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County 4-H News

February 27, 2015

Every June, almost 1000 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. 

If you've completed 8th grade, you're eligible to attend. You don't even have to be in 4-H to attend this conference! You will get to experience campus life, and meet new people from across the state! You will be having fun while learning by doing, dancing the nights away, and serving the community. You will get to learn new things to take back to your community and school, and in the process you might even discover something new about yourself! There are opportunities for you to share your talents with the rest of the delegation through small group discussion, the Conference Chorus, and a Talent Show! See full detail!

February 27, 2015

Everyone has great success at our Etched Glass and Image Transfer Workshop Sat. Feb. 21st. Thanks to Helen Lieh from Dreamland Productions for their instructions. For more info on classes please visit their website at:http://www.dreamlandproductions.net.  Also thanks to Judy Muniz from the extension office for showing the Image Transfer process.

February 27, 2015

A fun-two day, one-night camp for 4th-6th graders will be held June 19th-20th at the one and only Pine Lake Camp. It will be an exciting outdoor exploring and crafty weekend for youth.
If you want to meet new friends, learn and make projects to take to county fair such as putting your hands to work by making a woodworking project or visual arts craft, then this is a great opportunity! Download Registation Form. Early Bird Fee is $75 due May 15th. After that all registration is $85 and due by May 29th.

February 6, 2015

Here is an example of the 4-H clubs' video project! Do you want your club to be videotaped and placed into the project? Inform your BHC Extension and we will make it happen!  Thanks to the North Cedar Dream Team for sharing! Please call the extension office if you would like to a share club story.

February 4, 2015

 From March 16-20 families will have an opportunity for hands-on fun at nine downtown Waterloo attractions – all within a one-square mile area! Discounted admission of $1/site/person is available during World's Greatest Spring Break for Kids thanks to the sponsorship of the R.J. McElroy Trust.  Discounts are available to children and adults who are accompanying children. Details about each venues offerings and hours are available at www.worldsgreatestspringbreak.com. This year, John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum has joined the World’s Greatest Spring Break for Kids.  The Museum will offer $1 admission, Tuesday, March 17 – Friday, March 20.  Admission is free for children 12 and under.  The Museum will not be open on Monday, March 16.
Join Black Hawk Extension for an Edible Art Party! at the Grout Museum - Friday March 20, 10am – 2pm

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