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March 2013

March 2013 E-Newsletter

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The theme of this month's e-newsletter is deadlines and changes. In terms of changes, there is an update regarding the 4-H Ontario office relocation and exciting news about the official launch of the Cloverbud Program at 4-H Ontario's Conference & Annual Meeting. Important deadlines that are around the corner include Ignite Leadership registration, Ontario 4-H Foundation Golf Tournament registration and a couple of scholarships for 4-H'rs. 

Cloverbuds

The official launch of the Cloverbud Program is happening next week at 4-H Ontario's Conference & Annual Meeting. The Cloverbud program is an opportunity for youth ages 6–8 to learn about all facets of 4-H Ontario projects. This exciting addition to 4-H Ontario is a hands-on, activity-based program that covers a wide variety of topics, including agriculture, food, crafts, lifeskills, environment and science. By participating in the Cloverbud program, participants are able to get a taste for the topics covered in 4-H projects while developing an understanding of 4-H values.

Cloverbuds provides “Learn To Do By Doing” activities and is delivered by 4-H volunteers. 4-H Ontario provides program material to volunteers who have decided to run Cloverbuds in their area. Like all 4-H programs, participation in Cloverbuds is optional for both youth and volunteers. 

Golf Registration Now Open
It's that time of the year again. Registration for the annual Ontario 4-H Foundation Golf Tournaments is now open. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day of golfing and support 4-H Ontario. Additional information and registration is available here >
Volunteer Opportunities
4-H Ontario is looking for volunteers to help expand the 4-H program within Algoma District, with the hopes of being able to provide service to everyone in Algoma. An information session will be held for interested volunteers in April. More info >
Ignite Leadership
Join us at the pilot of Ignite Leadership; a blended camp/conference style program with guest speakers, facilitator driven sessions and interactive learning. There is a maximum of 20 spots available for this exciting new 4-H camp. Register now >
Office Relocation Update
4-H Ontario will be open for business in their new provincial office location at 111 Main Street in Rockwood on Tuesday April 2, 2013. Leading up to this date, the 4-H Ontario office will be closed on Thursday March 28 to carry out the move. Details here >
Alumni Album
To gear up for the 100th anniversary of 4-H Ontario in 2015, 4-H Ontario has been going through the archives and putting together collections of 4-H photos. Here's a sneak peak of some of the great photos >
Scholarship Deadlines
Deadlines for the Angelo and Frank Undergraduate Scholarship and the Ontario Women's Institute Scholarship are quickly approaching. Don't miss these opportunities to help fund your education.  More info >
A Fantastic First Year with 4-H
Hallie Hulton is an articulate and energetic 10-year-old who just completed her first year in a 4-H club. Read Hallie's 4-H Story on 4-H Folklore >
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