BY JESSICA ROUTHIER
Sylvan Lake 4-H Multi Club has had a very busy month.
We went to an Interclub public speaking workshop that was hosted by Shadow Riders Club from Benalto, in December. Naomi Ackerman told us the many important things to think about when preparing for our public speaking competition which is on Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at H. J. Cody School. She explained that we needed to dress nicely, but are not allowed to use props. She said that we should learn our speech by heart, but have numbered cue cards with us in case we are nervous.
We had a project meeting in December where we made shortbread and sugar cookies. We also learned about how to take great pictures from guest speaker Shannon Carson who has a professional nature photography company in Sylvan.
In January we made spaghetti and started taking pictures from many different perspectives for our project. Some of the pictures were really close and we had to guess what the picture was of.
For social activities, our club went swimming and played water volleyball followed by dinner at Boston Pizza. More recently, we went skiing at Medicine Lodge Ski Hill. We had a great time, but the moms complained about being sore after. We have enjoyed getting to know our fellow 4-Hers and are looking forward to the rest of the year.