4-H Newsletters in Madison County

May 2024

In this issue:

  • 2024 Pre-Enrollment Information (Fashion Show Form)
  • Summer Fun Workshops
  • May Take Home Kit
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • And so much more!

Summer Fun 2024

Be sure to register for the 4-H workshops that will be offered this summer! Space is limited! Registration is complete when payment is received. All fees are non-refundable.

April 2024

In this issue:

March 2024

In this issue:
  • Enroll in 4-H today!
  • 4-H Camper Spot Information
  • 4-H Speech, PSA and Presentation Contest - Click HERE to register!
  • Quilt of Valor Nomination Form 2024
  • 4-H School Enrichment Request - Poultry Embryology
  • Cat Workshop
  • And so so much more!

February 2024 - Nebraska 4-H Month

In this issue:

  • Celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month
  • 4-H Project Day - Registration|      Inspiration Form        |     4-H Project Alignment Information    (coming soon)
  • Special Garden and Agronomy Project  - sign up for seeds today!
  • Cake Decorating Theme
  • Take-Home Project - Yardzee
  • Cat Showmanship Workshp
  • And so much more!!

January 2024

In this issue: 

  • Happy New Year! 
  • Enroll Today! 
  • Leader Reminders 
  • 2024 Special Garden Project 
  • Summer Camp 
  • And More! 

December 2023

In this issue:

  • Enrollment Updates
  • Livestock Commitee Meeting - Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7pm
  • Livestock Booster Checks
  • State Fair Age Eligibility Update
  • December Take Home Project
  • And more!

November 2023

In this issue:

  • 2024 Enrollment is now open!
  • 4-H Volunteer Orientation
  • 4-H Sewing Workshop
  • 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting
  • 4-H Take-Home Kit
  • And So Much More!

October 2023

In this issue:

  • It's National 4-H Week! New Challenges Every day!
  • Watch for the 4-H Special Edition published by the Norfolk Daily News!
  • Briggs and Barrett Countywide Service Project - Chalk at their Nursery of Hope locations, October 15.
  • October Take Home Kit
  • New Sewing Workshop - Sew your own Fleece Robe starting November 22
  • And so much more!
  • 2023 Achievement Program and Awards Program

September 2023

In this issue:

  • Congratulations to our State Fair Exhibitors! Be sure to check out the results!
  • YOU ARE INVITED! The 4-H Achievement Ceremony is September 17 at 4pm at the Extension Office in Norfolk.
  • 4-H Council Fundraiser: Bake Sale!
  • National 4-H Week news!
  • And so much more!

August 2023

In this issue:

  • Nebraska State Fair Animal and Contest Deadline - August 10 at 8pm CT
  • Nebraska State Fair Exhibitor Tickets
  • 4-H Achievement Ceremony - September 17, 2023 at 4pm CT
  • Madison County 4-H Archery Club Schedule
  • So Much More!


In this issue:

  • All things Fair!! Judging Days, Clean up Days, Supporting Information, Contest, Schedules and so much more!
  • Quilt of Valor Nominations - We have 3 quilts to present, please see qualifications and nominate HERE! Nominations are due to the Madison County Extension office, June 28 by 5pm. Presentation of the quilts will be on Thursday, July 13 prior to the rodeo during the Madison County Fair.
  • 150th Madison County Fair - Food drive, floral buckets, etc.
  • Volunteer Opportunities for Youth and Adult: Do you want to help by serving as a Building Monitor? Sign up HERE! Do you want to be a judges helper and help during judging day? Sign up HERE! (Both youth and adult volunteers needed) 
  • Alumni and Member T-Shirt Orders - Due THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 16. Order your shirts HERE!
  • 4-H Fashion Show Forms (pink) due THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 16.

May 2023

In this issue:

  • Pre-Entries, Fairbooks and tons of county fair information is ready!
  • 4-H Shirts/Sweathshirt Sales for Youth, Adults and Alumni.
  • Fashion Show Request Letter
  • Floral Project for the 150th Madison County Fair
  • State Horse Entry Information

4-H Summer Fun 2023

Check out what Nebraska Extension in Madison County has to offer for this summer! Sign up today as space is limited!

April 2023

In this issue:

  • 4-H Council Spring Fling - Vendor and Craft Show
  • 4-H Camper Spot Reservation for the Fair Open - Monday, April 10 at 8am
       Call the fairgrounds to reserve your spot at 402-454-2144
  • 4-H Speech and Presentation Contest
  • 150th Madison County Fair Flower Service Project
  • And so so much more!

March 2023

In this issue:

  • Enrollment Information
  • 4-H Leaders Meeting via Zoom
  • Fairbook Updates, changes, and new items
  • 4-H Council Spring Fling Craft and Vender Show - April 22
  • And so so much more!! Lots of information in this newsletter!

