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Career Exploration

Adult Leaders: Kathrin Esposito / kathrin.esposito@gmail.com Project Objective: This project’s purpose is to increase awareness of a variety of professions, to learn more about your ideal job from an industry professional,  to tour facilities, to aid in the development of  a resume, to practice interviewing skills, and to learn about yourself and what professions might […]

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Consumer Decision Making

Adult Leader: Kirk McDonald Project Objective: Learn how to save money while shopping. You’ll learn how to compare prices, test for quality, and make purchases based on given facts and research. You will also improve your money management skills, smart purchasing skills, and decision-making skills. Equipment/Cost: TBD for Project Meetings; Competitions have an entry fee […]

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Horticulture

Project Leader: Shirley Walker Project Objective: Learn how to make your own aloe gel for sunburns, to grow vegetables that your family can eat for dinner, make beautiful bouquets and corsages, or even propagate your own plants. You will explore the exciting aspects of plants, insects, water, soil, ecology, and their relationship to each other. […]

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Horse Knowledge Competitions

HIPPOLOGY Adult Leader:  Heather Jones / texasponygirl@yahoo.com Youth Leader: Charlee Proctor / charleejproctor@gmail.com Project Objective: Hippology is “the study of the horse”. This is a horse knowledge competition. You do not need to own a horse to participate. As a team or individual you will compete by completing a written test, an ID station, and […]

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Photography

Adult Leader:  Project Objective: Designed to help you explore the opportunities available in photography. Whether you’re just starting with figuring out your camera or working on advanced techniques, you can grow in the photography project. The photography project also offers the opportunity to develop leadership skills and help others through community service. Equipment /Cost: Camera (point […]

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Fashion & Interior Design

Adult Leader: Lisa Mueller / lisarachelmueller2@gmail.com Project Objective:  Learn to sew, how to be a good consumer when  purchasing clothes or household items, and the art of creating clothing, accessories, and much more. Equipment Needs/Cost:  Sewing Machine, plus a supplemental fee for supplies, such as patterns, fabric, or other necessary materials; Competition costs General Project Meetings and […]

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Public Speaking

Adult Leaders: Kathrin Esposito / kathrin.esposito@gmail.com Marie Rathgeb / marierathgeb@yahoo.com Project Objective: This project aims to help 4-H members gain confidence speaking in front of groups, peers, and adults by practicing in different ways, providing a stress free environment to allow 4-H members at all levels of experience an opportunity to practice public speaking, and […]

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Food & Nutrition

Adult Leaders: Bill Esposito / billespo1@gmail.comKyla Wapskineh / kylawap@gmail.com Project Objective: Learn about the culinary, nutritional, and scientific aspects of food while having fun! We encourage 4-Hers to try new foods and to get into the kitchen to cook for themselves. There are numerous opportunities for career exploration, community service, and competition. Equipment/Cost: TBD for Project […]

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Horsemanship 101

Adult Leader:   Kathrin Esposito  / kathrin.esposito@gmail.com   Project Objective: This project will introduce 4-H members with limited horse experience to horse basics – grooming, saddling, breeds, safety, etc; give 4-H members an opportunity for hands-on experience with horses, and expose 4-H members to the Horse opportunities offered within 4-H. Equipment/Cost:  $15 per 4-H member (at the last […]