The September/October newsletter should be arriving to your homes shortly. The electronic version can be found at: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/newsletters/
All clubs that are forwarding record books to the county level need to have the books at the Extension Office no later than October 15th. Youth: please check with your club leader for your club’s record book due date. Record book guidelines and pages can be found on our website: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/record-book/
Re-enrollment for the 2022-23 4-H year will open on 4HOnline September 6th and close on November 20th. Project selection must be finalized by January 31, 2023.
Re-enrollment info can be found in the Sept/Oct newsletter.
THE NEW YAC
Are you in 6-12th grade and looking to help plan and participate in a few fun adventures? Our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) has a new twist! Introducing the new Youth ADVENTURE Committee!
What will the new YAC do?
- Any Winnebago County 4-H youth in grades 6-12 can join YAC. There is no selection process.
- Youth that would like to join will meet a few times a year to plan three to four adventure and fun-filled activities for 4-H teens to attend. (ex: Snow tubing, kayaking, bowling, zip lining, Brewer or Timber Rattler game, etc). The YOUTH decide on and help plan the outings.
- We are focusing on the 4-H Essential Element of BELONGING. YAC will help provide opportunities for teens to get to know peers from other clubs in the county and have fun in a safe environment.
JOIN OUR 4-H INTERSTATE EXCHANGE PROGRAM!
There will be an informational meeting for all youth and families interested in joining Interstate Exchange on Sept 11th at 4PM at JPCC. We hope to grow this program in our county! Anyone in grades 7-12 can join.
SUBMIT YOUR YOUTH & ADULT AWARD NOMINATIONS
Our 4-H Family Banquet is coming up on October 22nd (form included in newsletter) and each year you have the opportunity to nominate youth and adults for various county awards. The Awards Rubric and Nomination form are in your newsletter mailing.
There also will be 10 spots open on the Leaders’ Association Board. Up to 4 spots can be filled by youth! Please consider running! Board Nominations (and self nominations) can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
HALLOWEEN SKATING PARTY!
Skater’s Edge – 5714 Integrity Way, Appleton
Date: October 16thTime: 4:30 – 6:30 PM FREE ADMISSION FOR WINNEBAGO COUNTY 4-H MEMBERS (skate upgrade not included) FREE popcorn & drink coupon Costume Contest with great prizes! Invite a Friend! Sponsored by the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association
PIZZA SALE TIME!
4-H Pizza sales begin now! See the insert / order form in your newsletter.
Pizza Count Night: October 12 @ 6-8PM @ JPCC
Order pizzas online: https://winnebago4hleaders.square.site/
Sign up for Pizza Making (Nov 5th): https://bit.ly/3AQHFOr
SAVE THE DATES
(More info can be found in the Sept/Oct Newsletter)
9.6: Re-enrollment Opens
9.11: Interstate Exchange Info Meeting @ 4PM @ JPCC
9.14: MAB Meeting @ 7:30PM @ JPCC
9.17: Dairy Project Quarterly Meeting @ 12 Noon @ JPCC
9.29: Dog Project Meeting at 6:30 PM @ JPCC10.16: Halloween Skating Party 10.19: 4-H Family Banquet Award Nominations Due 10.22: 4-H Family Banquet
Have a great Labor Day Weekend!