February 2023

Happy Nebraska 4-H Month!

In this issue:

  • 4-H Project Day Information
  • 4-H Month Fun
  • Open Class updates
  • YQCA 2023 Information
  • February Take Home Kit
  • And so much more!

2023 4-H Project Day

4-H Project Day is an event that allows 4-H youth to check out different project areas and learn new skills. Work along side volunteers and other member while kicking the year off and starting some 4-H projects! Volunteers also needed. (must complete volunteer screening)

Register Today by visiting:


Deadline: Febraury 15 at NOON!

January 2023

In this Issue: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  • Welcome Kelcie Hall
  • 150th Madison County Fair
  • 4-H Enrollment Open
  • Special Garden Project - Deadline January 31
  • Quilt of Valor
  • January 4-H Take Home Project
  • And so much more!

December 2022

In this issue:

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Please continue getting your enrollments in for 2023!
  • Holiday take home kit and workshop!
  • Livestock Show times survey
  • Leader resources
  • And much more!

November 2022

In this issue:

  • Enrollment is open for the 2022-2023 year
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • 4-H Volunteer Road Show
  • 4-H At Home Kit!
  • Livestock Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30pm
  • And so much more!

October 2022

In this issue:

  • National 4-H Week - Oct. 2-8, 2022
  • Coloring contest, Fairbook Cover Contest, Challenges and more!
  • Volunteer Road Show!
  • 4-H Take Home Kits are back!
  • Livestock Committee Meeting - Tuesday, November 29, 2022
  • And so much more!

Madison County 4-H Achievement Ceremony 2022

Thank you to all who attended the 4-H Achievement Ceremony. Congratulations to all of our award recipients!

September 2022

In this issue:

  • Join us for the 4-H Achievement Ceremony - Sept. 18 at 4pm
  • Congratulations to State Fair Exhibitors - please up exhibits as soon as possible at the office.
  • 4-H Bake Sale - Sunday, Sept. 18 during the 4-H Achievement Ceremony
  • Upcoming National 4-H Events
  • Madison County Orange Crust 4-H Shotgun Club Open Range Day - September 11 from 1-3pm
  • 4-H Council Scholarships
  • And So Much More!!

August 2022

In this Issue:

  • Huge Thank you for a successful Madison County Fair!
  • Special Edition Articles - Due August 17
  • State Fair Ticket and Entry Information (static, foods, livestock, etc.) - Due August 10
  • Livestock Booster Thank You's Notes Due August 26
  • Achievement Award Applications and Nominations Due August 26
  • 2022-2023 4-H Archery Practice Schedule
  • And More!

Fair Newsletter 2022

In this issue:

All things fair!!

  • Static Judging Day Informaton  - June 25
  • Fashion Show Entry Deadline - June 15
  • Livestock Information
  • And So Much More!!
  • Be sure to check this one out!

May 2022

In this issue:

  • Welcome Jayd as our new 4-H Assistant
  • Seeking 4-H Council Members
  • County Fair Deadline - June 1
  • Speech/PSA Winners
  • Livestock News
  • Calendar
  • And more!

2022 Summer Fun Workshops!

Looking for fun and exciting learning opportunities for this summer! Sign up today! Limited registrations are being accepted!

April 2022

In this issue:

  • 4-H Rummage Sale -volunteers needed!
  • National Volunteer Week - April 17-23 - THANK YOU to ALL OUR VOLUNTEERS!
  • Canning Class
  • Summer Intern Position Advertised
  • 4-H T-Shirts
  • Speech and PSA Contest Deadline
  • April 4-H At Home
  • Livestock News
  • And so much more!!

March 2022

In this Issue:

Feburary 2022- Nebraska 4-H Month

In this issue:

  • Project Day and the 4-H Take Home Kit
  • Service Project Ideas
  • Photography Workshop
  • YQCA
  • Cloverbud Corner
  • And so much more!

January 2022 - Happy New Year!

In this issue: (lots of information to start the year off)

  • 2022 4-H Calendar  (Print this out for your use! Deadlines, events and more included!)
  • 4-H Enrollment Open House - Jan. 24
  • Theme for the year! "Rooted in 4-H"
  • Special Garden Project
  • 4-H Project Day Planning meeting - Jan. 21
  • 4-H At Home - January Project
  • Livestock News
  • 4-H Roping Event
  • Cloverbud Corner
  • And more!!

December 2021

In this Issue:

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Cloverbud Activities
  • Livestock Information
  • And so much more!

November 2021

In this issue:

  • Volunteer Road Show
  • Countywide 4-H Service Project
  • Committee and Ambassador Opportunities
  • Sugar 'n Spice Workshop on November 24
  • And so much more!

