The 4-H Program relies heavily on our dedicated volunteers to make it the best! There are many different types of volunteers, with varying degrees of involvement and time commitment, but we need them all to make Franklin County 4-H work!
All of our volunteers must go through an application and screening process and renew their commitment annually.
A 4-H project is a series of learning experiences for 4-H members. There are 60 project areas available for 4-H'ers to choose from in Franklin County. Most projects have manuals or books to assist the 4-H'er with his/her project. 4-H is a "learn by doing" program. Leaders, Junior Leaders and parents are encouraged to teach and show members how to complete a task, but members are expected to learn how to do things themselves, and complete their own projects. One of the fundamental principles
Join 4-H! The online enrollment and payment period is October 1-January 15!! Join or re-enroll today at in.4honline.com
4-H Camp Counselors Needed! Applications are here!
The dates for 4-H Camp are Wednesday through Friday, June 1-3, 2016 at Camp Higher Ground in West Harrison, IN.
4-H members in grades 9-12 can apply to be counselors. You must be able to attend the counselor trainings, they are:
*Tuesday, March 1, 4:30 - 8 PM, Henry County Fairgrounds, New Castle
*Wednesday, April 13, 4:30 - 8 PM, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Richmond
*Tuesday, May 10, 4:30 - 8 PM, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Richmond
There are many 4-H Scholarship Opportunities as well as two National Trips that members can apply for in high school. Watch the Prezi to find out more!
The Franklin County 4-H Fair is a favorite family friendly summer activity for the residents and visitors of Franklin County. It takes place the 3rd week in July at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Brookville, Indiana.
Visit us to see the incredible 4-H exhibits, quality livestock and animal shows, open class exhibits, rides, food, games, grandstand events and more! Admission to the fair is free!
Find the judging results from the 2015 Franklin County 4-H Fair here!