Two Lancaster County 4-H members will receive full scholarships to attend a 4-H summer camp at the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Camp near Gretna! Applicants must be age 9 or older and currently enrolled in 4-H.
A $400 scholarship provided by the Lancaster County FCE Council is available for a graduate of a high school in Lancaster County or a permanent resident of Lancaster County majoring in Family and Consumer Science or a health occupation. This is open to full-time students beginning their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in the fall of 2012 or who have completed two quarters of study in a vocational school. Applications are due May 1 in the extension office.
All 4-H horse riding skills level tests must be done in group testings. Please RSVP at least one week in advance of the test date to Marty. New this year: all parts of the horsemanship levels (reports, feed charts, demonstrations, etc) must be completed before the riding portion can be done.
Reminder for District and State 4-H Horse Show: Riders must be 12 years of age and have at least a level II in order to compete at the District Horse Show and the state 4-H show in Grand Island. District and state entries, state horse IDs and levels are due to the extension office May 9. Anyone wishing to compete at the district or state show must get their testing done before the May 1 date.
Reminder: As of March 18, 2006 all Lancaster County riding skills level tests must be done in group testings. Individual tests done by leaders are no longer accepted.
The 4-H Council is composed of youth and adults working together in the interest of promoting activities of Lancaster County 4-H. 4-H Council is responsible for determining long- and short-term goals and policy for Lancaster County 4-H. They also raise funds by staffing a snack booth at the Lancaster County Fair. These funds help support 4-H programs, activities and scholarships. Meetings are normally held the first Tuesday of each month.