Nebraska 4-H

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4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. In Nebraska, 1-in-3 age-eligible youth participates in 4-H, which is present in all 93 counties. These youth, ages 5-18, participate through camps, clubs, school enrichment, and afterschool programs. All 4-H programs are consistent in placing strong emphasis on life skills, such as problem solving, responsibility, citizenship, and leadership.  

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CAMPS

4-H overnight and day camps offer recreational, educational, and even career exploration opportunities. Enrollment is not required.

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CLUBS

4-H clubs are an organized group that meets regularly to focus on a series of educational experiences. Official enrollment is required.

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SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

School enrichment programs offer non-formal, hands-on educational experiences in classrooms in support of school curriculum. Enrollment is not required.

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AFTERSCHOOL

Afterschool programs meet between 3-6 PM to offer youth a safe, fun, and educational experiences through hands-on activities and 4-H curriculum. Enrollment is not required.

STATEWIDE PROGRAMS

Youth enrolled as 4-H members may participate in numerous educational programs at local, county, district, and state levels. Programs included on our statewide list are available to youth regardless of what county they are enrolled in.

Statewide Program List

  • 1-IN-3

    YOUTH, AGES 5-18, PARTICIPATE IN NEBRASKA 4-H

  • 25,000

    YOUTH ENROLL IN NEBRASKA 4-H CLUBS

  • 12,000

    VOLUNTEERS SHARE THEIR TIME AND RESOURCES WITH NEBRASKA 4-H

  • 8,000

    YOUTH AND ADULTS PARTICIPATE IN NEBRASKA 4-H CAMPING EXPERIENCES

  • 56,000

    YOUTH PARTICIPATE IN NEBRASKA 4-H SCHOOL ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES

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Featured Programs

Raise Your Hand


 
Raise Your Hand

This spring, Nebraska 4-H is asking alumni to raise their hands and help provide more Nebraska youth with quality STEM programming. Go to 4-h.org/raise-your-hand to Raise Your Hand and cast a vote for Nebraska to win up to $20,000!
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NE4H Club of the Month


 
Club of the Month

Congratulations to the Plum Creek Rangers 4-H Club of Brown County for being the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month. This club has truly made a difference in their community. The club members are very dedicated to building strong citizenship and teamwork skills through various community service projects. 
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Horsemanship Advancement Levels


 
Horsemanship Advancement Levels

The Horsemanship Advancement Levels program is designed to serve as a guide for instruction and evaluation of each member's progress. The correct handling of horses is emphasized from the beginning level to the most advanced level.
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