Dear 4-H Organizational Leaders and Independent Members:
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.
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 https://v2.4honline.com. 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.
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.
2023 Fall 4-H Leader Training
Leader Training Documents
These documents will be used during the training.
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