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Calendar of Upcoming Events

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.

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.

State Geology Trip

Kansas Geology team has planned some great touring opportunities for geology project participants, Click Here for information and registration. 

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 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! 

Rock Springs Counselor Application

Rock Springs, Sunny Hills Camper Registration

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.

Floating on Leadership Registration


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 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!   



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


Shutterbugs in the Garden AND at the Zoo

Shutterbugs events in Kanas, led by the K-State photography action team, will be in Wichita on May 1st. Workshop includes classes until noon and open shooting afterwards. See the informational flyer here


Horse Id Papers (printable)

Horse Id Papers  (form fillable)



Wilson County Fair Book

2021 Wilson County Fair Book

July Newsletter (Fair Edition) 

District Horse Show Registration Form

Enroll in 4-H



Family Enrollment Guide

New Adult Volunteer Enrollment Guide

Kansas Wildlife Habitat Information and Registration 

Information and Registration

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)

Dog Show Forms (Form Fillable)

4-H Newsletters

July Newsletter (Fair Edition) 

May/June 2021 Newsletter

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


Club Seal Guidelines

Document and guide for Club Seals


YQCA Training

Click HERE to sign up for the training. 


Greenbush Camp

Greenbush Camper Packet  

Greenbush Medication Form



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!