Monday, October 17, 2016
The 4-H Tip Sheet provides timely advice for 4-H members.
4-H deadlines for staff, families and volunteers.
From the 4-H Program Leader
As KSRE professionals, Extension Administration has challenged us to explore ways in which we can reach our program goals and meet future needs by obtaining additional external resources.
You are Invited! Please come join Rock Springs 4-H Center for a family-fun-fall event! Sunday, October 30th from 12:30-4:00 we will host friends and family for fall activities galore!
Registration for the Kansas 4-H Leadership Weekend is open until November 1. This is a great opportunity for youth ages 14-18 and for adult volunteers.
The 2017 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 24-25 at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City.
The Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification training will be held January 20-22, 2017, in Salina, Kansas.
Save the date! The 2017 Kansas Junior Swine Producer Day will be held on Saturday, March 11th, in Weber Hall on the K-State campus in Manhattan. Youth, parents, project leaders, and extension agents of all skill levels are invited to participate.
Join Rock Springs Equine Director, Beth Retzlaff, for Saddle Club Afterschool Program. Two sessions, lasting four-weeks each begin soon!
4-H Horse Panorama announcement for dates.
Awards and Recognition
For more than 55 years she's supported, taught and encouraged Kansas youth. Now Ann Domsch has been inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
Reporter Books are due November 1 to the State 4-H Office.
Horse volunteer of the year information.
Kansas 4-H is moving into unmanned aerial systems (drones) in the near future. While this new 4-H project will not be commercial, please note the new requirements for commercial UAS.
The Kansas 4-H SpaceTech Action Team and Kansas 4-H Youth Development are pleased to add a new area for 2016-17, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), that will be added to 4HOnline as a new state project area under SpaceTech on October 1, 2016.
National 4-H Council’s Youth in Action Awards recognize outstanding 4-H’ers who epitomize 4-H youth empowerment and leadership.
Want to boost your Latino(a) outreach efforts? Wonder how to best serve youth with Autism at camp? Consider signing up for a Cultural Adaptation Navigator Seminar for the 2016-2017 year. These seminars are customizable and can fit into a busy workday.
We invite you to attend 4-H Program Rally. The Rally is scheduled for November 29 to December 1 at Rock Springs 4-H Center.
November 8-10, 2016 at the Wheat Innovation Center, Manhattan, KS
Shooting Sports reports and renewal information.
Great things happened this year during the 48 Hours of 4-H Service Challenge. Its time to report your activities!
2017 Camp dates
Global Citizenship Opportunities
The U.S. Department of State Announces Scholarships for American High School Students to Study Abroad
These merit-based scholarships include international airfare, tuition, and program costs, as well as meals and living accommodations (often with a host family).
November is a good time to let families in your District/County know that Kansas 4-H hosts Academic Year Exchanges with Japan, Korea, Mexico and Eurasia.
Once again, Kansas counties had a strong involvement in International Exchanges. According to our records, 38 counties had host families or outbound participants in 4-H International exchanges for 2016.
Kansas is again offering International 4-H Youth Exchanges (IFYE) for 4-H alumni (19-25) through IFYE USA, Inc.
November 1, 2016 is the date when individuals wanting to travel abroad on a States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs (States’ 4-H) exchange to Costa Rica, Finland, Japan, or South Korea or the IFYE Exchange to anywhere in 2017.