4-H FAMILY AWARDS BANQUET REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY!
The 2023 4-H Family Banquet will take place on October 21st. Come celebrate our volunteer and youth award winners!
The Leaders’ Association Board has spots open for youth leaders and adult volunteers. If you are considering running, please contact Kay Lettau: email@example.com or Jen Crowley: firstname.lastname@example.org (both on the nominating committee).
All youth and volunteers can re-enroll for the 2023-24 4-H program year. Please see the attached informational guide about re-enrollment. Re-enrollment closes on Nov 20th.
IT’S 4-H PIZZA SALE TIME!
Pizza sales help fund 4-H workshops, camps, scholarships and more! Please see the attached pizza order form. Online ordering will be set up soon. Please check with your club leader to see when your club is collecting order forms. Club leaders: Pizza Count Night is October 19th from 6-8PM at JPCC. Pizza making is November 4th. Sign up to help assemble pizzas at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4ca9ad2cabfc1-fall2#/
Also, the Leaders Association is looking for someone willing to run the kitchen area during pizza making (i.e. mixing sauce, washing dishes, etc. If you can help out, please contact Joe Kuehnl at 920-836-1736
NOV/DEC 4-H NEWSLETTER ARTICLES DUE DATE
If your club or group has an article, event or club minutes to share in our newsletter, please email them to email@example.com no later than October 20th.
We had a blast at Cloverbud Camp, and now it is time to reconnect with more of our Cloverbud friends for another great day of fun! Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 5, 1:00-3:00pm. There will be fun games, creative crafts and loads of fun. There will be a special ceremony to recognize our Cloverbud Graduates at approximately 2:45pm, so parents will want to make sure they are there! To register, please call the office by Friday, October 27 or email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-H COUNTY-WIDE EVENT: PEOPLE OF THE WATERS TOUR
Attend this great county-wide 4-H project enrichment opportunity at the Oshkosh Public Museum. November is Native American Heritage Month, and we will be touring the People of the Waters Exhibit on November 18th at 10:30AM. The cost is $3 for youth and $8 for adults. Participants will also make a Native American style basket. See the attached flyer for all the details and how this event can align with 4-H projects and fair entries.
Register at: https://bit.ly/3t4CzwR
THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT
(Thank you Chelsy Cegielski for organizing this!)
Join Foods Project youth, parents, and siblings on this no-school day (for most).
Date: Wednesday, November 22
Time: 9:00-11:30 am
Location: 2911 W. Evergreen Drive. Appleton, WI
Age Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 10 years old. Youth, ages 10-16, must be accompanied by their parent or guardian for the duration of the volunteer shift
Volunteers will participate in a packaging, labeling, or sorting initiative. This will range from repackaging bulk products into family-friendly sized portions, packing a meal box for one of our specialty programs, or quality checking donated items before they reach one of the 35 local food pantries. We will complete the event with a tour of Feeding America’s impressive warehouse and learn about their organization.
Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for check-in. The Volunteer Program staff will do an orientation for the activity. Please note this volunteer activity takes place in a warehouse facility that is cool; please dress in layers.
Click here to complete registration and join the Winnebago County 4H team!
ARTS CAMP REGISTRATION
Attention 6th-8th graders! Join us for a weekend of mysterious arts fun at Upham Woods on November 18th-19th! Join us for a weekend of mysterious arts fun at Upham Woods! Campers (AKA Secret Agents) will use all their arts skills and learn some new ones to complete 6 top secret arts missions.
We need a top-notch team to help us crack the 4-H Arts Camp Code! Register by October 27th on 4HOnline (v2.4honline.com).
Youth registration: $110; Adult Chaperone Registration: $60. A limited amount of scholarship funding is available upon request.
AMERICAN SPIRIT REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
American Spirit Registration is open! American Spirit—grades 8-10, registration in 4-H online opens October 1. Dates of travel in 2024 are June 14-23, 21-30 or July 5-14. More info can be found here: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/statewide-events-and-opportunities/american-spirit-east/
4-H HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE IS COMING BACK!
December 10th at JPCC from 3-5PM. Bring 4 dozen of one type of cookie or bar to exchange. Bring 20 copies of your recipe. Create a Holiday make-take gift. Fun music and reindeer games! Limited to 20 youth.
Deadline to register is December 3rd
Register at: https://rb.gy/x7fvp
4-H CAMP COUNSELOR INTERVIEWS – SAVE THE DATE!
If you are in high school and interested in becoming a 2024 4-H Summer Camp counselor, please reserve December 10th from 1-2:30 PM in your calendar! Interviews will look a little different this year (and will be fun)! More info to come in the November newsletter.