Monday, June 30, 2014

Consumer Education Project - Web Meeting - July 1st at 3:30 pm

Don't forget, Tuesday, July 1st , web meeting about the Consumer Education Project!
If you want to learn more about the Consumer Education Project and the Consumer Decision Making Contest, there is an online meeting on July 1st at 3:30 pm. Below is the link to login to the meeting

Sunday, June 29, 2014

4-H Updates on July Activities

·        July 1stUnderstanding the Consumer Education Project – web meeting 3:30 pm -
·        July 2nd – Turkey Orders due – this is for youth who plan to exhibit turkeys at TCYS and the major shows in 2015 -
·        July 17th – Professional yoU Workshop – I will be focusing on building the 4-H Resume so youth can have a plan in sight for a successful 4-H career -
·        July 21st – 23rd -  Youth Leadership Program – Public Speaking – This program has proven to bring youth out of their shell, conquer the fear of speaking before a group and obtaining  life skills that are important as adults.
·        July 30th Club Officer Training – get your officers trained for club meetings -
·        July 31st Get On Target with 4-H Workshop – Opportunity to learn about numerous opportunities available through 4-H-
·        August 2nd Livestock Extravaganza – Focus on Swine, Poultry and Goat Species -

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Texas Pork Industry Symposium

The Texas Pork Industry Conference and Youth Symposium is an event for everyone interested in the pork industry. Adults and youth will engage in a variety of activities throughout the weekend to expand their knowledge and skills, while visiting and meeting other producers and industry leaders from around the state.

Click here for more information.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Duds to Dazzle Workshop

Kerr County is hosting a Duds to Dazzle Workshop. This is a new 4-H event of taking old things to create new, exciting things. Check out the flyer by clicking here.

2015 Turkey Orders

For those who plan to exhibit turkeys at the Travis County Youth Show or one of the following major shows; San Antonio, Houston or STAR, ordering information is posted to Travis County 4-H Website. Information and rules are posted under Poultry under the tab "4-H Livestock and Animal Information" .

Click here for the order form and information.

Heifer Validation - NEW!!

Any youth who plans to exhibit a heifer at any of the major livestock shows, your heifer will need to be validated. Please contact Cory at if you have or plan to have a heifer.

Travis County Youth Show - Rules

The 2015 rule book for the Travis County Youth Show has been posted on their website. Please read all the rules!! It is the responsibility of each family to read and know the rules. If you have questions, please contact our office at 512-854-9600 and ask to speak with Cory or Julie.

Click here for the rules.

Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo

The Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo provides numerous opportunities from showing to various contests. Check out their catalog at the link below to find state level participation opportunities. Look under the heading of Major Livestock Shows to find the information.

Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo

Monday, June 16, 2014

Travis County 4-H Award Application Forms

I would like to encourage you, if you have not already, to look at the county award application forms to see what you might be able to apply for. Travis County 4-H hosts an  annual 4-H Achievement Banquet (August 15th ) and the way to be recognized is for you to apply for awards.
Check out the award forms on this link below. The deadline has been extended to June 30th.  Take the opportunity to be recognized for the project work you are doing.

Please let John or I know if you have any questions.

4-H Recordbook Workday

Recordbook Workday - Thursday, June 19th, 9:00 am  - 4:00 pm at the Travis County Extension Office. Bring your laptop or other tangible papers and Cory will assist you with your recordbook and answer questions.

Recordbooks are due Friday, June 27th

Sunday, June 15, 2014

4-H Bean Bags

Attention 4-H youth who can/ like to sew. The Travis County Extension office is in need of some handmade bean bags. This is a great opportunity for 4-H promotion in the clothing and textiles project. This is an experience that looks good in a 4-H Recorbook and 4-H Scholarship Application. Completed bean bags may be dropped off at the county extension office.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Travis County Youth Show - Sport Shooting Event

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Join us for our Sport Shooting event on August 7th.
Registration deadline is July 31, 2014

Questions? Contact Stephanie at 512-663-6620 by email at

Click here for more information:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

I Support the Clover Auction at Texas 4-H Roundup

Don't Miss Out Before The On-Line  
Auction Closes This Saturday! 

The Texas 4-H Foundation is pleased to be hosting the 2014 Texas 4-H Roundup the "I Support the Clover"  Silent Auction.  Proceeds from this on-line and live silent auction go to support 4-H programming statewide.   

The auction currently open, but will close this SATURDAY, JUNE 7 AT 11:45 PM!  Many items will be offered with BUY IT NOW pricing!   

Are you attending Roundup and want to see the items on display?  On Monday, June 9th at 8 am the LIVE Silent Auction will begin.  The opening pricing on the items will be the last online bid pricing.  Proxy bidding is also available for those unable to attend Roundup but would like to keep in on the bidding action of the LIVE event.

Bid on such things as:
  • A one-of-a-kind Texas 4-H Nostalgia Quilt
  • Meet and Greets with Wade Bowen at Texas 4-H Roundup
  • Artwork
  • Variety of Different Gift Baskets
  • Wreaths  
  • Rodeo tickets to the 2015 Rodeo Austin, San Antonio Stock Show or Rodeo Houston
  • Andis Clipper
  • Jewerly
  • Cameras
  • and much, much more!!!! 
Click the link below to see all the items and join in on supporting the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program.