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Florida 4-H Weekly Updates

FREE Trip to 4-H University- Young Leaders’ Scholarship May 26th

Sponsored by Florida Farm Bureau, the Florida 4-H Young Leaders’ Scholarship program provides full scholarships to deserving youth to attend Florida 4-H University. Desired applicants are those who are emerging potential leaders, ideally those who have been untapped from formal leadership positions who can benefit from advanced leadership training. Scholarship application and details can be found at: goo.gl/4mk1oj

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS MAY 26, 2017.

Slots Available for Western Week of Horsemanship School

Western week of Horsemanship School June 5-9th.  Still have some openings and would love to see more applicants.

http://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/youth/horse/HorsemanshipSchool.shtml

 UF CALS Prospective Student Workshop & Expo

The UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will be holding a prospective student workshop and expo on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Ona, FL. Check out the flyer linked below for more information.

http://florida4h.org/Prospective_Student_Workshop_flyer.pdf 

 Senior Award Portfolio – Webinar Recording

Senior Award Portfolio Application is OPEN! Encourage your senior 4-H’ers to apply for Scholarships and Award Trips – check out the webinar recording for useful tips and tricks!

http://m1e.net/c?223003141-EewV00B5CePpk%40390099998-.SY8KIUekt1dk  Applications are due June 1st @ 4pm EDT.

 Raise Your Hand Alumni and Friends of 4-H Activation

Share these steps with your local volunteers and alumni network:

  1. RAISE YOUR HAND: Alumni and supporters of 4-H sign-up at 4-H.org/RaiseYourHand.
  2. SHARE YOUR JOURNEY: Alumni and supporters are asked to tweet, post or caption their 4-H experience photos to show 4-H support with hash tag #4HGrown.
  3. PAY IT FORWARD: 4-H alumni and supporters are asked to tag other 4-H alumni and supporters and ask them to raise their hand.
  4. COMPETE FOR YOUR STATE: The state with the most alumni hands raised gets a $20,000 reward, with the winning state announced on June 30, 2017

Slots Available for Western Week of Horsemanship School

Western week of Horsemanship School June 5-9th.

We still have some openings and would love to see more applicants.

http://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/youth/horse/HorsemanshipSchool.shtml

Volunteer Conference of Southern States 2017 Registration

The Volunteer Conference of Southern States (VCOSS) registration is now open. The conference will take place September 28 – October 1, 2017 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia. The VCOSS is an opportunity for 4-H staff to learn and teach alongside dedicated volunteers. This year’s goal is for a minimum of 100 Florida volunteers to attend along with eager staff and faculty. This year we have two Florida 4-H Volunteers serving on the planning committee and your participation would be greatly appreciated. If you or volunteers from your county register for the VCOSS please inform me, as I would like to keep track of the Florida attendees.

http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/srvlf/

Gator Pit: Opportunity for senior 4-H’ers

http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/gator-pit/.  Applications DUE June 1st!

 

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