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March 2021 District Newsletter

January 2021 District Newsletter

October 2020 District Newsletter

4-H at your Fingertips

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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.

Upcoming Dates

 

Horse

Horse Id Papers (printable)

Horse Id Papers  (form fillable)

District Horse Show Entry Form  CANCELLED- Parsons State Hospital Arena - July 1, 2020

4-H CAMPS

CAMP REGISTRATION FOR ALL CAMPS GOES LIVE MONDAY, MARCH 15TH AT 6 AM

Cedar Bluff - Local camp for ages 9-13. Camp scholarships are offered. Must give a talk or demonstration at club days. More details coming

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 estimated at $225 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 is the responsibility fo 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!   

 

WILDCAT 4-H LIVESTOCK JUDGING CAMPS

June 10th- Beginners camp for all ages. 1/2 day. 
June 21st-Advanced camp 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact Livestock Judging coach Cara Comstock at 620-784-5337 or cjcomstock@ksu.edu for more information

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

Instructions for signing up for classes and printing completed certificate: click here.

 

 tags

Contact the Extension Office 620-784-5337 or cjcomstock@ksu.edu 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/

4-H Handbook:

Labette County 4-H member handbook

General:

If you are not receiving emails from the Extension Office please contact us 620-784-5337.

 

 

 

Fair Information

2021 Labette County Fair Book

2021 LB County Fair Update and Rule Changes

Link to Fair Entry - sign up here!

2021 Fair Royality Form

Nomination Form

4-H Poultry Declaration Form

Rabbit Entry Form

Horse ID (Form Fillable)

Project Information

Project Goals

Clothing evaluation

District Horse Show Registration Form

 

Join a 4-H club near you:

Altamont Rooters: 2nd Monday @ 7:00 p.m.  Altamont Community Center

Chetopa Aggies : 1st Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m. Chetopa Comm Bldg

Foland Fliers: 2nd Monday @ 7:00 p.m. Bartlett School,

Horse Club: Parsons State Hospital Arena please call for dates,

Leib: 4th Monday @ 7:00 p.m Cross Timbers Church Edna,

Midwest Ranchers: 2nd Sunday @ 5:00 p.m. Oswego Library

Montana Road Runners: 3rd Sunday @  4:00 p.m. Oswego Public Library,

Shooting Sports: LCHS Bus Barn please call for dates,

Thrifty Thrivers1st Monday @ 6:00 p.m. call for location Parsons

Timber Hill: 3rd Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m. Dennis Community Center