Camp Ketcha Equestrians 4-H Clubs

What is 4-H?  4-H is the youth development education program of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension.  4-H is a “learning-by-doing program” for kids that offers a wide variety of programs and projects designed to teach young people the life skills necessary to succeed in the world.Club Activities:  Although this is a horse club, it is considered an un-mounted club and members need only to love horses and have a desire to learn more about all things horse.  When club activities require the use of a horse, members are able to use one of the several horses at camp. 

 

 

Ketcha Equestrians 4-H Club: Cloverbuds

Ages 5 to 8

 

Club Leader:  Jessie Bosse

Assistant Leader:  Kate Gott

 

Club activities will include:
* hands-on horsemanship activites
* introduction to project records
* community service opportunities
* horse themed learning activities

 

Cloverbuds Meeting Schedule

*New Meeting Times*
Club members may be dropped off no earlier than 4:20pm and should be picked up by 5:45pm.  Meetings will consist of a learning activity and hands-on time with our animals.  Parents/guardians are welcome to stay during the meeting.
Meetings will be from 4:30 to 5:30pm on the following Wednesdays:

2014 Meeting Schedule

January 8th & 22nd

February 5th (no meeting over Feb break)

March 5th & 19th

April 2nd, 16th & 30th

May 14th & 28th

June to August – no meetings

September to December 2014 -  to be determined

 

New members welcome!  Please contact Jessie at jbosse@campketcha.org for additional information.

 

 

 

 

Ketcha Equestrians 4-H Club

Ages 9 to 19

Club Leader:  Jessie Bosse

Assistant Leader: Kate Gott

 

2014 Meeting Schedule

Club members may be dropped off no earlier than 8:45am and should be picked up by 10:30am.
Meetings will be from 9am-10:00am. There will be a 30 minute block of time after the meeting from 10:00am to 10:30am for members to work with the horses.

Members must be picked up no later than 10:40am.
Meetings will be held on the following Saturdays:

January 11th & 25th

February 8th & 22nd

March 8th & 22nd

April 5th & 19th

May 3rd & 17th

June to August – no meetings

September to December 2014 -  to be determined

 

New members welcome!  Please contact Jessie at jbosse@campketcha.org for additional information.

 

 

Club Activities: 

Some of the activities that we have worked on in the past or are planning in the future include:

  * safety when working with horses
* grooming techniques and preparing a horse for a horse show
* a hands-on showmanship lesson
* learning about horse breeds
* learning about different diseases and health issues affecting equines
* how to read a horse’s mood and why this is important
* fun with riding — practicing bareback riding
* learning about different diseases and health issues
* community service projects
* participation in individual projects and record keeping
* horse themed arts and crafts activities
* pizza and movie party
* volunteering at a local horse show
* taking a field trip to a local horse facility

 

New members welcome!  Please contact Jessie at jbosse@campketcha.org for additional information.