The baby chicks have arrived and the 2018 4-H Chick Chain project is underway. The 4-H Chick Chain is a program designed to help youth learn how to raise pullets (female baby chicks) into mature production hens. This program not only teaches youth responsibility, but also about ethical treatment of animals, biosecurity, record keeping and communication skills.
“The Wonders of Washington, DC” June 24-29, 2018
Spend six days and five nights discovering your nation’s capital as we journey to Washington, DC. We will tour The White House, The Tomb of the Unknown Solider, The Smithsonian Museum, Fredrick Douglas’ Washington home, The Holocaust Museum, the War Memorials and much, much more. We are also planning time for shopping and lots of FUN! We have three packages to chose from for this exciting trip. To register or for more information contact the Dallas County Extension Office at 334-875-3200.
Summer Camp 2018 registration has begun. Enjoy three days and two nights of camping fun and education (June 18-20) at Alabama 4-H Youth Development Center in Columbiana, Alabama. The cost is $110. To register or for more information, contact the Dallas County Extension Office at 334-875-3200.
The BodyQuest Food of the Warriors program works hard to prevent childhood obesity in Dallas and Perry counties. Through the SNAP-ED program, 3rd graders are engaged for 17 weeks in classes, taught by SNAP-ED educators. The goals are to increase fruit & vegetable consumption and physical activity, to improve sleep, hygiene and enhance family environments.
Forestry and Natural Resource programs are planned and coordinated by the Regional Agent and Urban Forester who work with the Natural Resource Coordinating Council. Programs involve both youth and adults such as forestry tours and Classroom in the Forest.
Want to get involved in the greatest youth program happening in your community? Then join 4-H and bring a friend along with you. 4-H is your passport to adventure!