The 4-H IN 4 -MER
GRAHAM COUNTY FAIR / 4-H 2006
4- NOVEMBER/ DECEMBER
4-H Youth Development
This newsletter was
4-H Fair Pictures 1
4-H Livestock Show
Join the fun at WRLF
November & December
4-H Camp CANCELED
Bashas’ /Thanks a Million!
4-H Fair Pictures
4-H at the
Graham County Fair Pictures
IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE THAT THE YEAR
HAS PASSED BY SO FAST! WE ARE AT A.T.V. Safety Event
THE END OF OUR 4-H YEAR, AND THE 4-H Slogan– 4-H Community
COUNTY FAIR IS OVER! FROM THE L.E.A.P. CAMP PLANNING
OVER-ALL REPORTS, 4-H DID A GREAT 4-H Birthdays
JOB ON BRINGING HOME THE TROPHIES _________
National 4-H Congress
AND RIBBONS THIS YEAR!
UPCOMING EVENTS & 4-H INFORMATION
4-H Large Livestock Expo Arizona Invitational Event
Please mark your calendars for the upcoming event scheduled for all large livestock
exhibitors within Arizona 4-H. We hope to have competitors coming to this event from
across the state.
Date: Saturday, January 27, 2007
Location: Pinal County Fairgrounds 11 mile corner in Coolidge, AZ
For more information, call the 4-H office 428-2611
2006 RECORDBOOK JUDGING
THE TOP RECORDBOOK ENTRY WAS
A 7 YEAR 4-H MEMBER!
CONGRATULATIONS CLINT !!
A GREAT JOB, WELL DONE
W.R.L.F. - 2007 Western Region 4-H Forum
January 11-15, 2007
Sheraton Crescent Hotel: Phoenix, Arizona
Welcome to the 2007 Western Region 4-H Forum, hosted by Arizona 4-H volunteer leaders and youth! We
are in the process of planning and organizing this event, which will take place in the beautiful city of Phoe-
nix. The 14 western states will be represented, in addition to U.S. territories in Guam, and certain Canadian
provinces. In 1997 Arizona last hosted the Forum and we look forward to your involvement in 2007!Special
Announcements: Early Bird Registration has been extended! Early Bird Registrations must now be post
marked by no later that Tuesday, October 31st. Hurry and get yours in today to take advantage of this great
opportunity! The extension is retroactive. Regular Registrations must still be post marked by Wednesday,
November 15th, and Late Registration ends December 1st.Please Note: The Sunday Night Closing Banquet
is included in the price of Early Bird, Regular, and Late Registrations. The Additional Meal Tickets available
for purchase on the Registration form are for guests.
4-H CALENDAR AND 4-H INFORMATION
Day Date Time NOVEMBER
NO NO - Community Club
Tue 7 Project Club Point Sheets OUT to ALL Leaders
Please complete and return to the office!
It’s that time again
Wed 8 Register NOW!! for
Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshops RE-REGISTER
Tue 14 5:00 Project Club Point Sheets RETURNED for the
p.m. to the 4-H office!
4-H NEW YEAR
6:00 4-H Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshop
Thur 16 2007
p.m. at Safeway - cost $12.50
ENTRY FORMS DUE Members
Fri 17 “The Gingerbread House Contest!” fill in the form
to the Gingerbread & Co. 428-8183
and return with the
4-H Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshop
Sat 18 10:00 $10
at Safeway - cost $12.50
3:00– DROP OFF YOUR “ Gingerbread Houses!” Registration fee
Tue. 21 6:00 at the Pro Office Equipment
p.m on the corner of Main St./ 5th Ave.
“GINGER BREAD HOUSE CONTEST!”
Leaders will need
DOWN TOWN MERRY MAIN STREET to fill in the
Fri/Tue 24 28 NATIONAL 4-H CONGRESS
5:00 4-H CELEBRATION NIGHT END of the 4-H YEAR
p.m. 2006 P.O. Box 127
THANK YOU FOR A GREAT YEAR!
bring it when you
4-H 4-H Celebration
CAMP Tues. Dec. 12 !!
HELP 4-H AND JOIN TODAY — NEW WEB SITE
HELP 4-H get signed up today!
