4-H Youth Development
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4-H Horse Awards Night
The 2016 4-H Horse Awards Night, held Sept. 29, recognized top achievements at the Lancaster County Super Fair and other accomplishments throughout the past year. 4-H volunteer Emily Nolan was Master of Ceremonies. Michaela Bunz, Caraline Higgins and Shyann Severson of Lucky Lopers distributed programs and led the Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge. Congratulations to all Lancaster County 4-H horsemen for their achievements in 2016! Details
4-H Awards Deadline Dec. 31
The following 4-H award applications are due Dec. 31: Diamond Clover, Community Service, Career Portfolios, National Leadership, Outstanding 4-H Member, Club of Excellence and Meritorious Service. Learn more
4-H Scholarships Deadline Dec. 31
The following 4-H college scholarship applications are due Dec. 31: 4-H Council, 4-H Teen Council, Lincoln Center Kiwanis and Lane Community. Learn more
Finding a Balance - Time ManagementFrom school and jobs to families, friends and activities everyone is running. Today’s world keeps our 4-H members and leaders very busy. Read more about finding the key to balance our days in the July 2011 4-H Spotlight Newsletter
Spotlight Newsletter for Volunteers
Nebraska’s “Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter” for 4-H volunteers, members and families is posted online. July's topics include Better Kid Care! | What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? | 4-H and Washington D.C. | How to Write a Scholarship Application | 4-H STEAM 1 Clothing Skills | 4-H Focuses on New Food Exhibits | Watching Clover Kids Grow | UNL - Guaranteed Job Offers Thru CASNR Read Here
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
4-H Clover College Photos are on Flickr Now
Clover College photos are now on Flickr. This year's Clover College featured 58 workshops in 4 days, attended by 174 youth with 1,023 total class registrations! View Photos Here
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
Congratulations to all 4-H youth for your accomplishments at the Lancaster County Super Fair!
- Results: http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/fair
- Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/unlextlanco/albums
- Archived Livestream Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/4HLancasterNE
Results from the 2016 Nebraska State Fair
Results from the Nebraska State Fair are available on-line. Visit 4-H Results
Calendars - News:
- Current 4-H E-News
- 2016 Local 4-H Calendar of Events.
- The NEBLINE Newsletter
- Lancaster County 4-H Social Media
- 2016 4-H Achievement Celebration results
4-H Member Resources:
- Enrollment information, scholarship & awards, club resources...
- Horse Project
- Livestock & Companion Animal Projects
- Static Exhibit & Other Projects
- 4-H Staff Contacts
County & State Fair:
Be a 4-H Volunteer!
- Become a 4-H Volunteer
- On-line Interest Form
- Heart of 4-H Award Nomination
- Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter
- Nebraska 4-H Volunteer Code of Ethics
- Lancaster County 4-H Program
- Clover College
- 4-H Clover Kids (ages 5-7)
- On-line Interest Form
- Nebraska State 4-H
4-H School Enrichment
- 4-H Embryology & Egg Cam
- Ag Literacy Festival
- NEP School Enrichment
- After School Programs
- earth wellness festival
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 - October 2016
Lancaster County 4-H is proud to announce Marlo Yakel as winner of October’s “Heart of 4-H Award” in recognition of outstanding volunteer service.
Marlo has volunteered for 4-H since she was 8-years-old, helping her parents superintendent static exhibit areas at the Lancaster County Super Fair. About ten years ago she became co-superintendent of the Science, Engineering & Technology and Safety areas with her dad. She is also co-superintendent of the Bicycle Safety Contest with her sister.
“I like being a 4-H volunteer because it’s just something we have always done as a family for three days during the summer — it is a part of summer,” she says. “I enjoy seeing the judges, 4-H’ers and parents. I especially enjoy seeing the 4-H’ers grow from year to year. My favorite experience as a 4-H volunteer is seeing the interactions between the judge and 4-H’ers during interview judging — it is a wonderful learning/teaching experience.”
Lancaster County 4-H thanks Rachel for donating her time and talents. People like her are indeed the heart of 4-H!
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!