THERE IS STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR PIZZA MAKING!
Pizza making is November 4th. Sign up to help assemble pizzas at:
YOUTH THRIVE SURVEY
This fall, Wisconsin 4-H will be encouraging members (ages 13-18) to complete a survey about their 4-H experience. The survey will help
Wisconsin 4-H to learn about the quality of our programs.The survey will be sent to all Wisconsin 4-H members by e-mail in the first week of
November. Youth who complete the survey will be entered into a raffle to win a $25 gift card!
For more information on the 4-H Thriving Model, visit https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/…/4-h…/4-h-thriving-model/
Please keep an eye out for messages and more information about this important survey.
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.
ONLY 8 SPOTS OPEN FOR THE 4-H HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE!
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 SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS
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)! Application materials are due December 1st and can be found at: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/camp/
CALLING ALL WI 4-H ARTISTS!
The #WI4HFoundation is once again sponsoring the Celebrate the Arts Art Contest, open NOW through January 15, 2024.
For info on official rules and how to enter, visit: https://wis4hfoundation.org/celebrate-the-arts/
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