4-H Youth Development

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Horsemanship Level Testings

The 2018 group testings will be held at the Lancaster Event Center – Amy Countryman Arena on the following Tuesday evenings: April 10, April 24, May 8, May 22, June 5 and June 26. Anyone wishing to be tested must sign-up one week in advance by contacting Kate Pulec at kpulec3@unl.edu or 402-441-7180. All other horsemanship level requirements must be completed and handed in to Kate before the riding skills portion can be done.

4-H Fair Book, handouts, forms and other resources for Super Fair

The Lancaster County Super Fair will be Aug. 2-5, 2018 at the Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln. The 4-H & FFA Fair Book contains complete entry information for exhibiting in 4-H/FFA. This and other resources, including handouts, forms and video examples are now online HERE

New 4-H Livestock Requirements

New Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (formerly Quality Assurance) requirements have been expanded to include ALL livestock exhibitors (not just those showing market animals). 4-H Livestock ID/Ownership requirements for showing at State Fair and/or AKSARBEN Stock Show have changed for 2018. Details HERE

New 4-H Cooking Project Books

Starting in 2018, Lancaster County will be using the new 4-H Cooking series, 4-H Cooking 101-401. A new Home Food Preservation series is also available. “Let’s Bake Quick Breads” is another new foods project book which includes gluten-free bread recipes. More information HERE

4-H Council Golf Tournament fundraiser

The 2nd annual 4-H Council Golf Tournament fundraiser will be on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Hidden Valley Golf Club, 10501 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln. 1 p.m. shotgun start. 4-person scramble. Cost is $75 per person/$300 per team. Flyer HERE

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4-H Year in Review!

In 2017, Lancaster County 4-H engaged 35,946 youth through clubs, school enrichment and after-school programs. 1,946 adults volunteered. Lancaster County, 4-H is a cooperative effort between University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Lancaster County government.

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