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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The 4-H Tip Sheet provides timely advice for 4-H members.

Deadlines

Upcoming Deadlines
4-H deadlines for staff, families and volunteers.

From the 4-H Program Leader

Strengthening the Future of Kansas 4-H
We appreciated those of you who attended our breakout session at Annual Conference as we explore ways in which we can reach our program goals and meet future needs by obtaining additional external resources.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | November 15, 2016

Upcoming Events

National Festival of Breads 2017
National Festival of Breads
Enter the National Festival of Breads now!
Kansas Junior Meat Goat Producer Day Date Announced
The Kansas Junior Meat Goat Producer Day will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Weber Arena on the K-State campus in Manhattan. Youth, parents, extension agents, and project leaders of any skill level or knowledge base are invited to participate.
2017 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training is Coming
The 2017 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 24-25 at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City.
Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification Training Details
The 2017 Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification training will be held January 20-22, 2017, in Salina, Kansas.
2017 Horse Panorama
Horse Panorama announcement.
2017 Discovery Days Classes
Information about signing up to teach a class at Discovery Days is now available.

Volunteer Development

Re-Screening of the formerly known as VIP Volunteer
Steps for re-screening VIP to volunteer screening.

4-H Online

New Local ES-237 Report Deadline
The deadline has been moved up for the local ES-237 report and 4HOnline end of year clean up and preparation.

Professional Development

Mental Health First Aid for Adults
The Meadowlark Extension District will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid training for Adults on Monday January 9, 2017 in Seneca at the Meadowlark Extension District Seneca Office. Contact David Key 785-336-2184 for more information or to register.
Read full announcement | From David Key | November 15, 2016

Program Information

Kansas 4-H Cloverbuds
4-H Cloverbud policies.

Other News

RESPOND BY NOV. 15: National ECOP Positive Youth Development Health Team seeks your input
The ECOP Framework for Health - Positive Youth Development Health (PYDH) Team is seeking your input on national positive development for youth health.
4-H Grows Here T-Shirts
Now is the time to order 4-H Grows Here T-Shirts. Be ready for 4-H Day and other upcoming events with these four fun designs.
484H Wrap-Up
Please help us get any final reporting in for the 2016 48 Hours of 4-H Event. We want all events counted!
Youth Council Collegiate Advisor Positions
We are looking for two Collegiate Advisor Volunteers for the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council. Applications are due December 10, 2016.

Global Citizenship Opportunities

2017 Outbound International Exchange Selection and Orientation
All 2017 Kansas 4-H Outbound Exchange applicants will meet with interview teams who will determine readiness for the exchange for which they are applying.
Host Families for 20174-H International Exchanges
December and January are ideal times for families to consider hosting for 4-H Academic Year Exchanges for 2017-18 and for summer and fall exchanges. Kansas families can again host Japanese or South Korean teens for the academic year through 4-H.