The Sewing project group meets 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and 21, and Nov. 11. Youth, ages 9-18, will learn to use a sewing machine and make a simple garment or sewn item, such as a duffel bag or skirt. Space is limited, so please call to sign up.
Youth Hunter Education Challenge, part of our 4-H Shooting Sports Club, begins its fall meetings from 6:30-8 p.m. on Nov. 3.
Youth (ages 9-18 only) should make plans to attend this organizational meeting as attendance and participation are important considerations in getting on the YHEC team. YHEC youth learn and practice hunter and firearm safety, wildlife identification, orienteering and general hunting skills.
Archery, another Shooting Sports discipline, will practice from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 (Curtsinger's) and 21 (Harrodsburg YMCA) and Nov. 4 and 18 (both at Harrodsburg YMCA). Youth, ages 9-18, may participate.
The Horse Club
The Horse Club meets from 7-8 p.m. the first Monday of each month. Youth (ages 9-18 only) do not have to own a horse to participate.
Horse Club members learn how to select, feed and care for horses and have the opportunity to participate in Horse Camp, be part of the Horse Judging or Horse Bowl teams, and participate in the district and state horse shows.
The needlework project still has a few openings for the fall session. Youth ages 9-18 learn to use a sewing machine and make quilted items including a pillowcase, pin cushion and snowman gift bag.
A $20 fee for materials is requested. Call ahead to sign up for the Sept. 30 meeting.
The Livestock Club includes youth with projects in beef and dairy cattle, goats, sheep and swine. Youth ages 6-18 may participate in club meetings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15. Youth do not have to own an animal to participate. All Livestock Club youth are eligible to participate in livestock and meats judging, Livestock Skillathon and the Investment in Youth Sale.
And finally, the Teen Club meets from 4-5 p.m. Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9. Youth ages 13-18 participate in leadership and community service activities, including the ISSUES Conference, Teen Summit in Jabez and the Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference in June at University of Kentucky.
For more information about any Boyle County 4-H Club or project or to sign up to participate, contact the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service at (859) 236-4484 or email@example.com.