Knox County 4-H

 

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership
with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

Active in all 93 counties and at 4h.unl.edu

Knox County 4-H

The 4-H section of the Knox County Fairbook has been updated  for 2017 and the books are available at the Extension Office. The fairbook has the guidelines for 4-H projects and exhibits.  The fairbook is also available at Knox County Fair.

Join in the 4-H fun by attending one of the 4-H workshops that are planned for the month of June. Registrations are due by June 6 for all workshops. 

All animal ID’s are due in the Extension Office by Thursday, June 15. This includes beef breeding heifer, second-year bucket calf, fall feeder calf, cow/calf pair, feeder calf, bucket calf, horse, dairy, dairy goat, meat goat, swine, breeding & market sheep, and bottle lamb.  No ID’s are necessary for cat, dog, poultry, rabbit, and companion animals. 

Clover Kid Day Camp (designed for youth ages 5-7 on January 1 of the current year) will be held on Wednesday, June 7 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Center Community Hall. The theme for this year’s camp is Environmental Superhero “Be a Superhero for a Day”.  Cost for the camp is $10.00 and you need to bring a sack lunch.  Don’t forget to pre-register by May 26!

It’s easy, just complete the following steps:

1)     Raise Your Hand – Complete the form at http://4-h.org/raise-your-hand to show your pride as a 4‑H alum. Only those who complete the Raise Your Hand form between March 1 – June 30 will be counted.

2)     Compete for your state – Raising your hand is a vote towards a $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000 award for the states with the most alumni hands raised.

 Celebrate all things Nebraska and 4-H through this unique virtual scavenger hunt!  

Visit http://4h.unl.edu/clover-chase for more information and download the free app!

Celebrate Nebraska’s Statehood, and Nebraska 4-H, by participating in this fun-filled opportunity with your friends, club, or family from March 1-August 15, 2017.