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Welcome to a new 4-H Year of "Making the Best Better"

UPDATES: General Meetings are held at Raymond Elementary School Small Gym beginning at 7:00 p.m. Our 2014-2015 calendar follows:

  • Monday, February 2 - SOUPer Bowl Food Drive & County Fundraising Packets Distributed

* Monday, March 2 - SOUPer Bowl Food Drive

* Monday, April 13 - Spring Yard Clean Up April 19

* Monday, May 4 - Shepards Home Demonstration Day

* Monday, June 7 - Dairy Month with Dairy Breakfast & Annual Picnic


EVENTS:

January

January 13 - County Rabbit Meeting 7:00 -8:30 p.m. at Burlington Extension Office

January 24 & 25 - Woodworking Scroll Saw Workshop. Pre-registration required. All members welcome.

January 25 - Ice Skating @ The Petit Ice Center - This is a CHANGE OF DATE 12:30-3:30. Pre-Registration required. Call 262-835-9078 to be added to the attendance list.

January 26 - County Jr & Adult Leader Meeting @ County Office Building.

January 31 - Raymond 4-H Swine Meeting, Noon @ Raymond Town Hall

February

February 8 - Arts & Crafts Project meeting

February 15 - Racine County 4-H Rollerskating @ Traxside, Burlington, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $5/person

February 15 - Host a 4-H Teen Applications due go to wi4hinternational.org

February 19 - County Horse meeting

February 19 - County Poultry meeting

February 20-22 - County Winter Camp

February 22 - Arts & Crafts Project meeting

February 23 - Jr & Adult Leader Meeting

February 28 - Leopold Bench Carving Workshop

SOUPer Bowl soup collection continues for our February and March General Meetings. Items collected at the January General Meeting were given to the Union Grove Area Food Bank. Thank you Raymond 4-H members for your generosity!

In addition to on-site registration, members must register for 4-H projects online at: http://wi.4honline.com Click here to print a Raymond Check Request Form

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Click here for our Raymond Club Scholarship Form

Click below to print out Recordbook Sheets:

Raymond 4-H is the largest club in Racine County with over 200 members. We meet the first Monday of each month at Raymond Elementary School. Our largest projects are: Horses, Arts & Crafts, Basketry, Woodworking and Photography.

4-H in the United States and Canada is a youth organization administered by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, with the mission of "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development." The name represents four personal development areas of focus for the organization: head, heart, hands, and health.

The goal of 4-H is to develop citizenship, leadership, and life skills of youth through mostly experiential learning programs. Though typically thought of as an agriculturally focused organization as a result of its history, 4-H also focuses on citizenship, healthy living, and science, engineering and technology programs.

Pledge

The 4-H pledge is:

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
my heart to greater loyalty,
my hands to larger service
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

We have a great group of members and parents that are very involved. We also have multiple generations of families that have been in Raymond 4-H for many years and we hope for many years to come. For more information, contact Jenny Waldron at 262-689-7681