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Upcoming Dates

4-H Club Day's

Crawford County 4-H Days will be held Saturday, Febuary 5, 2022 @ Girard High School Cafeteria

Club Day Sign up here- Deadline to sign up is January 31st

Guidlines for 4-H Club Day 

Regional Club Day is Saturday, March 5, 2022 @Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS.

4-H Club Day Resources

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

Favorite Foods Contest

District wide Favorite Foods Show will be June 13th at the Old Iron Club in Fredonia. Contest begins at 4:00pm. Here you can find the Information Sheet, Score Card and Registration forms.

4-H Camp

Discovery 4-H Days- typically June 1-3 in Manhattan KS for youth 14-18. 

Rock Springs 4-H camp - Registration is open NOW! Early Bird registrations deadline is November 1. Rock Springs camp is for youth ages 8-18. Youth pick their date in June. 4 day or six day camp. (old camp model was the 4 day camp). Prices range and scholarships are avaialable. Camp Q&A

Greenbush 4-H camp - 24 hour overnight camp at Greenbush by Girard, KS for youth 7-8 yrs old. Stay in A/C cabins, high low ropes course, canoeing, fishing, archery, games, etc. Camp is June 6th! Estimated cost $80

Floating on Leadership - Teens 14-18 are invited to join us on a float trip at the river. Day trip.  Float date is June 8th, with a backup date of June 22nd for rain. We don't go every year unless there is interest. Cost is estimated $50

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 

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

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


Online training is $12. The YQCA website is, https://yqca.learngrow.io. Use your 4-H Online user name and password to login. 


Record Books

Find your record book forms (HERE)

Membership Pins

Find all pin applications (HERE)

Key Award Application

4-H Fee Information

Informational Packet from State 4-H Office




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

January CR Newsletter

November 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 @ Extension Office, Girard
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)