Holt/Boyd County 4-H Newsletters

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This page includes the Holt/Boyd Monthly Newsletters as well as state-wide 4-H Spotlight Newsletter and a link to the 4-H Today newsletter that you and your 4-H family might find of interest. The most current newsletter is first with older issues following.
2017 Holt/Boyd County 4-H Newsletters

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November Newsletter  1.9 mb pdf file - 4 pages
Table of Contents: Boyd County Jamboree; Holt County Achievement; Ideas of the Month; Livestock Opportunities; PASE; Shooting Sports; Shooting Sports Leader Workshops; Did you Know?; Career Portfolio; Scholarship; and Calendar

  • October Newsletter - 926 kb pdf file - 4 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Achievement / Jamboree; Council Meeting; Idea of the Month; Fair Wrap-Up; Lost & Found; Scholarships; Leadership Symposium; Make It With Wool; Rabbit Clinic; Shooting Sports; Career Portfolio; National 4-H Week; Mystery Food Event; Paper Clover Fundraiser; Calendar; Congratulations and Reminder
  • September Newsletter - 1.4 mg pdf file - 4 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: State Fair Results; Thank You’s; Norfolk Beef Expo; National 4-H Week; Idea of Month; 4-H Foundation Trail Ride; Clover Kid Record Books; Career Portfolios; Holt Co Camp Scholarships; Diamond Clover Awards; Boyd County Outstanding Year Award; Holt County 4-H Council Election; Outstanding 4-H Career Award; Bonus Auction News; Shooting Sports; Calendar
  • July Newsletter -   985 kb pdf file - 8 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Fair Book; Holt Co. Fair Camping; Tractor Driving Contest Changes; Holt and Boyd Small Animal Vet Checks; Idea of the Month; Pre-Fair Day; Scoresheets; Holt Co. Adopt a Bldg.; Spotlight Newsletter; Horticulture and Floriculture Exhibits; Career Portfolio; Clover Kids; Premier Science; Fair Forms; State Fair Entries; Fair Regulation Book Corrections; Bonus Auction; Elite Showman; Animal Welfare; Livestock Exhibitors; Spencer Vet Letter; Help at Boyd Co Fair; Interview Judging; Boyd Co Food Stand; Trophy/Award Winners; Goat Showmanship; Release of Exhibits; Bake Sale Table; Shooting Sports; 4-H Special Edition; and Calendar
  • June Newsletter - 1.3 mb pdf file - 8 pages
    Table of Contents: Tagging/Tattooing; Speech Results; Quality Assurance; Workshops; Idea of Month; Pre-Fair Day Info; Holt Co. Pre-Fair Day; Boyd Co. Pre-Fair Day; Boyd County Small Animal Show; Holt/Boyd Tractor Driving Contest; Holt Co. Adopt A Building; Holt County Camping at Fair; Fair Entries; Culinary Challenge Contest; Preserving Heirlooms; Livestock Opportunities; Livestock ID Forms; Tractor Driving Contest; Online Horticulture Contest; Career Portfolio Update; Spotlight on 4-H Newsletters; Shooting Sports; Holt County 4-H Foundation; Did You Know?; Online Fair Regulation Book; Photography Exhibitors; Governor’s Ag Excellence Award; Fair Book Corrections; Calendar; and Clover Kid Resources
  • May Newsletter - 1.5 mb pdf file - 6 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Summer Events; Idea of Month; Fair Dates & Themes; PASE/Life Challenge; Career Portfolio Update; NE Youth Range Camp; Tractor/Farm Safety; Spotlight on 4-H; Horticulture Judging; Livestock Opportunities; Livestock ID Forms; Raising Nebraska; Dutch Oven Cooking; Shooting Sports; Calendar and Workshop Descriptions
  • April Newsletter - 3.0 mb pdf file - 9 pages 
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Regional Public Speaking Contest; Regional Interview Judging Contest; Horticulture/Floriculture; Idea of the Month; Fair Dates/Themes; Summer Camps; Career Portfolio; Spotlight on 4-H; Livestock Opportunities; Shooting Sports;  Range Camp; Culinary Challenge; Clover Kid STEM Workshops; Tractor/Farm Safety; Boyd County Speech Contest Results; Holt County Speech Contest Results; Modeling Workshop; Clover Kid Chickens; PASE/Life Challenge; Summer Workshops; Hort ID Contests; Career Portfolio Results; Calendar; Holt Co. 4-H Foundation Applications; Holt Co. 4-H Senior Scholarships.
  • March Newsletter (889.6 kb pdf file - 6 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Public Speaking Contest; Webpage; Idea of the Month; Interview Contest; Fair Dates/Themes; Bake & Take Month; Career Portfolio; Livestock Opportunities; Summer Workshops List; Happy Birthday Nebraska – 4-H Clover Chase; Reminder; Did You Know?; Scholarships; Holt Co. Quilt of Valor; Holt County Foundation Grant; Halsey Day Camp; Master Gardeners Volunteers; Horticulture ID Contest; Enrollment Reminder; Shooting Sports; Fair Book Information; Camp Opportunities; and Calendar
  • February Newsletter (1.3 mb pdf file - 6 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Enrollment; Ideas of the Month; Public Speaking Contest; 4-H Month; Scholarships; Spotlight Newsletter;  Governor’s Ag Excellence Award; Did You Know?; Innovative Youth Corn Challenge; Omaha Fashion Showcase; Fair Dates; Cattlemen’s Classic; Livestock Opportunities; Shooting Sports; Dutch Oven Cooking; Clover Chase; and Calendar
  • January Newsletter (1.5 mb pdf file - 4 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Holt County Market Beef Weigh Days; Holt and Boyd 4-H Enrollment; Special Garden Project; Idea of the Month; Governor’s Ag Excellence Award; Livestock Opportunities; 2017 Culinary Challenge; Next Chapter; Shooting Sports; Holt County Year Pins; Fair Dates; Did You Know; and Calendar

