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.
It's that time of year again! Time to nominate a 4-H volunteer for the Salute to Excellence and Lifetime Salute to Excellence Volunteer Awards. A complete nomination includes an application and 3 letters of reference. Nominations are due October 25, 2018. State winners will be announced after November 10.
This month we would like to congratulate the I-80 4-H Club for being awarded the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month for September 2018. This club from Aurora, Nebraska, in Hamilton County, has truly made a difference in its community and is dedicated to building strong citizenship and teamwork through various activities.
Every 4-H member has a story, and those stories are worth telling! Sharing your 4-H story could earn you a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington D.C. for National 4-H Council's Legacy Awards! Apply for the National 4-H Youth in Action Awards before October 22, 2018!