DeKalb County 4-H is introducing a new program this year for student in grades 3 through 12. The DeKalb County Special 4-Her Show allows non 4-H students with special needs the opportunity to show a goat and/or rabbit with a 4-H member buddy during the fair. Find out more information here!
Please be sure to enter your animals in FairEntry by the published deadline! Here you will find instructions on how to nominate 4-H livestock for Fall Fair and submit your online Pen Reservation/Animal Destination Card.
Kids can be a part of this exciting Spark Club offered by the DeKalb Co. 4-H, and you don't have to be a member to participate! 4-H is offering various short-term SPARK Clubs for youth to learn about topics that interest them. HURRY... SPACE IS LIMITED!!! Click here to find out more...
Stay informed with Purdue Extension - DeKalb County's newsletter, "The Extension Edge." Find out what is happening in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development. If you would like to have the newsletter emailed to you or to come by mail, contact the Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
Here is your online version of the 2017 4-H Handbook. It is also available at 4HOnline.com after you log into your family profile. The actual 2017 4-H Handbooks will not be sent by mail as they have been in the past. The handbooks will be distributed soon through your club leader at your next club meeting. Until then, you may access the PDF file by following the link below.
New for 2015!
Beekeeping has been added to our list of projects in 4-H this year! Check out what is involved with raising bees, beehive care, how to extract and bottle honey, and more!
FOODS - The Foods project is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. 4-H members will learn from the six major categories: healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safety and science, food preparation, food preservation, careers, and food around the world.