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Golden Prairie District

Grainfield Office
230 Main Street
PO Box 173
Grainfield, KS  67737

Open 8 am - 5 pm

785-673-4805
785-673-4803 fax

Oakley Office
710 W 2nd
Oakley KS 67748

Open 8 am - 5 pm

785-671-3245
785-671-3246 fax

WaKeeney Office
216 Main Street
WaKeeney KS  67672

Open 8 am - 5 pm

785-743-6361
785-743-6391 fax

Are you between the ages of 12 & 18? If so there are some great opportunities coming up in the next few months that you need to be a part of!!

 

Tell Your Story at Discovery Days

What: Are You Ready for Discovery Days? Put May 29 - June 1, 2018 on your calendar to be in Manhattan on the K-State campus. This year’s theme is “Tell Your story” Discovery Days offers classes and tours about 4-H projects, careers, hobbies, community service and more! You can also share your talents in the Talent Show. Are you ready to dance? Are you ready for some Call Hall ice cream? Are you ready for some great speakers and Discovery Days Night Live and all the other possibilities in your future?  Join us now to enjoy this event this summer!

When: May 29 - June 1, 2018

Where: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Who: Youth who are 13-18 years old as of January 1 of 2018.

Registration: Click Here to Register (Registration opens on March 1)

Registration Fee:  $235 base price (Many classes have additional fees)

Registration Deadline: April 16, 2018 at 11:59PM

 

Great Northwest Camp Counselors NEEDED

 

Great North West Camp @ Rock Springs
4-H Center will take place from June 19th -22nd.  Counselors will report on June 18th for counselor training. We are needing 14 and 15 year olds to be Junior Counselors and 16 and older to be Senior Counselors. Applications are available at the Extension Office and are due to your local office by APRIL 20th!!

 

Campference

Not old enough to be a camp counselor? Not a problem just attend Campference. 4-H Campference is for youth ages 12- 14 (before January 1, 2018), and will be held June 26-29, 2018 at Rock Springs 4-H Center. Participants will experience the feel of a conference, while enjoying the 'camp' activities Rock Springs 4-H Center has to offer. This is a great transitional opportunity, as these tweens go from being a camper to attending educational conferences.

4-H Campference will feature workshops about opportunities in the 4-H program and how to better interact with others. Participants will meet other youth from around the state of Kansas.

Register early as the space will fill on a first come basis, and Campference was full with waiting lists for the last 5 years! Put is on your calendar now. Registration and detailed information will be the State 4-H Website in early spring.

 

I encourage all youth ages 12-18 to sign up for these events. Remember you do not need to be a current
 4-H member to participate. If you have any questions contact your local extension office.  


 

4-H Youth Development

4-H Clover4-H is an opportunity for youth ages 7-19 to learn more about their community (Citizenship); be role models and teach others (Leadership); and explore interest areas that will offer ongoing learning (Life Skills).

We also have a Clover Buds Program for youth ages 5-6!!

Visit the Kansas 4-H website to learn more about program offerings, activities and opportunities available to you.

Kansas 4-H Website

For more information about joining a 4-H club or other opportunities available through 4-H in The Golden Prairie District just give us a call!

Kansas 4-H Mission

With unique strategies and opportunities, Kansas 4-H Youth Development engages youth in reaching their full potential through partnerships with caring adults.

The four H's of 4-H represent:

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