Lancaster County 4H University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County
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2005 Lancaster County 4-H Clover College
Tuesday, June 21 - Friday, June 24
All classes are held at the Lancaster Extension Education Center,
444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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(Classes Shown Below with a Green background are Full.)

Tuesday
8:00 - 10:00
10:15-12:15
12:45-2:45
3:00-5:00
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

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Four Day Workshops
Camp Name Description Dates Fee Ages

1. Clover Kids 4-day Day Camp

Clover Kids will participate in several hands-on activities while learning about animals, food fun, science, the outdoors and more. Refreshments provided for this workshop. Tuesday Through Friday
8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$20 6-7

2. Rockets. . . Count down to Family Fun

3...2...1...blast off! Have you ever wanted to build a rocket and launch it? Come to this workshop and receive a rocket kit and one engine. Instructor: Ron Suing, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday Through Friday
8 - 10 a.m.
$7 8-12
3. Advanced Leather Craft Practice the eight steps of leather craft to make a sampler coaster, book mark, and coin purse. Need to have had minimal prior leather work experience. Tools provided, please bring if you have them. Instructor: Jane Dowd, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday Through Friday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$7 11 and up

4. Bird House or Seed Feeder

Fly in and make a bird house or feeder! Learn basic woodworking skills, learn about habitats for backyard animals. All materials provided. Instructor: Shirley Condon, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday Through Friday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$7 8 and Up
Three Day Workshops
Camp Name Description Dates Fee Ages
5. Fun, Sun Pinata Make your own fun, sun pinata filled with candy. The sun pinata is the inspiration for this year's County Fair theme! Instructor: Cathy Hurdle, 4-H Volunteer Wednesday Through Friday
3-5 p.m.
$10.00 8 and Up
Two Day Workshops
6. Beginning Leather Craft Learn the three basic steps of tooling leather and make a leather project. No prior experience necessary. Tools provided, bring if you have them. Instructor: Jane Dowd, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday and Thursday
8-10 a.m.
$5 9 and Up
7. Fun with Scrapbooking Use scrapbooking techniques to create a bound anytime calendar. Bring 12 photos, 1 appropriate for each month. Instructor: Kitt Saathoff, owner of A Page in Time and 4-H Volunteer Tuesday and Wednesday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$19 9 and Up
8. Paws Up! Meet trained and certified Paws Up! therapy dogs and their handlers. Also make all natural treats and a craft. Lots of hand-on time with dogs! Instructor: Vikki O'Hara, President of Paws Up! and Paws Up! Volunteers Tuesday and Friday
3 - 5 p.m.
$4 8 and Up
9. Create Your Own Nebraska Quarter Carve your own design into a printing block. This will then be used as a mold to form polymer clay into your own 3" quarter! Instructor: Vicki Jedlicka, Extension Assistant Thursday & Friday
12:45-2:45 p.m.
$8 10 and Up
10. Mousetrap Car Build a toy car powered by a mousetrap. Also learn about antique cars and how the automobile was developed. Instructors: Myron Smith and Gene Veburg, 4-H Volunteers Thursday & Friday
3-5 p.m.
$10 8 & Up
One Day Workshops

11. Tablesetting Fun

Make a wheatgrass centerpiece and coordinating tablecloth while you learn all you need to know to participate in the table setting contest. Instructor: Karen Wedding, Extension staff Tuesday
8-10 a.m.
$3 8 andUp
12. Let's Soar What do you get with some dowel rods, packing tape, string and some paint? A high flying kite! make your own kite with these simple materials...then we'll see who can get their kite to fly the highest (weather permitting). Instructor: Trudy Pedley, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$3 10-13
13. Fun in the Kitchen It's easier than it looks to mix and shape bread nad rolls. Learn mixing and shaping techniques through this hands-on workshop. Instructor: Lorene Bartos, Extension Educator Tuesday
12:45 - 2:45 P.M.
$5 11 and Up

14. Gel-quarium

Here is an opportunity to show off your creativity by designing and making a one of a kind gel-quarium with globe, gel, shells, plastic fish and sand. Instructors: Karen Wedding and Karen Evasco, Extension staff Tuesday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$4 8 and Up
15. Style Revue Workshop Style Revue will be here soon! Come to this workshop and learn new styling procedures and practice your modeling technique. Tuesday
3 - 5 p.m.
FREE 8 and Up
16. Chocolate Fun Have fun with chocolate by creating your own chocolate masterpieces. Instructor: Cathy Hurdle, 4-H Volunteer Tuesday
3 - 5 p.m.
$5 8 and Up
17. Sensational Summertime Crafts Create your own sensational summertime arts and crafts in this hands-on workshop. Instructor: Jamie Rutt, Extension Intern Wednesday
8 - 10 a.m.
$5 8 and Up
18. Fishing Fun Let's head on over to "Catfish Hole". Bring your fishing pole, complete with line, hook and bobber for fishing fun at nearby Oak Lake (new location this year). Extra tackle is optional. Bait and a "wormy snack" for humans provided. Instructors: David Smith, Extension techonolgoist, Soni Cochran, Extension Associate Wednesday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$5 9 and Up
19. Money, Money, Money Learn the basics of banking and how to spend and save wisely. Instructors: TierOne Bank, Clocktower Branch Wednesday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FREE 10 and Up
20. Great Goats In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about dairy goat breeds, care of the young goat, showing goats and how to milk a goat. Instructor: Leez Moyer, 4-H Volunteer Wednesday
12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
$3 8 and Up

