4-H Clubs in Hamilton County
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Adams Township

SHERIDAN AG

Meeting Dates & Location:

Meets 3rd Monday of the month (November - July) unless a holiday then the 4th Monday (January and February) from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Sheridan High School.  This club is a mix of boys and girls with many younger members.  A large percentage of members have livestock projects.

Club Leaders
Brenda Waitt (317 758-6221) B3kwaittfarms@aol.com
Becky Clayton (317 758-6269) bclayton@sheridan.k12.in.us
Carol Miller (317 758-4485) Pcnnamiller@aol.com

Clay Township

CARMEL COLLEENS AND GENTS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Carmel Lutheran Church at 131st Street and Gray Road on the 3rd Monday (January thru August). Dues are $5.00 per member or $10.00 per family and are used for club activities and recruitment. This club has both girls and boys.

Club Leaders
Jody Bruns (848-5925) mbruns2@indy.rr.com
Kevin Kiser (873-0696) kiser93@sbcglobal.net

CARMEL 4 C'S

Meeting Dates & Location:
Carmel 4 C’s meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month (January - June) from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Carmel Lions Club.
Membership consists of both boys and girls. 

Club Leaders

Donna Jones (317 846-5698)
Lisa & Tom Mills (317 815-0317) lisamills46062@gmail.com
Lucinda Belt (317 705-0941) gebelt@sbcglobal.net
Betty Estridge (317 846-2281)
Amber Latta (317 850-1200) amber.latta@gmail.com

CARMEL 4-STAR 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets every 3rd or 4th Friday or Sunday afternoon of the month. The meeting places  are at various locations and membership is primarily made up of families who are members of  Indianapolis Catholic Home Education groups. This club is a mix of boys and girls.  Leader is Cathi Wahnsiedler (317 849-7851).

Club Leaders
Cathy Wahnsiedler (317 849-7851)

FOR-EVER 4-H

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets on West side of Carmel the 3rd Sunday of the month. Contact club leader for meeting location/schedule. 

Club Leaders:
Susan Young (317-344-2023) caitie02@msn.com

H4

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (1605 E. 106th Street) on the 3rd Sunday of each month year round at 7:00 p.m. The club is a casual club of boys and girls from southwestern Hamilton County participating in a variety of projects and a community service project. Meetings focus on the interests of the membership. Yearly dues of $5 per family.

Club Leaders
Marci Struble (317 432-9064) boilerup1@gmail.com
Annie Stock (317 575-6488 ) abbddtock@sbcglobal.net

HIGHLANDS 4-H CLUB

Meeting Dates & Location:

Club Leaders
Brian Vackar (317-753-8611) bryan.vackar@infarmbureau.com
Michelle Vackar (317-753-4941) michelle.vackar@gmail.com

 

Delaware, Fall Creek, Wayne Township

CLOVER KIDS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the St. Vincent Professional Building at Olio Road and State Road 238. This is a general 4-H Club with members taking a variety of projects.

Club Leaders
Trish Schreck (842-9093) btschreck@sbcglobal.net
Jill & Matt Fletcher (485-6356) btschreck@sbcglobal.net
Maria Layman (773-4140) mdlayman@comcast.net
Jamie Baber (485-6297) cebaber5@netzero.com

FIRE CRACKIN 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:

Club Leaders
Kathy Heier (317 570-8832) kathy.heier@yahoo.com

FISHERS FOUR LEAF COVERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Delaware Township Trustees Office.  Dues are $3.00 per member or $10.00 per family with over 3 children.  Members share bringing refreshments.  The club focuses on community service, education and youth development.  Older members help lead our meetings and help younger members with projects.  Demonstrations are encouraged.  Parents are always welcome. 

Club Leaders
Annette Fulton (317 570-4937) annette.fulton@sbcglobal.net

FISHERS SHOWSTOPPERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 7—8 p.m. at the Christ the Savior Lutheran Church at 10500 East 126th Street in Fishers. Meetings will be held October through June.

Club Leaders
Lisa Swain (503-7149) lswain1985@comcast.net
Shelby Swain 317 842-1439

FRIENDS FOREVER

Meeting Dates & Location:
2nd Wednesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds
This is a general interest group with membership consisting primarily of children who are home-schooled. They have guest speakers, hands on activities, outside service and social activities.

Club Leaders
Gina Reese (317-920-7838) lukeginar@sbcglobal.net

JOLLY ROGERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 7— 8 p.m.at the Fall Creek Township School House Room. Dues for the club are $5.00.  

Club Leaders
Carolyn Fillingsness (800-0859) c.fillingsness@comcast.net
Deanna Myers (576-9533) myers.deanna@gmail.com
Jerilyn Fisher (485-5468)
Greg Fullhart (317-579-9929)
Deanna Myers (317-576-9533)
Nancy Bixler (317-919-8540).

