York County 4-H Blast

January 11, 2019

4-H Enrollment is Now Open - Sign up Early!

Time to re-enroll in 4-H! All youth and volunteers who would like to participate in the York County 4-H program should complete their online enrollment here: ne.4honline.com

Early enrollment is due March 15. Those who enroll by March 15th will be entered to win clover cash and 4-H Swag in March. Payment must be received by the office for enrollment to be complete.

The enrollment fee is $5 per member. Visit our website www.york.unl.edu for a link to the enrollment website and instructions on how to enroll. You are able to pay the $5 enrollment fee on line or bring a check to the York Extension Office. You do not need to fill out the health information unless your child is going to a State 4-H camp.

4-H Leader Training

Monday, Jan. 28th, 6:30-7:30pm

4-H Building

Ready for another fun-filled year of 4-H? The York County Extension Staff invite all area 4-H volunteers to attend an interactive training to kick-off the 2019 4-H program. This meeting will feature a review of safety policies, helpful hints for club organization, and ideas for club activities. Attendance by at least one leader from each club is expected. 4-H parents are also encouraged to attend, as information shared will be helpful in shaping each 4-H members’ plans for the year.

Please RSVP by January 21.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter

Nebraska's "Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter" is written by extension staff for 4-H volunteers during the months of January through July. It is packed with information and resources to educate, inform and motivate 4-H leaders, members, and families.

Click on the link below to view the January newsletter.

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Scholarship season is in full swing. Click on this link for the latest information on local and state-wide scholarship opportunities: 4-H Scholarship Opportunities

Applications Due in January

State 4-H Scholarships - Due January 15

Applications Due in February

York County 4-H Council Scholarship - Due February 15

Dorothy & Howard May Trust Scholarship - Due February 15

York Chamber of Commerce & York County Corn Growers Scholarship - Due February 15

Applications Due in March

York County Pork Producers Scholarship - Due March 1

NACEB Scholarship - Due March 15

Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application

The Nebraska 4-H Annual Achievement Application is a standard application form used for the selection of county and state award winners, including Nebraska delegates to National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference, as well as Nebraska 4-H Foundation scholarship award recipients.

State-Level Awards & Scholarships

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation utilizes the Annual Achievement Application for awarding scholarships. Youth interested in applying for these scholarships must complete the Nebraska 4-H Foundation Scholarships page of the application form and follow the state-level completion and submission procedures below. For more information, please see the Nebraska 4-H Foundation Recognition page.

National 4-H Conference & National 4-H Congress

Nebraska 4-H utilizes the Annual Achievement Application to select delegates for National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference. To apply as a delegate to either national experience, youth must make that designation on their Annual Achievement Application, complete the Representing Nebraska 4-H (National Application) page, and follow the state-level completion instructions and submission procedures.

Generally, delegate applicants should:

  • Not have been a delegate to the program in which they are applying
  • Be able to miss one full week of school and/or work to attend the program
  • Be a Nebraska 4-H participant in any delivery mode, including clubs, camps, school enrichment, or afterschool programs.
  • Be dependable and punctual

In the selection process, significant accomplishments in the applicants 4-H experience, leadership, community involvement, and career spark are given more consideration than the number of 4-H projects completed.

For more information about the application form and to apply go to https://4h.unl.edu/annual-achievement-application.

The application form is due January 15 for consideration on all state level awards and scholarships.

You do not need to have applied at the County Level in order to submit a state application.

About Us

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.