21. Delightful Decorating

Ever wonder how the bakery makes their cakes and cookies look so inviting? Attend this workshop and you, too, can learn the techniques to decorate like a professional. Instructor: Lorene Bartos, Extension Educator Wednesday
12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
$5 8 and Up
22. Nail Art Have fun learning how to create different designs on your nails, using decals, rhinestones, striping tape and beautiful nail paints. Please come prepared with clean finger and toenails. Instructor: Jhoni Kucera, 4-H Volunteer Wednesday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$10 8 andUp
23. Fabulous Face Painting Come learn fun techniques of face and body painting. you'll learn how to pain tfaces, arms and legs. Lots of glitter will be used so plan to sparkle when you leave. Instructor: Jhoni Kucera, 4-H Volunteer Wednesday
3-5 p.m.
$10 10 and Up
24. Loveable Lizards Using beads, create your own lizards. Use them as key chains, charm pets or give them away as gifts. Instructor: Christian and Evan Kucera, 4-H Volunteers Wednesday
3-5 p.m.
$5 9 and Up
25. Watercolors Have fun learning basic watercolor techniques. Come dressed in "painting clothes." Bring a large container (ie a coffee can) to hold water. All other supplies provided. Instructor: Marty Cruickshank, Extension Assistant, M.A. in Art Ed. Wednesday
3-5 p.m.
$8 8 and Up
26. Jazzy Juice Pouch Purse Recycle juice pouches with this jazzy craft idea. Juice pouches will be proided (or bring 8 pouches EMPTY, CLEAN AND DRY). Bring a sewing machine, basic sewing tools and one yard of cotton or poly/cotton woven fabric for lining and thread to match. Basic sewing skills necessary. Instructor: Jo Fujan, 4-H Volunteer Thursday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - this is a double session.
$3 8 and Up
27. A Horse of Course 1 An introduction to grooming, tacking and safety around a horse. Dusty, a gentle quarter horse, will help teach. Must wear closed-toed shoes. Sandals are not permitted. Instructor: Marty Cruickshank, Extension Assistant Thursday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$3.50 8 and Up
28. A Horse of Course II An introduction to grooming, tacking and safety around a horse. Dusty, a gentle quarter horse, will help teach. Must wear closed-toed shoes. Sandals are not permitted. Instructor: Marty Cruickshank, Extension Assistant

Thursday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.

$3.50 8 and Up

29. It's Greek to Me

Learn how to make Greek pastry BAKLAVA. This heirloom recipe will give a new twist to the modern recipe. Sample to take home. Instructor: Evan Kucera, 4-H Volunteer Thursday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$10.00 12 and Up
30. Mosaic Mayhem Create a stylish tiled mosaic picture frame to show off your favorite photo. Bring your favorite 3" x 5" photo to place in your beautiful handmade picture frame. Instructor: Jessica Bauman, Extension Intern Thursday
3-5 p.m.
$4 10 and Up

31. Garbage Getters

Learn about the world of worms and how they turn our garbage into healthy food (called vermicompost) for your plants and flowers. Create a worm habitat and take home your very own worm friends. Instructor: Roberta Sandhorst, Master Gardener in training Thursday
3-5 p.m.
$8 8 and Up

32. Memory Boxes

Create your own personal memory box for all your special keepsake items. Instructor: Debi Schulz, Extension Intern Friday
8 - 10 a.m.
$3 8 and Up
33. No Thyme Like the Present! Learn about herbs and horticulture by planting herbs in a pot that you decorate yourself. Instructor: Nicole Pedersen, 4-H Volunteer Friday
8 - 10 a.m.
$5 8 and Up
34. GPS Basics Learn the basics of using a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit and about the sport of geocaching. You don't need to bring a GPS Unit - one will be provided. Instructor: 2nd LT Steve Hubbell, Civil Air Patrol Friday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$5 12 and Up
35. Your Color Galleria Learn how to look your best by wearing the right colors. Make your own color block in this interactive and fun workshop! Bring empty 4x6 photo album and fabric scissors. Instructor: Jackie Zimmerman, Full Image Consultant Friday
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$8 8 and Up

36. Terra Cotta Crafts

Explore your creative side using terra cotta pots in this hands-on, fun workshop. Instructors: Pam Branson and Karen Evasco, Extension staff Friday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$3 8 and Up
37. Fabulous Filo Learn how to make tasty treats with this light and flaky dough. If you really want to impress someone with your cooking, here's the place to start. Sample to take home. Instructor: Christian Kucera, 4-H Volunteer Friday
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
$10 12 and Up

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