Middlesex 4-H Congress experience
|Several Middlesex teens attended the 89th 4-H Congress.|
by Cynthia K. Rowles
4-H Youth Development
Cydney Fisher, Olivia Wilder, Darrin Fisher, Reese Harris, Ean Reed and Jessie Selph attended the 89th Virginia 4-H Congress which was held June 15-18 on the campus of Virginia Tech. 4-H Congress is the premier statewide annual 4-H event for outstanding 4-H teens. They were just several of the 500 teens from across the Commonwealth who participated in this year’s experience. The theme was “Constructing the Future Through 4-H.”
The mission of State 4-H Congress is to provide educational experiences to Virginia Senior 4-H members. Congress helps develop life skills and leadership abilities. Events included assemblies, competitions, dances, workshops and much more.
On June 17 during Congress, Deanie Brewer-Selph was inducted into the Virginia Chapter of 4-H All Stars. This is the highest honor a 4-H member or leader can receive. Deanie was recognized for her leadership and dedication to the Middlesex 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp.
It is time to sign up for the Middlesex 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp for youth between the ages of 5-8 to be held August 3-10 from 9 a.m. to noon at Urbanna United Methodist Church. This year’s theme is “Save the Environment.” Come join us as we have fun discovering ways to save our environment. The registration fee is $15, which covers all the supplies for the activities and crafts as well as the lifeguards for pool time. Please register by July 17. Contact the extension office for a registration form.