Tuesday, March 30, 2010

State Fair Swine Validation Tags

If you plan to exhibit a market barrow at the Star Fair of Texas, you will need to submit an order form for validation tags. The form may be found at travis4h.com. (Look under the tab "4-H Livestock Information") Forms and fee ($10.00 per tag) are due to the Extension Office by Monday, April 26th. The form has a different due date, so please submit the form to John by April 26th.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Creedmoor Vaccination Clinic

Creedmoor 4-H is having a rabies clinic on Saturday April 17th from 1-3 pm at the Creedmoor Community Center located at 12511 FM 1625. Rabies vaccinations will be $10. Other vaccinations are available at a reduced cost.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Aggieland Lamb and Goat Camp

Great learning experience for youth who exhibit lambs and goats. This would be a great opportunity for youth who are new to showing and would like to learn more. Check out the flyer at
Travis4h.com (look under the tab "4-H Livestock Information")

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Vote For Discover Green

Matthew Evans of the Discover 4-H Club is asking for your helping in supporting his non-profit - Discover Green. Casting a vote for his non-profit could help him in securing some grant funding to help support his efforts.


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

State Steer Validation Tags

If you plan to exhibit a steer at any of the major shows or the Travis County Youth Show during the 2010-2011 year, please submit your order for steer tags. The actual validation date will be determined within the next couple of weeks, but plan for this to take place in June. The order form may be found at www.travis4h.com. (Look under the tab "4-H Livestock Information")

Youth Leadership Program

A workshop dedicated to helping youth learn to become more comfortable in their public speaking skills. The workshop is FREE to participants, however, you will be responsible for paying for your lunch. Youth 12 years of age and older are allowed to participate. (must be 12 the day the program starts)

Workshop - June 28 - July 1, 2010
Carver Library
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday evening. For more details check out the flyer at www.travis4h.com (look under the tab " upcoming events")

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Heart of Texas 4-H - Pet Vaccination Clinic

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church -
500 Pecan Street, Pflugerville

Rabies: Dog and Cats - $5.00
Dog Vaccines: DHLP/Parvo/corona - $15.00
Bordetella (Kennel Cough) - $10.00
Cat Vaccines: PRCC/Feluk - $15.00
Complete yearly vaccine - $20.00
Flea and Heartworm preventative will also be available

For additional information - Austin Avenue Animal Hospital
Call Lana Tarlton - 512 -238-1093

County Camp 2010 - Lake Brownwood

Travis County 4-H has 20 spots reserved for youth to attend County Camp at Lake Brownwood, July 7-10, 2010. Youth between the ages of 9-18 are allowed to attend. County Camp programs at the Texas 4-H Conference Center are designed to provide an opportunity for youth to experience summer camp while enjoying the advantage of meeting youth from across the State. Participants will enjoy canoeing, swimming, the climbing wall, drama, riflery, archery, arts and crafts, games, special events and more!

Adult leaders (Parents) are highly encourage to attend as chaperones. (Adults who attend, must be screened through the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program) Cory will not be able to attend due to other AgriLife Extension conflicts. Registration will be conducted via 4-H Connect. To participate, youth must register between March 21, 2010 and May 15, 2010. The cost of the camp will be $210.00 per youth member and $100.00 per adult chaperone.

For questions about this camp, please contact Cory at cmtalley@ag.tamu.edu

Monday, March 1, 2010

State Fair Lamb and Goat Tag Order Form

If you plan to exhibit lambs or goats at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, please complete the form at www.travis4h.com (look under the tab "livestock information") and submit that form to John at the Extension Office.

Freytag's Florist -Helping Hands Program

Freytag's Florist Helping Hands Program is designed to help non-profit organizations. Fretyag's Florist will donate 5% of the total transaction each time an order is placed and the organization and program are mentioned.

Freytag's Florists has been and continues to be a supporter of Travis County 4-H. Let's do our part and support them by spreading the word of this great program.

When you order an arrangement, be sure to mention Travis County 4-H and the Helping Hands Program.
Freytag's Florist - click on the link to the left to be directed to their website.