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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


                                  Lisa Satterthwaite

                                   Lisa Satterthwaite

                             4-H Youth Office Professional
                            Phone: 785-232-0062 ext. 111






Current Events


Upcoming Dates:


Sept 24th- State Archery Match

Sept 26th- Chatterbox Articles Due

Sept 30-Oct 1st- Kansas Junior Livestock Show

Oct 1st- Begining of New 4-H Year

- Youth Counil & National 4-H Conference Applications Due

Oct 2-8th- National 4-H Week

Oct 3rd- Record books & Achievement Forms due to Office

- Make it With Wool Contest deadline

Oct 8th- Eastern Regional Leadeerhip Forum 

@ Rock Spring Ranch

Oct 8-9th- 48 Hours of 4-H

Oct 9th- Jr. Leader Kickoff

@ Lake Shawnee, Shelter 4; 5-8:30pm

Oct 26th- Chatterbox Articles Due

Nov 5th- Achievement Night

@ Auburn Community Center; 6:30pm

Nov 6th- Make it with Wool Contest

Nov 19-20th- Kansas Volunteer Leader Forum



Program Resources

Visit the State 4-H Youth Development Site