Lancaster County 4-H Leader Packet Resources

2023 fall leader packets are being mailed to leaders and independent members. It is also posted online here, except for the Fall Club Enrollment postcards and membership rosters.

October 2023

Dear 4-H Organizational Leaders and Independent Members:

Leader Letter as PDF

October signals the beginning of a new 4-H project year. It is time to reorganize your 4-H club with new officers and projects. Now is a good time to recruit parents and friends of 4-H as project and activity leaders. You are encouraged to involve as many adults as you need in leadership roles to meet the goals of your club.

The following items are enclosed in this packet:

Fall Club Enrollment postcard (clubs only)

Club Member Roster (clubs only) – Rosters from 2022–2023 year. Members need to re-enroll for 2023–2024.

Club Treasurer’s Report (clubs only) (PDF)

2023–2024 4-H Project List (PDF)

4-H Award & Scholarship Information (PDF)

Community Service Award Record Form (PDF)

Nebraska 4-H Club of Excellence Summary Form (clubs only) (PDF)

Dates to remember:

November 15 • Fall Club Enrollment postcard due

November 30 • Nebraska Associate of Fair Managers – Martha & Don Romeo scholarship application due

January 3 • Club Treasurer’s Report due to the Extension office

January 3 • Deadline for many 4-H award applications, including: Club of Excellence, Community Service, Diamond Clover, Annual Achievement Application, 4-H Council Leadership Award and Outstanding 4-H Member

January 3 • Deadline for many 4-H college scholarship applications, including: 4-H Council, 4-H Teen Council, Lincoln Center Kiwanis, Dick Fleming Leadership & Communication, and Lane Community

February 13 • 4-H Achievement Celebration

ALL 4-H MEMBERS AND LEADERS MUST RE-ENROLL FOR THE 2023–2024 4-H YEAR by going online to 4HOnline goes offline for annual maintenance in early October, but reopens mid-October. See the enclosed bright green sheet Re-enrollment in 4-H for more information.

Nebraska 4-H Re-Enrollment Sheet (PDF)

Club Treasurer’s Report — Please complete and return the enclosed Club Treasurer’s Report form even if your club does not have a bank account (if your club holds money, it must have a bank account). Contact the Extension office for more information. Extension is required to file your treasurer’s report in your club’s permanent file.

Insurance — Accident insurance is available to 4-H clubs for a nominal fee for special activities such as workshops and clinics for youth not enrolled in 4-H. Contact our office for a flyer with additional information.


Tracy Anderson
Kristin Geisert
Kate Pulec
Elizabeth Thiltges

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2023 Fall 4-H Leader Training
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Leader Training Documents

These documents will be used during the training.

OneDrive Cloud Folder

Helpful links:

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Upcoming 4-H Workshops
  • Paper Basket Workshop — Sat. Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Let's Get Artsy! Workshop — Sat. Dec. 12, 9-11 a.m.
  • Pillow Party — Saturday, Jan. 13
  • Jammie Jamboree — Saturday, Feb. 24
  • Home Decor & Furniture Painting — Saturday, April 6
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