Phelps & Gosper Counties 4-H

2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

This fall there will be an opportunity to be part of a special learning opportunity for 4-H Volunteers across the state and nation through the National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum series.  Three different sessions will be offered this year in Gosper and Phelps Counties.    <Read More>

2017 Suggestion Form

Phelps and Gosper 4-H Families are invited to offer their suggestions to improve any aspect of the county 4-H programs.  Families are asked to fill out the "Suggestions Welcome" form and then turn it in to your County Extension Office.  The comments will be forwarded to the proper decision making body.  <Suggestions Welcome Form> 182 KB

It's 4-H Career Portfolio Season: 

Phelps and Gosper County 4-H families are reminded that your 4-H Record Books will be due in your respective office on September 30.  While you are working on your Record Books, consider any 4-H Awards you may want to apply for.  This information will be availabe in the September 4-H newsletter. 

PHELPS COUNTY:  For those wishing to get started early, Phelps County 4-H members who are 11 and younger are asked to write a yearly story summarizing their 4-H year as their record book.  4-H'ers who are 12 and older are asked to submit Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the 4-H Career Portfolio and a year story. 

Phelps County 4-H Members are also invited to fill out the Awards Applications forms for scholarships and county awards.   The forms are available here  <Phelps Awards>

GOSPER COUNTY:  Gosper County 4-H members who are 8-11 have two options:  1) Fill out Sections 1, 2 & 3 of the 4-H Career Portfolio, OR  2) Fill out the Gosper Junior Career Portfolio (Available here).  Gosper 4-H'ers who are 12 and older are asked to submit Sections 1, 2 & 3 of the 4-H Career Portfolio along with a yearly story.

Gosper County 4-H Members are asked to use the 2017 4-H Awards Entry Sheet as their first page in the Career Portfolio.  Also attached to this file is the 4-H Award Nomination Form for Outstanding 4-H Member, 4-H Alum and Friend of 4-H.  The nomination form is due in the office by September 30.  <Gosper Awards>

Phelps & Gosper County 4-H members will receive one 4-H green binder for your Career Portfolio during your 4-H career.  They are available at your Extension Office.

More information about the 4-H Career Portfolio can be found on the Nebraska 4-H website.  This system is used throughout the state by all 4-H youth to keep record of the individual's 4-H career.    <Read More>

Phelps Chili Cook-Off

The Phelps County 4-H Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off on October 29th.  Proceeds from the event will be used to support Phelps County 4-H programs. It's never to early to get your teams together and begin thinking of a theme for this fun event.  Call the Phelps Extension Office for more information at 308-995-4222.       Read More      <Entry Form>


The 2017 Project Resource Guide for 4-H Members is now available in two formats.  Look through this printable guide for information about projects you may be interested in.  <Pick-A-Project Guide>

Or - search through the web-based 4-H Pick Your Project application that contains the same information as the printable format.  Search for projects by keywords, project areas, curriculum areas, experience levels and project in this format.    <Pick-A-Project Web Base>