New activities offered by 4-H


By Kelsey Keener

kelsey@ironcountytoday.com

CEDAR CITY–Iron County 4-H is offering several new clubs, workshops and activities for youth in the community.

The Cloverbuds will be offering science-focused activities once a month and is open to 4-H members from five to eight years old. All activities are one hour beginning at 4 p.m. and cost $5.

The Outdoor Adventure Club offers hiking, rock wall climbing and other outdoor activities for members in 7th grade or higher.

The Weaving Club focuses on weaving design and techniques and textile arts. Each activity costs $5 and is open to grades four and up.

Iron County 4-H will also be offering a Shooting Camp on Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of camp is $45 and it is open to eighth through 12th grade. There are only 20 spots available, and registration is open until Sept. 12 or spots are full. For more information about Shooting Camp, contact Blake Clark at 435-797-0112.

For more information about 4-H clubs, contact Angela Hackwell at 435-586-8132 or angela.hackwell@usu.edu. To register for clubs or activities go to ut.4honline.com.

The deadline to enter 4-H projects in the Iron County Fair is today. The deadline to register for the Iron County 4-H Talent Show is this Friday, Aug. 31. Each participant will receive a ribbon and a cash prize.

Anyone interested in showing during the Southwest Livestock Show (Sept. 5-8) must be enrolled in the Iron County 4-H program, be in third grade or higher and at least eight years old as of Oct. 1, 2017. The cost to enroll in 4-H is $10 per year.

A Portfolio Workshop will be offered on Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. and a Leader Training Workshop will take place afterward at 5 p.m. To RSVP send an email to angela.hackwell@usu.edu.

Code Your World, a National Youth Science Day, will also take place with events throughout the month of October and is open to youth ages eight to 14. To participate, pick up a Code Your World kit at the 4-H Office – 585 N. Main Street, Suite #5.

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