October 2021

In this issue:

  • Happy National 4-H Week!
  • Leader packets
  • Scholarship
  • Nursery of Hope Community Service Project - Oct. 16
  • Madison County 4-H Club Information
  • 4-H Archery Schedule
  • So much more!

September 2021

In this issue:

  • Mark your calendars! The 4-H Achievement Ceremony is September 19
  • State Fair Information and Results
  • National 4-H Week - Coloring Contest and Card Collection
  • Livestock Booster Thank you's
  • And More!

August 2021

Already heading back to school and preparing for the Nebraska State Fair!
Check out what's in the August Newsletter!

  • Huge Thank you a successful Madison County Fair!
  • Special Edition Articles - Due August 18
  • State Fair Ticket and Entry Information (static, foods, livestock, etc.)
  • Garden Produce Donations
  • Pressure Canning Testing
  • Herdsmanship Results
  • And so much more!

Home Environment Tag

Click here for the supporting information that is required for home environment projects!

Fair 2021 Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • All things fair!!
  • T-shirt order form for all members of the family (exhibitors are provided a t-shirt to show in, but these are for anyone in the family from mom and dad to grandma and grandpa and all the members inbetween!)
  • Static Judging Day Informaton  - June 26
  • Fashion Show Entry Deadline - June 18
  • Livestock Information
  • And So Much More!!
  • Be sure to check this one out!

May 2021

In this Issue:

  • Pre-Entry Forms Ready at the Office!
  • Rummage Sale Thank you!
  • Summer Fun Announcement
  • Fair Deadlines
  • Summer Intern Opportunity
  • Upcoming Contests
  • Animal Identification Guidelines
  • And so much more!

April 2021

In this Issue:

  • Welcome to 4-H in Madison County
  • Madison County 4-H Council Rummage Sale
  • Thank you 4-H Volunteers!
  • Livestock, Horse and Animal Information
  • And so much more!

March 2021

In this issue:

  • Get Enrolled Today!
  • 4-H Kickoff Party
  • Bucket Calf Survey - please complete by March 15
  • New State Fair Classes
  • And so so much more!

February 2021 - Nebraska 4-H Month

In this issue:

  • Nebraska 4-H Month
  • Calling all 4-H Artist! 2021 Artwork Contest
  • 4-H Fridays
  • Volunteer Opportunties
  • Shooting Sports Certifications and Updates
  • Livestock News
  • And More!

January 2021 - Happy New Year!

In this issue:

  • It's time to enroll in 4-H! Start today!
  • 4-H Friday's in February
  • 4-H Club Leaders Meeting
  • Livestock Committee Meeting - Tuesday, Jan. 12 6-7pm
  • Special Garden Project
  • And More!

December 2020

In this issue:

  • Festival of Trees
  • Senior Scholarship Reminder - Due Dec. 15
  • Holiday 4-H Take Home Kits
  • Rare Donation of 4-H Items
  • Special Garden and Agronomy Project
  • And More!

November 2020

In this issue:

  • 4-H Council Fundraising
  • 4-H Archery Club Schedule
  • 4-H Club Meeting Covid Guidelines
  • 4-H Senior Scholarships - Don and Martha Romeo
  • Next Chapter Opportunity
  • 4-H Gloves Order
  • Livestock Committee Meeting - December 1
  • And so much more!!

October 2020

In this issue:

  • National 4-H Week
  • Nursery of Hope Service Project
  • Become a 4-H Youth Leadership Ambassador
  • Quilt of Valor Kits
  • Livestock Announcements
  • And more!

September 2020

In this issue:

  • Congratulations to our Nebraska State Fair Exhibitors
  • 4-H Achievement Ceremony -September 20, 2020 at 4pm
  • Virtual Learning with 4-H
  • Fifth Annual National 4-H Week Coloring Contest (click here for the coloring pages!)
  • 4-H Council Scholarship information
  • Robotics Opportunities
  • And so much more!

August 2020

In this issue: 

  • State Fair 2020 Information
  • Thank you to sponsors
  • Achievement Ceremony, Application for awards, etc.
  • Nomination Form or fill out the form online here!!
  • Livestock Information
  • Upcoming Events
  • And More!

July 2020 -Showcase Information #1

In this issue:

  • 4-H and FFA Showcase Information
  • Upcoming Events
  • And More!

June 2020

In this issue:

  • Madison County Fair Announement
  • Enrollment Information
  • Face Mask Challenge
  • YQCA
  • District and State Horse Information
  • Upcoming Events

May 2020

In this issue:

  • Enrollment Information
  • Summer Fun Flyer
  • T-shirt orders
  • 4-H Contest
  • County Fair Deadlines
  • Citizenship Projects
  • Upcoming Events
  • And More!