Butler County 4-H News

Kansas Leadership Weekend

The 4-H Council has a few scholarships available for youth and adult volunteers to attend.  They approved to pay for 5 youth, 2 adult volunteers and the 4-H agent to attend the Kansas Leadership Weekend.

Youth need to fill out a Bu Co Event Scholarship and submit to the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 18. Volunteers need to submit a written request to Charlene know by this time also!

Read on for more information!


The Kansas Youth Leadership Forum will be November 20-22, 2015 at Rock Springs 4-H Center. The Forum is for youth ages 14-18, as of January 1, 2016. Registrations will be due Thursday, October 15th. This event will include: speakers, workshops, consulting groups and election of the State 4-H Council. Any Kansas 4-H member between the ages of 14-18 by January 1, 2016 may apply to be a council member. The duties of the Council Members include planning the next Youth Leadership Forum and other events, and may include assisting the State   4-H functions, working with 4-H public relations, and speaking at local achievement program, forums, and other workshops or conferences. Applications for the State 4-H Youth Council will be available in the registration materials on the State 4-H website at http://www.kansas4-h.org/p.aspx?tabid=417


Are you a volunteer in the 4-H program. Interested in meeting other volunteers from across the state and picking up ideas and suggestions? Need a weekend away? The Kansas Volunteer Forum just might be for you! This is a great opportunity to network with other Kansas 4-H   volunteers and pickup useful information to help strengthen your volunteer roll and 4-H Club!