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Early Bird Registration Deadline July 31, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Tritz, WVU Extension
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Mountains of Opportunity| 2019 Conference Nov 3-7, 2019 |White Sulphur Springs,WV

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

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The early bird registration deadline of July 31 is fast approaching!Register nowto get the best rate for the conference by visiting:https://nae4ha.com/page/mountainsofopportunity. A great line up of professional development seminars and workshops are planned. Furthermore, Jim Harris, Ed.D,, MSW is scheduled to be the keynote speaker and Michelle Cummings, the capnote speaker.

Bring your family along for this once in a lifetime experience at America’s Resort! Family registration is FREE – if family will be attending conference meals and events, these will need to be purchased a la carte. Family can attend the exhibitor hall and the friends and family hospitality suite for free! Please be sure to check out the more than 55 indoor and outdoor activities available at The Greenbrier:http://www.greenbrier.com/Activities.aspx


The registration rates will be based on the following schedule:

Early Bird:May 15thto July 31st

Regular:August 1stto August 31st

Late:September 1stto September 30th

On-site:October 1stto time of conference (online registration still available – on-site rate applies)

Member Rates:






Be sure to select a Pre- or Post- Conference Seminar on Wheels during registration! These are purchased individually and not part of the overall registration package. This year these events will be on the Sunday before and the Friday immediately following the conference. For more information about each seminar – visit the website or see a complete seminar description during registration.

If you have questions about registration, please contact Lewis Honaker, Registration Chairperson atlewis.honaker@mail.wvu.edu.


Pre-Conference Seminars Sunday November 3rd

Seminar #1:Fruits of Labor Recovery Program - $35 includes lunch buffet.Explore this nationally certified farm-to-table culinary and agriculture program for at risk youth and adults recovering from addiction.



Seminar #2: Greenbank Observatory and Skynet Junior Scholars - $50 includes boxed lunch.Learn aboutThe Skynet Junior Scholars4-H Project Book and tour the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope at the Greenbank Observatory.




Seminar #3: West Virginia Underground Coal Mine & Tamarack Tour - $50 includes dinner voucher.Take step back into West Virginia history on a tour of the underground coal mine, and visit the Tamarack and experience “The Best of West Virginia” with items created by WV artisans.




Seminar #4: Summit Bechtel Reserve – Cost varies depending on option selected.Visit the permanent home of the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree. This adventure center serves as a training and Scouting facility for millions of youth and adults. During registration, select one of the following options, which all include a boxed lunch.


Option 1:Experience AdventureCourse – Canopy Tour, Cost $120

Includes the 1 hour and 15-minute canopy tour and unlimited time on the climbing wall and laser range.

Option 2:Experience AdventureCourse – Zipline, Cost $100

Includes the 1-hour ziplining adventure and unlimited time on the climbing wall and laser range.


Option 3:Shooting SportsExperience, Cost $62

Participants will experience First Shot Fundamentals and subsequent “experiential learning practice” of two disciplines (choosing from shotgun, air rifle, archery, and black powder).



Post Conference Seminar Offered Friday Only

Seminar #5: Spirits of Southern West Virginia - Cost:$45, includes catered lunch.Visit three local businesses, a cidery, a brewing company, and a distillery, that have brought flavor as well as economic boom to the local economy.





$100 Greenbrier Gift Card Giveaway

Visithttps://www.facebook.com/nae4ha/for details about a drawing for a $100 Greenbrier Gift Card that may be used at the 2019 NAE4-HA Conference to be held at The Greenbrier November 3-7.

Greenbrier Lodging

The Greenbrier's lodging options offer the perfect accommodations ranging from single and double rooms, suites, cottage rentals, and even estate homes.Each option has its own unique characteristics that will make your stay at the Greenbrier unforgettable. Explore all of the lodging options on theMountain of Opportunity Conferencewebpage.



Questions?Contact us todaynae4ha@nae4ha.com

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