South Dakota: 4-H leader training to be held Jan. 17 |

South Dakota: 4-H leader training to be held Jan. 17

SDSU Extension and the State 4-H Office invite 4-H leaders and volunteers to attend a Quarterly Leader Training January 17, 2017.

The training will be held from 7 to 9 pm CST (6 to 8 MT) at West River Ag Center and the seven SDSU Extension Regional Centers in Brookings, Pierre, Winner, Lemmon, Aberdeen, Mitchell, Watertown and Sioux Falls.

“This session will give you lots of resources and talking points to take back to your clubs and leaders’ associations,” said Audrey Rider, SDSU Extension 4-H Volunteer Field Specialist.

What to expect

This quarterly leader training will provide information on the following:

Getting older members excited and active in the club setting;

Hear the Voices of Your Club – Group Decision Making Processes;

Dealing with Disappointment – presented by Dr. Amber Letcher;

4-H Online club leader navigation; and

iGrow demonstration/navigation.

The trainings are open to all 4-H members, leaders, volunteers and parents. The trainings will focus on a variety of training topics and keep everyone informed throughout the 4-H year.

No RSVP is required to attend this free training.

Upcoming training dates include: April 18, 2017 and July (TBD), which will focus on event preparation.

Location details:

Aberdeen SDSU Regional Extension Center (13 Second Ave. SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401; 605.626.2870)

Brookings SDSU Regional Extension Center (on the campus of SDSU, Pugsley 2nd floor 1057 8th Street Brookings SD)

Lemmon SDSU Regional Extension Center (408 Eighth St. W., Lemmon, SD 57638; 605.374.4177)

Mitchell SDSU Regional Extension Center (1800 E. Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301; 605.995.7378)

Pierre SDSU Regional Extension Center (412 W. Missouri Ave., Pierre, SD 57501; 605.773.8120)

Rapid City West River Ag Center (1905 Plaza Blvd., Rapid City, SD 57702; 605.394.2236)

Sioux Falls SDSU Regional Extension Center (2001 E. Eighth St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103; 605.782.3290)

Watertown SDSU Regional Extension Center (1910 W. Kemp Ave., Watertown, SD 57201; 605.882.5140)

Winner SDSU Regional Extension Center (325 S. Monroe St., P.O. Box 270, Winner, SD 57580; 605.842.1267)

To learn more about 4-H, contact your local SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor, a complete listing can be found at

–SDSU Extension


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