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Kings Harvest Club Activities

Kings Harvest Community Service

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Kings Harvest 4-H members and their families made holiday blankets for seniors at a local convalescent hospital to enjoy year round!  Kings Harvest members understand the importance of sharing with others participates in community service projects throughout the year.

4-H members and blankets

Many seniors will enjoy the blankets made by Kings Harvest 4-H members and their families.  Slipper socks were also donated by the club's members and families.

Reporter's Page

Kings Harvest 4-H Display Window at Workingmans
Kings Harvest promoted 4-H during National 4-H week with a display window at Workingman's Store.  The display was visible to the public and received many compliments.  It placed 1st in the County wide window display contest.

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Kings Harvest Club Projects

Arts and 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: Cheryl Avila

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

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Cake Decorating:
Members learn how to decorate a cake according to their tastes.  Cakes may vary from advanced to very basic.

Project Leader:  Julie Dragt

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:  Loretta Toledo

Cattle-Dairy:
Learn about diary 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 Leaders: Loretta Toledo 

Citizenship:
Learn about your rights and responsibilities, the common core values of the American democratic system, and how you can be a leader and make a difference in your community. Focus on personal development, history and culture, government studies, and current issues.

Project Leaders:  Loretta Toledo

Clothing & Textiles:
Members will not only learn the basics of clothing and other project construction, but also explore purchasing, selection, appearance, and care of clothing and textile.

Project Leader:  Brenda McCutcheon

Fashion Revue
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Introduces members to the idea and basics of modeling a piece of clothing or accessory in front on an audience. Items need not be made by member in some cases. May include the attendance of a Fashion Revue.

Project Leaders:  Kristin VanderVeen

Foods & Nutrition:
Learn about healthy eating by partnering with adults in the kitchen to plan and create meals and snacks.  Youth can participate in a variety of 4-H food and nutrition projects including cake decorating and food preservation.

Project Leaders:  Cheryl Avila, Julie Dragt, Heather Ward

Food Preservation:
Foods project focused on preservation of foods.

Project Leader:  Heather Ward 

 

Nutrition Corner

4-H window - healthy message
Kings Harvest 4-H Club promotes healthy living. It's easy to learn how to read a food label. Everyone should strive to make least 1/2 half of your plate fruits and vegetables.  Making a healthy body will also make a healthy mind!

Kings Harvest Club Projects

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: Loretta Toledo

Metal Working:
Learn to safely operate a gas or electric welder over the course of several projects.

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

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Primary Members:
For members under the age of nine to participate in; may include basic sampling of other projects.

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Safety:
Learn to understand and practice the general concepts of personal safety, environmental safety, and public safety. May include self-defense as well as first-aid training.

Project Leader: Loretta Toledo

Sheep:
Learn about sheep 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: Daryl VanderVeen

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. 4-H Shooting Sports projects may only be led by a 4-H-certified adult 4-H volunteer or staff.

Project Leader: Gregory Chrissakis

Swine:
Learn about swine 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: Mark Avila

Vegetable Gardens & Crops:
Learn to grow vegetables and/or market crops. This includes organic gardening.

Project Leader:  Loretta Toledo, Melanie Blomquist

Veterinary Science:
Learn about the range of behavior and characteristics of a normal animal. Learn about diseases, their causes and prevention, and precautions to control those diseases that affect humans.

Project Leader: Loretta Toledo