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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.


    Link to Enrollment Infomation            Chatterbox Link      

    Events & Activities Link            Find all 4-H News here

    Link to County Fair Infomation            Link to County Fair Infomation





Program Staff                           

     Grace Wiens photo                           Haley Kelley, 4-H Program Assistant/4-h School Enrichment                                                       

           Grace Wiens                                         Haley Kelley 

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


Current Events

2022 County Club Day Results

Club Day Guidelines 


Upcoming Dates:


April 5th- YQCA Training 

EMR, 5:30pm

April 23rd- Spring Dog Show 

Ag Hall

April 24th- Photo Workshop 

Shawnee Lake, 10am-3pm

April 24th- Spring Livetsock Weigh In 


April 26th- Chatterbox Articles Due 

May 1st- State Market Beef Nominations Due 

May 7th- Shawnee Co Spring Show 

Kansas NE Heritage Complex, Holton, KS

May 30th- Office Closed 


Program Resources

Visit the State 4-H Youth Development Site