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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, April 8, 2022

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LEGO Club - April Meeting Date Change

LEGO Club will be meeting on Wednesday, April 20.Please RSVP by Monday, April 18 to Tracy at tracy.keifenheim@wisc.edu, so we have a headcount for the meeting.  
Each meeting will have a building challenge. This is a project that the youth work on at home during the month with whatever LEGO blocks they have. The build challenge that will be presented at the April meeting is making a LEGO Train. Please email a picture of your child's LEGO Challenge creation to Tracy as the youth will have the opportunity to share this at the monthly meeting. 
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Today is the LAST Day to Vote!

Celebrate the incredible artwork of youth in our community! People’s Choice Voting is now open for the 2022 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival sponsored by the Ozaukee, Fond du Lac, and Washington County 4-H Leaders Associations.   

All youth in grades 3-13 from each county were invited to submit “Find Your Sparks” artwork.

One People’s Choice winner will be selected from each of the four submission categories: Drawing, Painting, Photography, and Other Media. Please help select the winners by casting your votes! The four People’s Choice winners will be announced after the voting closes and the winners have been contacted.

Qualified volunteer judges will also be evaluating artwork based on age and category, selecting winners, and providing participants with feedback.

Join in the celebration and vote online: https://go.wisc.edu/7a8660 by Noon, Friday, April 8
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Announcing WI 4-H Spark Days

Wisconsin 4-H will be hosting three separate 4-H Spark Days in June this summer to help youth explore their sparks at different campuses around the State! The Spark Days will be held from June 20-22, 2022. Each day includes hands-on sessions, career pathway exploration, guest speakers, meeting new  4-H friends from around the state, and fun. This opportunity will be open to youth in grades 7-10.
Registration will be done via 4HOnline, and will be open on May 2nd on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration costs are to be determined and will include program supplies, a t-shirt, any local transportation, and lunch. More information is coming soon; you can find information about each day below.
To receive immediate email updates on information about Spark Days, submit your information here.
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Thank a 4-H Volunteer Campaign

We want to recognize our amazing volunteers and need your help! Participate in a 2022 Volunteer Shout-Out! 

This initiative will kick off for National Volunteer Week in April, however, it will continue throughout the year. We will include a photo, pre-recorded video, or quote highlighting the volunteer for their 4-H efforts. 
Tell us how they have made a difference for you in 4-H, your 4-H club/group, 4-H activity or event, etc- 
Participate in one of the following ways:
- Submitting a photo of that volunteer in action! (4-H related photos only)
- Submit a quote
- Record a short video of yourself answering these questions:
------ Thank you "insert volunteer name"
------ 4-H Club
------ What do you want to thank the volunteer for?
------ What has that volunteer done for you, the 4-H project or group, the 4-H club, county, etc.?
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Cornhole Tournament - Post-Poned


  • Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 pm at UWO Fond du Lac Campus
  • Monthly Build Challenge: Train


  • Sunday, April 24 Lakeside Park Clean-up and A & W Rootbeer. Meet at lighthouse at 11 am.
  • Monday, April 25 Zoom or in-person at Rolling Meadows Meeting Room, 7 pm

Tri-County Afterschool Arts Club

  • Wednesday, April 27 4:30 pm in-person
  • Public Agency Center, 333 E Washington St # 1200, West Bend, WI


Clothing Revue Registration Open May 1 in 4HOnline 
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