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4-H Discovery Days - 2024

Kansas 4-H Discovery Days is planning to be in-person on KSU campus June 5-7th, 2024. 

2024 Discovery Days Theme

When: June 5-7th, 2024

Who: Youth ages 13-18 before January 1, 2024 are invited to register

Cost: $225 - Some class sessions may have additional fees associated

Registration: Open HERE @ 12:01am on March 20, 2024.  Registration closes at 11:59pm on May 5th.


Discovery Days participants will be included in a special recognition event honoring the State Project Award Winners. This event will be held in the K-State Student Union on the evening of Thursday, June 8th and will include an evening social and entertainment. More details to follow!

Discovery Days objectives: 

  • Help youth learn new ideas, techniques, and skills they can use personally and in their 4-H clubs or groups and communities
  • Give youth in-depth training through hands-on educational sessions from content and youth development experts
  • Prepare youth to make informed decisions about their careers and college path
  • Enhance personal growth by giving opportunities to develop responsibility, confidence, independence, accountability, problem-solving, decision-making, and time management skills
  • Help youth meet new people and make new friends from different places and with different backgrounds from across the state
  • Provide an opportunity for youth to experience the K-State campus and its wealth of resources
  • Develop college and career readiness skills which prepare participants academically and socially for a successful transition to college and life as an adult