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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

4-H Clover

Deadlines

Upcoming Deadlines
State and Area 4-H deadlines for local Extension staff, 4-H members and volunteers.

From the 4-H Program Leader

Thank You For Helping Make State Fair a Success
One of the most visible times for 4-H Youth Development is at the Kansas State Fair. We appreciate everyone’s help in making it a success.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | September 14, 2016

Upcoming Events

Kansas 4-H Leadership Weekend - KYLF and KVF
Register now for the Kansas 4-H Leadership Weekend, November 18-20, 2016 at Rock Springs 4-H Center. A weekend of learning for both youth and adults.
Read full announcement | From beth Hinshaw | September 14, 2016
48 Hours of 4-H Service Challenge
Plan to be a part of the 48 Hours of 4-H Service Challenge! Pick any service project to do during the weekend of October 8-9, 2017. It might be a short project, it might take several hours. We are excited to see what can happen in 48 Hours across Kansas.
Read full announcement | From Beth Hinshaw | September 14, 2016
Youth Council Applications
Applications are being accepted for the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Forum though October 1 at 5 p.m.Click on the link below to find complete information about this opportunity for 4-H Members, ages 14-18 by January 1, 2017.
Read full announcement | From Beth Hinshaw | September 14, 2016
2016 Kansas 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl Registration Open
The Kansas 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl will be October 22-23 at Rock Springs 4-H Center.
Shutterbugs at Hays
The 4-H Photo Action Team will host Shutterbugs in Hays on Saturday, October 15.
Read full announcement | From Evelyn Neier | September 14, 2016
Kansas 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus
Information about the 2017 Citizenship Washington Focus trip.

Volunteer Development

Kansas 4-H Volunteer Code of Ethics
Volunteer Code of Ethics reminder.
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016

4-H Online

September 30 Deadline: ES-237 Report & 4HOnline New Year Prep
All local Extension units should complete both the Preparation for 4HOnline and the ES-237 Report by September 30th. Remember, it is not possible to edit enrollment data or make corrections after this date.

Awards and Recognition

Kansas Salute to Excellence Volunteer Recognition
Salute to Excellence information
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016
Kansas 4-H Reporters Notebooks- Due November 1
Information about Club Reporter notebooks.

Project Information

What Commercial Use of Small UASs within the National Airspace Means to K-State
Kansas 4-H is moving into unmanned aerial systems (drone) in the near future.
Kansas 4-H Shooting Sports Age
Article on 4-H Shooting Sports age.
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016
Kansas 4-H Horse Volunteer of the Year
4-H Horse Volunteer of the Year information.
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016

Curriculum and Publications

Link to 4-H Name and Emblem, Policy Guide for 4-H Professionals
The 4-H Name and Emblem, Policy Guide for 4-H Professionals (Feb. 2014) is located at https://nifa.usda.gov/4-h-name-and-emblem.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | September 14, 2016

Professional Development

Foundations of Youth Development/4-H Program Management
November 8-10, 2016 at the Wheat Innovation Center, Manhattan, KS.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | September 14, 2016

Program Information

Kansas 4-H Dog Bowl Resources for the Dog Quiz Bowl
Many people often ask where the questions for the Kansas 4-H Dog Quiz Bowl come from. Here is a selected list of potential resources for the quiz bowl questions.
4-H Shooting Sports End-of-the-Year report and Renewals
Information of 4-H Shooting Sports end of year and renewal forms.
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016

Other News

4-H Impact Evaluation
The Kansas 4-H Impact Evaluation is complete! The survey measured the outcomes of knowledge, attitude, skills and aspiration changes in the areas of making responsible choices, communications and citizenship.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | September 14, 2016

Camping

4-H Camp Chair's Meeting
Camp Chair's announcement
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016
2017 4-H Camp Schedule
2017 Camp Schedule
Read full announcement | From Pam Van Horn | September 14, 2016

Global Citizenship Opportunities

4-H International Exchange Applications
Please let 4-H families with members 12 and older (including alumni up to age 25) know that there are opportunities for travel abroad through 4-H.
IFYE Exchanges Hosted by Sixteen Families
We appreciate the efforts of agents and sixteen families who hosted International 4-H Youth Exchangees (IFYE’s) this summer.
Academic Year Exchanges
This school year Kansas 4-H is host to two exchangees. Muhammadali (Misha) Baratov from Tajikistan is a senior at Belle Plaine High School under the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.