October 7-13 is National 4-H Week, and Fillmore County is celebrating the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community, and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. 4-H youth are a living breathing, culture-changing revolution for doing the right thing, breaking through obstacles and pushing our country forward by making a measurable difference right where they live.
During 4-H Week in Fillmore County youth will be participating in fun events:
–Monday through Friday of 4-H Week, youth who guess the correct number of candy in a jar will win up to $25 gift certificate to purchase anything of their choosing in our 4-H Source Catalog!
–Tuesday youth are encouraged to wear their 4-H shirts to school and eligible for a prize.
-Hundreds of thousands of youth from all around the nation will complete an innovative experiment on 4-H National Youth Science Day, which will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The 2012 National Science Experiment, 4-H Eco-Bot Challenge, explores how robots can be used to preserve and protect the environment, while offering a glimpse into the future of science, technology, engineering and math. Locally, youth can participate in National Youth Science Day at the Extension Office from 4-6:00 p.m. Please register by Oct. 8th.
–Thursday, past and current 4-Her’s are encouraged to share how 4-H has made an impact in their life on the Fillmore County 4-H FaceBook page. Person’s story with the most likes, is eligible for a prize as well.
–Friday, spread the word about 4-H to your friends at Friday night football games or around town by handing out green and white mints to others, etc.