- By April W Bowman
- Posted Thursday, February 18, 2021
Virtual 4-H Dog Skillathon (written test) and Day Camp
The University of Kentucky is hosting a virtual dog Skillathon (written test) and day camp on Saturday, March 6. Please note that the test will be operating on an honor system. This will be a “closed-book test” contest, you are not allowed to use any resource material or help from other people while participating in the contest. A link to participate in the contest will be emailed to each participant on Friday, March 5. Participants will have until 6 PM ET on Saturday, March 6 to complete. At 6 PM ET on March 6 the contest link will be closed. There is a junior and senior division. There will be six categories. Categories for this year are
- General 4-H Knowledge
For each category, participants will have 5 minutes to complete all questions in that category. A timer will begin once a category is loaded onto the webpage. After five minutes, the website will automatically move to the next category.
A Kentucky 4-H State Officer will announce 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awardees of the contest for each division live on the KY 4-H Facebook page on Monday, March 8 in the evening. Exact time TBD.
Virtual 4-H Dog Day Camp
Virtual sessions will be offered on March 6 via Zoom starting at 9:45 AM and ending at noon Eastern Time. The event will include four sessions:
- “Ask Dr. Cooksey” who is a veterinarian, educator, and certified Dog Club leader
- 4-H leadership session led by two state 4-H officers
- informational session about classes offered at the State 4-H Dog Show (which was virtual and open to other states in 2020)
- and more!
Register here. Each participant must be registered online by February 25.
You should also email April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-703-2855 to indicate that you are participating and include which event(s) or with questions.