The schedule for the Texas 4-H Virtual Volunteer Conference has been set and the topics are GREAT! Duds to Dazzle 4H 4 All Roundup Update Shooting Sports County Ambassador Programs International Opportunities Communicating with your County Agent Educational Presentations Share the Fun Working with Children with Disabilities 4H Scholarships Record books With a list like this I think all the current topics are covered. All you have to do to participate is click on the link: http://texas4-ˇh.tamu.edu/volunteer_conference The sessions are offered on two days, November 19&20 and occur… Read More →
For the budding photography enthusiast, there is an all day photography workshop in Harris County on December 6, 2014. Excellent speakers, and excellent topics: Photography Safari Wizard of Macro Painting with Light Nature Seekers Travel Photography Wicked Photography This is gonna be cool…. Register before November 28, on 4H Connect. $25 registration fee. Complete details
The Texas A&M Collegiate 4H program is hosting a 4-H Foundation Scholarship Workshop on November 8, 2014. Complete details are on the flyer, but you will want to note that the registration process is being handled through the mail…. Not online. You need to register early and send a check!!!! Think about this opportunity for a just a second. You will be participating in a workshop presented by the man that coordinates the Scholarship program program supported by students that received the scholarship last year! I don’t know… Read More →
Share-The-Fun Competition is changing a little at State 4-H Roundup. As always it will be a fun and exciting competition with bundles of good acts to watch. Now the fun will be spread over 2 days which means the opportunity to see even more acts. The event is also going to feature a “Best of Show” competition voted on by YOU! At each awards assembly you will have the opportunity to cast your vote on which share the fun act is the greatest. For all the latest in rules… Read More →
Could your horse judging group use a little tune up before the big contests hit? There are two great opportunities coming soon! Montgomery County 4-H, October 25, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, check in begins at 7:30 am, on sight registration is $25 per individual November 8, Aggiefest, at Dick Freeman Arena in College Station. Pre-registration until November 5, is only $15.
Ran across this list in some old notes I have… just seems appropriate to share as we strive to build new and better programs for youth. 10) “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” 9) “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” 8 ) “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.” 7) “There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.” 6) “People don’t buy for… Read More →
District 9 4-H is constantly looking for better ways to do things, and we think we have found a great way to host District 9 4-H Leader College! Before I discuss the changes let’s first talk about what Leader College is. District 9 4-H Leader College is a one day training focused on the professional development of the 4-H Adult Volunteer. The topics are offered cafeteria style so the participant can pick and choose the things most relevant for them, and most topics are 4-H project based. Those… Read More →
This is as close to home as you can find a shooting sports coaches training for 4-H: Huntsville, TX. As you know you can’t work with 4-H youth and firearms without first being trained. Half the battle is finding a training that doesn’t require you to travel across the state. On November 22-23, 2014 District 9 4-H will host a Shooting Sports Coaches training at the Walker County Storm Shelter, in Huntsville, Tx. The registration is $150 and can be completed on 4-HConnect. For interested coaches, you will… Read More →
Have you heard about all that is going on in 4-H Robotics? We are way past contests! There are awesome learning opportunities for leaders and agents, and of course there are also good contest recourses. The opportunity that strikes me as the most exciting is online training for leaders and agents. To sign up for this training you have to act fast and send an email to District 4H Specialist Derrick Bruton. For all the details take a look at this flyer.
There are a lot of new and exciting things happening in the Texas 4H Clothing and Textile project. At the top of the list is the addition of DUDS TO DAZZLE as a qualifying contest at State Roundup. And on the scale of “who saw this coming” we now have an Alpaca Wool Challenge! Details on these changes and more can be found in the FCS 4-H Clothing Packet. Take a look and see what new things are coming to the 4-H Clothing and Textile program.