The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center & the Appomattox County 4-H Extension Programs, will again, be offering numerous activities. The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center has many events & programs for various age groups, see below what is being offered & join in the fun.
The Appomattox County 4-H Extension Office also has a good variety of after-school & specialty clubs, as well as, events during the year for youth to participate in. To sign your child up for a program or for information on these & any other programs, please call the Extension Office at 434-352-8244 or e-mail Bonnie Tillotson at email@example.com.
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Interstate Exchange 4-H Club
This club is for members 13-18 years of age. It is an in-depth learning experience in which 4-H members, leaders and/or staff have a reciprocal host family experience with a 4-H program from another state. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Shooting Education Club
This club meets on Thursday evenings & some weekends. Members learn safe firearm handling & proper shooting techniques. Disciplines include: BB, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Archery, Muzzleloader, .22 & Shotgun. The club leader is Robert Tillotson. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Livestock Club
Livestock covered will be cattle, goats, sheep & pigs. Members will learn proper care of & how to show their animal. Open to ages 9 & up. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Appomattox 4-H Horse & Pony Club
This is a mounted horse club, where members get instruction about horses & have hands-on activities. The members of the mounted group will participate in Games on Horseback, Horsemanship Skills, Shows & Trail Rides. Business meetings will be at the Appomattox Extension Office & mounted meetings will be held at a variety of facilities. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.
Fun With Foods
This after-school program is for those who enjoy cooking & would like to learn some new skills. Open to ages 9 - 13, meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The classes will end in May. The cost for this program is $5.00 per class to cover food & cooking item expenses. Please call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244 to register.
Junior Master Gardener 4-H Club
Youth will learn about: annuals & perennials; how to prepare a site for planting; weed identification; soils; plant needs; how nutrients & competition affect plant growth; a plant's transport system; plants that attract butterflies & hummingbirds; vegetable gardening: & projects to take home. There will be numerous hands-on activities.
4-H Handbell Club
Members in this club will learn to read music & play handbells. There will be a minimum of 2 public performances. This club meets Wednesdays after school at the Appomattox Courthouse Presbyterian Church (behind AMS). Youth must be 4th grade minimum. Please call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244 if you are interested. Space is limited.
County 4-H Public Speaking Contest
March 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Appomattox Elementary School, competition for those blue ribbon winning speakers whose speeches were previously judged.
Appomattox/Lynchburg/Lunenburg 4-H Camp
This fun filled, week long, camp will be held July 3 - 7, 2017 for youth, ages 9 - 13. The cost is $175. Scholarships available to qualified individuals. For more information please call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.