SIGN UP NOW FOR E-SCRIP
4-H Family, Friends, and Relatives
Help 4-H Earn Money Today
Group Name - Graham County 4-H
Safeway Club Card#
Send completed form to:
Graham County 4-H
P.O. Box 127, Solomon, AZ 85551
4-H PICTURES FROM THE COUNTY FAIR
ATV SAFETY TRAINING WORKSHOP & SLOGANS
GILA VALLEY RIDERS
RUN THE CLOVER
The ATV Safety Workshop conducted by the Graham County Teen Council was
a great success. We had participants from the age of 5 up, and from as far
as Tucson and Silver City, New Mexico. Many thanks need to go to our out-
standing volunteers and collaborators: Cochise County Search and Rescue, Gra-
ham County Search and Rescue, Drew and the Crew, Desert Riders Motor Sports, Gila
Valley Cycle and Ski, Eastern Arizona Ag Center, Inc., Bureau of Land Management,
Forest Service, State Parks and
Recreation, Southwest Ambulance
Service, Lindsey Foods, Eastern Ari-
zona Courier, Lee Clark, Cindy Pear-
son and her BBQ crew, and ALL the
4-H TEENS, 4-H members, leaders,
friends, and families that helped
make the first Graham County 4-H
ATV Safety Workshop something to
be proud of.
HEAD HANDS HEART HEALTH
4-H SLOGAN 4-H is a Community
"Learning by Doing" Of young people across
emphasizes the goal of 4-H America who are learning
members To improve themselves, leadership, citizenship and
their work, and their communities. life skills.
UPCOMING EVENTS & 4-H INFORMATION
LEAP PLANNING TEAM OVERNIGHTER
WANT TO BE A COUNSELOR FOR LEAP? WANT TO HELP PLAN THE SCHEDULE FOR LEAP?
COME JOIN US FOR ANOTHER OVERNIGHT AT TIPI CAMP! BRING IDEAS
FOR ARTS AND CRAFT PROJECTS, COMMUNITY SERVICE, ACTIVITIES,
GAMES, ETC. COST $10.00 PER PERSON
Contact the 4-H office for the registration.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 5:00 P.M.
TILL 10:00 A.M., SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5
HAUACHUCA OAKS TIPI CAMP, HEREFORD, AZ
GRAHAM COUNTY 4-H MEMBERS AND
Megan Burge, Nathan Chavez, Trystin Chavez,
Patti Cunningham, Kathy Garrett, Sara Garrett,
Wyatt Hoisington, Karen Sherlock, Tonie Skinner, Alisha Thomas,
Gather with top 4-H members from around the country in Atlanta Georgia for National 4-H Con-
gress. Tour the area, meet with national 4-H sponsors and in general have a great time. National
Congress offers interactive leadership experience through quality educational and cross cultural
experiences. There are seminars, discussion groups and a service learning experience, which bring
home ideas that you can implement into your 4-H club and community. Outstanding speakers and
educators are brought in by the "Design Team" made up of youth and adults.
Event Date: November 24 - November 28, 2006 / Location: Atlanta, Georgia
For more information check out the National Website: http://national4-hcongress.com/
Solomon, AZ. 85551
P.O. Box 127
U of A Cooperative Extension
Graham County 4-H
4-H Completer Requirements 2006
1. Attend 75% Project Club Meetings.
2. Attend 75% Community Club Meetings (9 are held 7 = 75%). Or 6 community club meetings with 2 hours of
documented community service pre-approved and signed, by your leader, Or 5 community club meetings with 4 hours of
documented community service pre-approved and signed, by your leader. (Must attend entire event to receive credit,
one community club credit can be from another county’s community club, if documented correctly.)
3. Demonstration/Informative Speech - County level (in your project area). Must attended entire event to receive credit.
Demonstration/Informative speech must be given at one of the scheduled demonstration/informative speech days.
DEMONSTRATIONS A demonstration puts words into action. An effective demonstration teaches others how to do
something by showing while telling -- and showing really is worth a thousand words. At the end of a demonstration, you
should have a finished product to show to your audience.
INFORMATIVE SPEECH An informative speech tells about something. Topic must be 4-H project related. It also uses
visual aids and should include a minimum of three posters, slides, or other visuals.
4. TWO other County 4-H Events
A. Fundraiser B. Spring/Summer Fair C. Parades
D. County 4-H Camp E. Judging Day F. County Community Service
G. 4-H Promotion H. Demo Day Attendance I. Awards Night Attendance
5. Recordbook, Scrapbook or Portfolio (must score at least a white ribbon)
6. Enter and participate at the county fair in your 4-H project area.
7. Extra credit activities could include: Other camps, Civic Governance activities, state and national events, etc.
Note added changes! 01/06/06
Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, James A. Christenson, Director, Cooperative
Extension, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, The University of Arizona. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. Persons with a disability may request a
reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpreter, by contacting UofA Graham County Cooperative Extension at 928 428-2611. Requests should be made as early as possible to
allow time to arrange the accommodation.