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The Clover Connection A newsletter for Douglas County 4-H Families and Volunteers for the week of September 26-October 2, 2021

2021-2022 4-H ENROLLMENT

Friday, October 1 - Enrollment for 2021 - 2022 4-H Year will be 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.

4-H COUNCIL SERVICE LEARNING INCENTIVE PROJECT

The Douglas County 4-H Council Community Service Committee would like to see all the amazing service activities that are happening from your club in Douglas County.

The service-learning incentive project submission is due by September 30. Submit your amazing club project(s) at: https://bit.ly/ServiceLearningIncentive

Questions? Contact Nickie Harding at nharding@ksu.edu

4-H PROJECT REPORT FORMS AND 4-H ACHIEVEMENT PIN APPLICATIONS

Kansas Project Report Forms and 4-H Achievement Pin Applications are required to be submitted to the 4-H member’s community club leader by the club’s application deadline.

When submitting a 4-H Record Book (Project Report Form) for county judging, the following will be required:

Personal Information Page (with appropriate signatures) & Kansas 4-H Project Report Form (s) - (one report per project)

Optional Requirements: Record Book Check Sheet & Kansas Permanent Record

All Kansas Project Report Forms are due to the Extension office by 5:00 p.m., September 30.

For questions, contact Kaitlyn at kpeine@ksu.edu or Nickie at nharding@ksu.edu.

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 1.

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

Questions about the 4-H Ambassador program can be directed to Sue Ashcraft at sfashcraft@yahoo.com or Robyn Kelso at drrobynkelso@gmail.com.

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 4!

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!

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

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

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