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4-H Youth Development

4-H is a nationwide program led by state land-grant universities in cooperation with local county/district extension councils. In Kansas, 4-H is the largest youth educational program, aside from public schools. Each of the four H's on the clover represents ways youth can grow and develop in 4-H. 

If you'd like to attend a 4-H meeting, please contact one our the Harvey County 4-H Clubs

4-H Development Fund- Senior Scholarship

Due by midnight on September 17th, 2017

This scholarship application is intended for students who have been active Harvey County 4-H members and will be enrolled as full-time post-secondary students for the first time this fall. 

Submitting this application does not equal selection to receive this scholarship. This scholarship application must be fully completed to be considered for an award. Applicants will be notified by e-mail with a decision by Nov. 1st, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be presented with their award at the 4-H Achievement Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 18th 2017.

To apply for this scholarship, complete the application online here: http://tinyurl.com/4HDevFundSeniorScholarship 

Ambassador applications

Due by Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The purpose of the 4-H Ambassadors is to work together with a team of approximately 3-8 ambassadors and adult advisor to develop a public information program for the Harvey County 4-H Program. Through this experience, 4-H Ambassadors will have opportunities to learn, practice and improve communication, marketing, employability and job skills.

To apply for the program, return the application to the Harvey County Extension Office by October 31st.: Harvey County 4-H Ambassadors (.doc)

4-H Enrollment Day

When: Oct. 28th from 9:00am-noon

Where: Newton Rec Center

This event is a promotional event for the  Harvey County 4-H Program. New 4-H families, volunteers and those who are interested in learning more about 4-H are invited to attend. The event is come-and-go style. Enrollment information, project information and examples will be on display.

This is a great opportunity to showcase our 4-H clubs and projects and raise participation in 4-H! Please promote this event to family friends, schools, and community organizations that you may be a part of.

To volunteer at this event, contact Hannah at hannaha@ksu.edu

2017 Achievement Banquet

Date: Saturday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. Salem Methodist Church, 115 Old Main St, Newton.

It's time to celebrate our 4-H year and reflect on how much progress we all had. If you are coming to this event, please purchase tickets at the Extension Office by Friday, November 11. Those that are unable to pick them up, call the office at 316-284-6930 or email alineb@ksu.edu to make special arrangements.


- 4-H'ers that turned in a KAP this year: free

- Other 4-H members or 7 years old and under: $5 each

- Non-4-H members ages 8 years & up: $8 each


National 4-H Week

This National 4-H Week, Harvey County is proud to celebrate the #TrueLeaders that make our community great. Every child deserves to be recognized for the great things they are doing. Help us celebrate #TrueLeaders during National 4-H Week by shouting out your favorite 4-H’er! 4-H'ers, show your pride by participating in the three contests below!

Poster Contest
Create a poster about your 4-H Experience or why you love 4-H! Enter posters at the Extension Office by Mon. Oct 2nd.

Photo Contest
Share your favorite 4-H related photo with us for the Harvey County 4-H Photo Contest. Photos must be e-mailed to alineb@ksu.edu by Sun. Oct. 1st with a caption, the name of 4-H’er and 4-H age. Photos will be shared on our Facebook page. Votes will be tallied by “likes” on each photo.
The age groups for Poster and Photo entries are Cloverbuds, 7-12 and 13 and over.

Window Display Contest
Create a promotional 4-H window display in a local business space. Be creative! One entry per Club. Displays must be up by Sunday, Oct. 1 and registered with the Extension Office.


Hannah Anderson
4-H Extension Agent


Aline Bandeira
Office Professional

voice 316-284-6930


State 4-H Web Site

State 4-H Animal Science

Answers to your 4H questions