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Upcoming Dates

Fair Information Page (Here)

4-H at your Fingertips

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

Favorite Foods Contest

District wide Favorite Foods Show will be June 7th 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

Greenbush 4-H Camp - June 8-9, 2021 this camp is for 7-8 year olds. It is a 24 hour camp, youth spend the night and are picked up the next morning. Activities include: canoeing, archery, fishing, low ropes course, astronomy, stem activities, smores, etc. Cost is estimated at $75 and $45 camp scholarships are offered (must give a talk or demonstration at club days). 

Register for Greenbush, email or drop off form

Medication Card - fill out and bring to camp

Rock Spring 4-H Camp, Sunny Hills group - June 15-18, 2021 for 3rd grade complete through 7th grade complete. Transportation provided. Activities include swimming, horse back riding, shooting sports, stream studies, robotics, rock climbing, mountain bikes, etc. Cost $250 but camp scholarships are offered ($100, call office for details). Camp Counselors 16-18 attend camp for free but must attending training on June 14th! 

Floating On Leadership - June 11th, 2021 (rain date, June 25)
This day trip is for 14-18 year olds. A float trip on the river focused on team building, leadership and connecting youth throughout the district. Estimated cost $30.

4-H Campference

 Registration is due May 15! Space is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis, so registration may end prior to May 15 if space is filled. Fee is $320 per person. Transportation will be the responsibility of the attendee. 

Why Come to 4-H Campference, June 27-30, 2021: 

• Make friends who will last a lifetime from across Kansas.  

• Enjoy Rock Springs 4-H Center.  

• Discover new skills and learn how to apply them at home.  

• Discover opportunities that 4-H offers you.  

• Expand your leadership capabilities.  

For more information, visit your local Extension Office or www.kansas4-H.org   

Discovery Days

We invite youth, ages 13 – 18 BEFORE January 1, 2021 to register for Kansas 4-H Discovery Days.

This virtual event will take place from June 1 - 4th and cost is $35.

Discovery Days is a College and Career Readiness opportunity for youth.  Sessions are organized into Content Related tracks, so youth can learn a bit more about potential future career options.  This happens through educational sessions from content and youth development experts.  Youth can learn new ideas, techniques, and skills they can use personally and in their 4-H clubs or groups and communities. To learn more about the event including the Tracks being offered, click here. Register here!   

Scholarships

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

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

July CR County Newsletter

June CR County Newsletter

May CR County Newsletter

 

 Links

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 Public Library
3rd 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 @ 520 W 20th (Club House), Pittsburg
2nd Sunday @ 7:30 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.

 

Volunteers

Instructions

Step 1: 4-H Online Profile

Step 2: Background Check

 

 

Record Books

Find your record book forms (Here)

 

Membership Pins

 Find all pin applications (HERE)