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Douglas County 4-H Projects

A key principle of the 4-H program is learning through direct experience. There are over 60 project areas available, including Dogs, Horses, Livestock, Electricity, Rabbits, Clothing, Knitting, Foods, Leadership, Model Rockets, Poultry, Woodworking, Wildlife, Shooting Sports, Photography, Entomology, & Gardening (to name a few) where each child can find an area of personal interest. Find information about various projects & related workshops listed below.


Animal Project Manuals 
General Project Manuals
Order your manuals at the links above!
Many can also be downloaded for FREE from the CSU website HERE

E-Record Books

Follow this link and click on your corresponding project area for E-Record Books

Companion Animals Basic iconCompanion Animals
Rules and Regulations, Events and Other Resources for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits

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Rules and Regulations, Testing, Events and Other Resources.
Livestock Basic IconLivestock
Rules and Regulations, Testing, Events and Other Resources.
Shooting Sports Basic iconShooting Sports
Certifications, Release and Certification Forms, Shooting Events.
Family and Consumer Sciences Basic IconFamily & Consumer Sciences
Clubs and Projects, Contest Results, Information about Family and Consumer Science Programs.
General and natural Resources Basic IconGeneral/Natural Resources
Clubs and Projects, Contest Results, Information about General and Natural Resources (STEM) Programs.
County Projects
Clubs and Projects, Contest Results, Information about County Project Programs.

Douglas County 4-H Contests

In addition to projects, 4-H also has a variety of contests!  Members participate in Contests locally in Douglas County and can qualify for Sate contests!

Super Saturday Basic iconSuper Saturday

2021 "Super Saturday" is back and better than ever! Join us for Super Saturday to enjoy a day of awesome contests
Saturday, April 24th, 2021 ~ Cake Decorating Contest, Creative Cooks Contest, Speech & Demo Contest
Rocket Fly Day Basic IconRocket Fly Day
More Information Coming Soon
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More Information Coming Soon

Douglas County 4-H Activities


Douglas County Fair

The fair provides youth with the opportunity to showcase their projects.

Info Sessions about 4-H at Fair:

  • 4-H 201 ~ Intro to all things Douglas County Fair!
    • Introduction any and all things Fair related!  No matter if you are a general project kid, livestock, first year member, or 15 year veteran.  
  • 4-H 202 ~ Animal & Livestock Families
    • A deep dive into the logistics of having animals at Fair and more information about the livestock sale.
  • 4-H 203 ~ General and Consumer Science Families
    • Detailed information on Exhibit Day, the ribboning process & how to be prepared for Exhibit Displays. 

Be sure to check out the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo website for ALL rules, policies, and protocls related to the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo.