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The Clover Connection A newsletter for Douglas County 4-H Families and Volunteers for the week of October 3 - October 9, 2021

2021-2022 4-H ENROLLMENT Open

Enrollment for 2021 - 2022 4-H Year is open to all returning and new 4-H youth and volunteers.

Cloverbud Enrollment - Youth must be five or turn five by January 1, 2022 - No Program Fee

Full 4-H Membership Enrollment - Youth must be seven or turn seven by January 1, 2022 - Program Fee of $15

2022 4-H Enrollment - Tips when Re-Enrolling

DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT IF YOU HAVE AN ESTABLISHED ACCOUNT

Tip 1 - Visit: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in Caution: Firefox and Chrome web browsers work best; Internet Explorer is not supported. It is recommended to use a computer, laptop, or tablet to complete this process.

Tip 2 - Enter the e-mail address you used to create your 4-H Online profile. Caution: If you no longer use the e-mail address you used to create your family 4-H Online account, contact Nickie at nharding@ksu.edu to receive assistance.

Tip 3 - Enter your family’s 4-H Online password. Caution: If the password is unknown, select “I forgot my password.” 4-H Online will send a temporary password to the email address used to create the family’s 4-H Online account.

Tip 4 - If your family’s mailing address, email address, or primary phone number needs updating, click [Family] then [Edit] to make and save those changes. Caution: If the information listed above is not up to date in 4-H Online, you will miss important information from our office.

Douglas County Horse Project Club

Do you know a horse-crazy kid? The Douglas County 4-H Horse Project Club may be for them! This project club is an all-inclusive club of youth who come from a variety of backgrounds, showing experience, and riding disciplines.

Beginning October 12, the club will meet and begin preparations for the Kansas State Hippology (horse knowledge) and Quiz Bowl competitions.

For more information, contact Bobbie Hinds at 515-480-3533 or bobbiehinds@yahoo.com.

Let us showcase the great things 4-H has to offer including all the incredible 4-H youth in the community who work each day to make a positive impact in their communities!
Take the 4-H Trivia Quiz at: https://bit.ly/4-HTriviaQuiz.

4-H CLUB OFFICER TRAINING OCTOBER 10 AT 4 PM

The Douglas County 4-H Council is hosting an Officer Training for all 4-H Club Officers on Sunday, October 10th at 4:00 pm in the Dreher Family 4-H Building. 4-H’ers will further develop their leadership skills and gain knowledge about their role as club officers and role models.

Please RSVP at https://bit.ly/2021DGOFFICER by October 7!

2021 Kansas 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl

“Survivin’ and Thrivin’ with 4-H K9s” will be held October 23-24 at Rock Springs 4-H Center.

The 4-H Dog Conference and Quiz Bowl are open to all Kansas 4-H members, accompanying parents, volunteer 4-H leaders, and KSRE staff.

For more information and to register by October 7, go to https://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html

DOUGLAS COUNTY 4-H AMBASSADOR APPLICATION DUE OCTOBER 1

Are you at least a freshman in high school and have been in 4-H for a minimum of two years? Do you enjoy sharing your 4-H story with others? Are you committed to growing our 4-H program? If you answered yes to the previous questions, you should consider applying to become a Douglas County 4-H Ambassador.

The application process includes a written application, a written recommendation letter, an interview, and a short speech. The application and recommendation are due to the Extension office by 5:00 pm on October 15.

The application can be found at: https://bit.ly/20214-HAmbassador.

If you have questions about the 4-H Ambassador program, you can contact Sue Ashcraft at sfashcraft@yahoo.com or Robyn Kelso at drrobynkelso@gmail.com.

You can view previous 4-H newsletters at https://www.douglas.k-state.edu/4-h/newsletters.html.

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