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

TIMELY TOPICS

Featured Programs

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County Fair

As summer official kicks off so too does county fair season in Nebraska! County fairs are events held throughout the state of Nebraska that involve 4-H by giving youth an opportunity to develop their 4-H skills.
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NE4H Club of the Month


 
Club of the Month

Congratulations to the Gold Standard 4-H Club of Garfield County for being selected as the Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month. This club has set the "gold standard" for excellence as a 4-H club through their regular meetings, leadership development, and annual community service projects.
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NE 4-H FFA License Platte


 
Nebraska 4-H & FFA License Plate

Take your support of “Making the Best Better” and “Learning to Do” wherever you go with the new license plates showcasing Nebraska 4-H and Nebraska FFA! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska FFA Association in cooperation with the Nebraska FFA Alumni, have teamed up to create the first ever license plate supporting the two largest youth organizations in Nebraska.
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