4-H - Lancaster County - June 22

Presentations Contest, July 14

 This year’s Presentations Contest will be Saturday, July 14, 8:30 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Register by July 9 calling 402-441-7180 and providing youth name(s), age(s) by Jan. 1 of current year, presentation title, class number and time slot prerence. Continue reading…

Fashion Show, deadline July 17

2017 Fashion Show state qualifiersFashion Show judging will be Tuesday, July 24, 8 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. The public Fashion Show will be Thursday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center, Exhibit Hall.

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/rbbu

Video Companion Animal (and Cat) Showmanship Contest

The Nebraska 4-H Video Companion Animal Showmanship Contest provides youth an opportunity to showcase their knowledge and skills they have developed in their 4-H companion animal project. This statewide contest is open to youth ages 10–18 who are enrolled in one of these companion animal projects... Continue reading…

Youth Livestock Premium Auction donations

 Please remember to talk with your community businesses to get donations for the Lancaster County Youth Livestock Premium Auction held during the Lancaster County Super Fair. The success of the auction is dependent on 4-H’ers to acquire donations and buyers for the auction. Continue reading…

Babysitter's Training for 5th-7th Graders

 A Babysitting Training through the American Red Cross taught by Extension Educator Jaci Foged will be held Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Register by Tuesday, July 9. Cost is $35. Bring a sack lunch.

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/mezw

4-H sewing help sessions in July

 Kath Conroy, a 4-H clothing superintendent, is offering to help 4-H youth with their sewing projects again this year. This exceptional seamstress has many years of experience helping 4-H’ers. Four help sessions will be held Monday, July 9 through Thursday, July 12, 12:30–4:30 p.m. each day at the Continue reading…

4-H summer camps

 It is not too late to sign up for 4-H summer camps which are offered through Aug. 7. With locations at Gretna and Halsey, there are over 45 camps ranging from half day to five days/four nights. Many camps still have openings! Open to all youth ages 5–18 (need not be in 4-H).

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/kknk

May Spotlight newsletter posted online

 Nebraska's “Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter” for 4-H volunteers, members and families is packed with information and resources. May topics include:
• #4HGrowsHere
• Club Meetings: Brain Breaks
• Showing Rabbits & Poultry
• Keep HOT Food Hot & COLD Food Cold
• 4-H Leadership Opportunities

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/xt2r
Originally published June 22, 2018 - Submit an Item