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Professional Development E-Academy

Join the 4-H system for the 2017 Professional Development E-Academy, The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Positive Youth Development. The focus will be on engaging diverse youth and understanding the social issues they face. There will be ten one hour online sessions spread out from October 2 to October 23. You can get more information and register for the free sessions at 2017 E-academy Registration. The target audience is 4-H field faculty but all positive youth development professionals are welcome to participate. The 2017 E-Academy is brought to you by 4-H National Headquarters in partnership with National 4-H Council and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.

Sign up for the sessions at

International Travel with 4-H Exchange

Korea, Costa Rica, Norway, and Japan are all destinations for Washington 4-H International Exchange in the summer of 2018. 4-H teens from 15-18 (not in college) can participate in this OutBound International Exchange. Adult Chaperones are needed too. No prior language study is required (though it can certainly be helpful). Contact Dianna Ullery ( for either a delegate or chaperone application. Completed applications are due no later than December 1, 2017.

Forms and more information can be found at

Skagit County Shooting Sports Training

Skagit County is hosting a Washington Satate 4-H Shooting Sports training on October 26th-29th. Disciples include archery and riflery. This training and certification meet the educational training requirements to serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports volunteer leader.

The training will take place at the Silver Arrow Bowmen’s club in Mt. Vernon. Cost is $60 per discipline.

Details and registration can be found at

Clovers and Cougs Football Tailgate Event

Save the Date! On September 23, 2017 4-H is being featured as WSU takes on University of Nevada – Reno.

Come show your 4-H and Cougar pride by participating in the pre-game events. Booths will be set up to highlight some of the amazing things 4-H youth are doing in their communities.

If you are interested in hosting a booth for this event, please send an email to with the following information:

Topic or Program to be highlighted

Space Requirements (do you need electricity?)

Youth/Adult representative names and contact information.

Please send this information to Kristi as soon as possible (

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