Kimmel Education and Research Center
Successful Farmer SeriesBegins January 2019 - Mark your calendars for the 4th annual “Successful Farmer Series,” which will be held weekly starting January 4, 2019 and ending February 8, 2019
"I Wonder" book is now available!The "I Wonder" book encourages children to think about the world in which they live. This new book, written by Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, a Nebraska Extension educator is now available!
Austin Duerfeldt, Extension EducatorSpecializing in agricultural economics with experience in accounting, financial analysis and taxation.
Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, Extension EducatorSpecializing in Child and Youth Development programs in the fields of Career Development and in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Rex Nelson, Extension EducatorSpecializing in the business planning and entrepreneurship with a focus on enterprises associated with food systems and agritourism.
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. In Nebraska, 1-in-3 age-eligible youth participates in 4-H, which is present in all 93 counties. These youth, ages 5-18, participate through camps, clubs, school enrichment, and afterschool programs. All 4-H programs are consistent in placing strong emphasis on life skills, such as problem solving, responsibility, citizenship, and leadership.
Youth will be excited to learn introductory computer science in a game environment! Code Camp is designed for ages 8-13 interested in coding. If you can read, then you can code! Excel at problem solving in all subject areas.
The Community Vitality Initiative is focused on launching the heart and soul of the state, its rural and urban communities, into the future by focusing on entrepreneurship, recruiting new residents, disaster recovery, broadband access, engaging youth and young adults, and building businesses.
Would you like to make a difference in a child's life? Would you like to learn and work for positive change? Then VOLUNTEER TODAY!! and be part of a team where youth and adults learn, grow and work together for positive change.
It is MUCH more than playing with legos! The First® Lego® League team members develop teamwork by planning, brainstorming and collaborating. The youth meet after school and their research, presentation and technical skills are put to test at First® Lego® League competitions. Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, along with volunteer adult coaches, parents and school staff, guide students to prepare for competition.