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Upcoming Projects Days

We have three big projects coming up. Please be sure to spread the word and see how you might be able to be involved. Please call Ann.


Project Day:  Poultry 101 ~ Raising Chickens

Have you always dreamed of having your own backyard flock of chickens but don't know where to start? Have you dreamed of showing a chicken at the fair but need to know more? This is the class for you.

We will cover: preparing for chicks, chick selection, proper care of baby chicks and adult chickens, illness and diseases. You will even hear how you can show chickens in 4-H.

As a bonus we will send you home with a basic starter kit. Don't forget your camera as we will have example brooders and supplies available for you to see.
Class fee: $17
Sat. Jan. 27 from 9-noon
Foley Primary Cafeteria

Exploring Horses:  4-H Style

Do you love horses?  Do you want to learn more about them? In this session you will make a stick horse, learn some “Horse Terms”, how to care for them,  names of  breeds and where they originate, coat colors and safety tips for being around horses.

You will discover the opportunities in the 4-H horse program, including showing your horse at county fair, the classes you can enter and what they are.  You will even participate in drill team with your stick horse as well as learning to throw a rope at a fake calf or steer and tie a fake goat.
Class fee: $17
Sat. Feb. 24 from 9-noon
Foley Primary Cafeteria

4-H Project Adventure Day  March 24

Get a taste of what 4-H is about and the numerous opportunities that are waiting for you.  This event is open to 4-H and NON 4-H kids grade 3-7.  There will be a sampling of projects areas to choose from. You can choose three topics, to find out more and even leave with a project you can enter in the Benton County Fair if you’d like.

The project areas include: Wildlife Education, Exploring Horticulture, Fabulous Foods, Natural Photography, Growing with Goats, Cake Decorating and Fun with Fashion.
Class fee: $17
Sat. March 24 from 9am -2pm
Grades 3-7 (More details to come)
Foley Primary Cafeteria

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