiences at Snow College. 

Something to Think About

Andrea Schmutz | Extension Assistant Professor
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-817-6373
Benjamin Scow | Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-773-8182

Utah State University Extension | Washington County
339 South 5500 West | Hurricane, UT | 84737

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