4-H - Lancaster County - April 20

Welcome new support staff

(L–R) Heather Odoski and Shannon BoyerIntroducing new 4-H support staff member Heather Odoski (pictured at left). She replaces Karen Evasco at the front desk. She was a 4-H member in Saline County and showed poultry and cattle, as well as exhibited artwork in static exhibits. Continue reading…

Garden project

Delft Blue Nigella photo courtesy of Johnny's Select Seeds, Johnnyseeds.com, 1-877-564-66974-H families are invited to participate in a special garden project, growing the flower ‘Delft Blue’ Nigella. Seed packets are available April 30, on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $.50 for one seed packet per family. Continue reading…

Start planning Clover College!

The Clover Kids Day Camp is open to you ages 6 & 7.This year, 4-H Clover College will be 59 workshops on June 19-22. Workshop descriptions and registration form are in the May NEBLINE which will be in the mail soon, as well as posted online by end of today. Registration opens Wednesday, May 2 at 8 a.m. for currently enrolled 4-H members.

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/4zsu

Horse district/state entries due May 11

 4-H’ers competing in 4-H district and state horse shows must be 10 years of age by Jan. 1 and have at least a horsemanship advancement level II. All Lancaster County 4-H’ers participating in district/state horse shows must submit entries, horse identifications and completed horsemanship... Continue reading…

Leader training, May 15

 New leaders, experienced leaders, 4-H members and parents are invited to a free 4-H Leaders Training and Update on Tuesday, May 15, 9 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. (you choose which time to attend) at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Meeting will focus on... Continue reading…

Clothing level 1 workshop, May 6

A 4-H sewing help session in 2017. Clothing Superintendent Kath Conroy will teach a 4-H Clothing Level 1 Workshop, “What You Need to Know,” on Sunday, May 6, 1:30–3 p.m. at the JOANN Fabrics and Crafts store, East Park Plaza, 220 N. 66th St., Lincoln. This free workshop is designed to answer all questions and provide a great start. Continue reading…

Horsemanship level testing, May 8

 Sign-up deadline for the May 8th testing is May 1st.
Other testing dates for 2018 include: May 22, June 5, and June 26. The testings are held at the Lancaster Event Center in the Amy Countryman Arena, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading…

4-H entomology workshop, May 12

 4-Her's! Please join Jody Green, Extension Educator and Urban Entomologist, for the following workshops and help sessions to assist with fair insect exhibit preparation. 4-H Entomology "Bug Hunt, How-To" Workshop, Saturday, May 12, 1-4 p.m... Continue reading…

March spotlight newsletter posted online

 Nebraska's “Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter” for 4-H volunteers, members and families is packed with information and resources. March topics include:
• Your Student's Next Chapter
• Clubs: Money Management
• Finding Passion & Discovering Strengths
• Contest: PASE/Life Challenge
• Teens as Teachers

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/xt2r
Originally published April 20, 2018 - Submit an Item