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Record Book Forms for 4Hers
April 2015 4H Newsletter
MILLS COUNTY FAIR JULY 10-14, 2015
2015 Mills County Resource Directory

  • ">Happening in Mills County Information:

  • NEED TO ENROLL IN 4H?  CLICK HERE!  Pay for your enrollment by November 30 to receive $5 discount.  December 1st becomes $32
  • May 5- CREW Meeting at Extension Office 6pm
  • May 12- Youth Committee 6:30pm
  • MAY 15- THIS IS THE FINAL DAY TO ENROLL IN 4H, PROJECTS, STATE FAIR SWINE DNA, LIVESTOCK ID'S
  • May 18- Poultry & Rabbit Showmanship Workshop at Fairgrounds 6:30pm
  • May 18- Goat Grooming Clinic 6:30pm
  • May 19- CREW fieldtrip to Coshow Farm 6-8pm
  • May 31- TEEN Club Meeting 7pm
  • June 2- Photography, Principles and Elements of Design Workshop 6:30pm at Extension Office
  • June 5-6- Montgomery County Horse Overnight Camp
  • June 7-10 Camp Wild! at Madrid Iowa 4H Camp.  For Grades 5-6.  Regional camp.
  • June 9- Intermediate Trip to Mahoney Water Park
  • June 13-20- Teen Club Trip to Washington DC
  • June 13- Mock Cat Show at Fairgrounds in block Building at 9am 
  • June 19-21 Waubonsie Horse Camp
  • June 23- Junior Outdoor Adventure Camp at Pony Creek Park 9-3pm spnsored by CREW
  • June 25- Junior Fun Day by County Council- Call 624-8616 to RSVP- Cost is $3 
  • June 25- New Member Prefair Picnic at Fairgrounds- RSVP for meal by June 21st 5:00-7:00pm
  • June 26-27- Region 17 Survivor Camp
  • June 30-July 2- State Youth Conference at Ames for all youth grades 8-12
  • July 6- Clothing & Communications Contests at Malvern Community Building 
  • July 7- Poultry Washing Workshop at Fairgrounds 6:30pm- (MUST RSVP 622-8327 need minimum of 10 to hold this)
  • July 7- Goat Showmanship Clinic 6:30pm
  • July 8- Prefair Cleanup Event- Eat at 5:30pm
  • July 10-14 Mills County Fair
  • July 15- Post Fair Clean Up 10-noon- swim party
  • July 28- Region 17 Tablesetting Competition
  • August 11- Record Book Workshop by Youth Committee- Kate Phelps 6:30pm
  • August 18- Record Book Workshop by Youth Committee- Tracy Blankenship 6:30pm
  • August 13-23 Iowa State Fair
  • August 25- Record Books due to leaders
  • September 15- Leaders Meeting- Bring all record Books 6:30pm Start Time
  • September 22- Youth Committee Meeting
  • September 29- Youth Committee Meeting
  • October 6- Youth Committee Meeting
  • October 13- possible Back up Youth COmmittee meeting
  • Awards Interviews October 24th
  • October 25- Awards Program

County News

Scholarships
March 4, 2015

Mills County Master Gardeners are now accepting applications for $500.00 scholarships through April 7, 2015.

Master Gardener
February 9, 2015

Even though the cold conditions outside may have you thinking that spring is a long way off, it’s not too early to get some information and great ideas to make this gardening year one of the best! The Mills County Master Gardeners are here to help with this series of six seminars open to gardeners of all ages and abilities!  

Judging Visual Arts
April 13, 2015

Come Learn More about the 4-H Judging Process and what makes it so successful with our youth...Click here to access County Fair 4-h Judges Resources shared at the recent May 2 Southwest Iowa 4-H County Fair Judging Resources for the folowing Exhibitt Areas: New 4-H County Fair Judges, Photography, Ag and Natural Resources, Food and Nutrition, Science and Technology, Personal Development, and Visual Arts.

creek Walk
April 13, 2015

Great New Friends! Great Leadership Opportunities! Great Campfires! Great New experiences Climbing and Messing in the Creek! What could be this Great?.Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior 5th & 6th Grade Camp Register Now for Camp, June 7-10 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

March 16, 2015

Live Healthy Iowa has selected 14 communities across Iowa as host sites for the 2nd annual Live Healthy Iowa 5K events.  The events, scheduled for Saturday, April 11, will be held in Glenwood, Bondurant, Carroll, Clarion, Decorah, Dike, Fairfield, Hiawatha, Mount Ayr, Osage, Perry, Storm Lake, Waukee and West Liberty.  Proceeds from the events will benefit local wellness efforts in these communities, as well as Adaptive Sports Iowa.

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