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In Nebraska, the 4-H youth development program is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. In 2013, Lancaster County 4-H involved nearly: 1,330 club members, 269 independent members, 1,707 youth in afterschool & summer programs which incorporated 4-H activities, and 19,071 youth in 4-H school enrichment programs. Nearly 1,701 adults volunteered! Numerous events give youth plenty of opportunities to learn, practice skills and have fun! Show lessRead more
In Embryology, Lancaster County students hatch chicks in the classroom and witness the exciting miracle of life. Everyone can participate in Embryology online and watch chicks hatch each spring on EGG Cam at http://go.unl.edu/eggcam.
Many 4-H member showcase their 4-H projects at the annual Lancaster County Super Fair held at the Lancaster Event Center.
Rabbits are a 4-H animal science project. 4-H'ers learn about rabbits and how to care for them. Youth also develop life skills such as responsibility and self-confidence.