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Extension Educational Programs & Services
Lawrence County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.

 

2018 Day Camp Participants

4-H Youth Development

Lawrence County Cooperative Extension Service has a wonderful 4-H youth development program. Through 4-H programs, kids in our county are able to travel to new places as well as meet other 4-H'ers. Lawrence County currently has over 100 county youth, ranging from ages 5-19, and 20 adult volunteers. There are 4 clubs spread throughout the county. Below is a list of the clubs and their meeting location. For more information about 4-H, contact Bryce Baldridge at the Lawrence County Extension Office at (870) 886-3741. To join a Lawrence County 4-H club or to re-enroll go to .

Photo: 4-H members who participated in 2018 Day Camp at Lake Charles State Park.

 

  • Art Discovery: meets in Walnut Ridge- Leader-Debbie Lamb
  • Livestock: meets in Black Rock-Leader-Allan Brown
  • Shooting Sports: meets in Black Rock - Leader - Phillip Roark
  • Ralph Joseph Youth Leadership Group  Advisor - FCS Agent Tori Copeland

 

EHC members attend the state EHC Conference in Hot Springs

Lawrence County Extension Homemakers

The Lawrence County Extension Homemakers always have a great time at the Annual State Meeting in Hot Springs. Celebrating the year's achievements and projecting for the future, AEHC meets at Hot Springs each June.  Save the dates for the 2020 convention June 2, 3, 4, 2020.  Educational, How-to, Creative Skills and Subject Matter classes, as well as awards and recognitions will highlight the meeting. Everyone is encouraged to attend. For more information  about current clubs or to start a new club, contact FCS Agent, Tori Copeland, at (870) 886-3741.  Learn more about the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council.

Photonce EHC Members attending the 2019 AEHC State Conference in Hot Springs

  • Clover Bend: meets as announced
  • Eaton: meets as announced
  • Imboden: meets at the Imboden Church of Christ
  • Scrappers: meets in Black Rock and Hoxie 
  • Smithville: meets at the Smithville Community Center
Cattle grazing, looking from combine to rice field, trough garden

Lawrence County Agricultural Programs and Services

 Whether you have a row crop farm, livestock or a small home garden, the staff at the Lawrence County Extension office can assist you. We offer a wide variety of education programs from beef and forage production, to row crops, to vegetable gardening and lawn care. Contact Lawrence County Extension for more research-based information on agriculture livestock and home horticulture programs.

 

 

 

Best Care Logo

 

Photo: Best Care Logo

Best Care: 10 hours of face to face trainings. One day class starting at 8:00 am and ending at 6:00 pm. Class will be held at Williams Baptist University.

2020 Course Topics

  • Movement and Literacy
  • Family Engagement
  • The Importance of Oral Care
  • Stress & Anxiety in Young Children
  • Math Skills & Manipulative's
  • Fostering Self-Esteem
  • Dramatic Play Areas
  • Bullying
  • Self-Care
  • Weather in the Classroom

Top 5 Reasons to Participate in Best Care

  1. Training classes are registered with PDR & Supports Better Beginnings
  2. Training is offered in 26 locations across the state
  3. New curriculum developed every year
  4. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available
  5. FREE!

Call the Lawrence County Extension office to reserve your place 870-886-3741.

 

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