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November '17

5
Oahu 4-H SPIN Sessions
15, 22
Oahu 4-H Environmental Program
16
NYSD Training - Catlin Clubhouse
19
Oahu 4-H Rally Day - Urban Garden Center
21
4-H Grows Marketing Committee Meeting
23 - 29
National 4-H Congress
29
State 4-H Livestock Meeting

 


Oahu 4-H Rally Day 4-H Stories and Garden Tours

Come and listen to the 4-H stories of the various projects from livestock to home living skills such as food science and sewing. Take a garden tour. Learn how to start your own vermicasting. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, covered shoes and water. Please RSVP by November 12, 2017 to nakatsuk@hawaii.edu.

Where: Pearl City Urban Garden Center
                   955 Kamehameha Hwy.
When: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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Re-Enrollment Due Date - November 15th

Please note the deadline for clubs to submit their plan of work for the upcoming year and for members and volunteers to re-enroll is November 15th. Volunteer behavior expectation forms also need to be submitted by this date.  Please send all documents to:  C. Nakatsuka, 1955 East West Rd. #217, Honolulu 96822 or email to nakatsuk@hawaii.edu.

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Hawaii 4-H Policies and Procedures

The Hawaii 4-H Policies and Procedures has been updated and can be found on the Hawaii 4-H website:
https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/4h/forms/Policies%20and%20Procedures/Hawaii%204-H%20Policies%20Final%20Final%202.0%20%208-28-17.pdf
There are quite a few changes (member birthdate cut off, financial management policies, etc.) All club leaders need to be familiar with the policies and procedures.  

 

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National Youth Science Day Kit Training

Where: Catlin SAC
4655 Catlin Drive Honolulu, HI 96818
When: November 16th at 10am to 12pm

We will practice using the 4-H NYSD Kit: Incredible Wearables. Participants will learn about facilitating the engineering design process, helping youth collect and interpret data.

Reserve your spot. Contact military4-h@ctahr.hawaii.edu to reserve your kit and training spot by November 14th, 2017.

 

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CTAHR/Extension Volunteer Survey

All registered Oahu 4-H volunteers will be sent a separate email with a link to a volunteer survey.  CTAHR/Extension is conducting a volunteer needs assessment and would appreciate if volunteers would take the time to respond to the survey.  Thank you!

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Follow Hawaii 4-H

Hawaii 4-H now has a state 4-H facebook page, instagram and pinterest accounts.  Please follow us and keep up with what is happening in 4-H around the state!

https://www.facebook.com/Hawaii-4-H-Youth-Development-309075866134662/

https://www.instagram.com/hawaii4h/

https://www.pinterest.com/hawaii4h/

You can also get in through our Hawaii 4-H website. 

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Project Spotlight

http://www.4-hmall.org/productimages/thumbnails/foodsafety.jpg

Learn how and why quick bread recipes are so tasty as you bake your way through updated activities. See what makes a wheat kernel tick and learn how the quick bread ingredients react with one another. You'll also explore careers in the kitchen, and learn how to alter a recipe for more healthful benefits. Includes gluten-free recipes.

 



- Designed for the 4-H member and is appropriate for the intermediate skill level and all ages.
- Authored by The Ohio State University
- Copyright 2015
- 40 pages
- Ties to educational standards from the National Health Education Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

 

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

4-H Adult and Teen Volunteers are invited to participate in the 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum series! On the evenings of  November 2, and December 7, different 90-minute e-Forum sessions will be held. The e-Forum is designed for volunteers to come to a central meeting location where they will hear from presenters located across the country and participate in hands-on activities. Register at: https://4-h.org/professionals/professional-development/

Register for the Agri-Science Summit

At the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science, high school students develop the skills and knowledge needed for the challenges facing agriculture, food security, and a sustainable future. National 4‑H Council and National 4‑H Conference Center have partnered with agricultural scientists, researchers, leaders, politicians, and advocates to host the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science in Washington, D.C. from January 12-15, 2018. For more information: https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/4h/forms/Policies%20and%20Procedures/Hawaii%204-H%20Policies%20Final%20Final%202.0%20%208-28-17.pdf

Why Science Matters to Me Photo Contest
You could win a trip for three (3) to the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science, in Washington, D.C., January 12 -15, 2018. Hurry! You only have until 11:59PM ET on November 26, 2017 to submit your photo.  Upload your photo:
https://4hsciencematters.org/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=4htoday&utm_campaign=43040

Family Volunteer Day

November 18
Be inspired by the power of helping others! Family Volunteer Day is coming up on Saturday, November 18. This is a day to volunteer as a family, creating deep bonds in your family and with your community. It doesn’t take a lot of time to make a big difference, so  find a local volunteer project or an at-home DIY project for the whole family to enjoyhttps://www.generationon.org/campaigns/family-volunteer-day-2017

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