Washington County 4-H Summer Workshop Series

GET READY FOR A FUN-FILLED SUMMER!

Are you looking for an engaging, interactive & fun learning experience for your child this summer?
Check out our 2018 lineup below or view the Summer Workshop Series flyer

If you're a 4-H Member, you may even get a couple County Fair projects completed!
If you're not a 4-H Member & want to save money on Workshop Registration by enrolling, click here.
  
Registration information & workshop status is listed at the bottom of this page.

View PICTURES from the 2018 Summer Workshop Series.

6.5 |BATTLING BOTS: ROBOTICS CAMP | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

The Blair RoboBears (FTC Team 5611) is hosting a robtics camp again this year! Join them for sumo wrestling - robot style! This workshop is for youth ages 9-15 (as of 1/1/18) 
Time: 9a-4p | Price: 4-H Youth $20, Other $25 | Location: Rybin Building, WCF Fairgrounds, Arlington

6.5 | SHOPPING IN STYLE | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Have you ever wondered what color is perfect for you? Do you know how to shop on a budget? Join the 4-H Staff for a day of style lessons, shopping tips, and preparation for the Washington County Fair 4-H Fashion Show! Project: Shopping in Style C1/C2/C4
Time: 9a-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $12, Other $14 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.6 | CONTEST DAY PREP | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Get ready for Washington County Fair Conests Day! This workshop will focus on Fashion Show, Favorite Foods Day, and Communications contest held the weekend before county fair. Are you ready? Come join us @ Contest Day Prep! Project: Fashion Show, Favorite Foods Day, Communications contests
Time: 8:30a-5p | Price: 4-H Youth FREE, Other $1 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.8 | 4-H MINDFULNESS (YOGA-STYLE) | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Join Tayler for a morning of stretching, practicing mindfulness, and learning how yoga-styled exercise can affect your everyday life! All ages are welcome!
Time: 9a-12p | Price: 4-H Youth $2, Other $4 | Location: Ruby Blue Dance Studio, Arlington

6.8 | GARDEN WITH THE MASTERS: FAIRY/MINATURE GARDEN | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Bring your preferred container, your creativity, and get ready to design a fairy or miniature garden with Master Gardeners! Project: Fairy or Miniature Garden C64 (please read fairbook for container requirements before workshop)
Time: 1p-3p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $10 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.8 | GARDEN WITH THE MASTERS: BLOOMIN' BUCKETS | Registration deadline: 5.31 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Bring a 5 gallon bucket and work with a Master Gardener to create a beautiful flower display for county fair! Project: Bloomin' Buckets C901
Time: 3p-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $10 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.12+ | CLICK INTO PHOTOGRAPHY | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Micheal Dwyer and his crew from Dwyer Photography will lead youth through a 2-day workshop focusing on getting the right camera shot, finding the right lighting, and using different angles. Additional session: June 19 at same time. Project: Controlling the Image Unit II C30/40/50
Time: 10a-12p | Price: 4-H Youth $10, Other $12 | Location: TBA, Arlington

6.18 | PINTEREST | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Here's your chance to get FOUR projects done in one day! Join the 4-H Staff for a day of creating projects straight from our 4-H Pinterest boards. Pack your lunch and get ready to hangout, craft, and have fun with us all day! Project: Design Decisions C10/12/16/17/19, Pinterest C903/904/905/910
Time: 8:30a-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $15, Other $17 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.19| EASY (&HEALTHY) TREATS | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Do you have a busy summer schedule? Are you babysitting this summer? Learn to make healthy snacks that are easy for those "grab 'n' go" days. We promise there will be chocolate! Project: Cooking 101 TBA
Time: 8:30a-12p TIME CHANGE: 12p-2p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $7 | Location: Rybin Building, WCF Fairgrounds, Arlington

6.20 | WEED WALKING | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Join Nathan Mueller and Kathleen Cue for a walk through the weeds! Learn which weeds and plants grow best in Washington County, how you can prevent them or help them grow, and display your findings by the end of the day. Project: Weed Science Book C1, Weed Science Display C3
Time: 8:30a-12p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $7| Location: Fairgrounds, Arlington

6.20 | WHAT'S MY HISTORY? | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Have you ever wondered about your family history? Do you know about the history of 4-H in Washington County? Join us in the Genealogy Room at the Blair library to find answers to these questions & create a fair project! Project: Heritage Level 1 C1/2/7
Time: 1p-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $2, Other $4 | Location: Blair Public Library & Technology Center

6.21 | YOU CAN KNIT | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Learn a new life skill! Knitting is a skill that is useful for all ages - parents are invited to join in on this workshop, too! Michelle Widhalm will lead participants through the basics of knitting and will help 4-H'ers complete a project for county fair. Project: Design My Place TBA
Time: 9a-12p | Price: 4-H Youth $15, Other $20 | Location: Blair Public Library & Technology Center

6.21 | VETS & PETS | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Do you want to work with animals when you grow up? Sign up to take a tour of a local animal hospital, talk with a veterinarian about basic pet care, and create a poster of your favorite small animal for fair! Project: Animal Educational Display C100, Veterinary Science C1/2
Time: 2p-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $2, Other $4 | Location: Senior Center, Arlington

