Thursday, November 26, 2015

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


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

Upcoming Events

2016 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training
The 2016 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 19-20 at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City.
Citizenship Washington Focus 2016
Sign up now to attend Citizenship Washington Focus in 2016 - spots are going quickly!
Citizenship In Action Registration
Registration for Citizenship In Action for Kansas 4-H will be opening soon, registration deadline is January 15.
2016 4-H Horse Panorama
The 2016 4-H Horse Panorama has been scheduled for January 29-31 at Rock Springs. Registration for Horse Panorama will be posted to the Kansas 4-H web site soon.
Kansas 4-H with the Lady Cats
February 27th is the annual Kansas 4-H with the Lady Cats - Tip Off is at 3:30PM, mark your calendars now!

Professional Development

This is Your Brain Online: The Impact of Digital Technology on Mental Health
This presentation reviews the current research on this topic and explores the implications for the education and psychological development of young people.
Mindfulness and Adolescence: Windows of Opportunity to Enhance Health and Well-Being
Adolescence is a period marked by great challenges and opportunities in areas of cognitive, social and emotional development. This webinar will review some of these developmental changes and challenges.

Program Information

Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification Training News
The Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification training will be held January 29-31, 2016, in Sabetha in Nemaha County in Northeast Kansas.
4-H Cloverbuds
When 4-H and/or Extension plans, organizes and facilitates a livestock, small animal, horse or pre or post-fair activity please double check that 4-H Policies are being followed. An area of concern is 4-H Cloverbuds.
4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator and Instructor Renewals
Local 4-H Shooting Sports are required to renew Coordinators and Instructors annually. Information is needed concerning the number of hours volunteers spent training 4-H members.

Other News

484H Wrap-Up
There is still time for your clubs and groups to report their 484H activities by filling out the online report. Even if they did not pre-register, we want them to report what they did as we want to be able to quantify what happened.
South African Experience Brought Back Rock Springs Memories
Leading a group of graduates of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program to South Africa last August for a study tour provided a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of our participants.
A Tribute to Ann Religa
"Our Ann," written by Debbie Church, Harvey County Extension office professional and long time friend, says there are so many words that epitomize Ann, but the 4-H pledge is one that sums up her life and how she lived.


2016 4-H Camp Chairs
2016 Camp Chairs have been named.
Rock Springs Dates for 2016 4-H Camp
2016 Camp Dates have been scheduled.

Global Citizenship Opportunities

Global Citizenship Curriculum Available
WeConnect: A Global Youth Citizenship Curriculum was developed by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development.