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

Dodge County 4-H

Working cooperatively with Three Rivers Public Health Department and United Way, Dodge County 4-H has accepted the challenge to assist in obtaining much needed Face Masks, Isolation Gowns and Surgical Caps. These supplies will be distributed to individuals in Dodge, Saunders and Washington County who need them. Saunders and Washington County 4-Hers are also contributing to this effort.

New patterns have been posted. PLEASE consider being a part of this extremely important community service project.

*DUE MARCH 2nd to Nebraska Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. 

Thank you for starting another program year or for some beginning your first year in the Dodge County 4-H Program!

Youth ages 8 to 18 years old as of January 1 of the current calendar year are welcome to enroll in the 4-H Program. Youth 5 to 7 as of January 1 of the current calendar year may enroll as a Clover Kid in the 4-H Program. In Dodge County there is a $10 fee when enrolling for the program year. 

4-H Enrollment is completed online. Both youth members and adult volunteers will need to complete their online enrollment, annually. 

As we approach the end of the 4-H Year there are many different opportunities for our youth to reflect on the successess of the 2019 Program Year. We are quickly approaching a major Dodge County 4-H deadline. We encourage all 4-H Youth to consider completing the following as a way to celebrate their successess. The following are due to Nebraska Extension in Dodge County no later than 4:30 pm on October 15, 2019. 

Annual Achievement Applications

Preparations for the 2019 Fair season are well underway.  4-H youth, parents, staff and communities are working hard towards successful and rewarding fairs full of fun and memories.  

Please go to the web sites linked below for detailed information for 4-H Youth and their families.

Fremont 4-H Expo - July 10 - 13, 2019

Dodge County Fair - July 31 - August 4, 2019

The Dodge County 4-H Program hosted their Public Speaking Contest on Thursday, March 28th at the Masonic Eastern Star Home for Children. This year 61 area youth partook in either the Speech or PSA portion of the Public Speaking Contest. The top 3 youth in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior age divisions for both the Speech and PSA contest will advance onto the Regional Public Speaking Contest come May. The Dodge County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was sponsored by the Dodge County 4-H Council, Dodge County 4-H Foundation and the Masonic Eastern Star Home for Children.