Welcome to Yankton County 4-H! Our mission is to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. From rocketry, robotics, cooking, sewing and photography to animal care, the opportunities available in 4-H are endless.

Enrichment Programs

Yankton County 4-H has adapted to include non-traditional 4-H programming through enrichment activities.

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4-H members ages 5 to 7 should check out our Cloverbuds program! We meet once a month for an hour at the Yankton County Extension Office.

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Junior Leaders

Do you know about the Junior Leaders? Any 4-H member between the ages of 12 and 18 is eligible to join this leadership group.

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Win Great Prizes! Create a 4-H SET Video!

Get ready to create your own 3-5 minute video that helps staff and volunteers implement SET.  Between May 8 – June 19th we will be accepting video entries.  More information will be coming your way soon at http://4-h.org/set/videochallenge – but start creating NOW!  Here are the basics:

Who can enter? – Any 4-H educator, volunteer, staff member or specialist

Format? – 3-5 minute digital video that can be posted to the internet

Prizes? – Will be Amazon.com gift certificates and include:

            2 – $1,000 prizes

            2 – $500 prizes

            2 – $400 prizes

What? The video must help facilitators better implement SET and be in one of these categories:

SET Content

SET Experiential Learning

SET Hands-On Learning

Science Inquiry

SET Process (Abilities)

SET Content – specific to the new The Power of the Wind curriculum (extra points!)

Watch for more information coming your way soon.  If you have questions in the meantime, contact Pam Garza – pgarza@fourhcouncil.edu

or Kirk Astroth – kastroth@cals.arizona.edu

Start filming today and use the great new videos to help you with your filmmaking — www.4-H.org/curriculum/fimmaking

2009 4-H Hands On Dog Workshop

The annual 2009 4-H Hands On Dog Workshop is scheduled for April 10-11, in Mitchell, SD at the Davison County Fairgrounds. Pre-registration is STRONGLY preferred. Contact Sarah Fenske by email: sjf112385@yahoo.com or phone: 605-690-4125. See the workshop brochure at the end of this Guidelines issue.