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Meadowlark District

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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

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

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


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 867 4-H members, 69 of which are Cloverbuds (ages 5-8) enrolled in one of the 32 clubs within the District. Three hundred sixty-nine registered volunteers work directly with these youth. Additionally, 618 youth are involved in school enrichment activities at school.

Top Five Projects by Enrollment

  1. Foods & Nutrition
  2. Photography
  3. Visual Arts & Crafts
  4. Plant Science
  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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Local Office Pages - Jackson/Holton, Jefferson/Oskaloosa, Nemaha/Seneca
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If you have not enrolled in 4-H Online or need to make changes to your account (contact information, projects, etc)  click here.


4-H Contacts

Ross Mosteller

Ross Mosteller
District Extension Agent - 4-H Youth Development
Phone: 785-336-2184

Linda Gantz

Linda Gantz
District 4-H Program Manager
Oskaloosa Office
Phone: 785-863-2212

Cara Robinson

Cara Robinson
District 4-H Program Manager
Holton Office
Phone: 785-364-4125

Deb Henry

Debra Henry
District 4-H Program Manager
Seneca Office
Phone: 785-336-2184