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February 7, 2017

2017 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training Registration Closing

Submitted by Deryl Waldren

The 2017 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 24-25, at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City. The training is geared for all county/district 4-H Ambassadors, ambassador advisors and Extension staff. However, the ambassador training is open to any 4-H member in the 8 – 12 grades. Local Extension offices may not be able to provide chaperones and/or transportation to this training. Check with your local Extension Office before registering.

The theme is “Ambassadors – Growing 4-H.” Exciting workshops include: True Colors, Growing 4-H Leadership, Growing 4-H through Radio, Using Day Camps to Grow 4-H, Effective Use of Social Media, and Buckeye Initiatives. We’ll also have special workshops for all county/district advisors and Extension staff. Mr. Ben Hopper will talk on “Leadership Lessons from Hollywood Films.” Amy Sollock, SW Area 4-H Specialist; and Megan Macy, KSRE Marketing Specialist; will facilitate a workshop on “Building Your Own Local Marketing Plan by Counties/Districts.”

Cost remains the same at $109, and registration closes on February 9, 2017, 11:59 p.m. The fee covers all educational sessions, speaker, breakfast, lunch, breaks, and one night’s lodging at Rock Springs 4-H Center. For cancellations from the time of registration through February 9, there will be a $25 fee assessed. Beginning on February 10, there are no refunds, and the full cost of the conference will be due.

For full details, visit http://www.kansas4-h.org/events-activities/conferences-events/ambassador-training/index.html. Registration will be on the CVent system. Visit http://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html. The Kansas 4-H Ambassador Action Team accepts members (teens, volunteers and Extension staff) year-round. For more information, please call Deryl Waldren at 785-462-6281, or email him at dwaldren@ksu.edu.