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Looking for exciting activities to enhance your current curriculum? 4-H School Enrichment & Out-of-School programs, as delivered through the Nebraska Extension, offer experiential learning programs aligned with the Nebraska State Board of Education Content Area Standards in the areas of English language arts, mathematics, and science. Programs are also offered in social studies and career education.

All programs are designed to enrich your classroom curriculum, and they are available to teachers in Washington County. See below for a list of current offerings with their recommended grade levels and fees. All materials needed for the program are included in the fee.

The 4-H Youth Development Program of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Your child can enroll as a club member by starting their 4-H club with a few friends or family members, joining an existing club, or enrolling as an independent member.

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Four Rural Prosperity Nebraska Extension Educators Among New Cohort of Fellows for the Center for Great Plains Studies

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Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 9 at Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center

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The 2023 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Day will be an in-person event this February, featuring the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association’s annual meeting and updates on bean-related research in Nebraska.

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