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4-H Youth Development

4-H is a community of young people across Kansas engaged in learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Caring adults that support our programs are essential for youth to achieve their potential based on the guidance, respect, skills, knowledge and wisdom adults can share.

Let's Join4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H's of the clover represents ways youth can grow and develop.

  • H ead, critical thinking, problem-solving;
  • H eart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • H ands, serving others; and
  • H ealth, choosing healthy lifestyles.

In 4-H, youth have fun with a purpose!                

Click here for enrollment information.


Click Here for Livestock Nomination Information and Forms 

Program Staff

McAdoo, Fran
4-H Office Professional
Phone: 785-232-0062 ext. 111

Seeley, Kim
4-H Program Assistant
Phone: 785-232-0062  ext. 112

Meerpohl, Candis
4-H Youth Development Agent
Phone: 785-232-0062  ext.  120


Current Events

Get Your April Chatterbox Here!


2018 Camp OzSome Counselor Application~ Due May 1

2018 Camp OzSome CampDoc Registration Link 


Upcoming Dates:

Small Livestock Weigh-In April 29th from 1-4pm at the Blythes Farm 

May 1 Deadlines: project registrations;  Horse ID papers; Beef Nominations

May 5th & 6th Spring Livestock Show

Program Resources

Visit the State 4-H Youth Development Site

2018 4-H Annual Calendar