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Enroll in Gage County 4-H Today!

Enrollment is not required for many 4-H programs and events. However, 4-H members ages 8-18 as of January 1 of the current year are required to officially enroll through the 4-H Online system. Youth who are not members of a formal 4-H club may still join as independent members. Youth between the ages of 5 and 7, as of January 1 of the current year, may also enroll as Clover Kids. By enrolling, youth have the opportunity to participate in county fairs, the Nebraska State Fair, district and county contest and event, and additional statewide events and opportunities.

2023 Parade of Champions Order

While Gage County Extension and Gage County Ag Society feel the risk of the Equine Strangles Virus is low for our area, we hope Gage County Fair exhibitors will take proactive measures to further decrease possible transmission.

Here are a couple of fact sheets to help you make informed decisions and become prepared to exhibit your horses at the Gage County Fair:

Equine Strangles Guidelines

Equine Strangles Fact Sheet

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Gage County 4-H has partnered with Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center and NGage to offer a one-day Babysitting Clinic to train the next generation of childcare providers!

May 31, 2023 | SCC Beatrice, Academic Excellence Center | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Click Here to Register by May 15

Ages: 10 & Older

Cost: $50 per participan (includes lunch, curriculum materials, supplies and Babysitting Kit)

Summer Internships Applications for 2023 Summer Internships - Due April 7

2023 Position Description

Application

Please submit applications and a resume to jacie.milius@unl.edu or bring a printed version into the Gage County Extension Office.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

We are so excited to announce our 2024 Anytime Learning Projects and Workshops! 

2024 Anytime Learning Listing

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