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MUDSOCKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets on the 3rd Tuesday (October – June) from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. in the Annex Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds.
The club is a mix of boys and girls taking a variety of projects. Meetings are geared toward helping 4-H’ers feel comfortable working as a group and having fun too. Everyone is given the opportunity to give a casual talk or demonstration which is incorporated into the agenda. In August an awards dinner is scheduled to honor all members of the club.

Club Leaders
Valorie Gelwicks (317 594-8834) gelwicks@sbcglobal.net
Beth Michaels (317 773-8187) jband3@sbcglobal.net
Kelly Michaels (317 773-8187) kmcraftycarrot@gmail.com

PROGRESSIVE FARMERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets on the 4th Monday of the month (January – June) from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Dues are $10.00. The club has a great mix of younger and older members taking a wide variety of projects with an emphasis in livestock projects

Club Leaders
Kathy Young (765 534-5112) kyoung@communitybankindiana.com

ROYAL RASCALS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 2nd Wednesday (beginning in November with 2 meetings in June) at the Delaware Township Trustee’s Office. Meetings are 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. during the school year and 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in summer months.

An awards program is held after the fair. The club is family oriented and community service bound. Past activities have included helping with the Kiwanis Easter egg hunt, paint trash barrels for 4-H Fairgrounds and doing community service activities.

Club Leaders
Deborah Roberts (317 576-0686) debirobrts@gmail.com
Emily Roberts (317 576-0686)
Jolene Watkins (317 414-8888)

SOUTHEASTERN 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:

Club Leaders
Teena Nethery (317-773-7084) tneto@aol.com

 

Jackson Township

HUSKY 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month (January thru June) at 6:30 p.m. at the Arcadia Town Hall.  Dues are $5.00.  This club is a general  4-H Club with members taking a variety of projects.  The club focuses on community service projects and helping 4-H members with record keeping. 

Club Leaders
Myrna Thompson (765 292-2128) dennis.myrna@live.com
Kris Ashpaugh (765 534-3395)
Lisa Rose (317 691-3236) lisarose90@gmail.com
Angela Ward (765-292-2614).

JACKSON HOTSHOTS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Sunday evenings every two weeks (January - September) at Beck’s Hybrids in Atlanta. The leaders focus on leadership, communication skills, community service and hope that the 4-H members will gain qualities that will benefit them for life. A mentor program gives the Jr. Leaders a chance to pair up with a first year member and help them have a successful beginning to 4-H. We look forward to sharing an exciting 4-H experience with you

Club Leaders
Michelle and Erich Hasler (317 439-2839) chellehasler@hotmail.com
Nicole Hendrickson (765 643-1618) nikki.hendrickson@bayer.com

 

NoblesvilleTownship

FOREST HILL

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets each month in the Winks Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds.  4-H’ers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.  Leaders are formed and fun is encouraged.  No prior 4-H experience required!  Activities include a dog wash fundraiser, pizza parties, laser tag, year-end celebration for the families and much more.  Bring your ideas and a friend!

Club Leaders
Nancy Tetrick (317 371-2205) nancy.tetrick@gmail.com
Paul Woodward (317 984-8135).

HEARTLAND 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meet the last Wednesday of each month (January– August except July) from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Boys and girls of all ages are welcome. Dues are $3.00 (to be used for club activities).

Club Leaders
LeeAnn Lockwood (765 292-2067) llockwood@ccrtc.com
Kathy Bures (317 984-4278).

NOBLESVILLE H & H

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 2nd Monday of the month in the Annex Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Dues are $5.00. Club members are grades 3 – 12 and everyone is encouraged to give a demonstration.

Club Leaders
Jacqueline Morgan (317 776-9043) jackie-morgan@comcast.net
Anna Wolf (317 773-6443) Amdrwolf@aol.com
Beth Moody (317 774-8100) bethmhome@att.net
Heather Owens (317 491-2593)

STRINGTOWN PIKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 3rd Thursday of the month (year –round except for October, July & August) from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Winks Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Dues are $5.00 your first year, $2.00 each year thereafter. Club members are grades 3 - 12 with more girls than boys.

Club Leaders
Jennifer Huff (317 773-3387) jenniferhuff2001@yahoo.com
Sara Schaefer (317 372-2594) smhart81@hotmail.com

WINNERS UNLIMITED

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month (no meetings in September, October, or November) from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. in the Exhibition Center Dining Room on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Club members are predominantly girls and younger 4-H'ers who
enjoy a variety of 4-H projects and community service activities.  Members plan and carry out monthly meetings.  The club has a closed Facebook page to share pictures and 4-H information. A family pitch-in fun event planned once during the year, usually for the July record completion and signatures.  Club meeting communications are sent out monthly via email to all members’ families. Dues are $5.00 per calendar year. 

