West District Teen Retreat at Black Mountain YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly



Friday and Saturday, March 28 & 29
Register and pay by Friday, March 14
Cost $35
Haywood County 4-Her’s will have a fun weekend in Black Mountain at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly. 4-Hers will meet other county delegates from across the district, earn 4-H  Ambassador credits, take part in district officer elections, and participate in fun and informative workshops.  The cost of attending Teen Retreat is $35 for early registration due by Friday, March 14.  4-H Teen Leadership Council members will receive a $40 partial scholarship in addition to their portion above to cover the full cost of registration.  Please call the Extension Center at 456-3575 to register or for more information, spaces are limited.  4-Hers will need to bring a notepad, warm clothes for outdoor activities, and toiletries. 

4-H Kick-Off Event Teen Leadership Council Meeting



Tuesday, February 25  6:30pm to 8pm at Extension Center
Please bring a snack to share
Call 456-3575 to Sign-Up
Designed for all current 4-H members and families as well as new 4-H members, the 2014 4-H Kick-Off event will be an opportunity to look ahead and do some planning for 2014, fellowship, and county electric activity night.   4-Hers and the Teen Leadership Council members will look at the upcoming year and plan activities.  4-Hers will have an opportunity to look at and plan the project to be completed by the Teen Leadership Council.  Also, this year we have another electric kit.  4-H’ers who are interested in participating in Electric Congress this year need to call the Extension Office in advance.  Please call the Extension Office to sign-up at 456-3575

You Be the Chef – 4-H Chocolatiers



Monday, February 10 from 3:30 to 5pm at Extension Office
Deadline to register: Wednesday, February 5
Cost: $5 (includes materials and chocolates for participants)
With Saint Valentine’s Day approaching 4-Hers will learn how to make delectable chocolate creations.  During the You Be the Chef workshop,
4-H’ers will learn how to temper chocolates, use candy molds, and add flavorings and fillings to make a variety of chocolates.  We will also look at the process of how to make chocolate an enterprise.  4-H’ers will learn about small business
principles and how products are created, tested, priced, and promoted.  Each participant will be able to
construct their own packaging and have chocolates to take with them for Valentines Day.  Please call the Extension Office by Wednesday, February 5 to sign-up at 456-3575.