4-H Friday
4-H Friday

4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, September 16, 2022

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4-H Fall Kick-Off October 6 

Join us in planning out the new 4-H year! Clubs will get a chance to plan the year, get new ideas, share with other clubs, collaborate, play games and fun activities, and win prizes! All clubs participating in the event will receive a club takeaway! We will also be providing refreshments. BIG thanks to Compeer Financial for sponsoring this event!

When: Thursday, October 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: UWO Fond du Lac Campus (LGI Meeting Room) - 400 University Dr. Fond du Lac 
(downstairs - down the hall from the theater, room UC-113/114)
Who: As a general club leader or youth leader for Fond du Lac County 4-H
What to Bring: Bring your ideas, a laptop, Chromebook, or tablet, notebook, and pen/pencil.

RSVP by September 23 by completing the Google Form: https://go.wisc.edu/2022fallkickoff 

If anyone has more questions or needs more information, please have them contact Tracy Keifenheim at tracy.keifenheim@wisc.edu or 920-929-3177.

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Join our planning committee! Looking for youth to help plan the Tri-County Art Festival Event! 
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National 4-H Congress: Nov. 25-29, 2022

Registration Deadline Extended Sept. 19
Registration for National 4-H Congress has been extended until September 19! National 4-H Congress is the premiere nationwide event for 4-Hers to network with others from around the country, Canada, and Puerto Rico. While at Congress, 4-Hers engage in leadership, citizenship, global awareness, and inclusion. Fond du Lac had 2 delegates attend in 2021: Morgan Y and Jaye Z. See this video:
Registration is open in 4HOnline for youth in grades 10-13. You can find more information about National 4-H Congress on our website: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/.../national-4-h-congress/. If you have questions regarding National 4-H Congress, please contact justin.lieck@wisc.edu.

4-H Arts Camp  Save the Date!

Are you a middle schooler looking for an opportunity to explore the arts through 4-H? If so, you don’t want to miss Wisconsin 4-H Arts Camp! This state-level experience offers one place for youth grades 6-8 to learn about topics like music, drama, visual arts, photography, communications, and more!
Save the dates of October 21-23 for this popular Wisconsin 4-H program at Upham Woods (Wisconsin Dells). Registration is available September 1-19 through 4HOnline.
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WI 4-H Horse Leadership Conference 

Save the date! WI 4-H Horse Leadership Conference, November 12-13 at UW River Falls. The conference is aimed at 4-H horse project members in 7th grade and older and 4-H volunteers. More information and registration links will be coming out later. Watch social media and your inbox for more information.
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Teen Leader Association Meeting

  • September 26, 7:00 pm at Rolling Meadows Meeting Room
LEGO Club Meeting
  • Tuesday, September 27, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:30 pm
Funding for 4-H Educational Experiences and Key Award Interviews
  • Tuesday, September 27, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:00
Tri-County Visual Arts Festival meeting
  • Thursday, September 29, via Zoom 4:30-5:30 pm
Conversation Corner: Club/Group Bylaws
  • Thursday, September 29, via Zoom 6:00 - 7:00 pm
National 4-H Week - October 2-8

Adult Leaders Executive Board Meeting

  • Wednesday, October 5, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:30 pm

Tri-County Arts Club meeting

  • Wednesday, October 5, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:00 pm

4-H Fall Kick-Off 

  • Thursday, October 6, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:30 pm
  • RSVP by September 23

County Achievement Night

  • Monday, October 17, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 7 pm

Tri-County Visual Arts Festival meeting

  • Thursday, October 20 via Zoom 4:30-6:00 pm

Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest - TBD

Teen Leader Association Meeting
  • October 24, 7:00 pm at Rolling Meadows Meeting Room
LEGO Club Meeting
  • Tuesday, October 25, UWO Fond du Lac Campus at 6:30 pm
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