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Lancaster County 4-H offers hands-on activities, programs and curriculum to a variety of Homeschool learning communities. Programs offer experiential learning on topics such as STEM (science, technology, engineering​, math), consumer and family science, communication, leadership, citizenship and more! To request program and/or curriculum opportunities for your homeschool learning community, contact Elizabeth Thiltges at or 402-441-7180.

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  • Youth Science Day for Homeschooled Youth is typically offered in the fall to all homeschooled youth, grades K–6th (most lessons geared towards 3rd–5th graders). 2023 Youth Science Day for Homeschooled Youth will be Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9–11:30 a.m. at the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County conference rooms, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln, Nebraska. Open to all homeschooled youth, grades K–6th (most lessons are geared towards 3rd–5th graders). Fee is $5 per youth, due at event check-in. Youth will focus on lessons involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities. Youth will have the opportunity to: 1) demonstrate and utilize STEM skills and abilities to solve everyday situations, 2) process information, analyze complex problems and make informed decisions. Register online at by Oct. 30.
  • Lancaster County 4-H Embryology school enrichment program.
  • Many homeschool families participate in 4-H clubs and exhibit in 4-H at the Lancaster County Super Fair.

It was a wonderful day and our students really enjoyed it, and learned a lot. Our staff members were very impressed with the projects too.

Sr. Jeanette Rerucha, Villa Marie Home and School for Exceptional Children

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