Category Archives: 4-H

BIG Scholarship

Blackland Income Growth (BIG) is awarding scholarships to outstanding 4-H members in Blackland Prairie counties.  The scholarships will be presented at the BIG Luncheon on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPS There will be ten (10) Blackland Income Growth scholarships awarded for the amount of $1000 each. There will be one (1) Scott Felton Blackland Income Growth scholarship awarded for the amount of $1500.  Consideration will be given to applicants planning to study agribusiness.  Major will be verified at the time of payment. The same application will… Read More →

4-H Scholarships

The 2015 Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application and guidelines have been released! BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR A TEXAS 4-H OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP Texas 4-H Youth Development Program, Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation, and the donors have the expectation and requirement that every 4-H member being awarded a Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship be present (in person) at the scholarship interviews in Austin and the scholarship presentation(s) in College Station. Before you begin your scholarship application, please review the dates below to be sure that you are able, and willing, to… Read More →

County 4-H Food Challenge and Food Show Contests

Our county 4-H Food Challenge and Food Show contests will take place on Thursday, November 6, 2014, out at the FCS/Annex Building at the Limestone County Fairgrounds.  We do have three Food Challenge kits in the office that may be checked out by teams, please call ASAP to reserve one.  Kits must be reserved and picked up in advance of the contest and returned clean! Registration of teams must be received by 10 am on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, in the Extension Office.  Earlier is better so that we can verify… Read More →

Fall 4-H Festival

The Limestone County Fall 4-H Festival will be held on Saturday, September 13 at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. The festival, a “come and go” event from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm around the pavilion, will mark the beginning of the new 4-H year. The public is invited to come and meet 4-H leaders and members and to participate in games and activities.  Admission to the site is free for participants of this event. There will also be informational booths on various 4-H projects, such as shooting sports, photography,… Read More →

Texas 4-H Volunteer Conference


4-H Member Pool Party!

Hey all – join us for a 4-H End of Year Banquet & Pool Party.  We need to get a head count for swimmers and food so RSVP by 4:30 pm on June 16th! Date: Friday, June 20th Time: 6:00 pm Where: Groesbeck Pool at the City Park What to bring: Contact your 4-H Club Manager for food / beverage assignments Join us and let’s have fun!!!

4-H Crochet & Knit Camp

Join us for a 2-day workshop learning to knit and/or crochet!  You can also join us if you know how but want to improve your skills. See the links below the flyer for a registration form and the supply list.  Don’t forget to bring your sack lunch.  Registration deadline for this camp:  July 2, 2014.   RSVP Registration Form Online Photo Crochet Knit Cooking Day Camps Supply Lists  

4-H Photography Day Camp

Join us at the Extension office for a 2-day workshop on photography!  Price for the 2-day workshop is $5 for 4-H members and $15 for non-members. Bring your own sack lunch & don’t forget the supplies on the supply list!  See links below flyer for a registration form and the supply list.  Registration deadline for this camp:  June 16, 2014.   RSVP Registration Form Online Photo Crochet Knit Cooking Day Camps Supply Lists

4-H and Youth Development Advisory Board

If you would like to play a part in directing the 4-H program in Limestone County, apply to be a board member!  You do NOT need to be a 4-H member to apply.  We also welcome adult applicants.  You have to be approved as a board member before attending meetings.  Deadline for spring is March 31, 2014.  (application says March 28th but we will be out of the office at the county show). 4-H-and-Youth-Advisory-Board-Application

Shooting Sports Coaches Training

Shooting Sports Coaches Training for Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun in Kerrville on April 26-27, 2014. This training is open to potential coaches across the state. Registration will be done through 4-H Connect: Registrations will open on March 17, 2014 and closes on April 11, 2014.  Please pay close attention to the deadline! Cost is $120. Registration will cover meals and course materials. Participants MUST have completed and passed the Background Check PRIOR to registering for the event, so if they have not completed this, they should do… Read More →