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    Sedgwick County

    Sedgwick County
    7001 W. 21st Street N.
    Wichita, Ks  67205
    Map & Location

    Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Monday - Friday

    316-660-0100
    316-660-0166 fax
    sg@listserv.ksu.edu

    News, Events, Activities

    Newsletter

    The 4-H all member newsletter is published monthly and emailed to all 4-H families enrolled in 4-H. 4-H Newsletter March 2020.
     

    4-H Calendar of Events 2020

    Link to Zoom Meeting Instructions
    County Wide Events

    During the year, there are various activities held that all 4-H members and their families may participate in. Information is shared through the newsletter and the clubs. These include:

    • 4-H Carnival - a fun family night, usually held in October. Clubs set up game booths. Proceeds are split between the clubs and the 4-H Foundation.
    • 4-H Recognition Banquet - provide recognition for excellence in achievement, usually held in November. Ticket order form.
    • 4-H Day - a communication competition day, usually held in February.
    • 4-H Camp - usually held in June for 3rd thru 7th graders, with 1st and 2nd graders doing Rookie Camp at the same time.
    • Sedgwick County Fair - usually held the second week of July in Cheney.
    State Wide Events

    These state events are open to all 4-H members who meet the age qualification. Events will be promoted thru the newsletter. Information and registration is found at www.kansas4-h.org.

    Adult chaperones are needed for state events (at least 1 adult per 15 youth). Chaperones must attend the entire event and help provide direction and supervision for our delegation. All chaperones must go through volunteer screening. Registration fees are covered. Contact the 4-H office if you are interested.

    National Events

    Sedgwick County 4-H offers the opportunity for youth to apply for the following national events:

    National 4-H Congress - usually held in Atlanta, Georgia, Thanksgiving weekend. Applications are due April 15 and interviews held in late April. 4-H Advisory Council provides one $1000 scholarship to this event.

    Citizenship Washington Focus - a two week bus trip to Washington, D.C. with youth from across Kansas. Applications are due November 15, followed by interviews. Sedgwick County 4-H Advisory Council offers two $1000 scholarships to this event.

    National 4-H Conference - a working conference in Washington D.C., usually in April. Applications are due at the end of September. Screening and interviews are held at KYLF in November. Information at www.kansas4-h.org. Sedgwick County Advisory Council offers a $900 scholarship if a member is selected as a Kansas delegate.

    Contact Information

    Have Questions? Contact:

    Sedgwick County
    4-H Youth Development
    7001 W. 21st St. North
    Wichita, KS 67205-1759
    (316) 660-0115
    Fax (316) 722-1432

    Michelle Simmons
    4-H Agent
    (316)660-0111
    mdsimmons@ksu.edu

    Barbara Wingfield
    Office Professional
    (316) 660-0115
    bwingfie@ksu.edu

    Janet Donaghue
    4-H Program Assistant
    (316) 660-0128
    jdonaghue@ksu.edu

    Cathy Jones
    4-H Program Assistant
    (316) 660-0113
    cpjones@ksu.edu