MAKING A DIFFERENCE NEWSLETTER - Issue 2, Volume 18 (May-2018) Issue 2, Volume 18 (May 2018) - Page 20

4-H & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

EVENT: 2018 Leadership Camp

DETAILS: This camp offers high school students learn-by-doing leadership development experiences that will enhance and build their leadership knowledge and potential.

DATE/TIME: June 8-10

LOCATION: Forest Glen Camp

34 Forest Glen, Huntsville, TX 77340

CONTACT: Rhovonda Brown, 4-H Urban Youth Development Administrative Assistant Rhovonda.Brown@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: 4-H Shutter Bug Camp

DETAILS: 4-H Shutter Bug Youth Camp provides an introduction on camera settings, composition and taking photos of flora and vegetation using natural light. Participants will be working in groups with a "Safari Guide" to capture outdoor images on a photo scavenger hunt through Mercer Gardens

DATE/TIME: July 11, 9am-12pm

LOCATION: Mercer Botanical Gardens

22306 Aldine Westfield, Humble , TX 77338

CONTACT: Sheryl Nolen, CEA 4-H/JMG Specialist at snolen@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: 4-H Kids That Cook Day Camp

DETAILS: Summer camp open to all youth (ages 9 to 18 years) interested in learning to prepare healthy recipes and “chef” skills to compete in a mock Junior Chopped Challenge.

DATE/TIME: July 19 and 26, 9am-1:30pm

LOCATION: Weekly Community Center - 8448 Greenhouse Rd, Cypress, TX 77433

CONTACT: Sheryl Nolen, CEA 4-H/JMG Specialist at snolen@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: 4-H Summer Stitches Camp

DETAILS: Summer camp open to all youth (ages 9 to 18 years) interested in learning how to sew.

DATE/TIME: July 24, 9am-2pm

LOCATION: Trini Mendenhall Community Center -1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055

CONTACT: Sheryl Nolen, CEA 4-H/JMG Specialist at snolen@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: 4-H LEADERS Camp

DETAILS: Summer Leadership Day Camp for 4-H members interested learning about Parli Pro, teamwork and the duties of 4-H club officers.

DATE/TIME: July 31, 8am-3pm

LOCATION: TBA

CONTACT: Ashley Pellerin, CEA 4-H Ashley.pellerin@ag.tamu.edu

COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

EVENT: Businesses in Development (B.I.D) Certification Program

DETAILS: The Certification Academy is a 12-week program designed to provide research-based instruction to Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) in the State of Texas. In coordination with the State of Texas Comptroller's Office and input from purchasing agents across the state, Prairie View A&M University CEP developed a strict curriculum that teaches small business how to successfully identify and complete bid contracts with private and public agencies across the state. Our goal is to equip small businesses with the knowledge and network that will allow them to access over $2 Billion spent with Historically Underutilized Businesses.

DATE: June 6, 16, 20 and 27; July 11, 18, and 25; August 1 and 4th.

LOCATION: Prairie View A&M University Northwest Campus

CONTACT: Nate Peterson, CED Agent, PVAMU-CEP at 662-386-0825 or email Nate.Peterson@ag.tamu.edu