CLOVERBUD BLAST DEADLINE IS TODAY!
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.
ARTS CAMP REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY!
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.
RE-ENROLL NOW TO CONTINUE TO RECEIVE WEEKLY EMAILS AND NEWSLETTERS!
Beginning next week, we will be using the email list from 4-HOnline. Those that have not yet re-enrolled will no longer receive our weekly emails and bi-monthly newsletters. (Once you re-enroll, you will be back on the
4-Honline mailing list). All youth and volunteers can re-enroll at https://v2.4honline.com/
Note: Volunteers, please be sure to complete your trainings in order to be approved as a 4-H volunteer. If you need any help, please do not hesitate to reach to me!
PIZZA MAKING HELP NEEDED!
Pizza making is November 4th. Sign up to help assemble pizzas at:
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
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
SHOOTING SPORTS LEADERS NEEDED
Are you interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader?
We are always looking for adult volunteers to be trained and help out with our 4-H shooting sports program in the spring.
Registration is now open for the following adult certification workshops. The dates and locations are December 2, 2023, in La Crosse County and February 3, 2024, in Washington County. La Crosse County will offer archery and air rifle/rifle certifications. For Washington County, archery, air rifle/rifle and air pistol/pistol will be offered.
To see additional information go to: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/projects/shooting-sports/leader-certification-training-workshops
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!
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/
HOLIDAY PARADE FOR PARKVIEW
Join Ridgeway on December 3rd for a holiday car parade for Parkview Healthcare Center. Decorate your vehicle with holiday trimmings. Be ready to meet at 3PM in the JPCC parking lot and then go drive a few loops around the Parkview grounds.
4-H HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE IS 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://bit.ly/45xDPpC
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.
NEED SOME WI 4-H MERCHANDISE?
We are excited to launch our Wisconsin 4-H Pop-up Store where YOU can order Wisconsin 4-H merchandise. We have a limited number of options but hope this is a success and we can offer more items in the future! Most options come in multiple colors. Order today here: go.wisc.edu/x94yby
Some of the items you can look forward to purchasing include:
Jackets, tie-dye tee
Long sleeve tee
The store will be open for individual orders from now until November 6. Items will be received around the first week of December. Shipping is a minimum flat rate of $15. You can also check with your local office to see about alternate ordering options.
2024 4-H NIGHT WITH THE HERD
Join friends, family, and staff of Wisconsin 4-H for a fun night out with the Wisconsin Herd! All kids within 4-H purchasing through this link will get to participate in:
– Pre-game Career in Sports Panel
– Pre-Game watch (sitting courtside, and receive autographs from the Herd for kids)
– Jockey High Five Tunnel
See attached flyer for ticket info