Catch up on what Converse County 4-H Council discussed at their council meeting earlier this month. Click on the Council menu at top of this page and select the November meeting minutes link.
December 2015’s newsletter can be read by selecting the Newsletter menu located at the top of this page, which will take you to posted newsletters. Enjoy catching up on CC4H’s news!
Please take a moment to view photographs from yesterday’s wonderful celebration of Converse County 4-H youth and volunteers. Click on the link at top of this page to view!
Converse County Cow-Belles are sponsoring a contest for 4-H and FFA youth. The winner of the contest will be awarded to the youth who creatives the most humorous beef promotion advertisement for their sign on a Highway 59 windbreak. They are looking for a cartoonish character with a quote promoting beef. The contest winner will receive a cash prize!
Please bring your humorous creation to the 4-H Office by 4PM November 6th and we will pass on to the Cow-Belles.
November 2015’s newsletter can be read by selecting the Newsletter menu located at the top of this page, which will take you to posted newsletters. Enjoy catching up on CC4H’s news!
Wyoming State Science Fair 2016
March 6-8, 2016 in Laramie, WY.
Mark your calendars now and start those great research projects!
14 new categories at the 2016 Wyoming State Science Fair (WSSF).
Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in all Jr. and Sr. Division categories at the WSSF.
Students must compete at and qualify from a Regional Fair to compete at the Wyoming State Science Fair 2016. Please contact the regional fair director to learn how students can showcase their science research at a regional fair. For Converse County that is: Central Regional Fair — Michelle Wistisen, Director — Michele_Wistisen@natronaschools.org
The Wyoming State Science Fair coordinates two additional initiatives for Wyoming students: Wyoming State Science Fair Logo Contest, and Energy in the West Essay Contest.
The Wyoming State Science Fair Logo Contest is open to all Wyoming Students in Grades K-12. The winning design will be featured on the Wyoming State Science Fair 2016 T-shirt, and the winners of the top three designs will be recognized at the Wyoming State Science Fair March 6-8, 2016 in Laramie, WY.
Submit your winning WSSF Logo Design from September 15 – November 1, 2016
New in 2016, the Wyoming State Science Fair and Haliburton Foundation seek to encourage students to conduct thorough library research and writing about energy topics by sponsoring an Energy in the West Essay Contest for Grades 4-12. It is our hope that these essays may become the foundation for future student science fair research.
The 2016 Energy in the West Essay Contest Questions are:
What are the greatest benefits and challenges of energy research in Wyoming? How do we take advantage of these benefits and address these challenges?
Submit your winning Essay from October 15 – December 15, 2016
Want more information? Click HERE
The district 10 (Converse and Niobrara Counties) Make-it-with-Wool Contest will be held on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Niobrara County Fair Grounds in Lusk. Entries need to be received by November 2nd. Forms can be picked up at the Converse or Niobrara County Extension Offices. Modeling judging will begin promptly at 1:00 pm. After all contestants have modeled for the judges, construction judging will then be done by the panel of judges. During the construction judging, contestants will participate in workshops and activities. Snacks will be provided. At 5:00 pm the public Make-it-with-Wool Style Show will occur. Awards will then be presented along with refreshments.
The Make-it-with-Wool contest is always a really fun day to see all of the pretty outfits, get reacquainted with old friends, make new friends, win some great prizes, and just to enjoy!! We hope you have your outfit all ready to enter or at least have an ideas that you will be working on over the next few weeks. Good Luck. If you have any questions please call Denise Smith at the Niobrara County Extension Office at 334-3534 or you can call Ashley at the Converse County Extension Office at 358-2417.
Just got the word that 4HOnline will be open for enrollment starting at noon on Monday, October 19th.
Here are instructions on how to re-enroll if you are an existing member or enroll if you are a new member. If you have any questions, please give the 4-H Office a call at 358-2417.
Check it this great opportunity Converse County 4-Hr’s!