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Calendar of Upcoming Events

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4-H at your Fingertips

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2021 Club Days

Good morning everyone. I wanted to let everyone know that the Club Day Committee met last night via zoom and made some decisions about club days for 2021. Club Days will be held Saturday, February 20 at 1:00pm at the Fredonia Methodist Church. We discussed several options and feel we chose the one that is the safest and one everyone was happy with.

First let me get this out of the way there will NOT BE ANY MODEL MEETINGS THIS YEAR. After much discussion the issue wasn’t the day of the competition but getting together 3 or 4 times to practice. So, from that standpoint, it was decided to not do them this year (don’t worry they will be back next year) J. Model meetings are a requirement to receive the club purple or blue seals. The following decision was made to replace this requirement. In order to receive a purple seal a club needs 75% of individual club members to participate in the one of the following: Talks, Demonstrations, Show & Share, Music, Readings or Novelty or dance. 50% of members will be needed for a blue seal.

All the other events will happen in the following manner. We will plan to still host an in-person event, one club at a time. I will clean in between clubs before the next one comes in. We will also offer a virtual option of participating via zoom. There will not be an option to pre-record. This way members still get to do live presentations in front of a judge. IF FOR SOME REASON AS CLUB DAYS GETS CLOSER AND WE SEE AN INCREASE OF CASES EVERYONE WILL DO THE ZOOM OPTION. We will practice social distancing and masks should be worn in the church other than when you do your presentation. Parents will be required to follow these guidelines as well and we ask that you limit the number of people in attendance.

We will have some type of award presentation, we just don’t know if it will be zoom or FB Live yet, so stay tuned. The plan is to still have a regional event and I believe that will be a virtual event.

 

Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters are free, fun, educational activities to keep youth engaged and learning.  Enclosed in each Boredom Buster Box, you will find a variety of activities and supplies that can be conducted by any 4-H aged youth.  (Some of our younger members may need some assistance with a few of the projects.)  

Lunar Landers

Edible Dirt Dessert

Pom Pom Poppers

  

Project Papers

Soil Word Scramble

Soil Layers

Soil Forms

Horse 

Horse Id Papers (printable)

Horse Id Papers  (form fillable)

 

What is 4-H?

  • 4-H is one of the world's largest youth organizations.
  • 4-H is an out-of-school, volunteer led, educational program.
  • 4-H is an informal educational program for all boys and girls 7 to 18 years of age.
  • 4-H is learning by doing.
  • 4-H is kids having fun and learning with their friends.

Wilson County 4-H Facts

There are currently 4 Active 4-H Community Clubs

  • Busy Beavers 4-H Club
  • High Prairie Pioneers 4-H Club
  • Homebuilders 4-H Club
  • Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Club

A typical Wilson County 4-H year consists of: Officer's Training, County Club Day, Judging Contests, County Camp, Favorite Food Show, Clothing Judging/Style Revue, County Fair and the Achievement Banquet. Many other activities are available at the area, state and national levels during the year as well.

 Cheri Nelson

Cheri Nelsen

4-H Youth Development Agent
620-378-2167
cnelsen@ksu.edu

Enroll in 4-H

4-H ONLINE ENROLLMENT

http://v2.4honline.com/

Family Enrollment Guide

New Adult Volunteer Enrollment Guide

 

Camp Information

SunnyHills Camp Counselor Application

Important Links

Record Book Pages

Membership pins

State 4-H Tip Sheet

Horse ID Papers (Printable)

Horse ID Papers ( Form Fillable)

4-H Newsletters

March 2021 District Newsletter

January 2021 District Newsletter

November/December 2020 Newsletter

Exploring 4-H Activity Resources

Find all Exploring 4-H information Here

 Find us on Facebook- Wildcat District 4-H

Please join one of our club meetings listed below or call our office for more information about 4-H!

Busy Beavers meetings: Every 2nd Sunday 3:00pm @ Church of Christ in Fredonia

Homebuilders meetings: Every 2nd Sunday 1:00pm (call for location, may vary)

High Prairie Pioneers meetings: Every 3rd Sunday 3:00pm @ High Prairie Church in Altoona

Lucky Horseshoe meetings: Every 3rd Sunday 3:00pm Catholic Hall in Neodesha

 

YQCA Training

Click HERE to sign up for the training. 

 

Greenbush Camp

Greenbush Camper Packet  

Greenbush Medication Form

 

Scholarships

State 4-H Scholarship Application

Wordmarks for publications/flyers

KSRE/4-H Grows Here

Shooting Sports

 

How to Join 4-H

When youth reach their seventh birthday by January 1st of the current 4-H year they may join 4-H.

Contact us we will give you information on how to get in touch with  the clubs in our county. You can then attend a meeting and fill out an enrollment card.

There are many projects you can enroll in, there is something for everyone!