4-H overnight and day camps offer recreational, educational, and career exploration opportunities. Nebraska 4-H offers summer camps for youth ages 5-18 and Big Red Summer Academic Camps for youth in grades 10-12.
4-H clubs are organized groups that meet regularly to focus on a series of educational experiences. Regular membership is available for youth ages 8-18. Youth ages 5-7 may also join as Clover Kid members.
Afterschool groups meet between 3-6 PM to offer youth a safe, fun, and educational experiences through hands-on activities and 4-H curriculum. Some 4-H afterschool programs are also considered 4-H clubs.
The programs and opportunities listed below are available to youth across the state regardless of their county of residence. For more information about local programs and opportunities, please contact your local Extension office. Some programs below may require enrollment.
State Fair 4-H contest and live animal exhibit registration is now open. 4-H members planning to exhibit a live animal or participate in a contest at the Nebraska State Fair must register in ShoWorks by 8:00 PM on August 10, 2018. Registration now!
National 4-H Council is looking for 4-H youth of all ages, educators, leaders, volunteers, and parents from across the country who have ideas (original or adapted from other sources) for fun, educational, and/or service-oriented hands-on activities to be featured in Council's brand campaign later this fall. Submit your ideas now!
This month we would like to congratulate the Round 'Em Up Cattle Club for being awarded the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month for June 2018. This club from Gretna, in Sarpy County, has truly made a difference in its community. The club is dedicated to building strong citizenship and teamwork through various activities.