Many thanks to those who enrolled in the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program using the new 4HOnline system. In this year of transition to a new enrollment system and our move to focus on year-round educational programming for the 4-H youth we serve, we don't want to leave anyone out.
If you were unable to enroll by January 15 and wish to participate in Indiana 4-H in 2015, simply contact us at the Purdue Extension Franklin County Office to complete a paper enrollment form and submit the re
The Franklin County Extension Homemakers will award one $500.00 scholarship to a Franklin County high school senior. The scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. Payment will
be made to the winner upon completion of the student's first term of classes.
Completed applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2015.
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
The Franklin County 4-H Fair is a favorite family friendly summer activity for the residents 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! Our phone number from July 9-19 is 765-647-2206!