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Island Club Activities

Island 4-H Projects

Aerospace & Rocketry:
Learn about one or more of the categories. May include designing, building, or demonstrating flying or non-flying gliders, airplanes, or rockets. 

Project Leaders:  Robert & Lara Felipe

Arts & Crafts:

Learn to make creative items or projects. This includes but is not limited to, any of the following: knitting, crocheting, cake decorating, jewelry making, fly tying, macrame, decoupage, stained-glass, making, pottery, ceramics, flower arranging, and hobbies such as coin or stamp collecting.  

Project Leader:  Lara Felipe

Beginning 4-H:
A project for new 4-H members which provides the opportunity to "sample" different projects.

Project Leader:  Lara Felipe

Birds - Poultry:
Avian Science project focused on poultry.

Project Leader: Mike Rossi

Camping (Overnight):
Members learn how to safely camp overnight in varying terrains. May include an overnight trip.

Project Leaders:  Robert & Lara Felipe

Cattle - Beef:
Learn about beef cattle and their care and management. Members may raise animals for meat or for breeding. Ownership is preferred. Opportunities are available for non-owners.

Project Leader:  Pat Simas

Cattle - Dairy:
Learn about dairy cattle, their care and management. Members may raise animals for milk, breeding, or sale as bred heifers. Ownership is preferred. Opportunities are available for non-owners.

Project Leader: Christine Coelho

Clothing & Textiles:

Project Leader:  Lara Felipe

Dog:
Learn about dogs, their care, and their feeding. May include obedience training of animal. Subcategories include Agility, Care and Training, and Stock.

Project Leader:  Maureen Tompkins

Electricity & Electronics:
Learn the fundamental of electricity and its application as a source of energy and power. Learn to build and maintain electronics of varying complexity.

Project Leader: Dimon Schaad

Equine - Horse:
Learn how to care for, feed, and ride a horse or pony. The animal may be either owned or leased. Handicapped riding and the "horseless project" (learning about equines without access to one) are offered in some counties. Subcategories of this project include Breeding, Draft, Drill, Judging, Driving, English, Gymkhana & Dressage, Miniature, Trail Riding, and Western.  http://cekings.ucdavis.edu/Kings_County_4-H_Program/4-H_Forms_and_Resources/Horse_-_Ponies/

Project Leader:  Maureen Tompkins, Gayle Veldhuizen

Equine - Pony:
Learn how to care for, feed, and ride a horse or pony. The animal may be either owned or leased. Handicapped riding and the "horseless project" (learning about equines without access to one) are offered in some counties. Subcategories of this project include Breeding, Draft, Drill, Judging, Driving, English, Gymkhana & Dressage, Miniature, Trail Riding, and Western.  http://cekings.ucdavis.edu/Kings_County_4-H_Program/4-H_Forms_and_Resources/Horse_-_Ponies/

Project Leader: Maureen Tompkins, Bonnie Lowas

Goats - Dairy:
Learn about dairy goats, their care and management. Members may raise animals for market, milk, or breeding. Opportunities are available for non-owners and owners alike.

Project Leader:  Bonnie Lowas

Goats - Meat:
Learn about meat goats and their care and management. Animals may be raised for meat, show, sale, or breeding.

Project Leader: Bonnie Lowas

Goats - Pygmy:

Project Leader:  Bonnie Lowas 


Leadership Development:
Learn about leadership for an individual, group and organization.  Build your own leadership skills through public speaking, project management, communication, organization, and negotiation.

Project Leader:  (Looking for a leader)

Photography:
Learn to use photographic equipment and take and/or develop photographs.

Project Leader: Cary Clarke

Sheep:
Learn about the care and management of sheep. Members may raise animals for pets, show, wool, breeding, or sale. Ownership is preferred.

Project Leader:  Mike Rossi

Shooting Sports - Rifle:
Learn to safely operate and maintain guns and equipment. This project may include target practice, hunting, or competitions. Subcategories include Hunting, Muzzle Loading, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun.

Project Leader:  Countywide Gregg Chrissakis

Swine:
Learn about the care and management of swine. Members may raise animals for pets, show, sale, or breeding. Ownership is preferred.

Project Leaders:  Stephanie Holmes-Jones & Gerald Jones

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