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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

For All Things Ellis County Fair - 4-H Activities, visit our Fair website for forms, announcements, letters, sign up links and awards

July 10 - Register for the 4-H Wheat Variety Plot project

July 26 - Register for the KS 4-H Wheat Expo in Wichita

Updates - Watch for information on other changes as decisions are made.

- 4-H Animal Management Skillathon will be a virtual contest held July 21-22 (10:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) We'll send the link next Tuesday morning. You do not need to be pre-entered or enrolled in a certain project area to participate.
- Lifeskills Judging will be held virtually, July 15 - 16 (10:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) Watch for the link on the morning of the 15th. You do not need to be pre-entered or enrolled in a certain project area to participate.
- Livestock Judging Contest set for next Friday morning is canceled for 2020.
- Currently, masks are optional at the Fair, except in the 4-H Foodstand where they will be provided and required.
If you have questions about a 4-H event at the Ellis Co. Fair, give our office a call at 785-628-9430.

Virtual Practice Lifeskills Judging Contest - try it out!

Ellis County Fair - 4-H Website

2020 Ellis County 4-H "At Home" Fair Exhibit Options

2020 Ellis County 4-H Fair Participation Guide


Updated Tagging & Nomination Information - 4/13/2020

Letter to 4-H Livestock Families - 3/19/2020

Youth Quality Care of Animals - Getting Started Handout

NEW KAP Pilot Training -Recorded Session - Getting Started Handout

4-H Small Animal Barn Fundraiser

Donation Form

Want to help support awards for the upcoming Ellis County Fair? 

Click here for the donor letter   Click here for the donation form - Return to Fairboard by March 1

Looking for an opportunity to help out?  Volunteer at the Ellis Co. Fair!  Sign Up Here

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??



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.