6.22 | ACRYLIC PAINTING | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

They're back! Join the Let's Paint Runaways for an acrylic painting workshop that is "wall-hanging worthy." This workshop produces quality work, so you're guaranteed to learn something new, have fun, and walk away with a completed county fair project. Project: Portfolio Pathways C1/7
Time: 9a-12p | Price: w/o Frame $28, w/ Frame $40 | Location: Fort Calhoun TBA

6.22 | YOU CREATE IT | Registration deadline: 6.7 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Have you ever wanted to re-do your room? Or make the perfect pencil and chalk drawings? This workshop focuses on projects in Sketchbook Crossings, Design My Place, and more to help you create perfect pieces for your room. Project: Sketchbook CrossroadsC1/2, Design My Place C908 
Time: 1p-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $7 | Location: Fort Calhoun TBA

6.25+ | ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAMP | Registration deadline: 6.15 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Are you always coming up with new ideas or love to create things? Come hangout with other youth entrepreneurs, put your business idea on paper, and start creating something great! At the end of this workshop, participants will get the opportunity to create and sell their products to the Blair community. There are only 5 spots available, so register NOW! Additional sessions: June 26 & June 28 at same time, June 30 time TBA Project: Entrepreneurship C3/4
Time: 10a-4p | Price: 4-H Youth $10, Other $12 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.26 | MONEY MATTERSRegistration deadline: 6.15 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Are you a saver or a spender? Participants in this workshop will learn the importance of saving money, talk about what things they actually cost, and start to plan for their future. This workshop coordinates with Entrepreneurship Camp, but requires seperate registration. Project: My Financial Future C4/5
Time: 1p-4p | Price: 4-H Youth FREE, Other $1 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

6.27 | PUBLIC SAFETY | Registration deadline: 6.15 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Plublic safety is something we believe every youth should be aware of; which is why we've invited the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Omaha Fire Department, and a medical professional to come teach about community safety, fire safety, and basic first aid. This is a day of learning for the whole family! Project: Safety C1/2, Fire Safety C1/3, Citizenship C2/5
Time: 8:3oa-5p | Price: FREE for all | Location: Extension Office, Blair

7.10 | LEARN, GROW, EAT & GO!Registration deadline: 6.22 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Garden kitchen recipes, fresh food sampling & evaluation, active outdoor activities - need we say more?! The 4-H Staff will lead workshop participants through the process of growing a garden, learning the secrets of veggies and taste-testing produce to live & stay healthy! Project: Vegetables | Educational Exhibits C290/291
Time: 9a-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $5, Other $7 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

7.11 | BUILD A BIRDHOUSE | Registration deadline: 6.29 REGISTRATION CLOSED

This year's beginning/intermediate woodworking workshop will feature a birdhouse made by YOU. Learning a skill like woodworking is good for your future - join us for a morning of skill building! Project: Wildlife Habitat C1
Time: 9a-11a | Price: 4-H Youth $15, Other $20 | Location: S.E. Smith & Sons, Blair

7.13 | BABYSITTING CLINIC | Registration deadline: 6.29 REGISTRATION CLOSED

With the next school year approaching, prepare for those babysitting job offers with a babysitting clinic! Whether you're a seasoned babysitter or new to the game, join us for a day of new activities, easy snacks, simple first aid and hands-on learning with Clover Kids. Project: Human Development C7
Time: 9a-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $12, Other $17 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

7.13 | CLOVER KID CAMP | Registration deadline: 6.29 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Youth ages 5-7 (as of 1/1/18) are invited to spend an afternoon making easy snacks, fun crafts, and playing games. This workshop is in conjunction with the Babysitting Clinic workshop listed above. Project: Clover Kid Static TBA 
Time: 1p-5p | Price: 4-H Youth $10, Other $15 | Location: Extension Office, Blair

7.16+ | LIBRARIES ROCK! SUMMER READING PROGRAM | Registration deadline: 6.29 REGISTRATION CLOSED

Have you ever wondered how sound reaches your brain? Or why some rooms are louder than others? Learn answers to these questions and more at this year's 4-H summer reading program, Libraries Rock! Join the 4-H Staff for four days of rock 'n' roll fun! Additional sessions: July 17, July 18, July 19 at same time 
Time: 1p-2p | Price: 4-H Youth $2, Other $4 | Location: Blair Public Library & Technology Center

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

WORKSHOP PAYMENT

  • Payment must be received by workshop date for participation.
  • Make checks payable to: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
  • Do not mail cash.

REGISTRATION FORM

WORKSHOP STATUS

  • All cancelled/full workshops will be posted here as information becomes available.
  • Easy (&Healthy) Treats: TIME CHANGE 12pm-2pm
  • Entrepreneurship Camp: CANCELLED due to low registration

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • All workshops are open to any youth ages 8-18 (as of 1/1/18), unless otherwise stated.
  • Workshops are subject to cancellation if minimum participation is not reached; we will notify accordingly.
  • Workshops scheduled over the lunch hour require participants to bring a sack lunch.
  • All workshops fill on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Refunds will be given up to 5 days before the workshop.