4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

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Babysitter's Training for 5th & 7th Graders

Tuesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. A class through the American Red Cross taught by Extension Educator Jaci Foged for youth ages 11-15. Cost $35, bring a sack lunch. Register by June 16. Details and Registration Form

4-H Council Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Oct. 1

Save the date — a 4-H Council Golf Tournament Fundraiser will be Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 at the Woodland Hills Golf Course. 4-Person Scramble, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $80 per person/$320 per team. The Duffers Golf League is the tournament sponsor. Flyer

It's Time to Re-Enroll in 4-H

The 4-H year is Oct. 1–Sept. 30 and, since it is a new 4-H year, all 4-H members and volunteers must re-enroll for the 2016–2017 4-H year (even if you just enrolled in August or September). New members and fair projects may be updated through June 15. Learn more

4-H Specialty Clubs Invite New Members

Several Lancaster County specialty 4-H clubs are looking for new 4-H members. Current 4-H members and those interested in joining 4-H are invited to join these clubs. Learn more

Are You Interested in 4-H?

If you are interested in the 4-H program in Lancaster County, Nebraska, you can fill out an on-line form to let us know how we can help you. It's easy. This form is for both youth who want to join 4-H and adults who are interested in volunteering! Fill Out The Form

Nominate your club for 4-H Club of the Month

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to recognize 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Clubs who are chosen receive a $50 cash card. Learn more

Lancaster County Super Fair

Information about 4-H at the 2017 Lancaster County Super Fair is now online.

Nebraska State Fair

2017 Nebraska 4-H State 4-H Exhibitor Information: http://4h.unl.edu/state-fair/exhibitor 

2017 Nebraska State Fair general information: www.statefair.org

2016 4-H results from the Nebraska State Fair: http://4h.unl.edu/state-fair/results

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Find 4-H Clubs in Your Community! If you live outside of Lancaster County, Nebraska and would like more information about 4-H programs in your community, contact your local extension office. To find your local office, visit HERE

Heart of 4-H Award - November 2016
Sara Hansen

Lancaster County 4-H is proud to announce Sara Hansen as winner of November's “Heart of 4-H Award” in recognition of outstanding volunteer service.

Sara has volunteered with 4-H for six years. After three years helping with the Helping Hearts clover kids 4-H club, she organized and is leader of the Clever Clovers 4-H club. The club was a 2015 Nebraska Club of Excellence and does at least one community service project a year — last year they planting flowers at Tabitha Health Care and sewed pillowcases to donate to the foster care program. Sarah has also helped staff shifts at the 4-H food booth at the Lancaster County Super Fair.

Lancaster County 4-H thanks Sara for donating her time and talents. People like her are indeed the heart of 4-H! Read more

Lancaster County 4-H presents a Heart of 4-H Award to a Lancaster County 4-H volunteer each month! These volunteers are recognized for their outstanding volunteer service. You can nominate a deserving volunteer!

4-H Year in Review!

In 2015, Lancaster County 4-H involved nearly: 1,017 club members, 248 independent members, 2,205 youth in afterschool & summer programs which incorporated 4-H activities, and 20,582 youth in 4-H school enrichment programs. Nearly 1,345 adults volunteered!

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