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4-H Volunteer Training for Teens and Adults

4-H Leader Luau

The Center for 4-H Youth Development invites you to attend the ND 4-H Volunteer Project Training for Teens and Adults. This training is an excellent opportunity for you to gather new 4-H project ideas that create fun learning experiences for all 4-H members. Please join us for an evening to improve your skills as a 4-H teen or adult volunteer, parent/caregiver or staff member helping youth on their own 4-H journey! Workshop choices include: 1) Clothing Review 2) Parle Pro 3) ND 4-H Foundation and Fundraising Ideas for 4-H Clubs, 4) 4-H Environmental Science Backpacks 5) 4-H Outdoor Skills/Shooting Sports and 6) 4-H Hippology.

Dates for these trainings are:

North West District - Host: Wells County
Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Fessenden-Bowdon School, Fessenden
Directions: Turn north off of Hwy 15 to Main Ave N and follow all the way through town and across railroad tracks until you get to the school.

South West District - Host: Morton County
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 PM
New Salem-Almont High School
310 Elm Avenue, New Salem, ND 58563

North East District - Host: Ramsey County
Monday, November 23, 2015
5:30 - 8:30 PM CST
W. W. Veterans Memorial Building
Directions: 524 4th Avenue NE, Devils Lake, ND. Across the street from Leevers Supermarket

South East District - Host: Richland County
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
5:30 - 8:30 PM CST
Bagg Bonanza Farm
Directions: I-29, Exit 23, Mooreton, ND; turn left at 169th Ave SE, the entrance to the farm is on the right

Who’s Invited: 4-H teen volunteers, adult volunteers, parents/caregivers, and staff

Cost: $6 per person, early registration is required (deadlines begin Oct. 29, 2015)

Please register here: 4hOnline

Questions: Contact Natalie Hilgers (701-231-7259)

Don’t let fall training pass you by! We look forward to seeing you at training.

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North Central Region 4-H Volunteer e-Forums 2015

The North Central Region Extension Volunteer Specialists are planning the 2015 4-H Volunteer e-Forums for Teen and Adult Volunteers, parents/caregivers, and Extension staff. A good cross section of ND counties participated in the e-Forums held in 2011 and 2013. I am hoping we have wonderful participation from ND for the 2015 e-forums.

Please consider hosting one or more of these events in your county. They are a wonderful way to join 11 other NCR states in receiving 4-H Volunteer training virtually. In ND, counties who host this series of online trainings will receive $100 per session reimbursement to cover some of the costs of hosting a site which may include stacks, handouts, etc. upon completion of the session evaluation.

For more information, promotional bookmarks, flyers, and to register your site for the webinars visit the NCR 4-H Volunteer e-Forum 2015 site at:

To get an idea of the format of the e-forums you can view the Adobe Connect archives of the 2011 and 2013 4-H Volunteer e-forums from this site too. These online archives are wonderful training resources.

Please mark these dates on your calendar and share them with those involved with 4-H in your county and please contact Rachelle Vettern if you are interested in hosting. A host site facilitator training webinar will be held September 24, 2015 at 2 pm CST. This is not mandatory, but is being offered to assist with planning and hosting these events.

The HEART of Belonging, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. (CT) and Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. (CT)
Learn how to guide youth in developing a list of club or group expectations that accommodates all members, to support youth with special needs and discover resources to help you in your role as a caring adult. Leave with activities that will help you foster positive behavior, belonging, and inclusion in your club.

The HEART of Community, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. (CT) and Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. (CT)
Volunteers in this session will be prepared to help youth find their voices as they become actively engaged in their communities. The session will include resources and models to incorporate mastery, belonging, generosity and independence as you include citizenship activities in 4-H settings.

Encouraging the HEART of Leadership Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. (CT) and Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.(CT)
Young people do not magically become leaders at age 13. They are nurtured from their first 4-H experience.  You will receive tools to help inspire youth of all ages to discover and develop independence and mastery. 

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Center for 4-H Youth Development
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7251
Campus address: FLC 219
Physical/delivery address: 1400 Centennial Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 7280 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: 4-H

Last Updated: Monday, October 05, 2015 3:28:26 PM