(Posted Feb. 7, 2019)
4-H Rally Night has been rescheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Della Selsor Building at the Madison County Fairgrounds, 205 Elm St., London. (Originally, the event was to take place Jan. 30 but organizers cancelled it due to the extreme cold.)
At Rally Night, youths can learn how to join 4-H. Madison County is home to 33 4-H clubs. Representatives of some of the clubs will be on hand to accept new members on the spot. Many project key leaders will be at Rally Night to answer questions.
Matt Teders, Madison County game warden, plans to set up a portable archery range to help spark interest in 4-H archery projects. He also will display animal furs to touch and identify.
Junior Fair Board members will talk about their experiences showing 4-H projects at the county fair. Camp counselors will share their excitement for this year’s 4-H camp to be held June 6-9 at 4-H Camp Clifton near Yellow Springs. They will teach visitors some camp songs and dances.
The Cloverbud key leader will explain 4-H activities for youngsters who are 5 years old and in kindergarten through second grade. A Cloverbud day camp is scheduled for June 7.
The 4-H Blender Bike will be on site. This interactive teaching tool is used to communicate healthy living messages, such as the importance of incorporating physical activity and a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables into daily life. A scavenger hunt with door prizes will take place throughout the evening Popcorn and drinks will be served. Call the Madison County Extension Office at (740) 852-0975.