Youth

Safety in Agriculture for Youth Survey

Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is conducting a nationwide survey to develop more training materials or update existing ones. Young adults ages 18-25 who worked on a farm or ranch while they were 12-15 are asked to fill out the Farm & Ranch Employee Survey.  Please encourage your parent or employer to fill out the Farm & Ranch Employer Survey.

Western Regional Leadership & Youth Conference

August 4-6 @ Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, Buena Park, CA

Theme:  “Sculpting your Passion into Action”

  • Accommodations @ hotel $139.+ per person per night; conference group rate can be extended one or two extra days; hotel reservation deadline is July 6; call 866-752-2444 or 714-995-1111
  • Meals Friday night on your own and Saturday Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner & Sunday Breakfast at hotel included
  • Grange specific activities
  • Registration fee includes Amusement Park entry Friday night; Registration deadline is July 19
  • Free Parking to registered guests

2017 Contests and Awards for Young Adults (Ages 14-35)

Oregon State Grange Youth Officers application must be sent to the State Youth Director postmarked no later than March 30

Oregon Teenager Award application must be sent to the State Youth Director postmarked no later than May 15

Horizon Leadership Ambassador & Young Patron Program: Applicants must complete the Trivia Challenge, complete the application form and send a letter of recommendation from your Subordinate/Community Grange Master or Secretary to the State Youth Director postmarked no later than May 15.

Folding Display Contest Display must be entered for judging at the State Grange Convention by noon on Sunday June 25.

Grange Jeopardy

National Grange Youth Officers Team: Applicants must complete the Trivia Challenge and send their application with photo and letter of recommendation postmarked no later than September 1 to the National Youth Director.

John Trimble National Youth Legislative Experience Applications must be postmarked no later than September 1 to the National Youth Director

Youth Department Contests Open to All Grangers

Youth Booster Award nomination must be sent to the State Youth Director postmarked no later than May 15

Sign-A-Song Contest contestants must notify the State Youth Director no later than May 15

Public Speaking Contest contestants must notify the State Youth Director no later than May 15

Grassroots Activism Award deadline to submit application to National Grange Legislative Director is December 1

National Grange Achievement Awards

Seals can be earned in any order.

A certificate will be issued with the first seal earned for each individual Achievement Award in a given year. Additional seals will be sent separately if applied for at different times.

While this is a project of the Youth and Young Adults department, it is open to all Grangers.

Send forms showing completed awards to the Oregon State Grange office postmarked no later than August 15.

2017 Distinguished Youth Program

Join the Grange

The youth program is for teenagers, young adults and young couples aged 14 to 35 years.

Not yet a member?

  1. Print this brochure.
  2. Fill out the application on the back.
  3. If you don’t know the closest Grange to you, click Find a Grange, click the county you live in, and check the addresses of the Granges.
  4. Give the application, initiation fee ($5), and dues through the end of the current calendar year to a Grange member or send it to the Grange’s mailing address. Most Granges do not receive mail at their hall. On the Find a Grange page, note the Grange’s mailing address.If you aren’t sure which Grange is closest to you, you can mail the application to the Oregon State Grange and your application will be sent for you.

Oregon State Grange
643 Union Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301


Resources


Youth Committee

Director
Connie Suing
Email
4557 Spring Meadow Ave
Eugene, OR 97404
541-556-2609
District 1
Erica Anderson
Email
1300 Lakeshore Dr
Selma, OR 97538
541-231-0998
District 2
Pat Heard
Email
83 Cedar St
Eugene, OR 97401
541-345-2126
District 3
Brenda Hoag
Email
59043 Glacier Ave
St Helens, OR 97051
541-515-0340
District 4
Joyce Parker
Email
PO Box 13
Colton, OR  97017
503-502-6188
District 5
Teresa Brott
Email
PO Box 1767
Redmond, OR 97756
541-504-5686
District 6
Gail Wilson
Email
49667 River Rd
Pendleton, OR 97801
541-276-3778
At Large
Lexie Suing
E-mail
4557 Spring Meadow Ave
Eugene, OR 97404
541-556-2674
Mikela Heimuller
E-mail
PO Box 1453
Scappoose, OR 97056
503-369-2575

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