Virtual program

Throughout the pandemic, 4-H has offered many virtual programs for 4-H and non-4-H members. One of these programs was statewide virtual babysitting classes which trained over 350 youth throughout Oregon on how to keep youth safe.

Another babysitting series will be held statewide from 4-5:30 p.m. via zoom on May 5, 12, 19, and 26 for youth ages 10-19. The training is designed to train youth in many aspects of babysitting including baby care, toddler care, healthy snacks, business tips, age appropriate games, first aid and safety. Registration will remain open until it is filled.

To register go to For more information, contact Dani Annala at 541-386-3343 Ext 38260

OSU Clatsop County Extension Office would also like to invite youth to join the “4-H Commit to Be Fit 30 Hour Challenge” during the month of April. Get moving, track your progress, and win cash prizes. This is open to all youth across the state ages 5-19.

Go to and download the Commit to Be Fit 30 Hour Challenge tracking grid and goal sheet and begin logging your hours. Turn your form in to the 4-H Office (2001 Marine Drive Rm 210, Astoria) or use the register button at the end of the month to submit your hours online. You will also find a healthy living activity guide to help you get moving. Every entry (all ages) that complete at least 30 hours will be entered into a $100 prize drawing.

If you have questions on either of these activities, contact Sandra Carlson at


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