Nebraska Extension in Thurston County

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The May edition of the Thurston County 4-H News is now available! Make sure to check out the details for upcoming summer activities & deadlines. https://www.smore.com/zkm8d

We are exited to announce our summer workshops for youth are HERE!! We will be holding several sessions every week in June & July. Several of these camps will be open to all ages but others, like Clover Kid Camp, will be for either older or younger youth. Come join us for an exciting summer of learning. To register or learn more go to: https://goo.gl/forms/7C02eVpcKlq64uC72

Held on Tuesday, June 20th @ Ponca State Park. Registration deadline is June 9th.

Open to all youth ages 8-11 (birthdates 2005-2008) from Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Thurston, or Wayne Counties. Flyers, camper registrations, and counselor applications can be found here.

If you will be 14 and not older than 18 on or before December 31, 2017, you are eligible to participate in the trip. This trip is a multi-county trip of 4-Hers in the Northeast Extension District. The tentative dates of the trip are Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 16, 2018. These are tentative as schedules may change, but based on trips we have taken in the past, we try to book similar dates every three years.

Spend the afternoon on Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm engaging and interacting with science! See new technology and challenges up close while you solve problems.  Sessions include:

All youth aged 14 and 15 and working on a farm or ranch other than their own MUST be certified through a Hazardous Occupations Course. Successful completion of the course will allow trained youth to operate an approximately 20 PTO horsepower tractor, or to connect or disconnect an implement or any of its parts to or from a tractor. Cost: $60

Kearney Fairgrounds - May 30 & 31

Auburn Fairgrounds - June 1 & 2

Valentine Fairgrounds - June 6 & 7

North Platte WCREC - June 13 & 14

Gering Legacy Museum - June 15 & 16

Wayne Fairgrounds - June 19 & 20

Gordon Fairgrounds - June 22 (Day 1 is online)

McCook Fairgrounds - June 23 (Day 1 is online)

Grand Island College Park - July 10 & 11



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