4-H Advisory Group Retreat

Date: April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Quality Inn and Suites, 2603 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI, US, 49829
Contact: Nancy Victorson, nvictors@anr.msu.edu, 906-293-3203

Open to 4-H Youth (12 & up) and Adult Volunteers currently serving on or interest in serving on 4-H councils, boards, and committees.

Registration- $20 covers meals and program, contact your local (U.P.) MSU Extension office to register. Deadline to register through your local MSU Extension Office is April 15th Lodging at Quality Inn - $75 per room, $10 extra per person. The UP 4-H Advisory Group Retreat is sponsored by the Michigan 4-H Foundation through a grant provided by the Westrate Family Endowment of Michigan.


Saturday, April 25

  • 11 a.m.-noon: Registration
  • Noon: Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m.: Welcome, Introductions, Icebreaker
  • 1-3 p.m.: Opening Session: Defining 4-H Advisory Groups with Group Huddle time and Discussion
  • 3-6 p.m.: Full Group Session: Youth-Adult Partnerships in 4-H Advisory Groups & Team Building
  • 6-7 p.m.: Dinner, Free time
  • 7-8 p.m.: Breakout Sessions A. Communication and Conflict Strategies B. Spice up Your Meetings
  • 8 p.m.: Free Time, enjoy the pool

Sunday, April 26

  • Free Continental Breakfast for those staying at the Quality Inn
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.: Breakout Sessions C. Facilitation Skills D. Orientation and Training for Advisory Groups
  • 9:30-Noon: Full Group Session Continued
  • Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch and Evaluation

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