Announcements

2017 4-H Calendar

January

Jan. 5 - Recognition forms due for consideration to attend National 4-H Conference and CWF

Jan. 17 - State 4-H Dog Program meeting, 6:00 pm Auer Farm, Bloomfield

Discover Science Through 4-H - Solar Energy (all Tuesdays at 4:00 pm and Saturdays at 1:30 pm) RSVP New Haven Extension

Jan. 18 - Giddy Up Games Registrations due to Middlesex County 4-H Office.

Jan. 19 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

Jan. 21 - Discover Science Through 4-H - Solar Energy (all Tuesdays at 4:00 pm and Saturdays at 1:30 pm) RSVP New Haven Extension

Jan. 28 - State 4-H Horse Program Giddy Up Games (fun contest for all levels of youth), Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

CT 4-H Food and Nutrition Food Show Contest, UConn Greater Hartford campus

February

Feb. 1 - ESE 4-H Beef steers - entered online through ESE site and tagged by Feb. 1 for ESE consideration.  Contact Laura Marek to make arrangements.

Feb. 14 - Discover Science Through 4-H - Zoology, RSVP New Haven Extension

Feb. 16 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

Feb. 18 - Discover Science Through 4-H - Zoology, RSVP New Haven Extension

March

March 4 - State 4-H Public Speaking Finals, UConn Greater Hartford campus

Blue Ribbon Sheep Forum & CT 4-H Sheep Day, Ratcliffe Hicks Arena, UConn Storrs campus

March 4 & 5 -  CT Horse Symposium, UConn Storrs Campus

March 11 - 4-H Dairy & Beef Day,  UConn Storrs Campus

March 14 - Discover Science Through 4-H - Food & Nutrition, RSVP New Haven Extension

Communications and Horse Bowl entries due to Middlesex County 4-H Office

March 16 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

March 18 - 4-H Expressive Arts Day, Eversource, Berlin, CT

Discover Science Through 4-H - Food & Nutrition, RSVP New Haven Extension

March 25-30 - National 4-H Conference, National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase, MD

April

April 1 - Verification forms due for Horse for ESE consideration

State 4-H Horse Communications Contests, morning, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest, afternoon, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

April 8 - New England 4-H Horse Judges School - Concord, NH

April 12 - Horse Judging and Hippology Entries are due to Middlesex County 4-H Office

April 13 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

April 19 - State 4-H Citizenship Day, Hartford

April 21-23 - American Youth Horse Council Symposium, youth 14+ and leaders, Danvers, MA

April 29 - State 4-H Hippology/Novice Hippology Contests, Young Building Room 100, UConn Storrs Campus

April 30 - State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, UConn Storrs Campus

May

May 1 - Verification forms due for Dairy Cattle, Beef Heifers for ESE consideration and Horse for 4-H Fair Showing

Application for ESE New England 4-H Horse Show Due, West Springfield, MA

May 6 - New England 4-H Dog Clinic - Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon

June

June 1 - Recognition Forms due for consideration to attend National 4-H Dairy Conference and National 4-H Congress

Verification forms due for beef, dog, rabbit, cavies, small animals, goat, swine, working steer, llama, alpaca, poultry and sheep for 4-H fair showing

June 4 - Orientation/Final Selection meeting for Eastern States Exposition New England 4-H Horse Show

June 25-July 1 - Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase, MD

July

July 14 - State 4-H Horse Show set up

July 15 - State 4-H Horse Show - Tolland County Agricultural Center, Vernon

July 28-30 - New London County 4-H Fair, North Stonington Fair Grounds

July 29 & 30 - Litchfield County 4-H Fair, Goshen Fair Grounds

August

August 4-6 - Middlesex and New Haven 4-H Fair, Durham Fair Grounds

August 11-13 - Tolland County 4-H Fair, Tolland Agriclutural Center

August 18-20 - Hartford County 4-H Fair, Four Town Fair Grounds, Somers

August 21 - 4-H Environmental Science Day - Location to be announced

September

Sept. 15 - Oct. 1  - Big E

Sept. 16 - 4-H Day at The Big E

Sept. 20-24 - ESE New England 4-H Horse Show, West Springfield, MA

October

November

Nov. 4 - CT 4-H Adventures in STEM Conference

Nov. 24-28 - National 4-H Congress, Atlanta, GA

December