2023 Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular
The Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular, a two-day state-wide entomology workshop, will be held June 16-17, 2023 in Manhattan, Kansas. The event is open to all youth and adult volunteers interested in 4-H entomology! Classes will include basic pinning, basic and advanced identification, insect photography, and much more. A parent or legal guardian must attend with their 4-H'er. Registration, proposed schedule, and full information will be available in the spring. Stay tuned for more details! One parent/adult guardian from each family must register and attend with children.
- *NEW!* INSECT SPECTACULAR REGISTRATION OPEN!
Registration closes May 26
- Event Schedule
- Event Info Sheet
Wamego Inn and Suites
1300 Lilac Lane
Block of rooms $89.95- Reference KS 4-H Insect Spectacular, guaranteed by May 16
River Pond Campground at Tuttle Creek
5800 River Pond Road
Bob Fleming Shelter
2021 Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular
The 2021 Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular occured on June 21st, 23rd, and 25th. This year there were three webinar sessions each lasting about an hour. The sessions were open to all youth and were designed as an opportunity to learn as a group. Recordings are available for all three of the following sessions:
Lookalike Insects - Isaac Fox
Asian Giant Hornets - Vicky Wallace
Invasive Species - Sharon Dobesh
2020 Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular
Over 90 families registered for the first virtual experience of the Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular. Below, you will find the three webinar recordings, along with the presentation slides.
Beginner Level Entomology
Advanced Level Entomology
Notebooks and Educational Exhibits
Educational Exhibits (PDF)
Collection Notebooks (PDF)