4-H'ers for 4-H Campaign
Registration Now Open for 2014 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference
Online registration for the conference is now open, and youth must register by 11:59 p.m., May 30. The registration fee is $175. More information and the registration link can be found at www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference. Click here for more information.
2014 Awardrobe Clothing Event
The 2014 Awardrobe Clothing Event will be held August 15 and 16, in the Memorial Union on the ISU Campus. New in 2014: 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event participants will be able to participate as many times as they are selected at the county level in Clothing Selection, Fashion Revue, and $15 Challenge categories. More information, go to http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/iowa-state-fair-4-h-handbook and scroll down to Family & Consumer Sciences.
4-H Cook This!
The 4-H Cook This! Culinary Challenge will hold a preliminary competition on the ISU campus on Wednesday, June 18. The preliminary is for all youth participants in grades 5-12. The event will consist of a culinary, communication, and food and nutrition challenge to test participant’s food and nutrition knowledge and to see if they can Cook This! Top teams from each age division will then be selected to compete in the finale on Thursday, August 7 at the Iowa State Fair.
Applications will open for the event next week on the 4-H Cook This! webpage: www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/statefair/cookthis. Applications will close on Monday May 30, 2014.
4-H PHOTO CAMP at the Iowa 4-H Center
Youth in grades 7-12 in the 2013-14 school year have the opportunity to participate in PHOTO CAMP in Elm Village at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid. 4-H’ers and non 4-H’ers are welcome. 4-H Photo camp is designed to give kids, 7th through 12th grades, the opportunity to learn the basics and techniques of photography, while having a great time! Held in June at the beautiful Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid, Iowa, campers will learn from qualified professional photographers, and then get the chance to try out their new skills themselves. More information and registration form can be found at www.jholst.net/fourhphotocamp/.
Clubs- Volunteer for Little Hands on the Farm, Iowa State Fair
The 2014 Iowa State Fair is August 7-17. Clubs are invited to participate in a shift of volunteers at Little Hands on the Farm. As a participant, your club would commit to providing the volunteers for the exhibit for an entire shift. In return the Iowa State Fair would list the name of your club on the entrance and exit gates of Little Hands on the Farm along with listing your club or county on the Iowa State Fair website as a volunteer group.
Little Hands on the Farm is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and would need to be staffed from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Each day is divided into three shifts. Volunteers would receive one admission ticket, one vehicle permit and a Little Hands on the Farm volunteer t-shirt.
Shifts are filling up quickly so if you would like further information on what days and shifts are still available, please contact Emily Brewer; email@example.com; Iowa State Fair; Agriculture Education Coordinator; 515-262-3111 ext. 244
Treasurer Workshop Information
Clubs: please use the 4-H Treasurers Book to record monthly statements for club meetings. When doing audits for this year keep in mind that to do the audits the Extension Office will be looking for the treasurer book, checkbook register, and bank statements. To help guide you through the year, there are some helpful sheets to see that each month is recorded accurately.