Join the Fun!
- 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
2020 Junior Grange Contests
Contestants must be Junior Grange members. Children between the ages 5 and 14 can join your Subordinate/ Community Grange as 1+ members by paying an initiation fee of $1 and $1 annual dues. Your Master will administer the Junior Grange Obligation. Your Secretary will list the Junior’s name, address, and birth date on your next quarterly report. Your Grange retains the $2 payment.
State Junior Officers – not valid for 2020 session
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, contests, and the conferral of the Junior Degree by the current Junior Grange officers. Applications received by March 31 will receive first consideration.
- Print application form: Write information with pen.
- Type-in application form: Type, print, and mail.
National Grange Contests
Cross-stitch, creative art, creative writing, mini scrapbook, and photography contests can be, but do not have to be, entered for judging at the State Grange Convention. If they are, awards in each age group: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $5, 3rd place: $2.50.
After the convention the State Director will send winning entries to the National Junior Director. However, if you want your entry returned to you and not sent to National Grange, please specify on your entry.
Juniors can send entries to National Grange without having them judged at the State Convention. Send them to the National Junior Director postmarked no later than October 1. Entries are not guaranteed to be returned to the contestant.
National Grange contest age groups:
- 5 to 7 years
- 8 to 10 years
- 11 to 14 years
#3 Introduction to the Grange Founders
#4 Grange Attendance
#7 Postal Museum
#13 Endangered Species
National Grange Awards
Merit Achievement Badges reward Juniors for learning and sharing what they learned. In the process they develop essential critical thinking and presentation skills.
- The Grange Adventure has 20 badges ranging from attending meetings to creating a Lecturer’s program.
- Team Up America has 20 badges ranging from the Bill of Rights to developing a family disaster plan.
- Discovery Network has 18 badges ranging from reading ten books to designing your own badge.
Download the Merit Badge Manual for a description of each badge and use it to track your progress.
Junior Ambassador Program
National Grange 2020 Prgram 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.
contains the rules as well as suggested activities for Juniors for each month..
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:
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.
987 Tivoli, Eugene, OR 97404
PO Box 352
Florence, OR 97439
5498 Tree St
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
PO Box 2051
Terrebonne, OR 97760
86904 Lost Prairie Rd
Enterprise, OR 97828
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2271 Waverly Dr SE Apt 204
Albany, OR 97322
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