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Calendar of Events

May
21- 4-H Council Mtg. - 7p.m. Courthouse Basement
29- Wildcat District Favorite Foods
29- June 1- Discovery Days - Manhattan

June
3-6- County 4-H Camp. Rock Springs
8-10- State Geology Field Trip
12- Area Hort/Crops/Photography Judging/FCS/Favorite Food Show
15- District Horse Show Registration Due in Wilson County Extension Office
15- Wichita/Hutchinson tag deadline for sheep/swine
16- 4-H Dog Show Entries Due in Extension Office
16- 4-H Multi County Dog Show - Wilson County Fairgrounds
17- Livestock Fitting & Showing - 2p.m. at Wilson County Fairgrounds
19-20- Overnight 4-H camp - Greenbush
21- Meats/Livestock Skillathon - Yates Center
29-30 - All 4-H /FFA Fair Entries and all livestock Entries Due

July
10- Sr. District Horse Show-Parsons
11- Poultry Pullorum-Typhoid Testing for Fair 3:00-6:00p.m., Fairgrounds
16- FCS Event/ 4-H Foods Judging
20- Clothing Judging/Style Revue Judging 8:30 a.m., Fredonia Christian Church & Public Style Revue, 7:30p.m.
22- County Fair Clean Up- 2:00p.m.
25- 4-H Horse Show 6:00p.m.
25-29- Wilson County Fair

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE

You must enroll by January 31, 2018 as a returning 4-H family member.

New families may enroll until May 1, 2018. If you have new members joining your club encourage them to get signed up early so they don't miss the deadline. See link below to enroll.

New 4-H Fees

Investing in 4-H Program Fee Guide

2017-2018 Enrollment starts October 2nd

Enrollment Guide for New Families

Reenrollment Guide for Returning Families

Summer Camps

May 29-June 1 - Discovery Days, Manhattan, KS - 13-18 yrs - $235 base price (classes extra)- Stay in the dorms and experience campus life!

June 3-6 - Rock Springs 4-H Camp - Sunny Hills Group -$200 - 3rd grade complete - 8th grade. Come swim, ride horses, canoe, etc. & experience the outdoors with 4-H!

June 19 - Greenbush Camp - Greenbush Camp will be on one night only this year June 19th. This is an overnight camp for 7 & 8 year old 4-H members. There are several forms for this camp. We are also looking for counselors for this camp. If you are 14 years of age or older you may apply to be a counselor. Please contact Will if you are interested in being a counselor for Greenbush.

Registration   Medical    Packing list   Parent letter

Citizenship in Action -

Link:http://www.kansas4-h.org/events-activities/conferences-events/citizenship-in-action/index.html

Fair Links

Style Revue and Clothing Entry Forms

 

What is 4-H?

  • 4-H is one of the world's largest youth organizations.
  • 4-H is an out-of-school, volunteer led, educational program.
  • 4-H is an informal educational program for all boys and girls 7 to 18 years of age.
  • 4-H is learning by doing.
  • 4-H is kids having fun and learning with their friends.

Wilson County 4-H Facts

There are currently 4 Active 4-H Community Clubs

  • Busy Beavers 4-H Club
  • High Prairie Pioneers 4-H Club
  • Homebuilders 4-H Club
  • Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Club

Wilson County currently has 80 4-H members enrolled for the 2016-17 year.

A typical Wilson County 4-H year consists of: Officer's Training, County Club Day, Judging Contests, County Camp, Favorite Food Show, Clothing Judging/Style Revue, County Fair and the Achievement Banquet. Many other activities are available at the area, state and national levels during the year as well.

 

Cheri Nelsen
4-H Youth Development Agent
Phone: 620-378-2167
cnelsen@ksu.edu

Important Links

Volunteer Renewal

Volunteer Application

General Record

Membership pins

State 4-H Tip Sheet

4-H Newsletters

Jan, Feb & March Wilson County Newsletter

December 2017 Wilson County Newsletter

Scholarships

State 4-H Scholarship Application

 

How to Join 4-H

When youth reach their seventh birthday by January 1st of the current 4-H year they may join 4-H.

Contact us we will give you information on how to get in touch with  the clubs in our county. You can then attend a meeting and fill out an enrollment card.

There are many projects you can enroll in, there is something for everyone!