WORKSHOPS  
     
 
     
  Expanding Horizons Through Group Involvement  
Presenter: Georgia College and State University
Grand Hall East - 11/27/2021 12:00 AM

An introduction to group development activities with intention. Each team will engage in a set of activities focusing on decision-making, respect for diversity, and effective communication. Facilitators from Georgia College’s Department of Outdoor Education will model and debrief strategies matching activities with outcomes and enhance transfer of learning using strategies. Participants will engage in activities followed by discussion of potential use back at home.
 
     

     
  Speed Meeting  
Presenter: Sarah H. McKinney, President and CEO, Athens Area Community Foundation
Grand Hall West - 11/27/2021 12:00 AM

One thousand people will attend National 4-H Congress. How will you ever meet them all? Speed Meeting is the answer or at least part of it. You will have the opportunity to make new friends from all over the country in a totally fun way.
 
     

     
  Be The Change  
Presenter: Justin Crowe, University of Tennessee
International Ballroom North - 11/27/2021 12:00 AM

Others first, self second! Service learning gives us the opportunity to plan, implement and reflect on meaningful experiences to help others. Join this workshop for a hands-on look at innovative service-learning projects, the essential steps to service learning and tips on making service meaningful for both the participants and the beneficiaries. This workshop is full of hands-on, fun activities and even a few door prizes!
 
     

     
  Home Baking Workshop  
Presenter: Sharon Davis, Home Baking Association, Arron Claton, Kansas State University, Julene DeRochey, FCS Professional with SNAP-Ed and Extension 4-H
Regency Ballroom - 11/27/2021 12:00 AM

Explore baking sciences, technologies, engineering, art, and math essentials with non-profit Home Baking Association. All participants will take away a baking STEAM kit of resources to apply personally and share with your club, community, and future careers.
 
     

     
  Real Money, Real World  
Presenter: Jacki Luckstead, Iowa State University
Baker - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

When you have a job and get your paycheck, why is it not the whole amount that you thought it should be?? Why do I have to pay for taxes, insurance, and social security?

Real Money/Real World will teach you about paychecks, what are required taxes, deductions from paychecks, and how to make decisions about spending to live within your means.

Practice making decisions that will impact your lifestyle and needs to spend your paycheck throughout a one-month simulation.

Real Money. Real World. is fun and distinctive because it includes an interactive spending simulation that provides the opportunity to make lifestyle and budget choices similar to those made young adults.
 
     

     
  UAS - RU Ready (Drones)  
Presenter: Dr. Thomas Broyles, Tennessee State University.
Centennial Ballroom I - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Are you ready to learn how to fly an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)? The workshop will teach you about the safety with flying a UAS, the science behind UAS technology, and how to fly a UAS.
 
     

     
  Yoga  
Presenter: Sedef Dion, Grounded Yoga
Centennial Ballroom II - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Is your life too stressful, do your muscles feel so uptight? Yoga is the thing for you! Its physical exercises, special postures, and relaxation techniques will make you a new person, relaxed and ready to take on your next stressful situation. Yoga tones your muscles, flexes your joints, and strengthens your body.
 
     

     
  Zumba  
Presenter: Susan McGee
Centennial Ballroom III - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Exercise does not have to be a drudgery when there are things like Zumba. Created by Alberto “Beto” Perez, Zumba involves dance and aerobics elements. Involving following the music with repetitive movement. Zumba’s choreography incorporates hip-hop, samba, salsa, meringue, mambo, martial arts, and some Bollywood and belly dance moves. It is addictive – you will love it.
 
     

     
  Dancing with the Stars  
Presenter: Wayne Zwick Allure Studios
Centennial Ballroom IV - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Shaun Johnson, Hines Ward, Kirstie Alley, Donnie and Marie, and Julianne Hough all showed their talent on Dancing with the Stars. Here is your chance. The class will teach you basic steps in all the current dances. Healthy lifestyles involve movement – what better way to move than with dance steps.
 
     

     
  Coolness of Science  
Presenter: Scott Taylor, IFAS
Courtland - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Participants will do experiments creating new chemical compounds from basic household materials - making slime, creating their own polymer balls, and building gumdrop skyscrapers. Can something be a solid and a liquid at the same time - an experiment with an isotropic mixture will answer the question.

All experiments will be hands-on and done by the participants, and discussion will center around the concepts of physical and chemical changes. Participants should be prepared to "get their hands dirty" doing all the mixing, kneading, and anything else required for the success of the experiment.
 
     

     
  Think Globally - Think Agri-Science  
Presenter: Dr. Robert Horton, The Ohio State University
Dunwoody - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Agri-scientists from our land-grant universities have come up with some amazing discoveries that lessen our environmental impact, reduce costs, and create healthier living conditions for everyone. Improving the performance of crops n drought conditions using soy lecithin, combining soy ingredients to replace cancer-causing compounds, converting sugar energy into light energy, and transforming soy oils into a form8la that removes food odor from socks and shoes are just some of the technologies to be explored. A session of fun and engaging hands-on agri-science activities.
 
     

     
  Navigating Social Media  
Presenter: Anna Ribbeck, LSU AgCenter Communications
Hanover A&B - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Over half of the World's population uses social media! Learn how to navigate the ins and outs of social media and build a successful, positive social presence with LSU AgCenter social media strategist Anna Ribbeck.
 
     

     
  Conquering the Digital Divide Across America (4-H Tech Changemakers)  
Presenter: Emily Momberg, Jenna Franseen, & Cameron Pokorny, 4-H Changemakers
Hanover C&D - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Have you ever thought that your tech savvy skills could really help adults and businesses in your community? Our National 4-H Tech Changemaker Team will challenge you through a series of activities to see if you have what it takes to become a 4-H Tech Changemaker! These activities will range from how to get started, digital literacy assessment, and program adaptation. Digital literacy has never been more important with so many jobs and industries leaning into tech, and 4-H is front and center for elevating youth leaders like you to teach tech skills to adults.
 
     

     
  Service-Learning Training  
Presenter: Lauren Boykin, University of Georgia
Hanover F&G - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

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  Packing Your Leadership Toolkit  
Presenter: Jamie Harris, University of Tennessee
Regency VI - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

As leaders in your 4-H Club, it is essential to engage and empower members while developing leadership, improving communication, and building a solid team. This workshop will help you pack your leadership toolkit with hands-on activities that will engage your club members, build relationships and strengthen your 4-H Club.
 
     

     
  Healthy Food, Healthy Planet  
Presenter: Jamie Harris, University of Tennessee
The Learning Center - 11/28/2021 12:00 AM

Affairs to Remember, under Rich Wilner’s leadership has distinguished itself as Atlanta’s premier green caterer. They specialize in the farm to table emphasis always looking for the best in foods that are healthy and available locally.
 
     

 
 



 
 
     
 
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