Jefferson County 4-H
University of Nebraska is Celebrating 150 Years!
- 4-H Highlights!
- Upcoming Workshops, Contests & Events
- Animal Information
- Special Opportunities
- Calendar of Events
4-H Online Enrollment is Open Now
4-H Online Enrollment Link: https://ne.4honline.com/Login.aspx?403D4050364539525371705375593D
New 4-H Member Enrollment Instructions Link: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/jefferson/Steps%20to%20Enroll%20New%20Member.pdf
Re-Enrollment Instructions Link: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/jefferson/Reenrollment%20Returning%20Members.pdf
Clover Kids Enrollment Online
4-H Club Year End Treasurers Reports Due!
Jefferson County Farm Bureau Student Mini Grant!
The grant is offered to all Jefferson County FFA & 4-H students.
The application can be found on our website at: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/jefferson/4-Hforms/, the deadline is January 15, 2020 and they will interview each applicant on January 26th. Call the office with any questions!
Diamond Clover Program
The program consists of six levels that require a young person to plan and report a broad range of age-appropriate accomplishments. For each level, the Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover program provides a list of accomplishments from which 4-H youth choose their goals. The accomplishments increase in quantity and difficulty for each level. At the beginning of the 4-H year, participants plan what to accomplish and at the end of the 4-H year, they report on their completed accomplishments. Successful completion of a level's Plan & Report form results in a 4-H youth earning that level of the Diamond Clover program.
Diamond Clover Forms can be downloaded at http://4h.unl.edu/diamondclover. Forms are due to the Extension Office April 1, 2020.
We will be electing new members to the 4-H Council and are looking for interested adults and youth. The council is composed of 6 adults and 6 youth members. Adult members serve a 3-year term, while youth members serve a 1-year term and can serve 3 terms. We would like to invite anyone who’s interested in serving on 4-H Council to contact the office. Youth members need to be at least 13 years old by January 1, 2020.
Please contact us by Friday, December 20th at 5 pm to be considered.
4-H Discover Washington Trip Interest Form
Please fill out the form here:
Upcoming Workshops, Contests & Events
Holiday Baking Workshop
Livestock Quality Assurance Training
Go to https://learngrow.io/ to register for the training titled Jefferson County Extension Office. To log in, create an account at https://learngrow.io/ or login with your 4-HOnline credentials. Select this training and make the $3 purchase using a credit card or coupon code. On January 3, 2020, the course trainer will go online to mark attendees complete. You may login after that date to access your YQCA certificate.
Horse Advancement Level Testing
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!
New Statewide Youth Leadership Opportunity
The Nebraska Extension Leadership Youth Team is excited to announce a new opportunity for Nebraska High School Youth (Grades 9-12). We are searching for youth (possibly you!) to join us in planning a statewide Youth Leadership Conference for 2021. The purpose of this conference is to fulfill the following needs:
- Opportunities for youth voice
- Connection with UNL faculty and staff
- Familiarization and comfort with the UNL campus
- Leadership skill development and practice
- State level opportunities for youth leadership
Our bold idea is to develop a state level leadership development program, a Nebraska Youth Leadership Conference, that is co-created by a team of youth. Would you be willing to serve on this team? This program will allow youth voice in our capitol by preparing young leaders to express the youth perspective on emerging issues. Youth will also develop and practice leadership skills that they will be able to take back and use in their own communities.
We would like to invite High School aged youth who are interested in helping plan this Youth Leadership Conference, to participate in a Zoom Meeting on Thursday, January 2, 1:00 p.m. for more information and how to apply to be on the Youth Leadership Advisory Council which will help develop and implement this conference.
Please contact our office for the link if you are interested!
Calendar of Events
24 - Christmas Eve, Office Closed at Noon
25 - Christmas, Office Closed
30 - QA training in Wilber
30 - Cooking Workshop, Jefferson Community Health & Life, Fairbury
31 - QA training in Fairbury, Extension Office
2 - Holiday Baking Workshop, Fairbury
3 - Cooking Workshop, Jefferson Community Health & Life, Fairbury
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.