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Upcoming Dates


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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Youth will learn about reading feed tags, giving shots, and more! Classes open to all youth as a learning opportunity regardless of where you plan to show!

YQCA Dates:

Montgomery April 25 at 6:45 pm Extension office

Labette April 21st at 6:45 p.m. Altamont City Park

Crawford April 12 6:30 Extension office

Wilson April 6 6:30 Extension office


YQCA training is required for youth (ages 7-21) who will be showing livestock at the Kansas State Fair or the Kansas Junior Livestock Show. The YQCA website is,https://yqcaprogram.org/ . Use your 4-H Online user name and password to login. Instructions for signing up for classes and printing completed certificate: click here.
Following the training, please log back in to take a post-course survey and access your certificate!

Livestock Information

State Livestock Nomination Information


Contact Will willmorris@ksu.edu or 620-724-8233 to make arrangements to get tags!

Nomination deadlines:
Market Steers and Market Heifers: May 1st
Commercial Heifers: June 15
Registered Breeding heifers: N/A
Market Lambs and Commercial Ewes: June 15
Registered Breeding Ewes: N/A
Market Hogs: June 15
Purebred Breeding Gilts: N/A
Commercial Breeding Gilts: June 15
ALL Meat Goats: June 15
(no registered breeding doe show)

Tagging instructions, checklists, declaration and nomination paperwork will be printed for you and delivered with your tags or you can print it yourself at: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/youth-programs/nominated-livestock/

Fair Information Page (Here)

4-H at your Fingertips

Download the Wildcat District 4-H on the Go App now!


Kansas 4-H Scholarship Opportunities Webpage
All applications and corresponding requested materials must be submitted by March 1st, 2022.  If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, please contact dsratlif@ksu.edu.


Crawford County 4-H Scholarship

Youth who should be applying for this scholarship should be in their Senior year in High School OR OLDER (we have many scholarships that are available to youth who are Freshman-Senior in Post-Secondary Education and some that are available to Vet Med Students). 

Camp Scholarships

Camp scholarships are available through 4-H Council thanks to the generous donations in the community.

These are limited to one per-youth per-year. To be eligible you must complete a talk or demonstration at County 4-H Club Days or participate in Favorite Foods Contest. The scholarship will be refunded up to $100 upon the
youths return from camp. This is a great way for youth to experience more youth development opportunities!
Please call Will if you have any questions.

Crawford County 4-H Camp Scholarship opportunity! Form Here

Are you a Crawford County 4-H member and would love to attend a 4-H Camp/State 4-H Activity? Then we have an opportunity for you to help pay for that experience. You can get can get a scholarship for $100. You must complete a minimum of 2 hours of community service at the Crawford County fairgrounds as well as a minimum of 2 hours of community service in the community that you live in. Service completed at the fairgrounds must be signed off by Will. Hours completed in the community must be signed off by a non-family member (4-H volunteer events count), and you must have submitted a record book from the previous year. Hours and the completed application must be completed and turned in by May 1st. Service hours must be completed between May 1 of current year and prior to the deadline of the next year. Camp/activity registrations and fees must be paid in full. Scholarship will be awarded upon youths return from camp/activity. Application can be found on our website. This scholarship is make possible by Carolyn Zagonel and the Americas Farmers Grow Communities Donation from Bayer Fund.

Wildcat District Education Foundation Scholarships

Anna Mae Brown Memorial Scholarship

Open to any youth, not dependent on 4-H enrollment. Applies to college juniors or seniors (completed 60 hours) enrolled in one of the following: 

Pittsburg State University

  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Education

Kansas State University

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Family Consumer Science Education
  • Human Development and Family Science

Application due July 1, annually. For more information please refer to the application 

4-H Club Day's

County Club Day is usually the first Saturday in February!

Guidlines for 4-H Club Day 

Club Day Results

Regional Club Day istypically the first Saturday in March!

4-H Club Day Resources

Project Talks
Illustrated Talks
Demonstrations / Illustrated Talks Outline form
Public Speaking
Effective Presentation Tips
Preparing & Using Visual Aids



Record Books & Membership Pins

Find your record book and membership forms (HERE)

4-H Fee Information

Informational Packet from State 4-H Office


Online meeting tips for 4-H Clubs 

Any interested in holding a club, project, volunteer, or other 4-H meeting during the quarantine period are encouraged to do so online. We recommend Zoom and tips for setting up a zoom meeting safely are included in this tip sheet. A basic zoom account has a 40 minute time limit 4-H agents can help you A. use a school email from someone in your club to bypass the time limit or B. set up the meeting with our K-State emails to bypass the time limit. Let us know how we can help you!

Zoom bypassing the 40-minute time limit FAQ: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360041264451-K-12-School-Time-Limit-Removal-Request-FAQ

Instructions for creating a virtual zoom background and uploading to zoom

Clover virtual zoom background ready to use


Enroll in 4-H!

4-H Online Enrollment

 1. Go to http://v2.4honline.com/

2. Select "I need to set up a profile"

3. County will be Wildcat District, Girard

4. Role will be "family"

5. Click the "Login" button

6. Follow the instructions on the new family enrollment guide  to enroll.

*Save your password!

4-H Newsletter

October Cr Newsletter

September Cr Newsletter

July Cr Newsletter



Join 4-H
Learn More About 4-H Projects
Download 4-H emblem
Rules for using the 4-H emblem

Horse Id Papers (Printable)

Horse Id Papers (Form Fillable)

Dog Immunization Record Form


District Horse Show Registration Form


Find Wildcat District 4-H on Facebook!

Interested in Joining 4-H?
Attend one of the 4-H meetings below or call the Girard Extension Office for more information!

Club Leaders contact information

Bone Creek - Meets @ Girard Fairgrounds
4th  Sunday @ 6:30 p.m.

Farlington Best-Yet - Meets @ Farlington City Hall, Farlington
2nd Sunday @ 1:30 p.m.

Happy Hustlers - Meets @ McCune Community Center, McCune
2nd Sunday @ 5:00 p.m.

Hepler Hustlers - Meets @ Hepler Community Building, Hepler
3rd Monday @ 6:30 p.m.

Jolly Sunflowers - Meets @ Arma Public Library, Arma
2nd Wednesday @ 6:30 p.m.

Lucky Riders - Meets @ Extension Office, Girard (Winter)/Fairgrounds (Summer)
1st Thursday @ 6:30 p.m.

Success Express - Meets @ Lincoln Park, Pittsburg
2nd Sunday @ 7:00 p.m.

Walnut Wonder Workers - Meets @ Walnut Hall, Walnut
3rd Sunday @ 5:00 p.m.

Win or Bust - Meets @ Nazarene Church, Pittsburg
1st Monday @ 7:00 p.m.




Step 1: 4-H Online Profile

Step 2: Background Check



Record Books

Find your record book forms (Here)


Officer Resources

Being elected to an officer role is a great honor and responsibility. This means that your club sees you a leader who will help them move forward. With this honor comes great responsibility. Officers are encouraged to learn about their role and complete the necessary books to be completed at the end of the year. At this link you will find officer training videos, books, and much more.   Here is a copy of the score sheets for the following books Secretary, Treasurer, Reporter, and Historian.

Membership Pins

 Find all pin applications (HERE)