Juniors

The Foundation of
the Future.

The Grange is a family organization. 

Children age 5-14 can belong to a 
Junior Grange or a 1+ Junior Grange. 

 

 

The Juniors Committee provides program ideas, recruitment aids and contest for Junior members. There is even a Junior portion of the State Convention.     

Director

Peggy Jillson

District 1

Vacant

District 2

Heather Elliott

District 3

Marilyn Reiher

District 4

Vacant

District 5

Veronica Ford

District 6

Maleah Bacon

At Large

Elizabeth and Kegan Williams

Join the Fun!

Want to become a Junior Grange member? Girls and boys between the ages of 5 and 14 can now become Junior members of Community/Subordinate 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 the brochure listed below in the resources 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

 

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.

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 nad will do my best to avoid bad company and harmful habits.

 

Note: This is a private Facebook group, you must submit a join request.

The Junior Section of the OSG Award book listed below contains information on becoming a State Junior Officer. The State Junior Officer application form is also listed below. 

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.

Junior Grange activity sheets can be located in the resources below. 

Junior Contests

The Junior section of the OSG Awards book, listed below contains information on many State and National Junior 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

National Junior Grange

The National Junior Grange website can be found on this webpage. It contains information and applications for contests, information on National Junior Grange Programs, a Junior Leaders page, reports and downloads for Junior Granges and more. The Junior Grange Flyer, Brochure, Guidebook and Program Guide may be found at the bottom of the home page. 

The National Junior Grange Merit Badge program is no longer supported, but the manual may still be useful. It is located below. 

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” 

Dr. Suess

OSG Award, Contests and Scholarship Book Junior section info

Oregon Junior Grange Brochure (includes application) form plus info.
This PDF is not editable, please print to use. 

State Junior Officer Application form

Junior Grange Monthly Activity Sheets info 
PDF contains all months. Print each month as needed. 

Model Release form
This PDF is not editable, please print to use.