4-H - Lancaster County - June 11

Projects Must Be Updated by June 15

4HOnline for e-newsletter.jpgTo exhibit at the Super Fair, 4-H members must be enrolled in the respective project (unless otherwise stated in the Fair Book). Enrolled project examples: Home Environment Design Decisions, Food & Nutrition Cooking 101, Aerospace 2 and Rabbit. Note: this does not include the specific fair... Continue reading…

 

YQCA Requirements for Livestock Exhibitors Due June 15

YQCA logo for e-newsletter.jpg4-H/FFA members enrolled in any of the following animal projects need to complete Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training:
• Beef (bucket calf, feeder calf, breeding beef, market beef)
• Dairy cattle
• Goat (breeding meat goat, dairy goat, meat goat)
• Poultry
• Rabbit... Continue reading…

 

Horse State Hippology and Judging Entries Due June 15

Fonner-Park-Logo-for enews.jpgThe state Hippology and Horse Judging contests will be held at the State 4-H Horse Expo in Grand Island on July 10 and 11. Open to 4-H’ers ages 10–18. Entry forms for these contests must be submitted to county Extension offices by June 15. Entry fees for Lancaster County 4-H’ers participating in... Continue reading…

 

NEW — Livestock Achievement Program Deadline June 15

NE4H-Livestock-Achievement-Program.pngNebraska 4-H has a new statewide opportunity for 4-H youth participating in livestock projects! The Livestock Achievement Program is designed to promote all educational aspects of 4-H livestock projects including selection, production, leadership and exhibition by recognizing youth striving to... Continue reading…

 

Horsemanship Level Testing, June 22

Horse Level Testing April 2021.jpgA 4-H horsemanship advancement level testing will be held on Tuesday, June 22, at the Lancaster Event Center Fairgrounds, 84th & Havelock, Lincoln. Anyone wishing to test must sign up by Tuesday, June 15 by contacting Kate at kpulec3@unl.edu. Time slots will be emailed. All of the written level... Continue reading…

 

Presentations Contest, July 10

Presentations Contest 2019 - 02.jpgThis year’s Presentations Contest will be Saturday, July 10, 8:30 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Register by Monday, July 5 calling 402-441-7180 and providing youth name(s), age(s) by Jan. 1 of current year, presentation title, class number and time slot... Continue reading…

 

Chicken Dinner & Silent Auction, July 30

Slim_Chickens-4H-logos.jpgLancaster County 4-H Council is hosting a Chicken Dinner on Friday, July 30, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Exhibit Hall - Lancaster County Farm Bureau Room (during the 4-H Table Setting Contest). Dinner features Slim Chicken’s tenders, side dishes and dessert! To-go boxes will be available. Continue reading…

 

June Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter

SpotlightGraphic17.jpgNebraska's “Spotlight on 4-H" newsletter for 4-H volunteers, members and families is packed with information and resources. Topics include: • State Public Speaking Contest • Importance of Service Learning • Start a 4-H Rabbit Project! • Cameras, Phones, and Drones • Quilt Other Than Fabric

More details at: https://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/Spotlight
 

Earn A New Sewing Machine!

This is the 12th year Kath Conroy, a 4-H Clothing superintendent, and her husband, Mike, are graciously donating a new sewing machine to one Lancaster County 4-H youth! All interested youth should submit an essay describing the clothing projects they have completed in the past and their plans for... Continue reading…

 

Sewing Help Sessions in June

Sewing Help Session 17.jpgSewing Help sessions for 4-H youth ages 8 and up will be held Monday, June 21, Wednesday, June 23 and Friday, June 25 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Bernina Sewing Center, 5500 Old Cheney, Suite 7, Lincoln. No pre-registration required or fees, just drop in. Expert sewing help is available for fitting... Continue reading…

 

Online Plant Science Contests Available June 4-21

Plant Science Contests 2018 - 09.jpgThe Lancaster County 4-H Online Tree ID and Grass & Weed ID Contests provides youth an opportunity to test their knowledge of identifying plants that grow in Nebraska. The contests will be open to all youth, as well as adults. Youth do not need to be enrolled 4-H members to participate. Continue reading…

 

Donation Request for 4-H Silent Auction

Trying to figure out what to do with that “gift” you won’t use? Do you have a special item you’ve handcrafted and would like to donate for a great cause? Help support Lancaster County 4-H Council by donating items for their Silent Auction held during the 4-H Chicken Dinner Fundraiser held... Continue reading…

 

Lancaster County Fair 150th Anniversary Theme

2021_Super Fair_150 logo.jpg• 4-H Static Exhibits — Help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Lancaster County Fair with a 150 years theme 4-H exhibit! 150 anniversary 4-H static exhibits will be grouped in a special display and receive a commemorative 150th ribbon in addition to the judge’s ribbon! The top exhibit in each.. Continue reading…

 
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