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Cottonwood District

Cottonwood District

Barton County Office

1800 12th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530

620-793-1913 fax

Ellis County Office

601 Main, Suite A
Hays, KS 67601

785-621-2002 fax


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4-H Youth Development-Ellis County

Welcome to Ellis County 4-H!

We have lots of great learning opportunities coming up for the whole family to get involved with.  Come and "Join the Club"!


4-H Grows Here

Important Announcements

Upcoming Deadlines

4-H Kansas Award Portfolios (KAPs), Member Pin Applications and other award applications are due in the Extension Office in Hays on Wednesday, September 5.  Kansas State Fair exhibits are also due in the Hays office that day.  Due to construction, we will be closed on Friday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 4.  We DO NOT have the drop box available for after hours drop at this time.  Please plan accordingly and make plans to deliver your applications and exhibits during office hours, Monday - Thursday 8 - 12 and 1 - 5 or Wednesday, September 5, 8 - 12 and 1 - 5.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Kansas State Fair Entries

If you registered exhibits for the Kansas State Fair, they are due in the Extension Office before the end of the work day, Wednesday, September 5.  Horticulture and Food exhibits are collected on Friday, September 7 from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

30 Days of 4-H Doing

September 1 kicks off a fun way to explore 4-H!  30 days of 4-H doing has some great ideas for 4-H'ers and a photo contest with a $10,000 scholarship!  Check it out!

Support Ellis Co. 4-H Scholarships

 911 Sign Order Form

We continue to collect ink cartridges and old electronics for recycling.  Proceeds go to help support 4-H camp scholarships.

4-H Online Enrollment is open for the new 4-H year NOW! Take time to sign up!

What projects are you planning to try this year??