Upcoming Events



4-H Summer Camp – Counselor In Training Program

The Counselor in Training (CIT) program is an opportunity for older youth to experience the fun of camp but who are also ready for a challenging and rewarding experience. Objectives of this program include personal development, leadership growth and experience, and a deeper knowledge of outdoor recreation and youth development.

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National 4-H Conference

What Is National 4-H Conference?

At the invitation of the Secretary of Agriculture, this event is the USDA’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth from across America in developing recommendations for the National 4-H Youth Development Program. Delegates at this working conference will create a product that will help guide the future of the National 4-H Youth Development Program. Delegates are also ambassadors for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama 4-H, representing Alabama 4-H interests with U.S. Senators and Representatives on Capitol Hill Day. The conference brings together youth, volunteer leaders, and Extension staff from across the United States and its territories as well as the Canadian provinces. For more information, visit the conference website at http://4hconf.4-h.org. Continue reading “National 4-H Conference”

Citizenship . Leadership Washington Focus

WHAT IS CITIZENSHIP WASHINGTON FOCUS?

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is a week-long 4-H citizenship program for youth ages 14-18 that takes place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just 1 mile from the Washington, DC border. Every summer, thousands of young people participate in the program, which provides opportunities for them to:

• strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills on a national level

• understand the importance of civic and social responsibilities as they relate to the development of better citizens and leaders

• exchange ideas, practice respect, and form friendships with other youth from diverse backgrounds

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2017 Montgomery County Natural Resources Tour

Please plan to participate in the 2017 Annual Natural Resources Tour on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Laslie Hall’s Property. This year’s tour will emphasize Trees & Shrub response to drought, Pine Beetle infestations and management, Wildlife management including Eagles, Ducks and other birds. Directional signs will be posted along the roadways to help you find the property.

Registration will begin at noon followed by the welcome ceremonies and the tour wagons will depart at 1:30pm.

Registration is $10.00 per person, which will help cover the cost of serving a meal. Please pre-register by Friday, October 20 so we can have a delicious meal ready for you. We will have several exhibitors this year and there will be plenty of opportunities to visit with them, to see and learn about their products or services. If you have any questions, please call 334-270-4133.

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TIME TO ENROLL IN 4-H CLUBS

TIME TO ENROLL IN 4-H CLUBS — OR START YOUR OWN!  4-H Clubs are local, and in every Alabama County!  Membership is FREE.  Enrollment is year-round and open to all 4th-12th grade youth. “4-H” opportunities exist in several Delivery Modes:  In-school Clubs, After School Clubs, Community & Special Interest Clubs, Camping Programs (day or overnight), Technology-based Clubs (online or virtual club), or Individual (independent) membership. Join Alabama 4-H by going to www.alabama4h.com, and click on the interactive map to find YOUR County Extension Office and connect with existing Clubs… or ASK HOW to start your own 4-H Club!

 

MPS PARTNERS WITH MONTGOMERY 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS

MPS PARTNERS WITH MONTGOMERY 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS:  Thank you Montgomery Public Schools for your partnership with Alabama 4-H!  One of the many ways we worked together was the recent 4-H ARCHERY INVITATIONAL at the MPS Arboretum. Principal Cindy McKenzie was an amazing host to youth from AL, TX, GA, LA, MS and MO.  Check out the great pics and news article by the Montgomery Advertiser: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/picture-gallery/sports/outdoors/2017/08/19/youth-archery-tournament-held-in-montgomery/104764454/?cookies=&from=global