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4-H Youth Development

Sankey_zimmerman4-H is an opportunity for youth ages 7-19 to learn more about their community (Citizenship); be a positive role model and teach others (Leadership); and explore interesting areas that will offer ongoing learning (Life Skills).

4-H Country Pals

Country Pals meet the 2nd Sunday of each month at the Congregational Church, 410 Clinton St., Little River at 4:00.

President Braeden G., VP Ty H., Secretary Peyton E., Treasurer Victoria N., Reporter Reece E., Parliamentarian Madison C., Council Reps. Braeden G., Kami G., Kelltyn G., and C.J. H.

Community Leaders are Shayla Grasser and Holly Boltz. 

4-H Sterling Meadowlarks

Sterling Meadowlarks meet the 2nd Sunday of each month at the Sterling Grade School at 4:00.

President Kyle D., VP Lindsey B., Secretary Katie C., Treasurer Lanae W., Reporter Easton K., Parlimentarian James, Council Reps. Braylie K. and Wyatt B.

Community Leaders are Melissa Conard and Janna Splitter.

4-H Valley Bluebirds

Valley Bluebirds meet the second Sunday of each month at the Extension Office, 701 E. Main, Lyons at 4:00.

President Emma E., VP Wyatt S., Secretary Courtney S., Treasurer Karson P., Reporter Sydney R., Parliamentarian Will M., and Council Representatives Tessa M., Carter S., and Emma E.

Community Leaders are Arlene Bliss and Karla Peter. 

2020-2021 4-H Council

Executive Council

President Emma E., V-President Braeden G., Secretary Carter S., Treasurer Kami G., Members at Large Katie C. and Kyle D.

Council Members

C.J. H., Tessa M., Braylie K., Kelltyn G.  

Shayla Grasser, Holly Boltz, Melissa Conard, Janna Splitter, Karla Peter.

4-H Advisor: Arlene Bliss

 Rice County 4-H Scholarship

This is a scholarship for high school seniors who are members of the Rice County 4-H.

Application: Rice County 4-H Scholarship Application




KAP Forms

4-H Online Enrollment

4-H Participation Form

4-H Project Guide

Kansas 4-H Info

Completed Record Book 2019.pdf



Your 4-H PDC Committee

Scott Ludwig, Chr.

Jessi Dobson

Janna Splitter

Frannie Miller

Mark Stansbury

Bob Ludwig

Upcoming Events

February 20-21 Citizenship in Action, Topeka

March 1 Kansas State 4-H Scholarship deadline

March 5 Junior Beef Producer Day, K-State Campus

March 19 Junior Sheep Producer Day, K-State Campus

April 9 K-State Open House, K-State Campuses

May 1 Market Beef Nominations Due

May 1 Horse ID Certificates due to LEU

June 1-3 Discovery Days, K-State Campus

June 7-8 K-State Horse Judging Camp, K-State Campus

June 9 State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, Cico Park - Manhattan

June 15 Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations due

June 17-18 Insect Spectacular