4-H Day camp was held on July 9, 2014 at Washington Park. We had 56 4-H members and 18 Counselors.
Washington County sent 8 Counselors and 12 4-H members to the SW Regional 4-H Camp.
Washington County Penn State Extension held it's annual meeting on Monday, April 14, 2014.
The Washington County 4-H Officer Training took place on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Courthouse Square Building room 103 and 104.
Washington County 4-H Social Dinner Dance was held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the 4-H Junior Building at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Local youth were among 88 4-H’ers from 38 counties across the state who met in Harrisburg recently for the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program. Capital Days is a citizenship-awareness and civic-engagement educational program held by Pennsylvania 4-H. Attending from Washington County were TJ Vercek , Susie Jones, Christina Motichak, Isaac Jones, Timothy Solobay, and Brendin McCullough. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event.
The Washington County 4-H Clubs collected 5,857 pounds of food or over 5 tons of food and supplies for the Washington County Food Bank.
A Proclamation was issued by the Washington County Commissioners on March 20, 2014, that the week of March 16 - 22 is Pennsylvania 4-H Week in Washington County.
On Tuesday, March 25th two natural gas workshops were held at the Greene County Fairgrounds and at the Fayette County Extension office.
Upcoming free classes by Washington County Master Gardeners at the Canonsburg Demo Garden located at 216 Taylor Drive, Canonsburg, Pa 15317.
Upcoming programs by Washington county Master Gardeners, at The Washington County Children’s Garden located on 2218 North Main Street Extension across from the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington.
February/March 2014 Ag Newsletter done by Walt Bumgarner, Extension Educator Livestock
CHEMSWEEP provides Pennsylvania farmers and other licensed applicators with a means to dispose of canceled, suspended, or unwanted pesticide products. By participating in this program, applicators can legally dispose of waste pesticides, generally at little or no cost. Almost all of the waste pesticides collected are burned in EPA-approved incinerators. The remaining pesticides are treated and placed in EPA-permitted hazardous waste landfills.
On November 1, 2013, county council held the Leaders' Appreciation Dinner at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Our 4-H Robotics Club, Chrome Clovers, is raising money for their robot by launching pumpkins at Simmons Farm. The club built the catapult to launch the pumpkins. Come out to Simmons Farm to launch pumpkins and support the Chrome Clovers. They are there every weekend in October and cost is $5 a pumpkin. I have attached a few pictures from this past weekend.
On Monday October 7, 2014, County Council members elected new officers.
Washington County Junior Market Livestock Sale is marking it's 50th year. The sale is going to be Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th. Attached is a list of Grand Champions from passed fairs.
Canonsburg Demonstration Garden is having classes from August to October. Please see the attached brochure for more detail.
Washington County Extension 4-H program received a grant from generationOn which asks teens, adults, and families What Will You Bring to the Table? In response, youth from across the country are gathering around tables to create service projects that raise awareness and bring collective action to this critical issue.