Friday, May 29, 2009
Location: Regents School of Austin - Activity Center
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Don't forget about the awards forms that all 4-H'ers should be completing to receive their much deserved recognition.
You should be soon be receiving a postcard in the mail as a reminder.
Dates: June 15 - 17
Location: Goodwill Community Center (I 35 and 183)
Age Requirement: 12 - 18 years old
Start Time: 9:00 a.m. and End Time: 4:00 p.m.
A graduation ceremony will be held on Wednesday night. Location to be determined.
Recordbook Workday - Monday, June 8, 2009
Come to the Extension Office anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to get help with your recordbooks. Bring your laptops, flash drives, hard copies (whatever you already have).
This is not a formal workshop - this is set up as a help session.
Recordbooks are due to the Extension office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2009. (please remember that our office closes at 5:00 so plan to have your book in early).
Check out the flyer at travis4h.com for more information on location and registration.
Meet at the Extension Office at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: Bring money for lunch at Good Luck Grill in Manor
Participants will learn about the history of chocolate, hands on dipping with chocolate, lunch at Good Luck Grill and Tour Austin Nuts in the afternoon.
Flyer posted at travis4h.com
Location: Helotes 4-H Activity Center in Helotes, TX
Cost : $15.00
Flyer posted at travis4h.com
For our junior and intermediate aged youth. This is being held in conjunction with the District Recordbook Judging. If you want to judge recordbooks and need something for the younger 4-H'ers to do, this is your answer. 4-H youth must register on 4-H Connect to participate.
Location: Travis County East Facility
6011 Blue Bluff Road
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 -includes lunch and snacks
Flyer posted on travis4h.com website
All newly elected officers and club managers should attend
Topics of discussion include:
- Parliamentary Procedure
- Officer Responsibilities/Duties/ Program Ideas
- Award Opportunities/Scholarships
- 4-H Opportunities
- New 4-H Contests
- 4-H Connect Enrollment
- 4-H Recordbooks
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cabela's in Buda (bring money for lunch at Cabela's)
Open to all 4-H aged youth and adults!!!
Participants will learn the ins and outs of this project. A life long skill with some potential scholarship opportunities. Check out the flyer on travis4h.com
There are workshops for youth and adults. Check out the travis4h.com website to see the flyers of workshops offered.
Meeting begins at 12:00 noon at Schreiner University
Cost: full time registration- $20.00 per participant (youth and adults) (includes dinner and dance)
part time registration - $8.00 per participant (does not include dinner and dance)
If you are interested in attending, please sign up with John and pay the fee by August 20th. Cory is taking a van and will take up to 13 youth. If youth want to attend, they must notify John so he can put their name on the list.
If you need more information, please let us know.
Travis County attends: July 13 (3:00 pm) to July 16 (11:00 am) Cost: $205.00
Each participant will be reimbursed $100.00 upon returning from camp.
Participants will need to register via 4-H Connect to attend:
4-H Connect Login. Must be registered by June 16, 2009
Cory will be attending this camp.
Awards due include;
Rookie, All Star, Honor Roll, Letterman, Gold Star, Bronze Star, Silver Star, I DARE You, Project Summary and Adult Leader Award
If you have questions regarding the awards application, please let us know.
Click on the link to check out the Creative Arts handbook
State Fair of Texas Website: www.bigtex.com
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Richland 4-H members contributed to the District 10 Community Service Project, Filling the Shelves. All items donated are being sent to the Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood. Items will be used to help stock the nurse's station. Other items donated will be used for the craft's and games closets.
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Open to 4-H youth ages 13 to 18.
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Location: Meet at the Extension Office at 9:00 a.m.
Dining Etiquette will take place at the Ventana Restaurant at the Culinary Academy.
Please see the flyer at travis4h.com
Cost: plan to spend at least $20.00 for lunch.
Friday, May 22, 2009
(application and requirements are posted on the travis4h.com website.)
Bronze Star and Silver Star Awards
Purpose to recognize achievement by 4-H members 9 to 11 (Bronze) or 12-14 (Silver) years of age at the time of application. A member may receive the award only once. Number to be awarded is based on judges discretion.(application and requirements are posted on the travis4h.com website.)
Adult Volunteer Leader AwardAn new award to recognize volunteer leaders for their service and contributions was added last year. The leader must be someone the Extension Office has listed as a screened volunteer leader through the Texas 4-H and Youth Development - Youth Protection Standards Program. If you have questions regarding a potential nominee, please contact us at the office.
The award form applications have been posted to the travis4h.com website under the "FORMS" tab. Award interviews are scheduled for Monday, July 20, 2009
Judging Date: Friday, June 26th
Location: Travis County East Facility (6011 Blue Blue Road, Austin)
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Lunch will be provided!!
We will be teaming up with Caldwell County this year. This is a great opportunity to learn more about recordbooks, the judging process and gain new ideas and opinions.
If you would like to judge (intermediate and senior aged 4-H youth are eligible judge) please let John know. JJRiegler@ag.tamu.edu
For those interested in judging recordbooks at the district level, please let us know.
D-10 Recordbook Judging
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2009
Location: Helotes 4-H Activity Center, Helotes, TX
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Travis County Youth Show
Doors open~~6:30 PM
Dinner followed by Meeting
500 VFW Road
Austin, TX 78753
Dinner will be provided to TCYS paid members
Voting rights also for all paid members
Membership forms attached
Direct all membership forms and questions to:
TCYS Board Secretary
7803 Mowinkle Drive
Austin, TX 78736
Monday, May 4, 2009
Teambuilding, games and activities, dances and much more.
June 22-24, 2009 (Monday-Wednesday)
4-H Conference Center, Lake Brownwood
Registration will be conducted on 4-H Connect April 27-May 13, 2009.
Texas 4-H Connect Login
$170 per delegate This includes all meals and snacks beginning with the lunch on Monday and ending with breakfast on Wednesday, insurance and facility use at the 4-H Conference Center.
Travis 4-H pays 50% of this trip. 4-H members are required to pay the full amount and after returning, participants will receive a check request form to submit for the $85.00 return.
A promotional flyer can be found at www.travis4h.com