Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet is a monthly newsletter that provides valuable information to local Extension offices, as well as Kansas 4-H families. The deadlines posted may be different than those set by local Extension offices. In addition, local Extension offices may not be able to provide chaperones and/or transportation to statewide Kansas 4-H events, programs, trainings and activities. Always check with your local Extension office before registering.
Join the Dept. of Horticulture and Natural Resources on December 2 to learn about holiday floral design (and make a centerpiece!) with Irina Sheshukova, K-State Instructor and AIFD Certified Floral Designer. Registration is open until Friday, Nov. 18.
4-H County Coordinator Reports Due for Shooting Sports November 15.
From the 4-H Program Leader
Moving forward together and getting ready for the future as a team is my plan and hope for Kansas 4-H. I want you to know my door is always open. I am happy to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly. The only way for us to live by our 4-H motto is to
The 2023 K-State Junior Swine Producer Day has been scheduled for Saturday, March 11, in Manhattan! Participants of all skill levels are invited to sign up and attend! The cost is $20/person and the deadline to register is February 15.
The 2023 K-State Junior Meat Goat Producer Day will be hosted on Saturday, March 18, in Manhattan. All ages and skill levels are invited to sign up and participate. The cost is $20/person and the deadline to register is February 22.
Please save the dates for the January 27-29, 2023 Kansas 4-H Dog Judge Training and Recertification to be held in Wichita, Kansas. This is a great training for Dog Project Leaders too!
4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Training December 3-4 at Benkelman, NE
Awards and Recognition
All-Star Meat Judging team wins
Kansas 4-H Dairy Judging Team competes at National Contest
The Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular, a two-day state-wide entomology workshop, will be held June 16-17, 2023 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Consider the opportunity to share your expertise with 4-H youth development staff from across Kansas at 2023 4-H Program Rally. Register your proposal to present!
Volunteers are fundamental to many successful Extension programs. AEMTV is an online cohort course for novice and experienced Extension professionals working with volunteers in all program areas to enhance and deliver Extension programs.
Get these dates on your calendar and think about something you might like to share to inspire others working in Kansas 4-H! Call for proposals coming soon!
Summer 4-H Intern Grant Program Host Site & Intern Applications Available Now
Before registration for 4-H camp at Rock Springs Ranch opens, our team would like to share some information regarding pricing and camperships that are available.
I'd like to share a story from Elizabeth who attended 4-H camp as a Counselor in Training (CIT) in 2022.
There is still a little time to order the Kansas 4-H Find Your Spark T-Shirts that were sold at the State Fair! Online Orders due by November 23, 2022.
Ready, set, register! All 4-H camp sessions are now available for registration onlin
Learn more about teen opportunities at 4-H camp and what to expect during 4-H camp in 2023. Summer staff applications are now open and camper registration will open soon!
Last summer, Rock Springs Ranch introduced week-long sessions. After receiving feedback from families we are excited to continue to expand those opportunities for our campers in 2023.
Global Citizenship Opportunities
Five Kansas teenage 4-H'ers will interview on November 20 for acceptance to present Kansas 4-H Exchanges in Costa Rica, Japan or Costa Rica.
The New Year presents a great opportunity to introduce a diverse cultural experience to your family through hosting 4-H international exchanges. Apply now for the most choices.