Member Resources/Achievement Night

Enrolling & Re-Enrolling in 4-H

Enrollment for 4-H members and volunteers is online.  Please visit 4-H Online  to enroll.  Johnson County does not require a fee for membership. If you have any questions, please let the Extension office know.


Emails to Enrolled 4-H Families & Volunteers


 Dates & Deadlines

2021 Dates

TBD Achievement Banquet
February 20 Beef Weigh In
March 6 Fruit Sales
April 22 Communications Contest -
Virtual Submissions Due May 21st Music Contest -
June 4 Horticuluture & Wildlife Contest -
August 14 Favorite Food Revue -
TBD BB Gun Contest -
TBD Fairgrounds Clean up
August 20-22 County Fair
August 27 - September 6  State Fair


2021 Deadlines

Friday, May 7
  • 4-H Horse Ownership Affidavits DEADLINE
  • 4-H District & State Horse Show Entry DEADLINE - Horse Level Testing (for District/State Horse Shows) DEADLINE

Monday, May 17

Tuesday, June 15
Thursday, July 15

Thursday, August 5

  • ALL State Fair Livestock & In Person Entries DEADLINE
  • Johnson County Fair Stall Request DEADLINE
  • Clover Kid Pet & Fashion Show Narration Sheet DEADLINE

Friday, October 1

4-H Club Reports DUE

Friday, October 29

4-H Awards & Achievement Applications DUE


4-H Programs & Workshops

Summer Programs

Looking for learning opportunities you can do from home?

  • EZ11 Summer 4-H Workshops – the counties in Southeast Nebraska have developed some fun project workshops for your 4-H’ers to participate in through the month of June.
  • Statewide 4-H Virtual & At-Home Learning – Looking for learning opportunities you can do from home? We've got you covered! Nebraska 4-H is now offering a variety of virtual learning experiences, such as Living Room Learning and Boredom Buster Challenges. We've also collected some of our favorite activity guides that are perfect for hands-on learning at home. Visit their website for learn more:


 Acheivement Night--Awards & Record Books (See Below)

All awards materials are due to the Extension Office by Friday, October 29, 2021!


Johnson County 4-H Awards Application


Clover Kid Record Book

Records Books

Project Pin Award

4-Her's must have carried the project for two (2) years (one plus current year) to be eligible to apply for the following county project pins. 4-Her's may apply for multiple pins in the same year. Please check box for all pins you are applying for this year. 4-Hers will complete a record book for each project they are applying for.

Johnson County 4-H “Standard of Excellence”

 The “Standard of Excellence” is awarded each year to recognize those youth who have excelled as a 4-H member during the 4-H year. “Standard of Excellence” recipients will be recognized for their exceptional involvement as a Johnson County 4-H member. Use this point sheet to calculate your individual 4-H participation between October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021. Gold, Silver and Bronze member category awards will be given based upon a member’s total points.


Johnson County 4-H Helping Hands Award

The goal of the Johnson County 4-H Helping Hands Award is to encourage Johnson County 4-H members to participate in more community service activities, by rewarding their hard work.

Members must complete ALL of the following requirements:

  • Participate in a service project as a member of a 4-H club
  • AND Participate in a service project as a member of another group (i.e. church youth group, school club, etc.)
  • AND Participate in a service project related to a 4-H project you are enrolled in

Participation in these projects should TOTAL a minimum number of hours:

  • Juniors: A minimum of 10 total hours
  • Intermediates: A minimum of 15 total hours
  • Seniors: A minimum of 20 total hours

Diamond Clover Award

The Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover program encourages 4-H youth to engage in a variety of programs, projects, and activities that will enable youth to acquire skills and abilities that will prepare them for success in the future. The program is designed to reach and recognize all youth engaged in 4-H, from club members and campers to school enrichment, afterschool, and special interest program participants.

Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover Award

Junior Achievement Application (ages 8 – 14 years old)


Senior Achievement Application (ages 15 – 18 years old)


Achievement Application Resources