February 25, 2013

Cherry County 4-H Foundation Grant

  • If you or your club has an idea for a program or project that would improve the 4-H experience for Cherry County members, apply for a Cherry County 4-H Foundation Grant. Information can be found on the application at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h. Grant applications are due March 5, 2013.

Cherry County 4-H Scholarship

  • Cherry County 4-H is offering two $500 scholarships. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior and one to an undergraduate college student. Applicants must be or have been an active member of Cherry County 4-H, including their senior year of high school. More information can be found on the 2013 application at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h  Applications must be postmarked or emailed by March 5, 2013.

Shooting Sports Leaders

  • A Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop has been scheduled for March 16-17, 2013, at the Merrick County Fairgrounds in Central City. Registration deadline is March 6th. Adult volunteers and junior leaders can choose one of six disciplines to become certified. Hunting Skills, Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloading and Pistol will be offered. Participants will learn under expert instruction from members of the Nebraska State 4-H Shooting Sports Team and National instructors. The registration fee is $90 per person for initial certification and $80 per person that are adding an additional discipline. This fee includes meals, supplies and program materials. Participants must make their own lodging arrangements. Expense reimbursement is available from the Cherry County 4-H Council. Please contact the Extension Office for more information. Registration forms can be found at http://4h.unl.edu/web/4h/shootingevents

Summer Camps

  • 2013 4-H Summer Camp brochures are now available online and at the Extension office. Camps are open to all youth ages 5–18. With three unique Nebraska locations at Halsey, Gretna, and Alma, there are nearly 50 camps ranging from half day to seven days/six nights! More details at: http://4h.unl.edu/web/4hcamps/4hcamphome