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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, November 27, 2020

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Attention: 4-H Club and Project Leaders (youth and adult)! 

Want to learn interactive ways to keep your club and/or project members engaged virtually? Would you like access to use a Zoom Pro Account for your club or project meeting? Youth are encouraged to attend as well.
This meeting will be featuring a County project leader who has led over 15 virtual meetings. She will share tips and tricks on how to do project meetings virtual with hands-on learning!
December 8th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please register by December 4th: https://forms.gle/eqcEq9JiGXPTQ4EJ6
BONUS: This training will count as annual leader training - which is required for chartered 4-H clubs/groups!
Friendly reminder these clubs still need to sign up for one of the 3 training sessions being offered: Busy Bees, Calumet, Forest Hills, Rosendale, Springvalley, Taft 23, Welcome, Weeping Willow, and FDL Horse and Pony Project.
Virtual Tour of UW Madison Meat Science building

4-H Family Learning Day

We are seeking volunteers and youth for the Family Learning Day committee. Youth are welcome to serve on this committee too! Due to Covid, we may need to reimagine how Family Learning Day looks for 2021. We are seeking volunteers and youth who have creative ideas! If interested in helping plan Family Learning Day 2021, please contact Tracy at tracy.keifenheim@wisc.edu or 608-265-2058. Information will be sent out in early December for setting up a planning meeting. 
Interested in helping with Family Learning Day CLICK HERE!

Wisconsin 4-H Horse Leaders Conference

Registration will be open through Thursday, Dec. 3rd. Join us for the 2020 4-H Horse Leaders Conference Virtual Day of Learning on Saturday, December 5!

Workshops will be offered throughout the virtual conference by invited instructors and speakers including 4-H youth and adult volunteers. These topics are a mix of the horse, youth, and leadership related topics. Participants will also benefit from talking with leaders from across the state to gain new ideas and insights into the 4-H Horse Program. 

Workshops will include:
Hippology, Horse Judging, UW-River Falls Equine Program Virtual Tour, Equine Nutrition, Horse Quiz Bowl Intro, Drill Team, Horse Project Policy, STEAM Horse Portrait Art, Tales of a working student, Horseless Horse Project, Art of the Horseman, 4-H Movement Rollout, and more!

Horse Fall Festival

The StateLineTack.com Fall Festival, 4H edition, Session #2 is October 29th - November 4th. This show is providing 4-H'ers and alumni with the opportunity to continue to share their love of horses with a virtual community. No Entry Fees. Consider donating to the Matching Funds Program in lieu of entry fees.

Coming Soon: 

Session #4 - November 26th to December 2nd

  • Hairiest Horse
  • Stock Halter
  • Saddle Type Halter
  • Mini/Pony Halter

Teen Leaders Association

TLA had the November Meeting on Monday, November 23 at 7:00 pm in-person at Rolling Meadows Meeting Room and via Zoom.  K-9 Handler Deputy Andrew Kohlmann and K-9 Ace gave a talk and demonstration about the K-9 unit.  Deputy Andrew Kohlmann shared his background including that he was a Green Valley 4-H Alumni! He covered information about his job duties and specific training he and Ace participated in.  Ace did a live demonstration for the youth to see.  After the educational part of the meeting, the club members decided to have one family go shopping for Toys for Tots donations.  The club's next meeting is Monday, January 25, 2021.  At the January meeting, the youth will be making valentine cards for a local nursing home.  Please remember to bring your own supplies.  If you are going to join virtually for the meeting please mail in or drop off your cards at the extension office!  The recreational activity will be Tubing at Sunburst Ski Hill.  Look for more details to come.
TLA is always looking for new members to join! To be a member youth must have completed 6th grade. If you are interested in joining or would like the link for the meeting, please contact Tina Engelhardt at tina.engelhardt@wisc.edu

4-H Adult Volunteer in Preparation (VIP) Training

New Adult Volunteers are welcome and essential to the 4-H program! 4-H is proud of being a proactive, youth-serving organization with an excellent reputation for providing a healthy and safe environment for its members. The volunteer orientation process assures the quality of the program. 

For any adults in need of a Volunteer In Prep Training (VIP), there are several upcoming virtual training options to fit your schedule!

Monday, December 14th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. OR 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Register here: https://forms.gle/9A7MjTeh1VeEfdG86

This training will be held virtually via Zoom. A minimum of 5 participants will be required for the training to be held. Registration is required three days prior to the date of the session. If the minimum is not reached, you will be notified two days prior to the training.

December Conversation Corner

Annual Leader Training (charter requirement)

There are two options for annual leaders training this year. The state has put together a series of 3 Zoom meetings to cover the 3 parts of a 4-H meeting. Each part of the series focuses on one of the 3 parts. The other option is a tri-county led training for leading engaging and interactive meetings. This training will be showing features of the Zoom pro account and leaders will have access to a county-wide Zoom pro account.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Tracy Keifenheim at tracy.keifenheim@wisc.edu
Friendly reminder these clubs still need to sign up for one of the 3 training sessions being offered: Busy Bees, Calumet, Forest Hills, Rosendale, Springvalley, Taft 23, Welcome, Weeping Willow, and FDL Horse and Pony Project.
4-H Meetings Reimagined (Option 1)
December 8th from 6:30-8:30 pm (zoom platform)
Annual Leader Training (Option 2)
Session 2:Learning in Club Meetings (education in 4-H clubs and groups)
December 1, 2020, 7:00-8:00 pm (zoom platform)

Session 3: Laughing in Club Meetings (recreation in 4-H clubs and groups)
December 10, 2020, 7:00-8:00 pm (zoom platform)


Virtual Horse Association Leaders Conference

4-H Meetings Reimagined! (Annual Leader Training Option 1)

  • December 8th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please register by December 4th: https://forms.gle/eqcEq9JiGXPTQ4EJ6
    BONUS: This training will count as annual leader training -which is required for chartered 4-H clubs/groups!

Annual Leader Training (Option 2)

  •  Session 2:Learning in Club Meetings (education in 4-H clubs and groups)
  • Session 3: Laughing in Club Meetings (recreation in 4-H clubs and groups)

Conversation Corners- Creating Better Bylaws

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 6:30-7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, December 16th, 1:00-2:00 pm

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