4-H and Youth

State 4-H Older Members’ Conference

State 4-H Contact: David Hartley

PURPOSES:
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.

WHO:
West Virginia 4 H members entering 9th grade and recommended/approved by the county Extension office.

WHEN:
June 19-25, 2016
Pre-camp, by invitation, begins Saturday, June 18, 2016, 2:00 PM.

WHERE:
WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston, WV

COST:
$300. Scholarships are available for 4 H’ers meeting the pre-registration postmark deadline of May 20th, 2016 reducing registration cost to $250. First Time Attendees will receive a one-time scholarship of an additional $50 reducing registration cost to $200.

Campers that qualify for free or reduced lunch will receive an additional $50 scholarship. A free/reduced form must accompany the OMC application to qualify.

REGISTRATION:
Pre registration postmark deadline is Friday, May 20, 2016.

Camp registration is 12:30-2:30 PM, Sunday, June 19.
Camp closes at 11:30 AM, Saturday, June 25.

Register On-Line Now

PROGRAM:
Each morning campers will be involved in presentations and discussion of topics current to today’s youths. Afternoon workshops are selected when you arrive for camp registration the 19th. 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 20, 2016.

Workshop Descriptions – coming soon

CANCELLATION/REFUNDS:
Cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed/faxed/postmarked to Program Coordinator, WVUES 4-H Youth Development, PO Box 6031, Morgantown, WV 26506, by Friday, June 3, 2016. There is a $15 processing fee for all refunds. NO REFUNDS FOR NO SHOWS!!!

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