Butler County 4-H News




Exciting News 4-H volunteers and Teens 14 & Older! The Butler County 4-H Council voted to pay for up to 5 youth (14 & Older) to attend the Kansas Youth Leadership Forum (KYLF) and 2 adult volunteers to attend the Kansas Volunteer Forum (KVF) Nov. 18-20th. More information on the event can be found here: http://www.cvent.com/events/2016-kansas-4-h-leadership-weekend/event-summary-affee4088ebe452893e1557d03b76de9.aspx

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If a youth (14 & older) is interested, they will need to fill out the 4-H Event Scholarship located here: http://www.butler.k-state.edu/docs/4h/scholarships_specialawards/Event%20Scholarship%20App%20DRAFT.pdf. If we have over 5 youth submit Event Scholarships, we will draw for the 5 names. Applications are due into the Extension Office at 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 23rd

Adult Volunteers

Adult volunteers must be a current VIP and have completed the full VIP training (Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Neglect Registry Check) to be eligible to apply. If Adult Volunteers are interested in attending and applying for one of the 2 scholarships, they will need to submit a document that provides the following information:

  • Name, Club, Phone Number & Email
  • Describe your 4-H Volunteer role and activities within your club and at the County level
  • Why is 4-H Volunteering important to you.
  • Why should you be selected to attend the Kansas Volunteer Forum

This information can be dropped off at the Extension Office or emailed (as a separate attachment and not in the body of an email) to cmmiller1@ksu.edu. This information is due into the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. on September 23rd. If volunteers have any questions as to if they have completed the full VIP process, please contact Charlene for verification.


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