Morrill 4-H


4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership
with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

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Morrill 4-H

4-H groups and community members were able to provide several carloads of supplies and a cash donation to a local non-profit group that provides essential items for children in the Foster Care system in Western Nebraska.

By Kelley Rice, Extension Educator and 4-H Coordinator for Panhandle Extension District

A framework is a frame or structure composed of parts fitted and joined together, according to It is also a good analogy for the way the multi-faceted parts of Nebraska 4-H work together to fulfill its mission to empower youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

Tammie Ostdiek, Extension Educator in Food, Nutrition and Health for Nebraska Extension, is based in Morrill County.

Come to the Meet & Greet on June 22, 2018 from 3:00-4:45p.m. at the Bridgeport Library. Enjoy some lemonade and a treat and get to know Tammie.

This science-based workshop lets you explore the Makerspace machines! Participants will leave with a personalized project that is a unique display of the personality and is able to be taken to the fair as a 4-H project.

There is a limit of 15 participants aged 9 and older.  The workshop will be held June 22, 2018 from 3:00-5:45p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library. The cost is $10 per workshop participant, this fee covers all materials (payment assistance is available).

Nebraska Extension’s Tractor Safety & Hazardous Occupations Courses will be offered at Gering and Gordon in June 2018, as well as and 10 other Nebraska locations this year for teens 14 or 15 years of age who will work on a farm.

Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years old from using certain equipment on a farm unless parents or legal guardians own the farm. Certification received through a course provided by Nebraska Extension grants an exemption to the law, allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and work with certain mechanized equipment. 

Morrill County 4-H is holding a circuit design workshop at the Bridgeport Public Library June 12, 2018 from 1:00-2:30p.m.

Participants will learn simple and complex circuits and freshen up their knowledge of the color wheel. Utilizing what they have learned, they will craft their own design on canvas and add a one of a kind lighting display.