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Camp Assistance - for 2017
The SD 4-H Leaders will once again provide a financial assistance scholarship to 4-H members attending a 4-H camp, Performing Arts or TLC. The scholarship amount for 4-H Camp (Poinsett and Bob Marshall) is $25. The requirement for receiving the scholarship is that the camper needs to tell one group about camp. The application is due by December 31st.

The scholarship amount for Performing Arts or TLC Assistance is $50. The requirement for receiving the scholarship is that the 4-H'er needs to tell two groups about camp. The application is due by December 31st.


App-CampFeeAssistance17.pdf

Here is how the scholarship program works.

  • Step 1 – Register for the 2017 camp and pay the full camp fees.
  • Step 2 – Attend camp and have a great time!!
  • Step 3 – Tell a group about camp. For the $25 4-H Camp scholarship, tell one group. For the $50 TLC or Performing Arts Camp scholarship tell two groups.
  • Step 4 - Complete the camp assistance/scholarship application form with all signatures and submit to the SD 4-H Leaders. You will receive your scholarship money within 2 weeks of its receipt.



Leader Dues
Leader dues for 2016-17 are $3 per leader if paid by December 31, 2016 or $4 per leader if paid after December 31.  Dues may be mailed to SD 4-H Leaders, c/o Paula Linke, Executive Secretary, 39833 233rd St, Woonsocket SD  57385.  Please include this completed
worksheet with your check, and also email the worksheet to her at sd4hleaders@santel.net.

 
New T-Shirt Designs!!
We introduced 5 new t-shirt designs at the 2016 State Fair, and also added polos and jackets!!  Our t-shirt logo design contest brought in many entries and we chose 4 winning logos.  Our winning entries came from Tigh Lessman, Jessie Wik and Clara Fink. Congratulations!
 
 
 
Clara Fink

4-H_Extreme_8-4-16
 Tigh Lessman

SD_4-H_Grunge_8-11-16
 Jessie Wik
 
 
 
To_Make_the_Best_Better_8-4-16
 
 
 
 
Clara Fink
Just_Show_It_8-4-16
 
 
 SD 4-H Leaders

Live_Learn_Serve_8-4-16
 

 

We also added polos and a new jacket!

 

Exhibit Hall Fundraising
Kudos to so many of you for a tremendous job at fundraising, donations and support of the new Exhibit Hall!  How wonderful it was to use the building this year during the SD State Fair!
 
Currently, our new overall State Fair Foundation campaign total is over $4.37 million towards the $4.7 million goal!  We encourage you to continue your efforts, and if you have not made a commitment, respectfully ask that you work towards that.
 
   From the SD State Fair Foundation page http://www.sdstatefairfoundation.com, you will find updated totals, Exhibit hall information including layout plans, a campaign booklet link, and the link to the "red brochure" that includes the donation/brick form
     Here is more information:
                4-H Division Bricks
                Bricks Info Sheet
 
 
SD 4-H is on Facebook!!

Click here to find SD 4-H on Facebook and find the latest information revolving around 4-H activities in SD.

Click 
here to find SD 4-H Leaders Association on Facebook!

 

Rural Youth Loan Program

Here is information about the Rural Youth Loan Program available to 4-H members.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) makes operating loans of up to $5,000 to eligible individual rural youths age 10 through 20 to finance income-producing, agriculture-related projects.  The project must be of modest size, educational, and initiated, developed and carried out by rural youths participating in 4-H clubs, FFA, or a similar organization.  For more information, leaders should contact their local FSA Office or visit http://www.fsa.usda.gov.

 

A one page fact sheet is available at:  http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/loanyouth.pdf.

Farm Credit has a similar program available for youth loans!  You will find information on their website http://www.myaglender.com/youth-loans_5152_ct.aspx
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 Our Purpose!

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. To serve as the official, non-profit organization for the 4-H leaders of South Dakota.

2. To establish and promote a mutually helpful exchange of information on 4-H educational programs.

3. To help in enlarging the field of 4-H.

4. To cooperate with SDSU Extension in sponsoring, promoting, and conducting educational programs and projects to meet the needs and interests of youth in South Dakota.

 5. To work in cooperation with SDSU Extension personnel to ensure that 4-H events & activities have adequate leadership and support.

 6. To encourage a uniform high standard of excellence in 4-H educational programs and events.

 

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