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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 who support our programs are essential for youth to achieve their potential. Adults can share guidance, knowledge and wisdom, as well as model respect and provide skills training.

4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H's of the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop.

  • Head, critical thinking, problem solving; 
  • Heart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • Hands, serving others; and
  • Health, choosing healthy lifestyles

From hands-on exploration to project-based skill building, young people thrive through 4-H participation, finding their way to success in life and career.

Phillips County 4-H Clubs:

Agra Trailblazers, Deer Creek, Iowa Union, Lone Prairie and Sunnyside

Find us on Facebook: Phillips County 4-H Facebook

Find more information on: Phillips County 4-H WakeletPhillips-Rooks District 4-H Newsletter, and Phillips County Fair.

Rooks County 4-H Clubs:

Eager Beaver, Helpful Hands, Mt. Pleasant, Palco, Star and Woodston Sunflower

Find us on Facebook: Rooks County 4-H Facebook

Find more information on: Rooks County 4-H WakeletPhillips-Rooks District 4-H Newsletter, and Rooks County Free Fair.

COVID-19 Procedure

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we maneuver this COVID-19 pandemic.  As we move forward, all Extension events including 4-H will be meeting virtually until April 1, 2021, and then we, as a District, will evaluate the current health concerns and decide a plan to move forward.  Again, thank you for your patience and understanding.  Our top priority is keeping all of our participant's safe while in attendance at District-sponsored events.

February 22, 2021 Letter to Phillips-Rooks Extension District 4-H Club Leaders - Forms and Protocols can be found in the Phillips County 4-H Wakelet and Rooks County 4-H Wakelet.

Club Leader and Officer Resources

Visit the Kansas 4-H Club Corner for awesome club, leaders and officers resources. You'll find videos as well as printable materials. Club Leaders you can find additional information by visiting the  Kansas Volunteer Leader Forum.

2021 Phillips County 4-H Officers Training Video

2020 Phillips County 4-H Achievement Celebration

We want to take the time to recognize the 4-H achievements from 2020. Hope you enjoy the video! 2020 Phillips County 4-H Achievement Celebration  Passcode is: svwj#4nu

Upcoming 4-H Events - 2021

February
8          Rooks County 4-H Livestock Committee
8          4-H Junior Leaders
11-14   Healthy Living Summit
14-15   Citizenship in Action
15        Phillips-Rooks Extension District Offices Closed
15-20   Junior Swine Producer Week
16        Horse Judging Camp
18        Horse Judging Camp
23        Horse Judging Camp
25        Horse Judging Camp

March
1          4-H and Vanier Scholarship Applications Due
4-7       Agri-Science Summit
7          Swine Across Kansas - "Ask Before You Buy"
8          Rooks County Livestock Committee
8          Rooks County 4-H Council
15        Rooks County Club Day Entries Due
15        Assistants to Fair Superintendents Due
15-20   Junior Meat Goat Producer Week
22        Phillips County Club Day Entries Due
22        Phillips County Red Wheel Order Deadline
23-29   Phillips County 4-H Life Skills and Photography Judging Contests                     (virtual)
25        Ag Discovery Applications Due
26-April 7     Horse Panorama Digital Uploads
 
April
1         Regional Club Day Entries Due
10-11  Horse Panorama Hippology
10-14  Horse Panorama Public Speaking
12       4-H Camp Registration Due
12       4-H Junior Leaders
16       Insect Themed Youth Art Contest Entries Due
23       Horse Judging Contest
26       Phillips County 4-H Council
 
May
1        Horse Identification Certificate Due
1        Last day to add/drop 4-H Projects
1        Livestock Tag Deadline
1        Market Beef Nominations Due for Kansas State Fair and Kansas Junior              Livestock Show
1        Shutterbugs in Wichita
8        Shutterbugs in Garden City
10      Rooks County 4-H Council
31      Phillips-Rooks Extension District Offices Closed
 
June
1-4     Discovery Days (virtual)
8-9     4-H Camp Counselor Training
9-12   4-H Camp at Rock Springs
15      Commercial Heifer, Meat Goat, Sheep, and Swine Nominations Due for              Kansas State Fair and Kansas Junior Livestock Show
27-30 4-H Campference

More Information:

Kansas 4-H

KSU Youth Livestock Program

Kansas 4-H Facebook

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