Monday, April 13, 2009

District IX 4-H Congress May 16

District IX 4-H Congress will be held at the Manatee County Extension Office on May 16th. District Congress is a fun, educational opportunity for Junior and Intermediate 4-Hers ages 8-13. 4-Hers participate in workshops and activities designed to develop leadership skills and learn about opportunities available in 4-H. At District Congress 2009, will have a Florida 4-H 100th Birthday Party! This year's workshops will reflect on the 100th anniversary of Florida 4-H as we celebrate a, "Century of Youth Success!" Classes offered this year are:

  • Leather Crafts

  • Orienteering

  • Bullying Prevention

  • The Power of Wind

  • Healthy Cooking

  • Community Service

  • Sewing

  • Hydroponics

  • Decorated Wood Crafts

To see a description of the classes and download the registration form, go to:

The registration fee is $5.00 and is due with the registration form to the Sarasota County 4-H Office by May 7st. If you have questions, please contact Sean Russell District IX 4-H Council President : (941)-504-3245 or