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Calendar of Events

May
21 4-H Council Mtg. - 7:00 pm Courthouse Basement
29 Wildcat Favorite Food Show
29-June 1 Discovery Days - Manhattan
June
3-6 County 4-H Camp, Rock Springs
8 4-H Dog Show Entries Due in Extension Office
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 Multi County Dog Show - Wilson County Fairgrounds
17 Livestock Fitting & Showing-2:00 pm Fairgrounds
19-20 Overnight 4-H Camp - Greenbush
21 Meats/Livestock Skillathon-Yates Center
26-29 Campference, Rock Springs
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 3:00-6:00 pm, Fairgrounds
20 Clothing Judging/Style Revue Judging 8:30 am, Fredonia Christian Church & Public Style Revue, 7:30 pm
22 County Fair Clean Up - 2pm
23 FCS Event/ 4-H Foods Judging
25 4-H Horse Show 6:00 pm
25-29 Wilson County Fair

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

Favorite Foods Contest- May 29, 2018

Rules and Entry Form

Fair Links

Style Revue and Clothing Entry Forms

 

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

 

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

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 Nelson

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

Important Links

Volunteer Renewal

Volunteer Application

General Record

Record Book Pages

Membership pins

State 4-H Tip Sheet

KAP Link

4-H Newsletters

May 2018 District Newsletter

Wilson County July Newsletter

Scholarships

State 4-H Scholarship Application

Wordmarks for publications/flyers

KSRE/4-H Grows Here

Shooting Sports

 

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!