Ravalli County 4-H
June 2020
Welcome to our Summer Intern
Abby and Drew
Hi! My name is Abbey Dunn, and I am excited to be working with Ravalli County Extension as an intern this summer! I am a senior at Montana State University, double-majoring in Agriculture Education and Elementary Education. Upon graduating from college I hope to start a career that educates and advocates for the agriculture community. As a Bitterroot Valley native and 4-H and FFA alumnus, I look forward to spending the summer in the place I love, working with and learning from individuals who cultivated my passions and helped get me to where I am today. Please feel free to contact me with any questions and I look forward to getting to know you all over the summer!
Livestock Committee Meeting
Livestock Committee Meeting:
Tuesday, June 16 th
7:00 PM
At the NEW Ravalli County Weed District
121 S. Tudor St, Victor (The old Victor Fire hall. White building across from the park)
Livestock Quality Assurance Training
If you need youth Livestock Quality Assurance training for 2020, there is an inline pathway for you to complete that this year. We do not know when we will be able to have face to face meetings this spring or summer, but we do have this option for you to complete.
 
1)      Go to this link on the internet.  https://www.healthyagriculture.org/training/youth-4-h/
 
On this website you will find four interactive modules for Quality Assurance and biosecurity in your livestock projects. Follow along with each of the four modules, and complete the activities on each one.
 
2)      When you are done, go to this link:  https://forms.gle/SeJzmRCUCjnmBfCcA
When you get done with the QA modules, this link is a registration form documenting completion. After you complete the modules, go to the website and fill this out, and have an adult also sign that they agree, you did the four modules. That will certify you for QA this year.
4-H Small Bore Season
  • Register by: Thursday, June 4, or until full (limited to 8 youth per discipline) Registration form
  • Parent/Guardian Meeting with Members – Sunday, June 7 at 4 PM
  • Season starts Tuesday, June 9 for Rifle and Thursday, June 11 for Pistol
  • Cost: $100 (2019-2020 year)  Registration dues include equipment, supplies, 4-H manual and record books
  • Practice will be weekly through August 18 (Start time 6:00 PM)
  • No practice July 7/9 and July 14/16

Montana 4-H Congress is adjusting to our new world of physical distancing and is going virtual. <<  Read full announcement here  >>
 
Virtual events and activities will take place during the regularly scheduled congress week, July 6-10, 2020. Information about the event will be distributed in the following ways. We will be sending updates regarding officer selection, contests, workshops and other activities as plans are made. 

Please complete the short survey indicating your preferences and ideas for a virtual congress event. Survey is for both 4-H members and adult volunteers.
 
Ravalli County 4-H Camp Cancelled
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The Ravalli County 4-H Camp has been cancelled for the 2020 summer due to the restrictions of social distancing. The camp counselors are committed to making 2021 the best camp possible. Youth ages 14 on October 1, 2020 are invited to apply for the 2021 4-H Camp Counselor positions, which will be available in fall 2020. We look forward to seeing you next summer!
MSU Ravalli County Extension 
Administrative Center 
215 S. 4th St., Suite G 
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone:
 (406) 375-6611 
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