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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.

Enroll in 4-H Today!              

Program Staff

 Haley Kelley, 4-H Program Assistant/4-h School Enrichment                                          Candis Meerpohl,4-H Youth Development Agent

        Kelley, Haley                                                   Meerpohl, Candis

    Program Assistant                                      4-H Youth Development Agent
Phone: 785-232-0062 ext. 112                      Phone: 785-232-0062  ext.  120
    kelley13@ksu.edu                                               candism@ksu.edu



Current Events

October Chatterbox

Officer Leader Training Registration Form  

Kansas Youth Leadership Forum  (KYLF)


Upcoming Dates:


Oct 1st- New 4-H Year Begins! 

Oct. 3rd-9th- National 4-H Week

Oct. 15th- Officer Leader Training Regitration Due

Oct. 16th- Northeast Leadership Event 

Oct. 24th- Officer Leader Training

@ National Guard Museum from 2-5pm 

Nov. 4th- KYLF Registration Due

KYLF Info Page

Nov. 13th- Achievemnt Night 

@ Auburn Community Center 

Nov. 20th-21st- KYLF @ Rock Srpings 4-H Center 



Program Resources

Visit the State 4-H Youth Development Site