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Fall Forum

WHO: 9th-12th Grade 4-H'ers

WHEN: December 10-11, 2022

WHERE: Rock Eagle 4-H Center

HOW MUCH: $105 if registered by 11/30

$110 if registered 12/1 or later

The Georgia 4-H Board of Directors invites you to Fall Forum-- the statewide winter conference for Senior 4-H'ers! Fun events throughout the weekend include a Clovers & Company show, workshops taught by 4-H'ers, a dance, and a weekend with your favorite Volunteer, Mr. Seth!

Share Fair Exhibitors

All Emanuel County participants attending Fall Forum will display an exhibit focusing on your DPA project area. The exhibit can be on a tri-fold board and can highlight any topic (re-use your fair booth or DPA posters!). Awards will be given to the top exhibits! The exhibit fair is required!

Apply to be a Teen Leader

Online Teen Leader Application All applications must be submitted through the link above, but printable applications are available to assist in preparing 4-H’ers to submit information online.

Apply to fill one of the positions below:

  • Teach Your Own Workshop: Selected leaders are responsible for supplying all materials needed for their workshops.

  • Teach a Prepared Workshop: All materials and lesson plan needed for selected leaders will be provided onsite at the event.

  • Service Leader: Lead a community service activity for participants during the Exhibit and Service Fair. Projects should be easy to do in a short time frame and provide something for a group in need. Examples: letters to military families or 4-H donors, decorations for a senior center, caps for cancer patients, etc. Selected service leaders must supply materials, but may submit receipts for reimbursement of supplies up to $25.00. Service leaders will be responsible for collecting items created and delivering them to the identified group.

  • Recreation Leader: Leaders will be responsible for keeping participants actively engaged through leading recreation, ice breakers, games, etc. throughout the weekend. Activities and supplies will be provided onsite, but they are also encouraged to create/use their own energizers, too.

Junior-Senior District Project Achievement Information & Deadlines

What is DPA?

For 7th-12th graders, District Project Achievement is a process that concludes with a competition. Students select a year-long project area, create a portfolio of written project work, and deliver a demonstration in front of judges at competition. 4-H'ers give speeches, perform, cook, and even sew for project presentations.

When and where is DPA?

The competition will be held Friday, February 3- Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

How much is DPA?

Emanuel County 4-H pays for all youth competitors to attend the event for FREE!

DPA DRESS REHEARSAL There will be a dress rehearsal on Tuesday, January 24 starting at 3pm. Everyone will get a 30-minute block of time to practice, get feedback, and edit, if needed. If you will need a particular time, REGISTER OR MAKE AN APPOINTMENT EARLY.

Bring all props, posters, costumes-- whatever you need to present just like you will at DPA! You may also rehearse before that day by appointment. All participants will present their demonstration (speeches, performances, and recipes) for 4-H staff.

You may also make appointments with Mrs. Jakyn or Mrs. Leslie to get one-on-one help.

IMPORTANT DATES

Friday, December 16, 5pm: Deadline to submit portfolio rough drafts for feedback and help.

December 23rd-January 2: 4-H Office Closed for Christmas. Mrs. Jakyn & Mrs. Leslie WILL NOT be answering emails/texts/Facebook messages, working on portfolios, or helping with speeches during this time.

Friday, January 6th, 5pm: FINAL Portfolio due. How you turn it in is how it will be submitted for competition.

Tuesday, January 24, 3-7pm: DPA Dress Rehearsal at the 4-H Clubhouse.

Friday, February 3- Sunday, February 5: Jr/Sr DPA at Rock Eagle

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