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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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

KSRE 4-H Youth Grows Here


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

Upcoming Events

2018 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training Registration
The 2018 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 23-24 at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City.
Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification Training Details
The 2018 Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification training will be January 26-28, 2018, in Wichita, Kansas at the Sedgwick County Extension Center, 7001 W. 21st N.
2018 Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama
Horse Panorama will be held January 26-28, 2018 at Rock Springs.
Livestock County Fair Management Clinics Scheduled
Livestock County Fair Management Clinics have been scheduled for the spring. The clinics will be held at the Gray County Fairgrounds in Cimarron on April 10, 2018 and the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Holton on April 12, 2018. Mark your calendars!
2018 4-H FCS Judging
Ready to get your local youth engaged with the KSRE challenge of Health? Family and consumer science judging is a hands-on, team learning experience that can engage your youth participants with the Health challenge.

Volunteer Development

Re-Screening the VIP Volunteers
Re-screening of VIP volunteers into the Volunteer Screening process.

Project Information

2018 Kansas 4-H Dog Scholarship Details
High school seniors or current college freshman who have been in the Kansas 4-H Dog Project for three or more years may apply for the Keith Neuway and Jim Adams Kansas 4-H Dog Care and Training Project Scholarship.

Funding Opportunities

Frontier Farm Credit grant deadline December 31 2017
Select Eastern Kansas local 4-H Programs are eligible to apply for Frontier Farm Credit’s Working Here Fund. The community involvement grants are up to $2000 each.

Program Information

48 Hours of 4-H Wrap Up
We still need a few more clubs and units to report their 48 Hours of 4-H Projects.
2018 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor/Coordinator Training
2018 4-H Shooting Sports Training at Rock Springs
Kansas Junior Producer Days
The Kansas Junior Producer Days have been scheduled. Junior Sheep Producer Day will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 and Junior Beef Producer Day will be Saturday, March 24, 2018. Youth and adults are invited to attend these one-day educational events!

Other News

#4H Grown Shirts
T-Shirt Pic
There is still time to order #4HGrown t-shirts.
Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council Advisor Position(s)
We are looking for 1 or 2 college students to serve as Collegiate Advisors with the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council.

Reaching New Audiences

Kansas School Redesign Project
Have you been hearing about school redesign in Kansas? This note provides a short synopsis of the plan and how local 4-H Youth Development Professionals and Programs might be involved.