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Wildcat Extension District

Calendar of Events

May 

1-        New Member Deadline to exhibit at fair 
1-        Horse ID Papers Due
3-4-     Tag Day
4-        Livestock Judging Contest 
20-      4-H Council Meeting
27-      Office Closed
29-31- Discovery Days 

June

3-      Favorite Foods Contest
5-8-   Sunny Hills Camp at Rock Springs
11-    Area Horticulture/crops/photography/FCS Judging
18-19-Greenbush Camp
20-    Meats/Livestock Skill-a-thon
23-    Livestock Fitting and Show
25-26-Floating on Leadership
26-29-Campference
27-    District Horse Show

July

4-      Office Closed
19-    Style Review
21-    Clean & Setup Fair
22-    Foods Judging
24-28 Fair Time

   

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.

 

2018-2019 Enrollment starts October 1st

Enrollment Guide for New Families

Reenrollment Guide for Returning Families

 

4-H Camps

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

Sunny Hills camp is for youth who have completed third grade but have not completed eighth grade. Cost for camp is $200 payable to Montgomery County 4-H Council. Camp is located at Rock Springs 4-H Center just outside of Junction City, Kansas. We will stay overnight for three nights in cabins for the ladies and permanent tents for the young men. During the day youth will build robots, fish, canoe, ride horses, do stream studies, shoot archery and shotgun, ride mountain bikes, etc. Meals will be family style in the cafeteria three times a day. Nurses are on site 24/7 to address any medical needs. Transportation is provided via school bus. More information about transportation and packing, etc. will be provided after the May 6th camp meeting.

Greenbush Camp is June 18-19 2019 Registration, Camper InformationMedication information

Greenbush camp is for 7-8 year olds across the Wildcat District. Transportation will be provided to and from camp or parents can plan to bring their children. Camp check-in starts at 9:00 a.m. June 18th at Building F, the Camp and Retreat Center. We will take you to your cabin and then we will get started with camp activities! We have lots of activities planned all the way up until lights out at 11:00 p.m. We will be canoeing, shooting archery, fishing, doing stem activities with hands-on learning, and doing a star study when it gets dark! The 19th we wake up, pack our bags, eat breakfast, and conquer the ropes course before pick up 11:30 a.m. (or loading the bus to be transported back to WL. CO.).

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

Floating on Leadership is for youth in the Wildcat and Southwind Districts. Youth will be traveling to Noel, Missouri, where we will participate in leadership and team building activities before rafting 4 miles down the river. Youth will be participating in outdoor cooking, sand volleyball, and other fun activities. We will be staying in cabins and agents will chaperone the trip. Cost is $70. Youth must wear lifejackets at all times in the water and be able to swim in order to attend this trip

Wildcat District Favorite Foods Show

The Favorite Foods Show is June 3rd in the Fredonia Courthouse Basement. To register for the event click HERE

 

New 4-H Fees

Investing in 4-H Program Fee Guide

 

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
Phone: 620-378-2167
cnelsen@ksu.edu

Important Links

Volunteer Renewal

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Training

General Record

Record Book Pages

Livestock Record Book Page

Shooting Sports Plan and Record Sheet

Membership pins

State 4-H Tip Sheet

KAP Link

 

4-H Newsletters

May 2019 Tag Day

May 2019 County Newsletter

March 2019 District Newsletter

February- April County Newsletter

 

Dog Show Information

Click HERE and HERE.

Horse Show

2019 Southeast Area District Horse Show, Entry FormRules 

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!