Platte 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.

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Platte County 4-H

Jr. Camp is scheduled for June 7-9, 2017 at Whispering Cedars near Genoa, NE. Jr. Camp is open to all youth, ages 8-11 and the cost is $75.00 per camper.

NEW for 2017 - Clover Kid Club open to all youth who turn 6, 7 or 8 during the calendar year and enrolled in 4-H. Clover Kids in Platte County have their own opportunity to have their projects interview judged at the Platte County Fair. The Platte County Clover Kid Curriculum Guide reviews the projects and resources available. 

To exhibit beef, dairy, goats, sheep, pig, poultry and rabbit at the 2017 Platte County Fair, Nebraska State Fair or AK-SAR-BEN exhibitors must be Quality Assurance certified by May 31, 2017. All members ages 8-19 must attend a county Quality Assurance training or complete a Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) course on-line.

Platte County QA trainings have been scheduled for Monday, April 17 (a change from the 4-H calendar, not April 10) and Tuesday, May 23 at 1:00 p.m. at the Platte County Courthouse Community Room. No pre-regisratation required. 

The 4-H School Enrichment Program is a cooperation between all Platte County schools and the University of Nebraska Extension, complementing the educational goals of both organizations. The materials used in 4-H are based on research and produced by specialists from the University of Nebraska, National 4-H office and various universities and organizations throughout the United States. 4-H School Enrichment resources include teacher guides, student manuals, videos, teaching kits and staff presentations.