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.
The Dates have been set for the upcoming 4-H Virtual Volunteer Conference! November 19-20, 2014 April 21-22, 2015 August 4-5, 2015 These training opportunities will occur ONLINE, and during the LUNCH HOUR! It doesn’t get any easier to get caught up on all things 4-H, than to take your lunch break at your computer and peruse the many topics that will be offered. Much more information and details on specific topics will come as the date draw near… Until then, plan to share lunch with us online via the… Read More →
District 9 4-H Council members Taylor Cantrell, Carley Smith, Shelby Lepley, and Lilly Chilek, present a check to the Brazos Valley Food Bank for $2,235. Theresa Mangapora, Food Bank director accepts the donation. This is one of three check presentations taking place in Southeast District 9 4-H. Two more checks will be given to the Houston Food Bank, and to the food bank in Beaumont. District 9 4-H members raised over $10,000 dollars to take MegaBite out of hunger. This money will provide 30,000 meals! It’s amazing what… Read More →
Save November 15, for District 9 4-H Leader College in Huntsville! Leader College is open to all 4-H Adult leaders in District 9 and is focused on helping you, help 4-H ers succeed with their projects! Details of the event are being finalized but know that 10 to 12 project areas and 4-H topics will be covered and the event will offer you the opportunity to engage with 4-H professionals and expand your knowledge for support of 4-H Members. NEW THIS YEAR!!!! Leader College is happening at… Read More →
2014 District 9 4-H Junior Leadership Lab registration is now open on 4-H Connect thru October 12, 2014. This year Jr. Lab will be held at Camp Caroline in Huntsville, Texas. The entry fee is $70.00 for youth and $60.00 for adults. Don’t forget to go to the District 9 website and download all of the required forms, complete and bring to registration on November 14, 2014 .