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

Dakota County 4-H

October 4-H Newsletter (4 pgs PDF 689 KB)

Covid updates Fair Managers Scholarship 4-H enrollment open November 1st Achievement Application information Free UNL admission application

Companion Rabbit Science is a self-paced learning opportunity offering information about caring for rabbits. The online course is great for middle-school-aged youth but is open to all youth regardless of age who are looking to learn more about rabbits and the 4-H rabbit project. Companion Rabbit Science is a great resource for anyone interested in caring for or learning about rabbits in 4-H whether they own one now or not!   

Other Camps, Clinics & Workshops


4-H Achievement Celebration

January 26th, 2020
Dakota and Dixon County 4-H youth and their families made their way to the Norm Waitt YMCA in South Sioux City for the Annual Achievement Celebration.  Over 85 youth and adults enjoyed swimming, pizza, and awards.  Youth that submitted their year-end record books, called Career Portfolios or Achievement Applications can apply for awards in various project areas.  The books are judged and youth are awarded certificates for their work.  The following awards were presented.