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
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 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.
Many of our 4-H projects are exhibited on posters. 4-H members should be creative with their posters, but there are special rules that must be followed when making a 4-H poster so that you don't get marked down.