2017 Nebraska's "Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter"

Nebraska's "Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter" is written by extension staff for 4-H volunteers during the months of January through July. It is packed with information and resources to educate, inform and motivate 4-H members and families.

New Green StarburstJuly 2017 Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter - 1.1 mb pdf file 8 pages
TABLE OF CONTENTS: 4-H Leaders Share Their Stories; Social Media and 4-H Clubs;  Club Activity: Trust Walk Activity;  2017 Culinary Challenge Contest;  Tips for Showing Beef; Food Preservation Canning Tips; Service Learning; Calendar and Food Science & Technology Department

  • June 2017 Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter - 1 mb - 8 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS -  Essential Elements of Youth Programs; Ways to Increase Interest in 4-H Clubs; Club Activity: Focus on Forestry; Horticulture Contest; Livestock Showmanship; Beyond the Needle: Tips & Tricks; Tweens as Leaders; Calendar; Interview Tips for Teens
  • May 2017 Spotlight On 4-H Newsletter - 1.5 mb pdf file - 8 - pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: How Teens Think: Implications for 4-H Programming; Clover Kids as part of a Club; Club Activity: Clover Kid—Butterflies; Life Challenge Contest; Crops Projects Teach Careers & More; Illusions of Lines in Design; Community Partnerships; Calendar; New East Campus Residence Hall
  • April 2017 Spotlight Newsletter - 12 mb pdf file - 8 pages
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: 4-H: Helping Nebraska Students Write their Next Chapter; Parent/Guardian by in to the Club; Club Activity: Livestock; Livestock Quiz Bowl; Livestock Disease Prevention; 4-H Builds Strong Families; Our Hands for Service; Calendar; Interview Skills for Success
  • March 2017 Spotlight Newsletter ( 1.1 mb pdf file - 8 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: The Value of Contests; Parliamentary Procedure; Club Activity: Healthy Lifestyles; Interview Contest; Premise IDs & EID tags; Disaster Kits; Utilizing Jr. Leaders; Happy Birthday Nebraska - 4-H Clover Chase and Celebration of Youth: 4-H & CEHS
  • February 2017 Spotlight Newsletter (1.2 mb pdf file - 8 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Growth Goals & 4-H Grows Here (Alumni); Introducing New Families to 4-H; Club Activity: Engineering a Hovercraft; Speech & Presentations; Youth for the Quality Care of Animals; Social/Emotional Needs of Youth; Youth Roles on 4-H Council; East Campus Recreation & Wellness Center
  • January 2017 Spotlight Newsletter (1.1 mb pdf file - 8 pages)
    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Volunteer Screening; 4HOnline Enrollment; Club Activity: Communicating;Horse Stampede; Special Garden Project; Quilts of Valor; Building Officer Teams; Holt/Boyd Enrollment; and UNL Campus Visit


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