The Hippology (study of horses) interest meeting is tomorrow evening at the Cotton Belt Building at 6:00 PM. Use the side building entrance. Location: CEA-4H Room 116, Smith County Cotton Belt Bldg.; 1517 W. Front Street, Tyler, Texas 75702. The meeting will not last longer than an hour. PLEASE RSVP to Lesley Moore (903-283-2033) or Robin Ellison (903-570-9798) via text/call if you plan on attending. We want to make sure we have enough handouts for everyone. We encourage everyone who thinks they may have an interest in learning more about horses to come out and learn more about the program to make an informed decision. This project is open to all 4-H members and you do NOT have to have a horse to participate.
If you are interested in Robotics Please see the attached Flyer for some workshop opportunities 🙂
The Dallas County 4-H Livestock Project Coalition is excited to announce the 1st Annual North Texas 4-H Cluck Up, to be hosted in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the District IV Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Service Center.
This educational event aims to enhance youth’s poultry showmanship skills and teach youth about poultry bio-security measures, feeding and housing requirements and breed identification. In addition, youth will have the opportunity to conduct a necropsy, so they can learn how to identify possible diseases within their flock. See attached Flyer for more info!
If you have any questions feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tamra McGaughy (pronounced McGoy)
4-H and Youth Development, Dallas County
10056 Marsh Ln, Suite B-101, Dallas, Texas 75229
This clinic is a great clinic for Rabbit Project Members!
Please see the attached Flyer for more information!
“LAST MINUTE ORDERS”
California Meat Rabbit Market Pens to be shown the middle of April.
Contact: Cheryl Harbour 903-894-3306 or Lisa Smith 903-581-6368 (leave a message)
Registration for applications for the 2012 National 4-H Conference is now open. The National 4-H Conference is the Secretary of Agriculture’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth in developing recommendations for the 4-H Youth Development Program.
The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults – at the invitation of the Secretary of Agriculture – assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H Youth Development Programs nationally and in their communities. This event brings together youth, volunteer leaders, and state and County Extension staff members from across the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the Canadian Provinces.
As the sponsor for this conference, the National 4-H Headquarters located within Families, 4-H, and Nutrition at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’S) NIFA (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) is charged with sharing the recommendations that emerge from the conference with the Secretary of Agriculture, national Extension Program Leaders, and others who determine 4-H programs. At the same time, ensuring that the conference is a meaningful experience for the youth and adult participants.
This year’s conference will be held March 24 – 28, 2011 at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The cost to attend this trip is $1,800.00. This includes airfare, transportation, lodging, event registration, and most meals.
Registration will close November 25, 2011 with delegates being announced around December 6, 2011.
For more information see attached2012Announcement document.
Derrick Bruton, District IV 4-H Specialist and co-creator of the new online 4-H Record Book Keeping System will be on hand to explain all the new ins and outs of the system and give you a hands-on look at it. Training Date: Monday, November 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m on-site registration, 6:15 p.m. training starts at the Farm Bureau Insurance Community Room in Canton. We will provide a light snack and drinks for the training, but not a meal.
The training will be approximately 2 hours. Bring pen/pencil, note taking paper, and laptop – if you want to get online with us – we will not guarantee online access to you and will not be addressing personal technical difficulties. If you have never used your laptop for wireless access, it may or may not work as it may not have a wireless card. Internet access at this location will be restricted – no Facebook, MySpace, Pinterest, or other social media access will be allowed.
The training is open to 4-H Parents, Leaders, and Club Managers. 4-H Youth are welcome to participate, but need to be knowledgeable of the 4-H Record Keeping System to keep questions focused on new aspects of the system. Mr. Tommy and Dee Lee Smith can address any questions related specifically to subject matter in the record books.
RSVP on or before Wednesday, November 16, 2011. An RSVP is appreciated to 903-567-4149, leave a message with Ms. Eva as to how many from your family to expect.
High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS)
HAS is an interactive online learning experience for high school juniors in Texas. Selected students are nominated by their State Legislator, have an interest in math, science, engineering or computer science and are encouraged to pursue high tech careers. Participation is highlighted by a six-day experience at the Johnson Space Center. Visit has.aerospacescholars.org for more information.
TEXAS Community College Aerospace Scholars (CAS)
Funded by the Texas legislature, CAS, gives teams of community college students from across the state of Texas an opportunity to participate in a unique on-site team project. Students are involved in web-based interactive activities prior to their arrival at Johnson Space Center. Visit cas.aerospacescholars.org for more information.
Middle School Aerospace Scholars (MAS)
This is a unique program designed for middle school teachers. Also funded by the State of Texas and administered by NASA’s Johnson Space Center, selected teachers participate in a one-week summer professional development workshop at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Teams of teachers learn to integrate NASA instructional materials into their classroom curriculum and develop an action plan to implement during the school year. A series of distance learning events held at the participant’s schools are also included in this program.Visit mas.aerospacescholars.org for more information.
*4-H Clothing & Textiles packet: FCS Youth
*4-H Food Show: Family and Consumer Science
*Texas 4-H Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/youth/roundup/index.php
*4-H Recipe Rally (new this year): http://healthyliving.tamu.edu
*Texas 4-H Roundup: Texas 4-H Roundup
*2011 Photography Rules: Texas 4-H Photography
Check the Texas 4-H Standard newsletter to see more links on grants, contests, awards and more: