Weaving Class at The Plaid Sheep Yarn Shop in Canton, NC

Spaces are Limited,  Participants must register and pay to sure their spot in the class
5 Classes which go through Friday, March 13– Friday, April 17 (No Class Good Friday April 3)
Cost: $10
Instructor, Johnita Heil will teach 4-H’ers the basics of weaving and the mechanics of a loom at her shop, The Plaid Sheep Yarn Shop in Canton.  Over the five week class youth participants will have the opportunity to weave their own pot holder and table runner.  The cost is $10 and spaces are limited.  Please call 828-456-3575 to register. 

Teen Council Readers Are Leaders

Thursday, March 19 from 3:30 to 5pm at Extension Center
Global Leadership Summit participants received the next book in the Teen Council Readers Are Leaders program, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Patterson, Greeny, McMillan and Switzler.  The book focuses on tools to prepare for high-stakes situations and how to make it safe to talk about anything. 
Youth Council members that participated in the Global Leadership Summit are invited to participate the book review that will be held on Thursday, March 19 from 3:30 to 5pm at the Extension Center in the small conference room. 

4-H Presentation Competition

It’s time to start working on your 2015 4-H presentation!  There are three age categories for 4-H presentations competition: 9-10, 11-13, and 14-18.  Cloverbud  participants, ages 5-8, are non-competition.  Each Cloverbud 4-H’er and 4-H’ers who win first place in their age category and age division will receive a $20 Wal-Mart gift card and be eligible to advance to the district competition to represent Haywood County in district competition during District Activity Day        Saturday, May 16.

Public speaking and demonstrations are a cornerstone program of the 4-H Youth Development Program.  4-H’ers can research a topic of interest and prepare a 5 to 10 minute presentation.  All participants must be age appropriate and reach the time limit: juniors 5 to 7 minutes and seniors 10 to 12 minutes to qualify.    Presentations should include posters, props, and a variety of visual aids that help them explain their topic to a panel of judges.  Youth will present their presentation at the Haywood County 4-H Annual Activity Night on Thursday, April 30. 

If you would like help with your 4-H presentation, youth can receive one-on-one assistance, please just call the Extension Office at 456-3575 to schedule a time to meet.