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summer camps
May 3, 2016

Brighton youth get ready for summer recreation!  Are you looking for a day of fun and hands-on activities?  Look no further!  The City of Brighton and Brighton Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring another year of summer day camps for Brighton area youth who have completed K  – 3rd grades.  

May 3, 2016

Washington County Extension will host their annual Farm Safety Day on Thursday, June 2,  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  The cost is $10 per child this includes t-shirt, goody bag, snacks, and safety information.   All youth who have completed K-3 grades are encouraged to attend.  Parents are welcome to attend as well.  Youth will need to bring a sack lunch.  Registration form.

April 27, 2016

All 4-H members wanting to exhibit livestock at the 2016 Washington County Fair must have their animals entered into their personal 4hOnline accounts by May 15, 11:59 p.m.  All market animals that attend weigh-ins will be entered by 4-H staff, however, all other animals with the exception of poultry must be entered by the 4-H member. 

April 25, 2016

The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics.   Registration forms will be sent through the schools the week of May 2 and are due June 1.  No registrations will be accepted until May 2.  Please save the dates now to be involved.

April 25, 2016

All market lambs, feeder lambs, meat goats & dairy wethers must be weighed and tagged, and all commercial ewe lambs & meat goat does must be tagged on Saturday, May 7 to be eligible to be shown at the Washington County Fair. 

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