PROJECT ADDITIONS/CHANGES IN 4HONLINE
If you have any project changes you would like to make on 4Honline, please email the changes to email@example.com no later than January 31st. This is the deadline for projects chosen for potential fair entries. FAIR ENTRY (which is where you sign up for actual fair exhibits) will be available in early June.
ALL COUNTY MEETING
Please mark you calendars for the next All County Meeting! We will be discussing and brainstorming ideas for the 5 year spend down plan of Leaders’ Association excess funds. We want to hear your ideas for creative programming and promotion of your county’s 4-H program!
January 24th @ 7PM @ JPCC
2023 SHOOTING SPORTS (ARCHERY)
Letters with information about the 2023 Winnebago County 4-H Shooting Sports program were mailed out this week.
Next meeting is Feb. 16 at 6:30 PM at Oshkosh Animal Hospital for a tour and demonstration by a veterinarian. Members are to bring a product donation for the Oshkosh Humane Society.
The next 4-H Ambassadors meeting will take place on January 22nd at 6PM at Joe Kuehnl’s home: 6767 Cty Rd T – Oshkosh.
SNOW TUBING AT NORDIC MOUNTAIN
Winnebago County 4-H YAC is hosting a snow tubing adventure for all youth in grades 6-12!
When: February 25th
Where: Nordic Mountain
Time: Tubing time slot is from 1-3PM
Cost: $25 per person
Register no later than February 4th at bit.ly/3ZadRqr
We also need a few adult 4-H approved volunteers! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help out.
MEAT ANIMAL BOARD INFO
Beef, Sheep and Swine Projects:
My apologies for not getting the following information in the 4-H newsletter.
Here are some updates from the Meat Animal Board:
Beef Weigh In will be Saturday February 25, 2023 from 9 – 11 am at the
fairgrounds with a snow date of Saturday March 4 from 9 – 11 am.
Next meeting:February 8, 2023 – 7:30 pm @ JPCC. Watch for any changes on our FB page!
Explore Things That Fly with Sarah Thompson. For Grades 3-5.
When: February 16
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: James P Coughlin Center
Register at: bit.ly/3hwXxz0
Deadline to register is 2.9.23
RABBIT PROJECT MEETING
There will be a rabbit project meeting on February 19th at JPCC from 12-2PM. Also we will be conducting a showmanship clinic. Each member is allowed to bring 1 rabbit in a secure carrying cage if they wish to do a practice run of showmanship. We will be ordering pizza in as well!
4-H FOODS REVIEW!
Imagine the PASTAbilities at our 2023 Winnebago County 4-H Foods Review!
When: February 24th
Where: James P Coughlin Center
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM
Cost: $5 per youth
REGISTER AT: bit.ly/3FrgACI
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FEBRUARY 10TH
Although this is geared for youth in the food project, you don’t have to be enrolled in the food project to participate!
See attached flyer for more info!
4-H KEY AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIPS
4-H Key Award is the highest 4-H recognition you can receive. 4-H Key Award applicants must have consistent 4-H growth, be a 4-H youth in 9th grade or older, must have completed at least 3 years of 4-H and 1 year of youth leadership and contributed to service to their club, community, and county.
The Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association awards up to five $500 scholarships to current 4-H members who are high school seniors. This
includes one scholarship from the Judith Gruszynske Memorial (Oshkosh
Area Community Foundation), one scholarship from the Simpson Memorial, one from the Stevenson Memorial, and two from the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association.
The Key Award and Academic Scholarships (for post-high school education) are a combined application. Youth can apply for just one or both, depending on their eligibility.
For application and requirements visit: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/files/2022/01/SCHOLARSHIP.KEY-Application.pdf
4-H HORSE & PONY PROJECT TACK SALE
March 4th at Sunnyview Exposition Center – Opens at 9AM
See attached flyer for more info.
2023 RABBIT FUN SHOW
It’s fun show time! We will once again be putting on a raffle, donations are welcomed and encouraged from clubs and individuals!
April 22nd at Winnebago County Fairgrounds – Barn A
ENTRY FEES: $1.00 per entry. Please bring your own lunch! We are the only ones on the fairgrounds (as of right now) so no hot food will be available this year. We may offer this again in the future, but for now we will be limited to water and snacks as sale items just to make things easy.
Not listed on the flyer: We will be STARTING with Showmanship in the morning, with the breed show starting after the conclusion of showmanship. See attached flyer for all the details.
4-H SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN
June 27-30th at Upham Woods
This year’s theme is Under the Sea!
Early Bird: $145
After March 3rd: $170
Download Registration Form: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/camp/
See attached flyer
CAMP CHAPERONES NEEDED
We are in need of 2 more camp chaperones for this summer’s 4-H camp. If you enjoy the outdoors and working with our 4-H youth, please contact Dana Berger!
2023 Summer Camp: June 27-30th at Upham Woods, WI Dells
WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST 4-H CLUBS!
Butte des Morts Elementary ChickQuest
Legacy Rose Farm 4-H Club