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Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular

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This year's Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular will be held Friday and Saturday June 21 & 22, 2019 at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, northeast of Great Bend, KS on Hwy 156. The workshop is open to all youth and adult volunteers interested in 4-H entomology! Please note that one parent from each family must register and attend with children.

Learn about collecting, storing, identifying, and pinning your insects for exhibit.  All levels of experience are encouraged to attend, from beginning to advanced.  This is a fun event, designed to encourage curiosity and the sharing of knowledge.  This year’s event will feature several sessions specifically on aquatic insects. 

HOTEL INFORMATION

A block of 20 rooms with double beds has been reserved at the Best Western-Angus Inn.  Please call before June 6 to get the special rate.  Mention group name: KS 4-H Insect Spectacular.
Phone: 316-773-1700
Double (2 beds no smoking) - $79.95 plus tax includes breakfast in lobby (small offering of muffins and fruit)
Double (2 beds no smoking)- $91.95 plus tax if you want a food voucher for breakfast at Perkins restaurant. 

A block of 10 rooms with double beds has also been reserved at the Super 8 in Great Bend.  Please call before June 6 to get special rate.  Mention Group name "KS 4-H Insect Spectacular."  Cost is $70.99 + tax for two double beds.  They offer complimentary soup in evenings and breakfast in morning.
Phone: 620-793-9000

Both room blocks start on 6/20 and can be extended for 3 nights till 6/23.  They understand that most people would not check in until 6/21 and would probably stay for just one night.

 

 

Helpful Links

(coming soon!)

  • Register Here

  • Event Info & Schedule (pdf)

  • Newsletter Piece (word)

  • T-shirt Design (pdf)