Saunders County 4-H Smore

November 10 , 2017

In this week's Smore...

  1. School Enrichment Programs & Pictures
  2. Changes to 2018 Saunders County Fair
  3. 2018 4-H Enrollment Open!
  4. Clover Crew- December (No November)
  5. Scholarships
  6. Saunders County 4-H Achievement Celebration
  7. Saunders County Ag Society Indoor Arena
  8. 2018 SCF Superintendents/Leaders needed
  9. Why Science Matters to Me Photo Contest
  10. Interested in being a 4-H Judge?
  11. Available Opportunties
  12. Other Opportunities

Saunders County 4-H School Enrichment

Changes for 2018 Saunders County Fair

CLOVER KID - All 4-H Livestock & animal shows (excluding horses) will include a clover kid showmanship portion following the Junior division of showmanship.

BEEF: County Bred Market Animals and County Raised Breeding Animals MUST have been born within the Saunders County lines.

GOATS: Pygmy goats have been removed from the fairbook.

RABBITS: Market rabbits have been removed from the fairbook.

SHEEP: County Bred & Fed Sheep has been removed from the fairbook.

SWINE: To decrease confusion during Weigh in during the County Fair, the following will be enforced:

Weigh in & ultra sound from 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Weigh in ONLY from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

FAVORITE FOODS: New tables have been purchased to replace the octagon big wooden tables of previous years. More information to come!

2018 4-H Enrollment NOW OPEN!!

Deadline for 2018 4-H Enrollment will be June 15. 2018! But the sooner you sign up, the more likely you are to not miss something

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Available Scholarships!

Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship, 4S Goat Expo Scholarship, Others!

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Achievement Celebration

NEW IN 2017! We will be having our achievement celebration here in November. We do need you to RSVP as there will be food served! Also, we will be recognizing the following people for their membership or service to 4-H. If you see a correction or addition that needs made please let Melisa ( know prior to November 1!

Saunders County Ag Society Indoor Arena Open

The Indoor arena is open Tuesdays and Thursdays until 8 P.M. It will open the next few weeks and here are the rules they ask you follow:

1. $10 per person, please sign in and pay before you ride

2. 4-H members ride free, sign in along with the name of your club

3. If you get there in the afternoon, turn on lights and leave them on when you leave.

4. Please call 443-6184 if you come in the evening, then i know you will turn off the lights and someone won't have to drive in to do that.

5.Sweep concrete and clean any manure in parking lot.

Looking for 2018 Saunders County Superintendents/Leaders!

Attention Parents! We are looking for Superintendents/Leaders for the following:



Shooting Sports


If we can't find people willing to serve as leaders or superintendents for these then they could potentially end up not being offered at the fair!

Please contact us if you would be interested in one of those!

Why Science Matters to Me Photo Contest

You could win a trip for three (3) to the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science, in Washington, D.C., January 12 -15, 2018.

Submit a photo at showing how life science is behind the food you eat, benefits your health or helps your animals, and write a caption telling us why science matters to you!

Hurry! You only have until 11:59PM ET on November 26, 2017, to submit your photo.

Do you have an interest in being a 4-H Judge?

A new program has been added to the Nebraska 4-H website that allows 4-H Volunteers (that's you!) to sign up to be a 4-H Judge across Nebraska! If this sounds like something you'd like to do, click the link below:

Saunders County Extension

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 States Department of Agriculture.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension educational programs abide with the nondiscrimination policies of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the United States Department of Agriculture.