4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

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4-H Household Pet Fest - September 30!

Youth ages 8 and up and their families are invited to the 4-H Household Pet Fest on Saturday, September 30, 9 a.n. to noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Household pets includes hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, mice, snakes, turtles, fish, reptiles, amphibians, caged birds and any animal small enough to put in your pocket. Cost is $2 per family which include 3 raffle tickets. No registration is necessary. Learn More.

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

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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