The following 4-H Youth Development articles printed in the quarterly Oldham County Extension newsletter.
Attention Club Leaders
4-H Club Leader Meeting
Club enrollment packets will be provided to all 4-H Club Leaders at a meeting on Tuesday, September 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office. Club leaders, please plan on attending this very important meeting to receive your club enrollment materials. Every club must have a representative. If you cannot attend, please send a volunteer from your club. Do not use enrollment forms from past years as the form has been updated. All enrollment forms (for new as well as returning members) are due October 14th.
4-H Shooting Sports Coaches Certification
Are you interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports coach? The Kentucky Leadership Center in Jabez, Kentucky will host the certification workshop designed to familiarize coaches with the National Shooting Sports materials and grant certification. Topics to be covered include the role of shooting sports in 4-H, productive club meetings, teaching resources, how to teach safety, and information on state competition.
A workshop will be held at Lake Cumberland 4-H Education Center, October 7-9, 2016 for 4-H coaches seeking their first 4-H Certification. For more information about the workshop, please contact the Extension Office before September 16th.
Attention OC 4-H’ers
4-H Awards Night
The Delicious Delights 4-H Cooking Club will host the 4-H Awards Night on the evening of Tuesday, November 22nd, at the John Black Community Center. Save the date!
Nominations for 4-H Awards will be due on October 14th. Club leaders will receive more information about the awards in their club packets at the Club Leaders Meeting on Tuesday, September 6th. 4-H Awards to be granted during the awards dinner will include: Ten Year Award, 100 Ribbon Club, 250 Ribbon Club, Achievement Awards, Horse Level Books, Club Secretary Book, and Community Service Award.
The applications for the Oldham County Outstanding 4-H Member Award for Junior and Senior members are available online.
Be the Next Emerald Award Recipient
The Achievement Program provides the opportunity to receive scholarships to Teen Conference, 4-H Congress, and college. Certain levels require interviews at the state level. You can get started in the Achievement Program when you are in the sixth grade and continue throughout the rest of your 4-H career.
Call today to schedule an individual or club work session to start your Achievement Application. We have many 4-H members who can excel in this program, and now is the time get started!
All Achievement applications are due October 14th. Download the Achievement application from the Extension website.
Written by Kelly Woods, 4-H Youth Development Agent. Edited by Lauren State, Oldham County Extension Staff Assistant.