FAQ Topic: Culture & recreation

Are there any ghost towns in Sherman County?

You can visit an Old West “ghost town” in Kent, an unincorporated area in southwest Sherman county (see photos of the Kent ghost town at the Pacific NW Photo blog). If you continue south, there’s another ghost town just outside Sherman County in Shaniko, Oregon.

Where did 4-H get its start?

Read about 4-H’s Oregon-born history at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/news/release/2017/10/national-4-h-week-celebrates-country%E2%80%99s-largest-youth-organization.

I’m interested in volunteering as a 4-H leader, what do I need to do?

Stop by the Sherman County Extension office, at 66365 Lonerock Road in Moro, and visit with us; we’re excited to have you be part of 4-H!  Let us know what projects you are interested in, and we’ll get you the office hours.  The Sherman 4-H Association (formerly 4-H Leaders Association) then meets monthly at the … Continued

What 4-H clubs are available in Sherman County?

Currently, Sherman County 4-H clubs help area youth nurture their skills with cows, goats, sheep, pigs, poultry, rabbits and guinea pigs, horses, robotics, sewing, cooking, outdoor cooking and food preservation, shooting sports, and leadership (7th-12th graders).  Sherman County 4-H also would like to offer more clubs, such as photography, as volunteers are available. (See the … Continued

When is 4-H camp and how much does it cost?

Sherman County 4-H camp is held the third week of June at the Camp Morrow lakeside facility outside of Wamic.  Youth in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade may attend, and attendees do not need to be 4-H members.  Cost in 2017 was $100 for 3 days/2 nights.  The registration form is at  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sherman/4h-youth.

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