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Bookmark this site and visit often for everything you need to know about upcoming events!  Information will be updated weekly. 



 View our December/January Newsletter! 



4-H Council Meeting

Monday, January 14 at 7:00 PM at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church


A New Year is Here!

Recruit your friends to join the club!  Enrollment for the new year is now open!  You must enroll by December 1st to receive financial assistance.

If you are a Volunteer Club or Project Leader, please review our website for details regarding annual paperwork: http://www.marion.k-state.edu/4-h/leaders/

If you are a Club Leader and have new or returning volunteers, please direct them to: http://www.marion.k-state.edu/4-h/volunteer-screening/index.html


Click here to view the new 2018-19 Dog Agility Closed Tunnel Specifications.


YQCA Certification

Youth planning to exhibit in the 2019 Kansas State Fair Grand Drive and/or the Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) need to be aware of the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) requirement. Both state shows will require ALL exhibitors to be YQCA certified. This includes youth showing market animals, commercial females, and registered purebred breeding females.  Click here for a flyer with more information.  Click here for instructions regarding the online certification.



 Check out our Marion County Events page for more upcoming events in the area: http://www.marion.k-state.edu/community/events.html





state news

The Kansas 4-H Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year is now posted here

Kansas 4-H Scholarship List (provided by the Kansas 4-H Foundation) for the 2019-2020 academic year is now posted here

  Youth who should be applying for these scholarships should be in their Senior year in High School OR OLDER (they have many scholarships that are available to youth who are Freshman-Senior in Post-Secondary Education and some that are available to Vet Med Students). 



Check out the Youth Livestock Program Website 


Sunday, February 17 - Monday, February 18

Citizenship In Action in Topeka - More info


Saturday, March 9

Kansas Jr Swine Producer Day in Manhattan - More info - Registration Link


Saturday, March 30

Kansas Jr Meat Goat Producer Day in Manhattan - More info - Registration Link


Wednesday, May 29th-Friday, May 31st 

Discovery Days in Manhattan - More info - Registration Link


Sunday, June 23rd-Wednesday, 26th 

Campference at Rock Springs - More info


For more state-wide event information, check out this Kansas 4-H site