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Meadowlark District

Contact us

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed on designated holidays

Holton Office
114 W. 5th
Holton, KS  66436-1778
Phone: 785-364-4125
Fax:785-364-4775

Oskaloosa Office
PO Box 326, Courthouse
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212
Fax:785-863-3511

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9808
Phone: 785-336-2184
Fax:785-336-6060

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4H Pledge

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a nationwide program led by state land-grant universities in cooperation with local county/district extension councils. In Kansas, 4-H is the largest youth educational program, aside from public schools. Each of the four H's on the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop in 4-H.

4-H Clover4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H's of the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop.

  • H ead, critical thinking, problem solving;
  • H eart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • H ands, serving others; and
  • H ealth, choosing healthy lifestyles.

4-H had its beginnings in rural America, but it now serves youth in urban and suburban as well as rural communities. Kansas 4-H is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 18 on January 1st. Additionally, the non-competitive 4-H Cloverbud program is offered to youth ages 5-8. The new 4-H year starts October 1st and we request that enrollment is completed by November 1st.

Meadowlark District is the largest 4-H Unit in the state of Kansas in terms of youth enrollment number. 2016 enrollment data shows 877 4-H members, 84 of which are Cloverbuds (ages 5-8) enrolled in one of the 31 clubs within the District. Three hundred five registered volunteers work directly with these youth. Additionally, 1100 youth are involved in school enrichment activities at school.

Top Five Projects by Enrollment

  1. Foods & Nutrition
  2. Visual Arts & Crafts
  3. Photography
  4. Space Tech
  5. Swine

Interested in joining 4-H? Find a Meadowlark 4-H club near you or email us at meadowlark4h@ksu.edu.

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4-H Contacts

Ross Mosteller

Ross Mosteller
District Extension Agent - 4-H Youth Development
Phone: 785-336-2184
rmostell@ksu.edu

Linda Gantz

Linda Gantz
District 4-H Program Manager
Oskaloosa Office
Phone: 785-863-2212
gantz@ksu.edu

Cara Robinson

Cara Robinson
District 4-H Program Manager
Holton Office
Phone: 785-364-4125
carar@ksu.edu

Deb Henry

Debra Henry
District 4-H Program Manager
Seneca Office
Phone: 785-336-2184
dahenry@ksu.edu