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Wildcat Extension District

Upcoming Dates

May 1 - Horse ID papers are due in the Extension Office

May 1 - Deadline to enroll in 4-H as a new member to participate in the 4-H division at fair.

May 1 - Camp Counselor applications due.


May 11 - Small Animal Weigh-In  8-10:30am @ Fairgrounds

May 27 - Extension Office Closed

May 29 - Discovery Days

June 3 -Favorite Foods Contest 1pm @ Wilson County Court House in Fredonia

June 4 - Sunny Hills Camp counselors Training @ Rock Springs

June 5-8 - Sunny Hills 4-H Camp @ Rock Springs (see information below)

June 11 - Area FCS/Hort/Crops Judging contest @ Emporia

June 10-12 - Kids Care Sewing Camp @ Girard Extension Office

June 14 - District Horse Show Entries Due in Office

June 18-19 - Greenbush Camp (see information below)

June 20 - Area Livestock Judging Contest @ Yates Center

June 25-26 - Floating on Leadership Camp @ Noel MO

June 27 - District Horse Show @ Parsons State Hospital Arena

July 4 - Extension Office Closed

July 31-Aug. 3 - Crawford County Fair



Pumpkin Growing Contest

Join us this year for a Pumpkin Growing Contest. Be on the looked for more information coming soon. Seeds will be provided for all 4-H Members who wish to participate in the event.  Contest rules can be found HERE.

Southeast Area District Horse Show Parsons, KS- June 27,2019

Entry Form


Favorite Foods Contest

Wildcat District Favorite Foods contest will be held June 3rd at the Fredonia Extension office. Sign up by calling the Fredonia office at 620-378-2167. If youth need transportation from the Independence office please reach out to 4-H agent, Will Morris.


Learn more about the contest by watching this short video! 

Example scorecard.


2018-2019 Enrollment Starts October 1st

Enrollment Guide for New Families

Reenrollment Guide for Returning Families


You must enroll by January 31, 2019, as a returning 4-H family member.

New families may enroll until May 1, 2019. 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 YQCA (Youth Quality Care of Animals) Requirement for 2019 State Shows

Steps to get your YQCA Certification

Directions to Print Certificates


4-H Camps

Sunny Hills Camp at Rock Springs is June 5-8th 2019 Registration, Medication Card

Greenbush Camp is June 18-19 2019 Registration , Camper Information, Packing list,Medication information

Floating on Leadership in Noel, MO is June 25-26, 2019. Registration for this event is now open for youth 14-18.

4-H Academy Camps - See this link for more information


Camp Counselor Applications

Sunny Hills 4-H Camp Counselor Application
Camp for counselors is June 4-8th 2019

4-H Academy Camps - See this link for more information




Crawford County 4-H Scholarship Application

2019-2020 State 4-H Scholarship Applications
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). 


Record Books

4-H Record Book Check sheet

Livestock Project Form

Generic Record Book Pages(Here)

Membership Pins

Find all pin applications (HERE)

Key Award Application





We want your input!

This past year, a statewide Program Fee Task Force of 4-H Professionals identified four primary investment areas to focus on. These would benefit all 4-H learning environments:

1)      Project support and enhancements

2)      Volunteer Development

3)      Program enhancements benefiting community clubs

4)      Foundational supports

To provide valuable input toward decisions please complete the survey at: https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eLEHRkQBvVMSILj




4-H Fee Information

Informational Packet from State 4-H Office



Will Morris
STEM 4-H Youth Development
(620) 724-8233

4-H Newsletter

May 4-H Newsletter

April 4-H Newsletter

March District 4-H Newsletter





2019 Crawford County Fair Book

Horse Id Papers

Dog Immunization Record 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, Girard 
3rd Sunday @ 6:00 p.m. (Winter)/7:00 p.m. (Summer)

Farlington Best-Yet - Meets @ Extension Office, Girard
2nd Sunday @ 1:00 p.m.

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

Hepler Hustlers - Meets @ Hepler Community Building, Hepler
3rd Monday @ 7:00 p.m.

Jolly Sunflowers - Meets @ Arma Community Center, Arma
2nd Wednesday @ 7:15 p.m.

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

Success Express - Meets @ Kansas Technology Center (Pittsburg State University), 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.

 Enroll in 4-H!

 4-H Online Enrollment

New 4-H Members: See an example screen shot here

 1. Go to https://ks.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 step-by-step instructions on the new family enrollment brochure to enroll each child in 4-H. 

*Save your password!

4-H Links

Join 4-H

Learn More About 4-H Projects

Download 4-H emblem

Rules for using the 4-H emblem




Step 1: 4-H Online Profile

Step 2: Volunteer Form (Can be completed on 4-H online)

Step 3: Background Check

Volunteer Training


Record Books

4-H Record Book Check sheet

Generic Record Book Pages (HERE)

Membership Pins

 Find all pin applications (HERE)