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County 4-H Camp – July 11 – 13

Southeast District 8 4-H Camp will be held on July 11-13 at the Lakeview Methodist Conference Center in Palestine, Texas.  The camp is for 4-H’ers aged 8 to 12 with 4-H’ers aged 13 to 18 serving as teen leaders. Camp cost is $115 for campers and teen leaders and $75 for adult chaperones.  Registration includes meals, lodging, snacks and t-shirt. Teen leaders are needed to help as workshop leaders or group leaders. Teen leader applications are due by May 15 and camp registrations are due by May 30…. Read More →

State Fair Swine Tag Orders Due – April 25

State Fair Swine Tag Orders are due to the County Extension Office by April 25.  Cost is $11 per tag.  for more information, contact Jackie Cole at 254-757-5180.

4-H Volunteer and 4-H Council Meeting – May 5

4-H Adult Volunteer and 4-H Council Meeting will be held on May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the McLennan County Extension Office.

4-H Day at Fuddruckers – April 15

4-H Day at Fuddruckers will be on April 15 – put your receipt in the basket at the register and a portion of your ticket will be donated to McLennan County 4-H.

4-H Photography Workshop – April 22

4-H Photography Workshop will be held on April 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Top of Cameron Park.  We will meet at Anniversary Park/Playground across fromMiss Nellie’s Pretty Place.  The workshop will cover portrait photography.  Participants will learn natural poses, different looks, and cueing your subject for the photo your are looking for.  After some instruction, participants will practice on volunteer models.  We will also briefly cover the 4-H Photography Contest categories.  For more information, conatct Jackie Cole at 254-757-5180.

McLennan County 4-H Chance Drawing

McLennan County 4-H Chance Drawing – McLennan County 4-H’ers will be selling tickets for a chance drawing.  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.  Drawing will be held Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Fuddruckers located at 1411 N. Valley Mills Drive.  Proceeds will benefit McLennan County 4-H Youth program expenses.  Please see flyer for more information.  If you would more information or would like to purchase tickets, call the McLennan County Extension Office at 254-757-5180. Chance Drawing Flyer

MASH Camp – July 7-9

MASH Camp – MASH Camp is a hands-on learning experience that allows any youth in Texas to learn about the medical, safety, and health career fields.  During the three-day camp, participants will participoate in activities with the Texas Tech Health Science Cetner and the Colelge of Human Sciences.  The camp will be held on July 7-9 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.  Comp is open to all youth from grades 7-11 (4-H membership is not required).  Camp registration is $250 per outh.  Registration is open from April 1-June… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Sale – May 17

The McLennan County Master Gardeners will have a plant sale on Saturday, May 17, from 9:0 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 4565 West Waco Drive (Westview Bowling Lanes parking lot). Master Gardeners Plant Sale – May 17

Small Grain Field Day – April 25

Small Grain Field Day will be held on April 25 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon with sponsored noon lunch.  Cost is $10 per person.  Participants must pre-register by April 22 by calling the McLennan County Extension Office at 254-757-5180 or e-mail at  Three CEU’s will be offered – 1 General, 1 IPM, and 1 Law/Reg.  See flyer for more information. Small Grain Field Day Flyer

Caregiving Conference – April 26

Caregiving Conference will be held on April 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Woodway, 101 Ritchie Road, Waco, TX  76712.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  The conference is free, but participants must pre-register by calling the McLennan County Extension Office at 254-757-5180 or e-mail at  Please see flyer for more information. Caregiving Conference Flyer