Morrill County 4-H Update
Events & Deadlines
September 6 - Office Closed (Labor Day)
September 15 - Club of Excellence Due
September 21 - Extension Board Meeting at PREC (7:00 PM)
October 1-15 - Fall Fundraiser
October 7 - Achievement Application Due
October 15 - Next Chapter Pumpkin Patch Registration Deadline (8th Graders Only)
October 24 - Achievement Night @ Bridgeport Rural Fire Hall (5:00 PM)
October 26-27 - Office Closed (Fall Conference)
October 30 - Next Chapter Pumpkin Patch
2021 State Static Exhibits
Laura Albro - Family Food Traditions, Pants/Shorts Combination, Home Accessory Made by Weaving
Nathaniel Barker - Specialty Bread, Foam Cake, Dinner Rolls, Portrait Print, Accessory 2D, Accessory-Original Made from Wood, Mint
Megan Cawley - Advanced Techniques & Lighting Print
Leah Cerny - Woodworking Article, Furniture-Recycled/Remade
Ellie Cline - Coffee Cake
Riley Cline - Woodworking Article
Henry Dueker - Vet Science Small Animal/Pet Poster, Recycled Woodworking Display, Entomology Reports/Journals, Catnip
Nolan Dueker - Major Types of Range Plants Book
Dixon Leisy - Candid Photography Display or Print, Accessory-Original Made from Wood
Tessa Little - Woodworking Display
Delaney Pohl - Portrait Print, Advanced Composition Print, Advanced Techniques & Lighting Print
Caylee Rader - Item Constructed from Original Designed Fabric
Cole Rafferty - Fish Harvesting Equipment
Emma Safford - Creative Mixes
Maxson Wiggins - Accessory-Original Floral Design
4-H Achievement Application - Due October 7th
Two versions of the application are available:
- Junior Achievement Application for ages 8-14 (county-only)
- Senior Achievement Application for ages 15-18 (state-eligible)
For Application forms and more information go to: https://4h.unl.edu/achievement-application.
For a little extra help in figuring out how to complete your achievement application, please watch the video below! It was created a couple of years ago, but it should be helpful!!!
Fall Fundraiser 2021 - October 1st-15th
Fundraiser is set from October 1st to October 15th. Make sure to have your order forms back into the office by 5:00 PM on October 15th! Contact the office at (308) 262-1022 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions!
Morrill County 4-H Council
New 4-H and FFA youth members will also be selected to serve on Council, giving them the opportunity to "voice" their opinions regarding decisions made related to fair. The new 4-H youth members will be elected at Achievement Night while the FFA members will be selected amongst FFA members in their chapter.
Any adult or youth interested in having their name added to the ballot for the Morrill County 4-H Executive Council is encouraged to either call the Extension Office at (308) 262-1022 or email Katlyn at email@example.com. The annual election will be held at Achievement Night on October 24th.
Download the Next Chapter Pumpkin Patch Agenda Below!
Halloween Bash - October 23rd
4-H STEM Challenge
This year’s National 4-H STEM Challenge will take students on a Galactic Quest! Activities focus on the mysteries and adventures of space exploration. Students will explore STEM topics ranging from physics and engineering to computer science and space agriculture. Kits are now available! Learn more about this year’s 4-H STEM Challenge and how you and your students can get involved at 4-h.org/parents/4-h-stem-challenge.
Attention High School Seniors!
Get a head start on scholarships! 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. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM convention in
January. Download the scholarship application by downloading the link below. This scholarship is due to the Morrill County Extension Office by November 30th, 2021.