Attend the 2020 Alabama 4-H Midwinter Leadership Retreat at the Alabama 4-H Center Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 2020. Registration opens in 4HOnline Friday, November 1.
Midwinter 2020 Goals
- Learn about new and exciting opportunities in 4-H.
- Reach out to other young people.
- Attend workshops to learn valuable leadership skills.
- Help others through community service.
- Motivate senior 4-H members to stay active on the local level.
- Make the best better.
The Midwinter Teen Leadership Retreat is for enrolled seniors (4-H ages 14 to 18).
A one-time, nonrefundable payment of $130 per person is due with registration. The last day to register is Friday, January 10. Registration is limited to the first 120 participants. Registration includes lodging for two nights, meals, supplies, and a t-shirt.
Young people who drive themselves will be required to check in their car keys to Joy Scott after they check into their rooms.
4-H Foundation regional Extension agent expenses will come from his or her allotted travel account.
Attendees should follow the guidelines of the Alabama 4-H Dress Code. Youth may want to bring dinner party attire for the banquet Saturday night. Casual or sports clothes are appropriate for the rest of the event. Come prepared for cold weather and rain. Each participant must bring a pair of closed-toe shoes.
Each county is to send at least one adult from its 4-H county team or a volunteer (age 21 or older) with its county delegation. Volunteer leaders must have been screened or trained and have received letters of acceptance as a county volunteer from the county Extension coordinator or appropriate 4-H Foundation REA.
Each youth must bring a paper copy of the Alabama 4-H Youth Consent Form or complete the form in 4HOnline.