Want to become a Junior Grange member? Girls and boys between the ages of 5 and 14 can now become Junior members of Subordinate/Community Granges. You can:
- Attend and participate in meetings
- Substitute for an officer who is absent
- Speak on a topic being discussed
- Help with Grange projects and events
- Attend a Junior Jamboree
- Enter State and National Grange contests
The cost is $1 initiation fee and $1 annual dues. Print this brochure, fill out the application form, and give it to your local Grange. If you don’t know who to give it to, sent it to:
Oregon State Grange
643 Union Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Junior Grange Pledge
I promise that I will obey the rules of the Order and will treat my Brothers and Sisters with respect.
I will try to follow the good advice of my parents and teachers and will do my best to avoid bad company and harmful habits.
Junior Grange Activity Sheets
Each activity sheet contains puzzles, quizzes, and/or a merit badge activity for a month. They are intended to be used to keep your new Junior members busy while adults discuss issues that aren’t of interest to Juniors. Download the entire set or print them a month at a time:
State Junior Officers
During the annual convention of the Oregon State Junior Grange, many activities are planned for the benefit of the Juniors in attendance. These include educational tours, various contests, and the conferral of the Junior Degree by the State Junior Officers on Tuesday morning June 27. Applications received by April 1 will receive first consideration.
- Print application form: Write information with pen.
- Type-in application form: Type, print, and mail.
Contestants must be Junior Grange members.
Participants in the Talent, Public Speaking, and Signing contests must sign up in the Junior Room of the Florence Event Center by noon on Saturday June 24.
All entries to be judged at State Grange must be received in the Junior room of the Florence Event Center by noon on Sunday June 24. If no one from your Grange is attending the convention, you can mail your entries to the State Grange office (643 Union St. NE, Salem 97301) postmarked no later than June 1.
- Include with each entry the contestant’s name, birth date, Grange name and number.
- If your Junior requires special exceptions from the standard rules, include a letter from the parent or guardian explaining the situation.
- Age groups (Age as of January 1)
- 5 to 7 years
- 8 to 10 years
- 11 to 14 years
- Awards in each age group: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $5, 3rd place: $2.
- All participants will receive certificates.
Merit Badges reward Juniors for learning and sharing what they learned. In the process Juniors develop essential critical thinking and presentation skills. These new badges are have been added for 2017. See the National Junior Grange website for the Merit Badge Manual.
National Grange 2017 Program Guide
The National Grange Junior Director announced additional contests for Juniors. Since the National Grange Convention is in November, their due dates are October 1. The Program Guide contains the rules as well as suggested activities for Juniors for each month..
Photo Release Form
Have parents sign this Model Release form when Juniors or other children participate in activities that you photograph to use in publicity for future events.
Junior Leaders, there’s an additional page of information just for you.
|Elizabeth & Kegan Williams
1035 21st ave SE
Albany, OR 97322
PO Box 703
Forest Grove, OR 97116
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