Friday, April 26, 2013

2013 Cross Timbers Lamb and Goat Camp

June 21 – 23, 201 in Stephenville

Topics & Activities
Project Selection
Live Demonstrations
Animal Health & Management
Showmanship Contest Award
Feeding & Nutrition
Door Prizes Offered
In addition to participating in the activities above, participants will be split into small groups to work with their animals for several hours of one-on-one instruction.
COST: $100/youth; $50/adult
Youth will receive cap or t-shirt, meals, snacks, and program materials
Adults will receive meals, snacks & some program materials
Sponsored by:
Texas AgriLife Extension Service – Erath County & Erath County 4-H Lamb & Goat Club
Limited to first 30 youth per species!
Registrations must be postmarked by May 31, 2013
Click Here for forms

TCYS Annual Meeting - May 1st

The TCYS Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday May 1, 2013 at the James Bowie High School Cafeteria ( 4103 West Slaughter Lane ) beginning at 6:30. There will be a BBQ meal including Brisket, Chicken and Sausage and sides served to all members. (Non-Members may purchase said meal for $15.00). Memberships may be purchased at the meeting.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Texas 4-H Roping School

On June 16-20, 2013, the Statewide Texas 4-H Calf Roping and Break-A-Way School will be held in Stephenville, Texas.  The school will be held at the Tarleton State University Equine Arena.   This event has been developed in order to encourage young people in 4-H to develop leadership skills and to exercise their abilities in working with younger members in roping activities in 4-H.    Participation is open to all districts of the state, with applications being accepted on a first-come, first- serve basis with first priority to those boys and girls who are 12 years of age and older.  

The cost of the school will be $380.00 for the week. There is a limited number of indoor stalls.  Therefore, a maximum of one horse per applicant. Awards will be presented at the conclusion of the Roping School.

Call or Email Cory for more information on this event in interested:

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

2013 District 10 4-H Leadership Lab

Hey 4-Hers! This year, go AROUND THE WORLD  with 4-H at District 10 Leadership Lab!
Leadership Lab will be at the Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood! Registration will be on 4-H Connect from May 1st to the 31st, and there will NO late registration. So pack your bags, grab your passport and get ready to take a trip around the world with 4-H!

Who: 4-H members who at 13 years old by June 24th and have not graduated.
When:  JUNE 24-26, 2013
Where:  Texas 4-H Center (Brownwood)
Cost: $200 for kids. This expense will cover all meals, room, t-shirt and fees. This fee, does NOT cover transportation, so be sure to coordinate with your fellow 4-Hers and agent for travel.

Click Here to Check Out the Flyer

Friday, April 12, 2013

April Edition of the Texas 4-H Standard Newsletter

The March Edition of the Texas 4-H Standard Newsletter is now available for download by clicking the link below.

The newsletter is also available for download from the
4-H CONNECT profile page as well.

Texas 4-H Roundup Registration

Texas 4-H is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2013 Texas 4-H Roundup. Participants can begin registering April 11th through May 11th. After May 11th a late registration fee will be applied to all registrations. For more information on registering for Texas 4-H Roundup please visit the Texas 4-H Roundup Website

Invitational Contest opportunities are available for intermediate aged 4-H youth. Check out the 4-H Roundup Website to learn more about those opportunities. 

Market Poultry Workshop

When: May 11th 2013 Workshop 8:30-3: pm 
Where: College Station, TX @ Pierce Pavilion 
Registration: Onsite Registration Starts 8am 

This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to “hear the experts” and work alongside Texas’ major poultry judges. 

Educational activities include in-depth discussion on:  brooding, management, sanitation and feeding programs and selection and processing methods for broilers, turkeys and roasters.

Also “hands on” practice in early culling and selecting, handling your birds during the show and “putting together” show pens. 

Register Online @ 
$50.00/person or family 
$25.00 for CEAs 
$8/person optional lunch 
Kids under 10 eat free 
Onsite or Late (after 5/1)registration $75/person or family 

Leadership Live - Women in Leadership

We have officially scheduled our next LEADERSHIP LIVE session. It will be Monday, May 13th, 7 pm - with a theme of "Women in Leadership."

Check out the flyer for more information - Click here

Monday, April 8, 2013

Austin Kennel Club - Dog Show - Volunteers Needed

4-H volunteers are needed to help out with the Austin Kennel Club's Dog Show on April 13th and 14th at the Travis County EXPO Center, to volunteer sign up at the link below:

Friday, April 5, 2013

4-H Volunteer Conference Registration Scholarships Available

The Texas 4-H Foundation is generously sponsoring registration scholarship to help reduce the cost for volunteers attending the 2013 Texas 4-H Volunteer Conference, scheduled for July 12-14 in Plano. Each scholarship is in the amount of $75, which is half of the conference registration fee.  The online scholarship application will be open until May 1st. Recipients will be notified the first part of May. Applicants are asked to NOT register for the conference until after they have received notification of whether or not they have received a scholarship.

A link to the scholarship application and more information on the 4-H Volunteer Conference is available online at 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

2013 Poultry Institure for Youth

The 2013 Poultry Institute for Youth, sponsored by the Texas A&M University Poultry Science Department and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, will be held Sunday, June 16 through Tuesday, June 18, 2013 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas.  This program gives high school students with an interest in the poultry industry a chance to gain first-hand knowledge.  They will have the opportunity to meet both Texas A&M faculty and Texas poultry industry leaders.  A portion of the institute will also include hands on activities as well as field trips to local commercial poultry companies.  

Students who will be a junior or senior in high school in the Fall of 2013 or have just recently graduated from high school are eligible to attend.  Interested students must complete and submit an application that can be found at by Friday, May 3, 2013.  The cost to attend is $50/student (do not submit this with your application).  Lodging and meals are provided.  Students who are selected will receive a confirmation packet after May 17, 2013. For any questions please contact Jennifer Allen at 979-845-1654 or