York County 4-H Blast
May 13, 2019
2019 Fair Books Are Here!
Fairbooks can be picked up at the Extension Office, Local Banks, Kilgore Memorial Library, Wagner's Decorating, Eakes Office Supply, North Office Supply, Grand Central, York News Times, the York County Courthouse, and the York Area Chamber Office.The digital version is also available on our website at the link below. There you will find the fair schedule of events, exhibit classes and entry information.
4-H Summer Workshops
Workshops that are currently full: Sweet Summer Cookies, Beginner Fabric Design
When: May 28, 1:00-3:30 PM
Where: 4-H Building
For Ages 6 and Older
Register by turning in the 4-H Workshop Registration Form before May 15.
Platte County Flood Relief Opportunity
Our office will be volunteering that day and you are still welcome to come with us! Just let us know this week if you want to be part of our group!
Volunteers must be 13 years old. Transportation will be provided.
Regional Junior 4-H Camp
Who can go to Jr. Camp? 4-H’ers age 8 – 11 from York, Boone, Platte, Polk, Merrick, & Nance Counties
Where is the Camp? Whispering Cedars Camp, Genoa, Ne
What will we do? Zip line, repelling wall, swimming, singing, campfires, crafts, and more
How to Register? Return registration form by April 27th (spots limited)
What is the Cost? $85.00 per camper (4-H council scholarship available to help with cost)
See Registration form at back of March Newsletter.
Raise Your Hand Between April 1 – May 15 to Help Nebraska 4-H Win $20,000!
Raising your hand is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
1. Raise Your Hand: Go to 4-H.org/ RaiseYourHand to vote for Nebraska.
2. Compete for Your State: Raising your hand is a vote towards a $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000 award for the states with the most hands raised.
3. Pay It Forward: Tweet, post and share your #4HGrown support and ask your network to raise their hands at 4-H.org/RaiseYourHand.
Face to Face Quality Assurance
Who: Any youth ages 8-18 enrolled in Beef, Dairy, Goat, Poultry, Rabbit , Sheep and Swine must be YQCA certified.
How: There are two options: Complete online training for $12 or attend a face to face training for $8
When: May 23rd
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Where: 4-H Building
Reminder : If attending the face to face training you must sign up online and pay the $3 YQCA fee BEFORE the training and then you will pay Nebraska Extension- York County $5 at the training
To register: https://learngrow.io
Special Garden Project Seeds Are Here!
Big Red Summer Academic Camps
The 2019 Big Red Summer Academic Camps, to be held June 9-14, 2019, are just around the corner! New camp for 2019 is Animation! Also offered for this summer are: Engineering, Outdoor Nebraska, Unicameral Youth Legislature, Filmmaking, Teaching, Veterinary Science and Weather and Climate Science.
Big Red Summer Academic Camps are residential, career exploration camps held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Youth will have the opportunity to explore the UNL campus, meet people from across the country, spend time investigating an interest or potential career, and have a lot of fun! During the week-long camps, participants will work with UNL faculty to explore the topic of their particular camp. After spending several fun-filled days on campus, participants' families are invited to attend a special capstone event where campers will showcase their achievements.
Big Red Summer Academic Camps are open to all youth grades 10th-12th including recent high school graduates. All housing and food is provided for participants throughout the duration of the camp. Partial and Full scholarships available!!! FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for the Discover Teaching Camp! Early Bird registration ends April 15th!
More information about Big Red Camps is also available online at https://4h.unl.edu/big-red-camps
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.