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.
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!
We are now taking applications for the Four County Learn to Serve program! 4CLS is a Purdue Extension Program in Fayette, Franklin, Rush and Wayne counties to help youth in grades 9-11 develop their leadership skills, foster civic awareness and promote responsible volunteerism!
Find the judging results from the 2015 Franklin County 4-H Fair here!
Sign up to receive "The 4-H Feed" - Franklin County's 4-H Newsletter, for the "scoop" on Franklin County Indiana's 4-H news!
Refer to this year's Franklin County 4-H Rulebook for complete project information.
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