State 4-H Older Members’ Conference
State 4-H Contact: Jeffrey Orndorff
To develop leadership among older 4 H members through opportunities to discuss timely issues and problems. To teach new skills that can be used in local clubs and communities.
West Virginia 4 H members entering 9th grade and recommended/approved by the county Extension office.
June 16-22, 2013
Pre-camp, by invitation, begins Saturday, June 15, 2013, 2:00 PM.
WVU Jackson’s Mill
$270. Scholarships are available for 4 H’ers meeting the pre-registration postmark deadline.
Pre registration postmark deadline is Friday, May 17, 2013.
Camp registration is 12:30-2:30 PM, Sunday, June 16.
Camp closes at 11:30 AM, Saturday, June 22.
Each morning campers will be involved in presentations and discussion of topics current to today’s youths. Afternoon workshops are selected from those listed on the following page and others developed by the planning committee. Encourage members from your county to enroll in different workshops so you can have a wider range of experiences coming back to the county.
Pre-camp – 25 4 H members who participated in OMC last year will be invited to serve as discussion leaders. The training will include small group skills and understanding and dealing with various small group behaviors. The camp director and coordinator will contact counties with selected members by May 24, 2013.
Cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed/faxed/postmarked to WVU Extension Service by Friday, June 7, 2013. There is a $15 processing fee for all refunds. NO REFUNDS FOR NO SHOWS!!!