MADRONE 4-H @ Faith Community Church
7236 Boris Court, Rohnert Park, 94928
We host a small club with 20+ active members. We are home school-friendly and welcome all families to participate or cross-club with us. We provide healthy snacks to the kids, and guests are always welcome with an RSVP to participate or present.
Typically, we meet on the 1st Wednesday of every month. On 1/17, our Madrone Club will review new projects, the club calendar and fundraisers needed; upcoming meetings and optional events throughout the year. Our club President will create that agenda. Please let us know if you have questions! email@example.com
Current Notes & Reminders...
Full parent & family participation is requested.
The cost to join 4-H is per student is $63 per year;
The cost for leaders is $33 which is paid for by the club.*
*Payment + insurance forms must be received by December 1, 2018.
2018 Club Meetings:
IT'S A NEW YEAR W/ 4-H!
Join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month!
Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7236 Boris Court, Rohnert Park, 94928
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Elected Officer Review & New Nominations
Calendar Review / Project Goals
STEM Science Project
Wednesday, November 7 , 2018
Sonoma County 4-H Events
Presentation Day (February)
First Saturday in February
4-H youth members deliver their presentation and receive feedback from evaluators.
4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest (February)
Fourth Saturday in February
Livestock judging is a process where 4-H youth members evaluate, select, place, and learn the various livestock species–beef cattle, sheep, and swine.
4-H Clover Day (March)
Third Saturday in March
A one-day 4-H volunteer development event with a focus to support skill and relationship building between fellow 4-H volunteer leaders for both project-specific areas as well as other 4-H topics to help improve youth engagement and learning.
Fashion Revue (April)
Fourth Saturday in April
Fashion Revue is an opportunity for 4-H youth members to show off their knowledge, skills, and creativity used to create clothing and textiles.
4-H ChickenQue (May)
First Sunday in May
Chickenque is an open house to introduce the 4-H program to members of our community, as well as a fundraiser for the Sonoma County 4-H
Youth Scholarships (May)
Due in May
Sonoma County 4-H Council awards a total of 10, 10-$1,000 scholarships annually.
4-H Summer Camp (Summer)
Camp 1: Typically the last week in June; Camp 2 typically the first or second week in July.
4-H Camp empowers young people to share as partners in decision making, camp planning and implementation, and camp leadership on a day-to-day basis.
Achievement Night (November)
First Saturday in November
Awards, recognition, and other achievement are recognized.
Other 4-H Events...
Bay/Coast Area 4-H Events
State 4-H Events
California Focus - Participate in legislative, political and judicial processes at state capital (ages 14-19). June
State Leadership Conference - Advanced leadership training for high school 4-H youth from around the state (ages 13-19) July or August
State 4-H Field Day - May or June
National 4-H Events
Citizenship & Leadership Washington Focus - CWS & LWS where 4-H'ers learn essential civic leadership skills and leave with the tools that will allow them to bring about real change in their communities.
National 4-H Conference the premier 4-H civic engagement national opportunity for youth.
Madrone 4-H is a Home School 4-H Club
The Madrone 4-H Club operates on a home school friendly schedule; our club is open to all students and families. Typically, we meet from 10AM-1:00PM on the 1st Wednesday of each month at Faith Community Church in Rohnert Park. Our member ages currently range between 5 and 12 years old, but our group is welcome to members and cross-clubbers of all ages. The cost for membership is $63 per student member; plus $63 for leaders.
We have a project meeting following every club meeting.
Healthy snacks and water are always provided for members and guests who RSVP in advance.
Families should plan to spend 3.5 hours each month as part of our regular club meeting & agenda. There are always opportunities to get more involved, without extra pressure to participate.
Our club meeting is generally held once a month, on the first Wednesday, at Faith Community Church in Rohnert Park.
Currently, we have two official projects on schedule for the next year; Community Service and Environmental Education. In 2017, we had our first service project, a Bake Sale / Fundraiser on March 3rd, and our club prepared miniature gardens and baked cakes for the 56th Annual ChickenQue on May 7, 2017.
The Madrone Club started an animal project with chickens this spring/summer. Some families are raising chickens and we want to learn more about and work with bees. We support a homeless outreach project twice a month and have lots of ideas about how else we can learn and grow with our community and with our environment. Our meeting times and club are always open to new friends and members; if our club seems a good fit for your schedule and goals, please join us!
PLEASE NOTE: If you are not a registered member, but would like to attend some meetings, please make sure to RSVP to ensure we have enough supplies and snacks on hand for your student. It is important to mention for planning purposes that we a limited budget to accommodate annual members plus friends who wish to drop-in on occasion.
Questions & RSVP @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Families are welcome and encouraged to join our club and then 'cross club' for a variety of alternative projects.
Our Pledge... Our Commitment...
I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.
Prometo usar mi mente para pensar con más claridad,
mi corazón para ser más leal,
mis manos para ser más servicial,
mi salud para cuidarme más,
por mi club, mi comunidad, mi país y mi mundo.
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