December 5 – In-Person Leader Training: All leaders, new and returning, must complete either the online course or attend this workshop at 6:00 p.m. in the McKee Building.
December 6 – Outdoor Skills Workshop at 6:30 p.m. in the McKee Building. Anyone interested in the project may attend to learn more.
December 10 – In-Person Leader Training: All leaders, new and returning, must complete either the online course or attend this workshop at 6:00 p.m. in the McKee Building.
December 10 – Our December club meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the McKee Building exhibit hall. Officer elections will be held. And we’ll complete our community service project wrapping Christmas gifts after the meeting. There’s no need to bring anything for wrapping. We will also have a cookie exchange. Please bring two dozen to share and be able to take a few home as well. Cloverbuds are welcome to come and wrap gifts also! (The November meeting minutes are posted. Please be sure that club members have read them prior to the meeting.)
December 17 - Western Heritage Workshop at 6:30 p.m. in the McKee Building. Anyone interested in the project may attend to learn more.
December 20 – Outdoor Skills Workshop at 6:30 p.m. in the McKee Building . Anyone interested in the project may attend to learn more.
January 1 – Please try to turn your completed enrollment and fees in to Cindy by this date. The enrollment fee is $50 per participant. However, fee waivers are available, if needed. All Shooting Sports participants MUST complete a Shooting Sports waiver and turn it in to Cindy with enrollment.
Nominate 4-H to receive a donation from SCHEELS for Colorado Gives Day! The deadline is this Sunday, December 2.
Click through to the form (https://bit.ly/2TSUlx0) and input “Larimer County 4-H Foundation.” You can include it under both of these categories:
Cloverbuds and Leathercraft
Tonight, our Cloverbuds and Leathercraft projects meet take place at Construction Supply House (255 42nd Street SW unit B) beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Please get your enrollment done as soon as possible.
If you are not planning on enrolling for 2019, please let me know and if you would like your name removed from the e-mail list please let me know as well. If you have questions about enrollment please let us know.
Leaders must complete online training before enrollment will be completed. There is a class being held December 5 and 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the McKee Building for those that would rather do an in-person class instead of the online training.
Next Club Meeting
Our next club meeting is December 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the exhibit hall of the McKee Building. We will be wrapping gifts for our community service that evening. And officer elections will be held, so please think about whether you’d like to run for an office.
This year, returning leaders are required to complete updated training modules before re-enrolling for the 2019 4-H year. You can complete the online training now, or you can attend the in-person trainings scheduled for Wednesday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m.
If you wish to complete the training online, you can click here to access step-by-step instructions to complete the online training. The training consists of four modules. Each module takes about 10 minutes to complete, for a total of 40 minutes. At the end of the training, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Please save this certificate and email it to Pam Heeney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please contact Cindy or Pam.
Submitted by reporter, Walker Cameron.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H Club met on Monday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building at the Ranch in Loveland, Colorado.
The club and its members did very well at Larimer County achievement night.
The club voted to do a community service at the next meeting, wrapping presents for Foster and Adoptive Families of Larimer County.
Enrollment for the 2019 4-H year is open. For returning members the deadline is January 15. If new members are interested in joining 4-H, the enrollment deadline is March 1. For more information, go to https://larimer.extension.colostate.edu/programs/4-h/
On the 4th of November, volunteers from our club turned pens for the troops. 100 completed writing pens are being sent to service men and women.
The club will have officer elections at the December meeting.
Club leader, Cindy Buckardt, presented achievements to the club members for the past year. Member pins, livestock record books, and special awards were given out.
There were demonstrations presented about the stages of gestation for goats, tips on buying a rabbit, a member’s Captain America woodworking project, a member’s bucket seat project for home environment, proper vaccination methods, and Portuguese water dogs.
The next meeting will be on December 10 at 7:00 p.m.
For more information, visit the High Country Handiworkers website at hch4h.org or on Facebook by searching for hch4hclub.
The dates and locations for the Shooting Sports leader certification trainings have been posted. The closest training will be in Boulder County on April 5–7, 2019. At this training, they will offer certification for Archery, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun. Please visit the Larimer County Shooting Sports website to find more details.
We encourage you to strongly consider attending the training and volunteering in the Shooting Sports program. Our county has a large, successful program, but we need certified volunteers to continue to offer those opportunities for our 4-H members.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H club was chartered in 1980 and is located in Larimer County, Colorado.
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