Wednesday, October 30, 2013

2014 NC 4-H Horse Enrollment

Attached is the 2014 NC 4-H Horse Program Enrollment Form.  We will also have this form available on line at

Please send in forms by January 17th, 2014.  


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Western Horsemanship Clinic

The Western Equestrian Club at NCSU, that we will be hosting an IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) based Western Horsemanship clinic at the team barn. The clinic will be November 9th; we have opportunities for some to ride, as well as unlimited auditing spaces available. I have attached the information flyer, as well as the form that needs to be mailed in for those that would like to participate, either as a rider or an auditor. The goal of our clinic is to further the kids knowledge of western horsemanship, as well as let them know of some of the opportunities available to them for riding in college. The clinic is not only for those of a western background, anyone of any discipline is invited to come. I would greatly appreciate if you could share this with the clubs in your area. Please let me know if you have any questions. If anyone else has any questions, they are welcome to reach me at (336) 558-7335 or

Forms will be posted soon.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

State 4-H Council Conference

It is almost time for the 2013 State 4-H Council Conference! The dates of the conference are November 16 & 17 and it will be held at the Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh. State Council Conference is for youth ages 13 - 18. We are planning exciting workshops and speakers for the event. As most of you are aware this year our Council is focusing on the Revolution of Responsibility and I know your 4-H’ers will enjoy the workshops that are being planned around this. We will have a variety of workshops at this year’s conference including programmatic workshops, Ambassador workshops and State Council workshop.

The conference will officially begin with lunch on Saturday at 12:00 Noon at the McKimmon Center. This year, we will have a session on Sunday for all youth interested in running for District or State office for 2014-2015. It is encouraged that all youth interested in serving in this role attend this session.

All 4-H events or activities are operating under the 4-H Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure. The NC4-H Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure ( is a condition of participation in 4-H events and activities.

Registration is due no later than October 15th.

General Hugh Shelton Leadership Scholarship

The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center is pleased to offer for the 10th year a major four-year college scholarship. Each year an incredible high school student will win this national scholarship. Many students have been selected from NC and one from as far away as Russia (actually a US student completing her high school experience overseas).Next year’s winner could be from your school!!

The mission of this initiative, housed at NC State University, is to “inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders who are committed to personal integrity, professional ethics, and selfless service”.

We conduct scholarship programs, executive education trainings, leadership forums, and youth outreach programs.

As a part of the scholarship program we have endowed the General Hugh Shelton National Leadership Scholarship. Essentially, we are trying to identify and award America’s most outstanding high school student leader. The type of student leaders you are producing are exactly the ones who may be qualified and interested in pursuing this scholarship, valued at $10,000 per year (and renewable), plus an annual $2,000 stipend for external leadership experiences such as study abroad.

Please share this opportunity broadly.

The following website will provide a description of the scholarship, the criteria and theapplication, which is due by November 1.