Birds of Play Geo-caching activity
4-101 Leader Education next week
WANTED! Camp Counselors & C.I.T.s
Teen Conference: Charting Your Future
Small Animal Clinic CANCELED
Junior Livestock Show of Spokane April 10th Entry Deadline
Li. Co. 4-H Horse Program Meeting - April 18th
Shooting Sports Training - in Wenatchee - tentative date
4-H Livestock Fit'n Show & Judging Clinic - April 16
Showmanship article by Randy Williams coming next week
WSU & 4-H Contacts
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Friday, April 8, 2016

Happy Friday!

Let me know what you and your 4-H group are doing! Would love to share in this newsletter! 4-H E-News feedback, comments, or suggestions? Let us know!

Next week we are utilizing our new Conference System to hold 4-H 101 sessions in Ritzville and Moses Lake at the same time! If you are a new leader, a parent interested in becoming a leader, or a "veteran" leader who wants to "refresh the old" and "catch up on the new" in the 4-H Program, contact me to RSVP!  See the details in the article below.

Karen Robertson, WSU Extension Program Assistant
Lincoln-Adams or 509-659-3209

Geo-caching activity in Ritzville on April 1st sponsored by Birds of Play and Cool Threads 4-H Clubs. 

4-H 101 Leader Education Sessions

Thanks to our new Video Conference System, we will hold the next two Grant-Adams-Lincoln 4-H 101 Leader Education Sessions in Ritzville AND the Moses Lake at the same time!

Please RSVP ASAP!  if you can attend! Email or Call 509-659-3209 and leave a message with your name, phone number or email and which session(s) you plan to attend.
4-H 101 Part 2
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

6:00 – 8:30 pm
Ritzville Extension Office
205 W Main Ave., Ritzville 99169

and at the  Moses Lake Extension Office

4-H 101 Part 3
Wednesday, April 13 2016
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Ritzville Extension Office
205 W Main Ave., Ritzville 99169

and at the  Moses Lake Extension Office
Feel free to bring your dinner (or you can place an order for quick pick up from one of the local eateries) to consume during the training. We have a microwave.

Attend one or both. Can be taken in any order - you can pick up the one you miss at a later date.
Reminder: 4-H Volunteer Applications must be on file or received PRIOR to the training.  4-H 101 Part 1 is on-line and ideally should be completed prior to Part 2 or 3. Details  for Lincoln & Adams 4-H Volunteer application, training, & enrollment or at

WANTED! Camp Counselors and C.I.T.s
Are you in 7th grade or older? Do you want to have fun while learning new skills in an outdoor setting? APPLY TODAY!
Information & application on:
Na-Bor-Lee 4-H Youth Camp is for ALL youth - not just 4-H club members!
Four fun-filled days of tent camping, swimming, crafts, classes, campfires, games and much, much more on the banks of Lake Roosevelt. Camp is geared for campers 2nd – 6th grade. Campers are supervised by trained Counselors and Counselors in Training 7th grade and up with adult WSU faculty and volunteer staff. Required Counselor/Staff Training: July 8 - 10.
Camp Dates: July 13 - 16, 2016
Camp registration flyers will be available next week.
Information and contact information for Marci Dayton, Camp Director, HERE
Hello Teens,
If Camp is "not your thing," Chart your Future" by attending 4-H Teen Conference at the WSU campus in Pullman, WA  -
July 10 - 12, 2016

The Washington State 4-H Teen Conference brings together teens of all backgrounds across Washington to engage in educational programs applicable to their lives. Students are able to explore education options after high school, career possibilities, and life-skill development necessary for independent living. The conference includes interactive and hands-on education sessions, displays, and programs. It features nationally known speakers, university faculty, staff and students, community members, and 4-H member presenters. Check it out on:

Small Animal Clinic

that was planned for April 16th
at Lynn Dee's Training Center
Spokane, WA.

Lincoln Co.
4-H Horse Program Meeting

Monday April 18th @  7:00 pm
Strate Funeral Home
505 10th St., Davenport, WA  99122

ALL volunteers and 4-H members interested in the Lincoln County 4-H Horse Program are encouraged to attend! Information:
Junior Livestock Show of Spokane
April 10th!

Shooting Sports Training
Tentative date: May 14th & 15th
In Wenatchee, WA

Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Archery disciplines.  

Watch for more information or contact: Michelle Lain 
(509) 667-6540
4-H Livestock Fit'n Show & Judging Clinic
April 16, 2016,  9 am – 2 pm
Jensen Memorial Youth Ranch

This hands-on 4-H clinic is designed for any youth that is interested in learning more about how to show and judge a market animal.
Youth and leaders learn/advance skills in:
  • Judging and oral reasons skills
  • Proper fitting and showing techniques
  • Show techniques for each market species
This clinic will help you prepare to represent Spokane County at area, county, and state events!!!
This clinic will improve 4-H youth success in the show ring and enable them to compete more effectively in judging contests. Participating 4-H leaders will advance their skills to better help their club members succeed!
Parent/Guardian MUST attend event with youth.
Cost: $5 per youth and adult. Lunch Provided. ($10 late reg after April 11th)
4-H Livestock Fit’n Show & Judging Clinic REGISTRATION Flyer
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Watch for the next
Swine Showmanship article
by Randy Williams

in next week's Lincoln-Adams 4-H E-News!
Lincoln-Adams WSU & 4-H Contacts
Lauren Hrncirik,
4-H Youth Development Regional Specialist
509-754-2011 ext 4314
Mailing Address: WSU Extension
1525 E Wheeler Rd., Moses Lake, WA 98837

Randy Williams,
Lincoln & (East) Adams
4-H Program Coordinator
509-725-4171  FAX 509-725-4104
Mailing Address: WSU Extension
PO Box 399, Davenport, WA 99122

Karen Robertson,
WSU Extension Program Assistant
Lincoln-Adams Area
Mailing Address: WSU Extension
205 W Main Ave., Ritzville, WA  99169

Bridget Rohner,
WSU Extension Lincoln County Director
Youth, Family & Community Education
509-725-4171  FAX 509-725-4101
Mailing Address: WSU Extension
PO Box 399, Davenport, WA 99122

Judy Boutain,
Office Assistant,
WSU Lincoln County Extension
Aaron Esser,
County Director, Adams County
Agronomist, Lincoln/Adams Area
(509) 659-3210

Kuber, Paul, Ph.D., 
NE WA Regional Livestock Specialist
(509) 725-4171 – Davenport
(509) 477-2185 – Spokane

Adams Co. 4-H Leaders’ Council
All 4-H volunteers, family, & teen leaders are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Facilitator: Camille Nelson
Treasurer:  Alice Weber
Record Books:  Alice Weber

Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Council
All 4-H volunteers, family, & teen leaders are welcome and encouraged to participate!
President: Joy Wilken
Treasurer: Terry Connolly
Record Books: Jenny Kane

Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Leaders
All volunteers, family, & teen leaders involved in horse projects
Facilitator: Robin Nachtigal

Camp Na-Bor-Lee
Director: Marci Dayton
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