Jefferson County 4-H
Martha & Don Romeo Scholarship - Due November 30!!
The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education. This Scholarship is awarded during the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers Convention which will be held in Kearney, Nebraska.
All applications are due to the Nebraska Extension Office by November 30, 2021.
Call the Extension Office for more details at 402-729-3487. You can find the application form at https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/jefferson/Martha%20and%20Don%20Romeo%20Scholarship.pdf.
2021 County Fair Award Pick-up!
The following youth have awards that need to be picked up:
- Thomas Hansmeyer
- Dieter Family
- Alex Buxton
- Branson Family
- Axsel Stewart
- Trent Ruhnke
State Fair Exhibit Pick-Up
The following youth have items that need to be picked up:
- Thomas Hansmeyer
- Tri-County FFA members
- Ausk Family
Jefferson County Nebraska 4-H Youth Development YouTube Channel
Upcoming Workshops, Contests & Events
Citizen Washington D.C. Focus Trip Information
There will be an informational meeting for any youth interested in participating in the CWF Trip in the summer of 2022. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://unl.zoom.us/j/97417788818 on Sunday, November 14th at 2 pm.
This meeting is to solicit feedback from the 4-H members that are interested in going. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:
- CWF dates: June 5-10
- Travel dates:
- June 2-10th? (Northern)
- June 4-14th (Southern)
- Vaccination requirements for New York City
- North Option vs. South Option (Potential Itineraries for both)
- Traveling with another Nebraska group
- Youth Delegate – cost $3,450
- Adult Sponsors – cost $3,300
Youth Quality Assurance Training
4-H Cat Club
A message for all cat interested youth:
Do you like cats? What about learning how to care for or show them? Maybe you have heard about the 4-H Cat Club in the past and wanted to join, but couldn't make the monthly meetings.
Do we have good news for you, or what? We are pleased to introduce this year's self-paced Cat Club! No more being bummed that you missed the hour long meeting every second Thursday. You will now have access to monthly lessons and activities that you can complete on your own time. The first lesson can be found here on September 5th: https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/cat-club
If you are interested, please stay tuned and register today!
Virtual Field Trips
There are also numerous field trips that have been archived to view at your convenience. Check them out. See the link below to view of all the tours available.
NEW 4-H Photography Showcase!
How Does It Work?
Each month, a new photo will be selected from the online submissions. Selections will be made based on creativity, timeliness, technical execution, originality, and appropriateness. The selected photo will be showcased across the Nebraska 4-H social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Youth photographers will be credited wherever and whenever their photo is shared or published.
This opportunity is open to all enrolled 4-H members. Photo recommendations, file specifications, rules, and guidelines for participation are available online at https://4h.unl.edu/photography-showcase.
Calendar of Events
11 - Veteran's Day, Office Closed
14 - CWF Trip Informational Zoom at 2pm
25 - Thanksgiving, Office Closed
26 - Office Closed
23 - Christmas Eve Observed, Office Closed
24 - Christmas Day Observed, Office Closed
30 - YQCA Training, Extension Office
Nebraska Extension is a Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln cooperating with the Counties and the United Sates Department of Agriculture.
Nebraska Extension educational programs abide with the nondiscrimination policies of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the United States Department of Agriculture.