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Nebraska 4-H is the state’s largest youth development program. We are growing tomorrow’s leaders.

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How 4-H Works
4-H Way

4-H Way

4-H empowers youth with the skills to lead for a lifetime. It’s a research-based experience that includes a mentor, a hands-on project, and a meaningful leadership opportunity.
4-H Community

4-H Community

In Nebraska, 4-H reaches 1 in 3 age-eligible young people in all 93 counties with support of over 12,000 volunteers. Young people experience 4-H through traditional clubs, in-school enrichment, afterschool programs, and camps.
4-H Programming

4-H Programming

Based on their interests and guided by adult mentors, youth develop their own pathway in 4-H. They select from a broad menu of local 4-H programs. There are hands-on, learning-by-doing, opportunities for everyone.

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Sandhills Discovery Center

August 3, 2023 – Senator Jacobson hosted an informational meeting for local community members to discuss the future of, what is now being called the Sandhills Discovery Center. Representatives from Nebraska Extension, Nebraska 4-H Foundation, Nebraska Community Foundation, architects, and local representatives were on hand for conversations regarding the next… Continue reading ->

Happy Trails....Until we meet again.

Dear Trail Riders and Supporters, After several discussions and with much regret the Nebraska 4-H Trail Ride will not be held this year. It was a very tough decision but with the devastation of the terrible fire including the loss of the 4-H Lodge, cabins, and many of our trails,… Continue reading ->

Nebraska 4-H Announces 2023 Scholarship Winners

We are excited to announce and congratulate the 2023 Nebraska 4-H Foundation scholarship winners. These 4-H’ers are commended for their outstanding accomplishments in 4-H, dedication to community service and high scholastic achievement. We are so proud of the leaders these individuals are becoming! • Ashley Abrahams, Dodge County •… Continue reading ->