4-H Legislative Trip

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Come join us as we travel by bus with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa state government and learn about our great schools and people. On Tuesday, January 21, 7th and 8th grade 4-H members from Benton, Jones and Linn counties are planning to visit the Judicial Center, Iowa Legislature and Capitol in Des Moines, have lunch with legislators, and explore the Science Center of Iowa. Initial information follows....

FOR: 7th and 8th Grade 4-H Members (4-H members are allowed to bring a friend in 7th or 8th grade who is a non-4-H member)
     Space is limited to 36 participants.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

COST: $50 is due with your registration form by January 6, 2014.
     Fees after January 6 are $60. This fee covers transportation, insurance, Science Center of Iowa and noon lunch.

SCHOOLS: A letter will be sent that can be used by your 4-H members to give to Middle School Administrators explaining this opportunity. Individuals will be responsible for obtaining permission from their schools to be absent.

DEPARTURE: Please specify on your registration form where you will be getting on the bus at.
      6:00 am Anamosa Wal-Mart parking lot
      6:30 am Marion Wal-Mart parking lot
      7:00 am Cedar Rapids Target (Southwest side on Edgewood Road)
      7:45 am Highway 30/21
RETURN: Departure from the Science Center of Iowa will be about 3 pm.

Please complete the Registration Form (with check made payable to Jones County Extension) and make sure you have enrolled into 4-H for this year which includes your Health Form which in required for liability purposes.
Return this registration form and $50 fee by January 6th, 2014 to:
Jones County Extension Office
P.O. Box #28
Monticello, IA 52310

ATTN: Parents/Guardians: There is limited space for chaperones including a $10 per chaperone charge to cover the cost of your lunch. If you are interested in chaperoning this trip, please contact your County Extension Office.

If you have any additional questions please contact the Linn County Extension office at 319-377-9839 or Monica Long at monical@iastate.edu

Join us to learn about your state, meet new friends and have fun!


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