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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Sunday, August 28, 2016

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

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

From the 4-H Program Leader

From the Interim 4-H Program Leader
I am pleased to be serving as the Interim Department Head – 4-H Youth Development, and State 4-H Program leader.

Upcoming Events

Last Call to Register for the Buckeye Leadership Workshop
The Buckeye Leadership Workshop provides a powerful learning environment in which anyone who works with people, professionally or informally, can develop programming skills for youth or adults.
4-H Space Exploration and the Mars Habitat Experience Registration Open
The Kansas 4-H SpaceTech Program and the Kansas Cosmosphere are again teaming up to provide fun, hands-on and science-based programming for Kansas 4-H Youth Development. This inaugural program will feature “Space Exploration and the Mars Habitat.”
2016 Kansas 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl News
The Kansas 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl will be October 22-23 at Rock Springs 4-H Center.
Kansas 4-H Leadership Weekend - KYLF and KVF
Registration is open for Kansas 4-H Leadership Weekend, which includes both the Kansas Youth Leadership Forum and the Kansas Volunteer Forum.
48 Hours of 4-H Service Challenge
Join us this fall to see how much we can do! Its time to be planning your 48 Hours of 4-H Project. This Service Challenge is a great way for 4-H clubs, groups, alumni and families to give back to their communities.
Citizenship Washington Focus - 2017
Information about Citizenship Washington Focus will be coming out soon, be watching for announcements.
4-H Shooting Sports Fall Match Registration Information
The 2016 Kansas 4-H Shooting Sports Fall Matches are just a month away! Registration for these matches is due by September 1st by 5:00 p.m. Please contact your local extension agent or county/district coordinator for more information on how to register.

Volunteer Development

2016 Volunteer U (a multi-state conference)
Information on the Volunteer U in Arkansas
National Professional Development Opportunity: January 17 – February 27, 2017
Information on the NC Achieving the Extension Mission Through Volunteers

Awards and Recognition

Kansas Salute to Excellence Volunteer Recognition
Salute to Excellence information
Camp Counselor Recognition
Award pick up information for local Extension units.

Project Information

Kansas 4-H Dog Care and Training News
Read about important Kansas 4-H Dog Care and Training News.

Kansas State Fair

Need a Reason to Attend the KSF?
Volunteer a little time and enjoy a free visit to the 2016 Kansas State Fair.

Professional Development

2016 Kansas Out-of-School Conference
2016 Kansas Out-of-School Conference registration is now open.

Program Information

Counties/Districts Needed for 2017 Kansas 4-H Japanese Exchange
This summer inbound exchange program which Kansas has conducted with LABO and LEX in Japan since 1977 is seeking counties to participate in 2017.
Kansas 4-H Dog Conference Design Contest
The Kansas 4-H Dog Conference logo design contest is open. The Kansas 4-H Dog Action Team is inviting all 4-H dog members to submit their ideas for the Kansas 4-H Dog Conference logo design contest.

Other News

2016 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo Results
Over 85 Kansas 4-H members, siblings, parents, friends and Extension staff attended the 2016 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo in Wichita on August 3rd at the Sedgwick County Extension Center.
Youth Council Applications
Its time to apply for the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council. Applications are online and are due October 1, 2016. References can be uploaded or mailed in, and a signature page must be mailed in, and both need to arrive by October 1.
National 4-H Conference Evaluators
Interested in learning more about the National 4-H Conference application process? Serve as an evaluator to learn more
Discovery Days Task Force
Know someone who would be a great addition to the Discovery Days Task Force? Encourage them to apply today!
National 4-H Conference Applications
National 4-H Conference Information