Reserve Your Gingerbread House Now!
All 4-H members and Cloverbuds are invited to bring a friend to decorative a gingerbread house that they can share with their families this holiday season. In order to join the fun, call the Extension Office, 641-1260, by December 17 to reserve your house. All supplies and materials necessary to decorate a house will be provided, including gingerbread walls, mortar made of frosting, and all sorts of decorations. The festivities will begin at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 18 in the VanTyle Room at the Fred Field Heritage Center. $2 for 4-H members, and $5 for non-members. Join the fun!
4-H Member Make You Better Day January 3
Gunnison County 4-H Council has created a fun afternoon of activities geared towards members that are wanting to build their teamwork, leadership, and public speaking skills. The fun begins at Jorgensen Event Center for skating at 12:00 noon and then we will move to the Fred Field Heritage Center. 1:00 to 4:00 will be filled with games and activities that target these skills. Eat before you come or bring your lunch. New club officers and leaders are also encouraged to attend.
Leadership Development Conference January 23-25
Kick off to the conference is a visit to the State Capitol to celebrate the Colorado 4-H Day Resolution and Governor’s Proclamation on Friday, January 23, 2015. 4-H Day is a long-standing tradition established in the mid-1960s to honor all the youth involved in 4-H in Colorado. The weekend conference includes hands on activities that develop leadership, teamwork, presentation skills.
LDC is for members ages 14-18 as of December 31, 2014. We will leave Gunnison afterschool on Thursday, January 22 and return in evening of Sunday, January 25. Transportation will be provided. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Denver Hotel. Conference lodging and registration will be $95 plus some meal expenses. Please register at 4H Online before January 9. If you have any questions please contact Nadine at 641-1260.
Youth Fest on February 6-8, 2015
Youth Fest will be held at Ponderosa Retreat Center in Larkspur. Youth Fest is for 4-H members ages 9-13. Registration is $75.00. Youth will participate in character building, teamwork, and critical thinking activities during the camp. Register on 4HOnline between January 15 and January 30.