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Project Information

4-H offers a wide variety of subject matter through it many projects.  Through project leaders, youth will have the opportunity to explore many projects. The Kansas 4-H site has a number of excellent resources for projects. Check out the project pages and the library of publications to see what materials are available. 

Check out the latest projects in the Project Selection Guide!

**(for a list of ALL Livestock shows & Judging Contests go to our
 Livestock Page "Upcoming Livestock Shows & Contests)

ARTS & CRAFTS:

 BEEF: 

CLOTHING:

DOG:

River Valley District Dog Meetings (Danny McReynolds & Megan Murdock, Leaders)

Sunday Evenings at 5:00 p.m.

  • Cloud County Fairgrounds -  Commercial Building - Concordia, KS
    • May 26
    • June 2, 9, 23, 30
    • July 7

Saturday - June 1st

Saturday - July 20th

  • River Valley District Fair Dog Show
    • Commercial Building on the Cloud County Fairgrounds in Concordia

ENTOMOLOGY:

  • Friday & Saturday - June 21st & 22nd
    • Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular - Kansas Wetlands Education Center (northeast of Great Bend, KS on Hwy 156)
    • For more information & to register:  CLICK HERE!
  • Friday - June 28th - Fair Judging
    • Extension Office (Courthouse) - Belleville, KS
      • 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

**If you plan on participating in the Entomology or Geology judging, you must register on-line at http://tinyurl.com/RVDEntomologyGeologyJudging  byJune 14th!  

FOODS & NUTRITION: 

  • Saturday - June 22nd - 9:00 a.m.

River Valley District 4-H Favorite Food Show Food Safety Tips

River Valley District 4-H Favorite Food Show Rules

GEOLOGY:

  • Friday - June 28th - Fair Judging
    • 4-H Building - Belleville, KS

GOATS (MEAT):

Weigh-in & Tagging Dates

HORSE:

Wednesday - May 1st

Monday - July 1st

  • North Central Kansas District 4-H Horse Show (click here for the paper forms & more information!)
    • Kenwood Park - Salina, KS
    • ENTRIES DUE BY JUNE 1st
    • All entries will be made on-line at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/NCDHS-2019
    • If you are unable to enter online, fill out paper forms and visit your local extension office for assistance.
    • Entries must be received or postmarked by June 1st or earlier. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Entry fees must be received or postmarked no later than June 15.
    • Please send District Horse Show fees, payable to “NC 4-H District Horse Show”, to the entry chair:
      Donnell Scott, 1940 Pleasant Valley Road, Manhattan, KS 66502

HORTICULTURE/FLORICULTURE

  •  Exhibiting Fruits, Flowers & Vegetables at the Fair meetings
    • Tuesday,

      June 25

      Clay Center6:30 p.m.4-H Conference Center - Fairgrounds

      Wednesday,

      June 26

      Concordia6:30 p.m.Commercial Building - Fairgrounds
      Please RSVP for the Clay Center or Concordia meetings by June 24 to the Washington Office at 785-325-2121.  **If there is a lack of RSVP's for a meeting, that meeting will be cancelled.
    • Monday,

      July 15

      Belleville 5:30 p.m.4-H Building - Fairgrounds

      Tuesday,

      July 16

      Washington5:30 p.m.Washington High School

PHOTOGRAPHY:

  • Saturday - May 18
    • Photo meeting with Abstract/Close ups/playing with light
    • 1:00 p.m. - Clay Center Extension Office
      • RSVP to:  785*-223-3234 or sheryl63@gmail.com by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16th
  • Saturday - June 8
    • Photo meeting/Field trip
    • Time & Location to be announced
      • RSVP to:  785*-223-3234 or sheryl63@gmail.com by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th

Photo Mounting Workshops

  • RVD Belleville:
    • Wednesday,

      July 17

      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      Belleville Extension Office

      Courthouse

      Monday,

      July 22

      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      Belleville Extension Office

      Courthouse

  • RVD Clay Center:
    • Friday,

      June 28

      5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Clay Center Extension Office

      Saturday,

      June 29

      9:00 -11;30 a.m.Clay Center Extension Office
  • RVD Concordia:
    • Thursday,

      June 13

      1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

      Concordia

      Courthouse Meeting Room

      Monday,

      June 17

      1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

      Concordia

      Courthouse Meeting Room

  • RVD Washington: - To Be Dertermined!

POULTRY:

RABBIT CLUB:

Satuday - May 18

SHEEP:

Weigh-in & Tagging Dates

SHOOTING SPORTS:

SWINE:

Weigh-in & Tagging Dates