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4-H - Lancaster County Nov./Dec. E-Newsletter

Rabbit Clinic, Oct. 18

A session at the 4-H Fall Rabbic Clinic will be how to judge rabbits. Pictured are 4-H'ers judging rabbits at the 2014 Lancaster County Super Fair.A free 4-H Rabbit Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-12 noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center will be a great opportunity to learn about the 4-H Rabbit Program. No registration needed.

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4-H Seeks New Council Members

Individuals interested in serving on the 4-H Council are encouraged to contact Tracy at 402-441-7180 or for more information.Lancaster County 4-H Council is composed of youth (9th grade or higher) and adults working together in the interest of promoting activities of Lancaster County 4-H. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Continue reading…

Award & Scholarship Forms Due Dec. 31

Awards due Dec. 31 include the Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover Program. Pictured are last year's Level 1 recipients.Lancaster County 4-H award forms and college scholarship applications are due by Dec. 31. Recipients will be announced at the 4-H Achievement Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Information and forms are available at and at the Extension office. Continue reading…

4th & 5th Grade Lock-In, Jan. 16-17

The Lock-In includes fun projects, games, snacks, movies and a sleep over!All 4th and 5th graders are invited to 4-H Teen Council’s annual overnight Lock-In, which will be held Friday, Jan. 16, 8 p.m.-Saturday, Jan. 17, 8 a.m. This year’s theme will be “Camping Under the Stars.” More information will be posted later.

Giving Your Best Web Seminar Series

The "Giving Your Best" is a live web seminar series for volunteers and parents taught by UNL Extension 4-H Youth Development staff. Webinars will be held on Tuesdays, Noon-1 p.m. Projects covered include photography, food and swine. Register online beforehand. Recordings available afterwards.

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New Clothing 1 & 2 Manuals

In STEAM Clothing 1: FUNdamentals, youth will gather the tools they'll need to begin sewing, understand textiles through fun science experiments, learn beginning math and engineering techniques in clothing construction.UNL Extension has two new 4-H manuals, STEAM Clothing 1 and 2, which are combined leader/youth guides. This new series of curricula looks at clothing in a whole new way - from the points of view of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). These are available in the Extension office.

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Career Explorer by Nebraska 4-H

Nebraska 4-H's "Career Explorer" is available as a website and iPad app. Get started on the right path to making smart life choices with the Career Explore Web Site and Career Explorer iPad App! Career Explorer will help you connect the dots between choices you make every day and the opportunities you could have in the future.

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Originally published Friday October 17, 2014 - Submit an Item