Contact Us...

If you have questions about the information posted below, send an email to the Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at Comal-tx@tamu.edu or call (830) 620-3440. View the web site: http://comal.agrilife.org

Congrats, Shelby! Mission Possible Mentor



Congratulations to Shelby Steinbach who was selected as a mentor for the Mission Possible camp at the Texas 4-H Conference Center this summer. This camp is designed to provide an all-inclusive camp experience for youth with and without disabilities. See the flyer for more details about the camp and please forward it to anyone you think may be interested!

4-H Google Calendar

Alamo Area Rabbit Club forming



Flyer on a newly forming Rabbit Club that will encompass Bexar County and the surrounding counties. This club will sponsor a yearly TRBA show. Right now the closest TRBA show is in Austin. The Austin show is coming up on May 2nd.



Claybusters April Meeting

Claybusters met on April 16th with 50 people attending (28 members and 22 parents/adults). Mrs. Onderdonk presented the program on expectations of Claybusters members. Comal Claybusters are respectful young adults who will never talk back in a rude way and will be good-hearted people. Claybusters will always pick up shells, even if they are not theirs, and thank the puller/scorer for their time, as well. 

Community Service project: Club clean up for Mr. VanAusdall.

Other projects or business of special interest included: information about the Novice Shoot on April 18th. Scholarship fund discussion and voting results, option 2 to discontinue the scholarship accrual and provide entry fees for Comal County Shoot was voted by members. There will be a mandatory meeting on May 14th for anyone wishing to become an officer for next year.

Our next meeting is May 21st at 6:00 p.m. at the clubhouse.

Submitted by: Andrea Hinojosa

Duds to Dazzle - County Roundup



DUDS TO DAZZLE COUNTY CONTEST - CANCELLED!

COUNTY ROUNDUP - CANCELLED!

County Roundup participants call or email County Extension Agent Dana Williams to set up a time to come into the Extension office and present your Roundup entry.

All Roundup participants will advance to the District level on May 2nd.

4-H Scholarship Interviews

Congratulations to Rachel Fuqua, Antonia MacCrossan, Emily Noland and Kimberly Phelan who all received 4-H Scholarship interviews this year. GOOD LUCK!

Club Assignments for Council Meeting

April 29th Council Meeting Assignments:

Inspiration:  Bluebonnet

Pledges and Motto:  Claybusters

Snacks:  Hill Country Central and Homegrown

Drinks: Saddle Slappers

Roundup Entertainment


Livestock Judging Camps This Summer

Dates: June 12-14 and June 15-17, Texas A&M University
Cost: $300 per 4-H'er (includes lodging, meals, literature, t-shirt)
Deadline to Register: May 1

These camps give those who attend a great course in livestock judging and selection! Participants must be 11-18 years old. For more information, or to sign up, visit http://animalscience.tamu.edu/workshops/youth-workshops/livestock-judging-camp/

Beach Photo Adventure - April 17-19



Hey all,

Guadalupe County is still looking for people to come on their photo trip this coming weekend…they really need a few more participants, so if you know of anyone in photography that you think would benefit from this, send it to them asap!

Howdy,

Back in 2013, We held our first Beach Photo Adventure.  This became a National Award-winning program in the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents!  Its that time of year again, we will be holding out beach photo trip APRIL 17-19 at Port Aransas, Texas

The Cost will be $125.00 each...this includes most meals (except for Lunch on Saturday) Housing, a trip to San Jose Island, The mission in Goliad and more.  There is also a possibility that each person will receive a $40.00 rebate after the event!

This event is limited to 25 people maximum!  Intermediate age 4-Hers are allowed if accompanied by a parent, while senior age 4-Hers can attend alone.  Housing will consist of houses across the street from each other. You must register and pay by April 14th! The schedule as it stands now is:

Friday:
Leave Seguin around 5pm
Dinner at scenic outlook near Karnes City

Saturday
7am –Sunrise photos in Port A & breakfast
9am-12:10pm, Boat Trip to San Jose Island (uninhabited island)
12:30– Lunch at Moby Dicks (on your own with group)
1:45pm, presentation workshop with photographer
4pm– Downtown Port A, parks and city life
6pm– dinner at houses, pool time, processing and editing time
9pm? - Night Photography in Port A
Sunday
9am– Trip to Joan and Scott Holt Park
11am—check out of dorms
1pm—Goliad, Texas and State Park (Old Mission and Fort)
4-5pm—Return to Seguin!

Please let Matt Miranda, Guadalupe County, know asap if you would like to go! As of today, there are 19 spots left open.  You can reach Matt at 830-303-3889.

State Fair Swine Validation Tags

If you plan on showing a pig at the State Fair this fall, it's time to come in and purchase your State Fair validation tag.

Cost is $12 each and deadline is April 24th. You must bring exact change or a check made payable to Comal 4-H Council.
 

Attention: 4-H Horse Exhibitors!



4-H Horse Project- It's time to validate your 4-H horse(s) on 4-H Connect!

2015 Horse Validation will open on 4-H Connect March 1 through May 1.
·         March 1 – April 15 - $10 per horse
·         April 16 – May 1 - $20 per horse

All horses must be validated or re-validated with payment each year, to be eligible to show at District and State 4-H Horse Shows. All barn boarders MUST validate their horses on 4-H Connect.




2015 State 4-H Horse Show
·         Rules, Regulations and Schedule are posted here or on Facebook at:

 

     2015 Summer Horsemanship School Program
·        Schedule (See below)
·        Information available at http://horse.tamu.edu (Click on the State 4-H Horse Show link.) or https://www.facebook.com/texasstate4hhorseshow
·       
          Registration is still open.  Deposits are non-refundable, so please have counties contact me before registering, to make sure their chosen date will work in the schedule. tjantilley@ag.tamu.edu 979-845-5264



Scurry
Snyder
June 1,2
Moore
Dumas
June 4,5,6
Wichita
Wichita Falls
June 12,13
Taylor
Abilene
June 19,20
Wise
Decatur
June 26,27


Somervell
Glen Rose
June 1,2
Young
Graham
June 3,4
Bastrop (Lee)
Giddings
June 8,9,10
Denton
Shady Shores
June 12,13
Burnet
Marble Falls
June 22,23,24


Angelina
Lufkin
June 1,2
Jasper
Jasper
June 3,4
Hardin
Silsbee
June 12,13
Orange
Orange
June 29, 30, July 1