Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hello Summer!

"Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air."                                                                                                  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photo by Joseph

There are many exciting 4-H events to help keep you busy this summer!  Please let your leader know if you have any questions.
Our list of 4-H summer activities:

1.  Bake a pie!  Buy Organic Fruit and support 4-H!  Select from cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, pears and apples.  Order now and wait for the Washington fruit to ripen!  
Fruit order form for 4-H fundraiser

2.  Attend the "Show Success Seminar".  June 26th,  6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.  Open to all youth.  The focus is on livestock nutrition, management, showing and fitting.  
Show Success Seminar

3.  Attend the Teen Summit Leadership Camp.  June 28th - 30th.  Open to members in 7th - 11th grade.  This is held in Ellensburg, WA
Teen Summit Information

4.  March in the 4th of July Bainbridge Island Parade with Bainbridge Island 4-H and One Call for All!  More information to come!

5. Attend 4-H overnight camp at Panhandle Lake (near Shelton).  July 28th - August 1st.  See camp information from the blog post below or click here to see the brochure: 
2019 4-H Summer Camp brochure

6.  Finish your record book and submit to fair.
4-H Record Book Forms

7.  Create a 4-H educational display.  Your poster will be displayed during fair.
How to create a 4-H Educational Display

6.  Participate in the Kitsap County Fair.  August 21st - 25th.  Please find the guide below:
2019 4-H Kitsap County Fair Exhibitor Guide

7.  Volunteer for a shift at the Bainbridge Island Harvest Fair.  September 22.  Watch for more information.

8.  Inspire Kids to Do. Hands on activities every day of the summer:    Daily 4-H Activities

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 20th: General Meeting and 4-H Elections

Photo by B 4-H photography member Sabrina

Please join us on Monday, May 20, 2019.  We'll host our final General Meeting and Potluck for the 2018/2019 year.

This special General Meeting includes several parts:

1)  We will hold 4-H elections for our Teen Leadership for the 2019/2020 year.

2)  We will celebrate our member's accomplishments with a slide show.  If you have pictures to share, please send them to Mike (BainbridgeIsland4h@gmail.com) so they can be included!

3)  We will enjoy the annual Spring Potluck.  Bainbridge Island 4-H is providing dessert and drinks!  Please find the potluck sign up sheet here:

We're looking forward to seeing you on May 20th at 6:30 at Yeomalt Cabin.