4-H Announcements 11.18.22

RE-ENROLLMENT ENDS IN 2 DAYS!

Don’t miss out!  Re-enroll today to continue to participate in 4-H programs and receive our updates and newsletter!  Deadline to re-enroll is 11.20.2022

Enroll at https://v2.4honline.com/


YOUTH AGES 13+ PLEASE COMPLETE THE THRIVE SURVEY!

The 4HThriving survey IS OPEN! The survey will be automatically emailed out to eligible youth to the address they have in 4-HOnline. Participation is highly encouraged and appreciated! The data will help educators strengthen 4-H programs at both the state and local levels. 

Those who complete the survey will be entered to win one of 50 $25 Amazon gift cards! We can’t wait to hear your feedback!


4-H HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE

ALMOST FULL!

December 18th from 2-4PM at JPCC

Bring 4 dozen of one type of cookie or bar to exchange.

Bring 20 copies of your recipe.

We also will put together hot cocoa mixes with: Snowman, Reindeer and Grinch Poop!

Deadline to Register December 9th – Limit 20!

Register at: https://bit.ly/3NJq8wz


2023 4-H SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS

Camp Counselor applications are available at:  https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/camp/

Current 4-H youth in grades 9-13 are eligible to apply.  
Applications and references are due December 2nd!


AMBASSADOR MEETING

The next Ambassador meeting will take place on November 20th at Joe Kuehnl’s home (6767 Cty Rd T, Oshkosh).  They will be discussing the holiday parade in Winneconne and 4-H Fun Day!  All youth in grades 6 and up are welcome to come.


NEXT EXPLORING WORKSHOP – FUN WITH FLASHLIGHTS

Youth in grades 3-5 are invited to join Sarah Thompson in Fun with Flashlights.  Youth will make flashlights and earn about electricity and circuits.

December 8th @ 6:30 PM @ JPCC

MUST Register by December 1st at:  https://forms.gle/J7Ss2kHp9LzT7jmA8


YAC ADVENTURE PLANNING MEETING

We are holding a YAC Adventure Planning Meeting on November 22nd at 7PM at JPCC.  If you have signed up to participate in YAC, please plan to attend!  We will be choosing adventures for Winter, Spring and Summer

 Interested in signing up to be a YAC-er?  Visit:  https://forms.office.com/r/NkDzdBZCaV


HOLIDAY DRIVE THRU PARADE FOR PARKVIEW

Ridgeway 4-H Club invites you to join them on Sunday, December 4th for a drive thru parade around Parkview Health Center.  Decorate your car with signs, bows, lights and whatever else you like!  Meet in the JPCC parking lot at 2:45pm.  The parade will start at 3PM and will take 2 laps around the Parkview grounds.


NEW RECORD BOOK AWARDS FOR 2023 – PLAN NOW

SEE ATTACHMENT FOR 2022 RECORD BOOK AWARDS

We are offering some new awards for youth who complete record books.  These new awards will happen in fall of 2023, but I wanted to get the info out so youth can prepare now!

For more info visit:  https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/record-book/


TITLE IX TRAINING REQUIRED TO BE AN APPROVED VOLUNTEER

We have many volunteers who have not completed the Title IX training that rolled out earlier this year.  If you have not completed it yet, it is now a requirement in order for your enrollment to be approved.  The training is not attached to 4Honline but can be accessed at: https://youthtraining.compliance.wisc.edu/  I have attached an instructional guide for the training to this email.


WI 4-H SPACE CAMP INFO

Explore the stars! Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp gives students the opportunity to experience how to build the skills of an official astronaut! Space Camp includes a bus ride to Huntsville, Alabama where the three-day Pathfinder Program is held. Registration is open on 4-H Online.  There’s only about 100 openings (with limited spots for 9th graders), so mark your calendars!  

Full information: http://4h.extension.wisc.edu/…/statewide…/space-camp/


4-H NATIONAL CONFERENCE

National 4-H Conference annually brings 4-H youth and adults from around the nation to work towards strengthening and expanding the 4-H Youth Development program at the local, state, and national levels. National 4-H Conference is the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth in developing recommendations for the 4-H Youth Development Program. 

State applications, complete with signatures, are due to the State 4-H Office on January 2, 2023. The application materials are available at the link below. The application process includes answering a list of questions, obtaining a county educator (or equivalent) reference, and a resume. Delegates are chosen by a group of State staff members after reviewing each applicant’s qualifications. Interviews may also be conducted.
Visit: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/statewide-events-and-opportunities/national-4-h-conference/


DATES TO REMEMBER

11.20:  Re-enrollment Deadline
11.20:  Ambassador Meeting @ 6PM @ Joe Kuehnl’s home
11.22:  YAC Adventure Planning Meeting  7PM @ JPCC
11.24:   HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
11.25:  OFFICE CLOSED
12.1:  Deadline to register for Exploring Workshop
12.2:  Camp Counselor Applications Due
12.8:  Exploring Workshop (must be registered)
12.11:  Camp Counselor Interviews 1PM -?  at JPCC
12.18:  Holiday Cookie Exchange – 2PM @ JPCC (must be registered)
 

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