4-H Clover College Class Descriptions

4-H Clover College

4-H Clover College
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2019 Clover College Workshop Descriptions

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The following list of classes still have openings as of June 12, 2019!

4-Day Workshops:

2. Rocketry: Build your own rocket and launch it. Receive a rocket kit and one engine. Only for youth who have not previously taken this class. TUE-FRI, JUNE 25-28; 8-10 | AGES 8-12 • FEE $20 | Instructor: Ron Suing; 4-H Volunteer

2-Day Workshop:

4. Monster Mania: Make a plush monster with light-up eyes using circuits of conductive thread. THU-FRI, JUNE 27-28; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 10 & up • FEE $10 | Instructor: Alaina Kauffman; Extension 4-H Intern

1–Day (2-Hour) Workshops:

15. Red Wigglers: Learn how worms turn garbage into healthy food (called vermicompost) for plants and flowers. Create your own worm habitat with your new worm friends! TUE, JUNE 25; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $8 | Instructors: Pam & Aleyna Cuttlers; 4-H Volunteers

16. Build a Buddy - B: Same as Build a Buddy - A. Find your voice and make communicating fun while building a stuffed animal! TUE, JUNE 25; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructor: Erica Peterson; 4-H Volunteer

25. Control the Flow: Explore the ‘Magic of Electricity’ by creating a light switch you may enter in the Super Fair. WED, JUNE 26; 10:15AM-12:15 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Jim Wies; Extension Associate

27. Big Power Machines: Get a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of how mechanics create specialized equipment and make repairs. WED, JUNE 26; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructors: Lancaster County Engineers

30. Wild Weather: Learn about being a meteorologist and deliver your forecast in front of a real green screen! WED, JUNE 26; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 10 & up • FEE $5 | Instructor: Tyler Williams; Extension Educator

31. Move & Groove: Play, jump, skip, hop, move and eat for energy! WED, JUNE 26; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Abigail Newhouse; Extension Nutrition Intern

32. Make Your Business Pop!: Be a successful entrepreneur by using and tasting popcorn. WED, JUNE 26; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructor: Dena Noe; V.P. Marketing, UNL Federal Credit Union

33. Fashion Modeling Tips: Be a styling diva, learn the ins and outs of modeling to prepare for fair judging. Wear secure shoes. No flip flops! WED, JUNE 26; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructors: Kali Burnham; 4-H Volunteer & Mariana Tines; 4-H Volunteer

34. Discover Kumihimo: Girls and boys! Explore the Japanese art of cord braiding. WED, JUNE 26; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Cathy Babcock; 4-H Volunteer

35. Busy Bees: Construct & paint a solitary bee hotel and view live bees! WED, JUNE 26; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $7 | Instructor: Dr. Judy Wu-Smart; UNL Bee Lab

36 Tin Can Fun: Be patriotic and create something new from discarded materials. WED, JUNE 26; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Valerie Gabel; 4-H Volunteer

38. Cluck, Cluck, Quack!: Enjoy the fun of backyard poultry as you learn about chickens, ducks, etc. THU, JUNE 27; 8-10 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Calvin DeVries; Extension Assistant

41. Excellent Electronics: Create different sounds and lights with an electronic circuit board. THU, JUNE 27; 10:15AM-12:15 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructor: Jim Wies; Extension Associate

43. Knit Wits: Learn knitting techniques to construct a mug rug. THU, JUNE 27; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructors: Yarn Guild of Lincoln

44. Animal First Aid: Learn about your pet while making a fun and usable first aid kit. THU, JUNE 27; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $10 | Instructor: Kylee Plager; 4-H Volunteer

47. Quilt Blocks: Learn to sew quilt blocks which will later be constructed into a Quilt of Valor. Must have basic sewing skills. Materials will be provided. Bring sewing machine and basic sewing supplies. Some office machines available upon request. THU, JUNE 27; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Mary Burroughs; 4-H Volunteer

48. Shopping in Style: Learn savvy shopping tips while exploring the Shopping in Style fair project. THU, JUNE 27; 3-5 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Sheridan Swotek; Extension Intern

53. Critter Scene Investigation: Become a wildlife detective as you hunt for clues of animal activity. Create wildlife tracking fair project. FRI, JUNE 28; 8-10 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructors: Julia Plugge; Outdoor Specialist, Nebraska Game & Parks, & Monica Macoubrie; Environmental Educator, Nebraska Game & Parks

55. Watch Out for Aliens: Have fun with garden allies — natural plants and bugs — and learn about the aliens taking over their world. FRI, JUNE 28; 10:15AM-12:15 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $5 | Instructor: Judy Jean; Extension Horticulture Intern

57. Boots & Bugs: Insect Explorers: Enjoy the thrill of a bug hunt, catch & learn about insects in our ecosystem. Wear close-toed shoes/boots, sunscreen, bug spray and a jacket if cool/rainy in preparation to go outside. FRI, JUNE 28; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Jody Green; Extension Educator

60. Be Art Smart: Be creative and savvy about reusing materials to make an art collage. FRI, JUNE 28; 12:45-2:45 | AGES 8 & up • FEE $6 | Instructor: Caitlyn Schmidt; Art Educator, Blessed Sacrament School

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