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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, December 9, 2022

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Club officers of Busy Bees 4-H Club holding a piece of candy that represents their position.

Busy Bees Achievement Night

Busy Bees recently had their achievement night. Officers were installed and given a candy that represented their position. We also created an ice cream flavor for the Cedar Crest contest. - Submitted by club reporter Leah M.

Weeping Willow 4-H News

After our December Meeting, we packaged gifts and signed cards for the Meals on Wheels individuals. Then, we joined the Spring Valley and Busy Bees 4-H Clubs for our first combined clubs activity. They hosted a Christmas party filled with fun party games, a gift exchange, and snacks for all to enjoy. The Smith Family delivered the packaged gifts to Meals on Wheels after the party.
Members of Calumet 4-H Club caroling

Holiday Cheer Spread by Calumet 4-H Club

The Calumet 4-H Club spread some holiday cheer by caroling at Villa Loretta in Mount Calvary. Members also shared handmade ornaments with all the residents. Enjoy the holidays!
Submitted by club reporters Adele B. & Macy K.
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Cloverbud Lesson Plans Available

WI 4-H has 3 years of Cloverbud lesson plans available. The plans include a variety of lessons like livestock, understanding body language, mindfulness, and much more. You can find the lesson plans on this websiteClick the green button to access the materials. It will take you to a Google folder that sorts the lessons out by year and leader resources. We hope you find these materials fun and engaging for our youth.
You don’t have to search high and low for lesson ideas for youth in kindergarten to 2nd grade. Everything you need is right at your fingertips! 
  • Three years of lessons with nine lessons per year
  • Three-year rotation, so Cloverbuds won’t have to repeat any activities
  • Easy to plan and lead lessons 
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4-H Night With the
WI Herd

4-H Night with the Wisconsin Herd on Friday, January 6 at 7:00 pm. All kids within the 4-H Club group purchasing through the link below will participate in a pre-game Career in Sports Panel and be invited into the Jockey High Five Tunnel to receive a FREE Herd t-shirt!
You can now order tickets, and the WI Herd is recommending we buy tickets ASAP as this game may sell out. Ticket cost ranges from $10-$26 per ticket (plus tax) and can be purchased here: https://fevo.me/herd4h
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Celebrate the Arts

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation provides support for arts and communications programs that encourage youth to develop strong leadership, creative, and communications skills. Each year the Foundation highlights 4-H artists through the Celebrate the Arts art contest.
This year’s contest opened November 1, 2022, with entries accepted until midnight on Sunday, January 15, 2023. 
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Holiday Hours

The office will be closed on December 23, 26, and 30, and January 2. If you need anything, plan accordingly.  
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Tri-County Visual Arts Contest Opened Dec 1

Volunteer in Preparation (VIP)

  • Wednesday, December 28 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday, January 7 - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    To register for these dates, volunteers can visit: https://go.wisc.edu/8pr49v 

LEGO Club Meeting

  • No December Meeting

Teen Leaders Association Meeting

  • No December Meeting

Office Closed December 23-26 and December 30-January 2

  • Normal business hours will resume on December 27 and January 3 

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