Welcome to Golden Prairie 4-H!
Do you have your projects picked out for what you will be doing this 2022-2023 4-H year? Great! Now what?? You need to set some goals for your project. Is there something you want to accomplish with this project? Are you wanting to do a KAP with this project? These are just a couple of questions you need to be asking yourself for your project. Below is a link you can use for help with setting a project goal and what is needed for a KAP. They will also be avaliable to the right for future use. If you have any questions feel free to ask your club leader or your local extension office.
You can find the Project Forms (KAP Instructions) by clicking the 4-H Youth Development tab and then choosing Forms.
Still needing to pick a project out? Or do you want a little more information about a certain project? This Project Selection Guide can help you out.
2023 Kansas 4-H and Vanier Scholarship Applications NOW AVAILABLE
4-H State, Regional, & District Events
•February 12: 4-H Day with Lady Wildcat Basketball Game
•February 15: JR Swine Producer Days Registration
•February 19-20: Citizenship in Action, Topeka
•February 22: JR Meat Goat Producer Days Registration
•February 24-25: Ambassador & Communication Training, RSR
•March 1: Kansas 4-H & Vanier Scholarship Deadline
•March 11: JR Swine Producer Days, Manhattan
•March 22: JR Meat Goat Producer Days, Manhattan
•March 24: Regional Club Days (Gove & Logan), Brewster
•March 25: Super Saturday, Colby
•March 31: Regional Club Days (Trego), Phillipsburg
For a full list of statewide events please visit the Kansas 4-H website
4-H Livestock Participants
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a required certification for all Golden Prairie Extension District 4-H members that plan to exhibit livestock at the county fairs during the summer. Online modules are a great option for those who cannot attend in-person. Certification must be complete by May 1.
Project Areas include: Market Beef, Breeding Beef, Bucket Calf, Dairy Cattle, Market Swine, Breeding Swine, Market Sheep, Breeding Ewe, Dairy Goat, Market Goat, Breeding Goat, Market Rabbit, & Poultry. (This does not include Pet Rabbits or Horse)
In the Spring of 2022, YQCA changed web platforms. Everyone will need to visit the new site for this new program year.
To register, visit: YQCA , create new logins, register for instructor-led training or complete the training module with your 4-H Age.
In-Person Training Dates:
February 13th, 8pm– Quinter Brethren Church
February 16th, 7:30 pm– Grainfield Ext. Office
March 7th, 7 pm– Logan Co. Courthouse Basement
March 9th, 6 pm– Winona School Lunchroom
*Dates may change due to weather, please check emails and Facebook for notices.
4-H Youth Development
4-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.
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
Health-choosing healthy lifestyles
The Northwest area 4-H staff is updating their Fair & Club Days Judges Contact List. If you have ever been a judge or considered being a judge for 4-H youth please click the photo to fill out our information collecting form. Experts are not required, training will be provided upon request. We appreciate the willingness of our volunteers to provide a learning experience for the 4-H youth in the community.
Updated Kansas 4-H Policy Guide