Did you attend a g2g Outside event this summer?  Post an entry to one of the contests?

  • SHOWCASE:  A showcase of all the wonderful g2g Outside photo and material entries will be displayed at the Sedgwick County Extension building beginning August 14th through September.  To view the entries and photos from the summer’s events just walk along the hallway adjacent to the large 4-H Hall.
  • PRIZES:  If you attended ANY event or entered ANY contest, you are automatically entered into the final drawing for prizes.  No need to be present to win, we’ll let you know if your name was drawn!  Special thanks to all the prize donors for 2009 – Sedgwick County Zoo, Botanica, Coleman, KDWP, Sedgwick County Extension Service, and the g2g Outside volunteers!
  • BLOG:  Keep checking the blog – we’ll be posting throughout the fall, winter, and spring with new outdoor activities and information on upcoming events.  Watch for new g2g Outside contests and “Play in the Park” dates come summer 2010!
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The deadline for contest entries has been extended!!  You are now able to work a little longer on your photos, poetry, family memory book, outdoor play log, and family art submissions!  Don’t forget to turn in your g2g Outside contest entries by 5pm on Friday, August 7, 2009 with the g2g Outside Registration form

Every submission will earn you a chance to win the grand prize drawing for a year-long family membership to the Sedgwick County Zoo!

We have our first family memory book turned in, and we are excited to see more!  View all entries at the g2g Outside Showcase on Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 8 am – 12 pm.   The grand prize drawing will take place at 11 am.

g2g Outside Logo

THEME OF THE WEEK: Landscapes

Don’t be shy!  Perhaps you poets need some inspiration?  Check out this haiku I found and try your hand at creating your own! 

Poem Illustration

following the bee
from one lilac to the next
curious toddler

(VERSE) Will Brideau, grade 9
(PICTURE) Eric Santiago, grade 10

Simply email a poem related to the theme of the week and the completed g2g Outside Contest Registration Form to us at g2goutside@gmail.com or bring a legible hand-written copy to the Sedgwick County Extension Office by this Friday, June 12 at 12 p.m. The best 3 poems will be posted to the blog on Friday afternoon, and everyone can vote for their favorite. The winning poems will be displayed at the g2g Outside Showcase on August 15 and entered into a drawing for the grand prize! Happy writing!!

THEME OF THE WEEK: Outdoor Activities

The Poetry Contest is kicking off this week, and it’s extremely easy to participate!   Let nature inspire your creative writing.  Simply email a poem related to the theme of the week and the completed g2g Outside Contest Registration Form to us at g2goutside@gmail.com or bring a legible hand-written copy to the Sedgwick County Extension Office by this Friday, June 5 at 12 p.m.

The best 3 poems will be posted to the blog on Friday afternoon, and everyone can vote for their favorite. The winning poems will be displayed at the g2g Outside Showcase on August 15 and entered into a drawing for the grand prize!  Happy writing!!