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.
Enrollment is now open for the 2018 program year. New and returning club members, as well as new and returning club leaders much enroll through 4-H Online each year. Enrollment instructions are also available for these individuals.
National 4-H Week is October 1-7. This week, we celebrate the true leaders in Nebraska and across the country. Join us on social media using #TrueLeaders and #NE4H. For more ways to get involved or to find a celebration in your community, contact your local Extension Office.
This month we would like to congratulate the Coal Chute Kids 4-H Club for being awarded the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month for September 2017. This Club from Kearney, NE, in Buffalo County, has truly made a difference in its community. The club is dedicated to building strong citizenship and teamwork through various activities.