Nebraska 4-H

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In Nebraska, 1 in 3 age-eligible youth across all 93 counties is enrolled in 4-H, for a total enrollment reaching approximately 140,000 youth. These youth, ages 5-18, participate in 4-H through camps, clubs, school enrichment, and afterschool programs organized by Nebraska Extension. The citizens of Nebraska help shape the 4-H Youth Development program priorities.

Nebraska 4-H prepares young people for successful futures. Educational programs place strong emphasis on life skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, social skills, communication, responsibility, citizenship, and leadership.

Through 4-H, youth serve as role models in their community and have the chance to learn and meet people from across their county, state, and country. For over 100 years, youth and adults have been serving, working, and learning together through 4-H.

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CAMPS

4-H overnight and day camps offer recreational, educational, and even career exploration opportunities. 4-H camps provide youth with the chance to meet new people, have fun, and experience something new!

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CLUBS

4-H clubs are an organized group that meets regularly to focus on a series of educational experiences. Clubs can meet in a variety of locations and typically meet in the evenings and on the weekends.

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SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

School enrichment programs offer non-formal, hands-on educational experiences in classrooms in support of school curriculum. These programs are coordinated in collaboration with public and private schools.

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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. Some afterschool groups are also 4-H clubs.

STATEWIDE PROGRAMS

Statewide programs are available to youth across Nebraska. Many of the statewide programs do require youth to be an enrolled 4-H member. Programs are offered at various levels, including county, district, state, regional, and national levels. However, some programs/events held at a local, county, or district levels may not be included in our list. For more information about additional programs offered at these levels, please contact your local Extension office

Statewide Program List

RESOURCES FOR

parents and youth

PARENTS & YOUTH

Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS

alumni

ALUMNI

donors

DONORS

outside educator

TEACHERS

employees

EMPLOYEES

TIMELY TOPICS

Featured Programs

National 4-H Week


 
National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week will be held October 2-8, 2016. Join the celebration using #4HGrown on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!
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NE4H Charity Shoot


 
Nebraska 4-H Foundation Charity Shoot

The 2016 Nebraska 4-H Foundation Charity Shoot will be held September 22nd at the Oak Creek Sporting Club. Register online to join us!
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2016 NYSD


 
National Youth Science Day

National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world's largest youth-led science experiment. On October 5, 2016, youth from across the nation will participate in Drone Discovery.
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