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

Cedar County 4-H

The 2019 Special Garden Project is the Carmine Splendor Okra vegetable. Contact the Extension Office by February 1st to order your seeds and learn how to grow, harvest and exhibit this unique vegetable.

The 2019 Big Red Summer Academic Camps, to be held June 9-14, 2019.  Big Red Summer Academic Camps are residential, career exploration camps held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Youth will have the opportunity to explore the UNL campus, meet people from across the country, spend time investigating an interest or potential career, and have a lot of fun! Visit https://4h.unl.edu/big-red-camps for more information and list of camps and scholarship opportunities available.

In 2019, we mark a 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. Please join us in celebrating the historic past of your University. The Nebraska 4-H program is offering two 4-H projects that can be exhibited at the fair in celebration of this great milestone.

High School seniors graduating in 2019 are eligible to apply for scholarships.  See what opportunities you are eligible for you under the "Awards & Scholarship Opportunities" tab.


The dates and locations of the 2019 District 4-H Horse Shows have been announced. The closest location to Cedar County is Monday, June 10 in Bloomfield. All entries are due to county offices by May 10. ALL level testing required for participation in the 2019 District 4-H Horse Shows MUST be completed by May 10, also.
The Aksarben Stock Show will transition to junior livestock show format in 2019. Under the junior show model, youth from nine to 19 years of age are eligible for the competition with no prerequisite of youth organization affiliation. Also, four additional states are eligible to participate.