Upcoming Events

Clay County 4-H Contest Day #1

Clay County 4-H Contest Day #1 will be held on October 5, 2017 at the Wynn Building (45 2nd Avenue North, Ashland, AL 36251) at 6:00 PM.

Contest for this event are: (click for complete rules)

$15 Challenge

Chef 4-H

Freestyle Showcase

If you plan to participate in one or more of these contests please call the Clay County Extension  Office at 256-354-5976 and let Tilda Taylor know the contest(s) in which you wish to participate.  Please let us know by October 2, 2017 at 4:30 PM.

Clay County 4-H Youth Council

Youth between the ages of 10 & 18 that are wanting to have a leadership position in the Clay County 4-H Program can join the Clay County 4-H Youth Council.  The first meeting of the 2017-2018 4-H year will be October 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Clay County Extension Office (93 County Road 31, Ashland, AL 36251).  This group of youth will  meet monthly through May 2018 and then we will discuss the rest of the 4-H year.

This group of youth will assist the Clay County 4-H Team in planning activities and events for Clay County, act as hosts and facilitators of these events, serve as a spokesperson for 4-H, promote local events, and provide advice to the County 4-H Team on the annual county 4-H plan of work.

If you are interested in attending this meeting please call 256-354-5976 by October 13, 2017 at 4:30 PM and let Tilda Taylor know that you will attend.  We need a count of those attending for planning purposes.

Clay County 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Public Speaking will be done in the October meetings.  All officers are required to give a speech.  All other 4-H Members are encouraged to participate.

Speeches are either informative (facts) or persuasive (trying to change the way someone thinks).  Junior/Intermediate 4-H Members will give speeches that are 3-5 minutes long and Senior I/Senior II 4-H Members will give speeches that are 5-8 minutes long.

Speak Up Alabama (Click for complete rules)