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

Dawson County 4-H

4-H Photography data tags for exhibiting at fair.

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4-H Public Speaking Contest

The Dawson County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held Monday, March 6, 2023 at the Dawson County Extension Building.  Entry cards are due in the Extension Office by February 10, 2023.  It is a state requirement that you be enrolled in 4-H prior to the Speech Contest or any 4-H Activity.

Speech Contest information

Entry card

4-H Communications Event

     The Illustrated Presentation Contest and Video Communication Contest is set for Monday, April 3, 2023 at the Dawson County Extension Office Meeting Room.

An Illustrated Presentation is a live presentation with a formal talk where youth will use visual aids to show and tell others how to do something.

The Video Communication Contest allows youth to create a multimedia video around a theme related to 4-H.