Club Leaders
Gerrian Tombers (317 877-7226) gdtombers@dow.com
Kate Fortney (317 774-1602) krfortney@gmail.com

Washington Township

SHAMROCK SHAKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets twice a month at the Westfield Library.

Club Leaders
Joyce Stewart (317 407-0879) jestewart4@comcast.net

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WESTFIELD ALL AMERICAN 4-HERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
1st Monday of each month (February - August) at the leader's home.

Club Leaders
Diane Kramer (317 669-8322) Dianek@gotown.net

WESTFIELD CITY SLICKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
2nd Thursday of each month (January - September) at 6:30 p.m. at the Westfield Lions Club. The boys and girls in this club are involved in a wide range of projects and community service projects.

Club Leaders
Evelyn Burton (317 432-6796) eburton@dol-in.org

WESTFIELD CLOVERLEAVES

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meet once or twice a month (February - July) at 7:00 p.m. at the Westfield Lions Club. Dues consist of working a shift at the club’s Fruit Stand during the 4-H Fair. This is an established club that is experiencing new growth . New members are welcome and parental involvement is encouraged.

Club Leaders
Diana & Steven Stuckey (317 867-0552) kritterkrispy@yahoo.com

WESTFIELD WHIZ KIDS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meet on various dates (November - June) at 7:00 p.m. in the Westfield High School cafeteria. Members are required to work one 2 hour shift in the corn booth during the 4-H Fair. Club members have various interests and enroll in a wide variety of projects.

Club Leaders
Margo Hoaglan (317 697-5575)
Paula Bates (317 815-0588) indyhusker@sbcglobal.net 

White River Township

NEW HEIGHTS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meets at various sites in Cicero and Noblesville (February - July) with an awards picnic in August and a fun fall get-together. Members are from several townships and range from first to ten year members. The club participates in a variety of projects and community service. Members are encouraged to work the club’s Walking Taco stand during the 4-H fair. Leaders are always available to help with projects and/or answer questions.

Club Leaders
Suzanne McMahon (317 773-3006) mcmsuz@hughes.net
Missee Foster (317 966-9509),
Sue McNew (317 984-3328) NSueMcNew@aol.com

WALUNT LASSIES & LADDIES

Meeting Dates & Location:
Meet one time per month (February - July) at the Community Building/Walnut Grove. Dues are $5.00/person or $10.00/family. Members are all ages with a majority taking livestock projects.

Club Leaders
Amy Jackson (765 552-3556)
Dee Roper (317-984-4821).

WHITE RIVER BLUE RIBBON

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets every 2nd Monday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Club Leaders
Nikki Williams (317 984-3716) bbbw5@msn.com 
Missi Piel (317 984-3707) ryanmissip@msn.com

County Project Clubs

FOUR LEAF CLOVER CLOGGERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Every Tuesday in the Winks Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds (Beginners 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Returning Dancers 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.). This specialty club teaches teamwork and coordination through clogging. Parents and siblings are welcome to dance with their child. There is a $3.00 donation for parents which goes toward the club’s outings, outfits, etc. Some activities include Share-the-Fun, workshops, and performances.

Club Leaders
Amanda Morrow (317 770-9736) (4leafcloggers.wordpress.com) themorrows9799@att.net

GIDDY-UP-GANG

Meeting Dates & Location:
Focuses mainly on the Horse & Pony project. Meetings are the 1st Monday of each month (except August through January) in the Exhibition Center Dining Room and Horse Arena on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Meetings are held as workshops in the Horse & Pony complex from May until the county fair, and are EVERY Monday with additional days added. Dues are $10.00 for the 1st member with a maximum of $20.00 per family.

Club Leaders
Dawn Crane (317 849-2049) cranefamilyfarms@yahoo.com 
MaryAnne Standeford (317 416-8523) dblkfarms@gmail.com 

HAREY HOPPERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
Rabbit club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Annex Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Information on rabbit care, project requirements and preparing for Rabbit Ambassador showmanship contest is shared at the meetings. Although the rabbit project is the main interest of this club as a specialty, Harey Hoppers is a full 4-H club for many 4-H youth and other projects are also taken. There are no formal dues to be paid to the club, however, all 4-H rabbit project members are asked to sign up for work duties during the fair.

Club Leaders 
Phil Moore (317 984-3316) Philip.g.moore@comcast.net 
Scott Osborne (317 867-0551) osbrsct@aol.com 
Melissa Gossard-English (317 867-4167) missy2727@comcast.net 
Jeff Harpham (765 292-2820) jharpham@beckhybrids.com 
Jennifer Hensley (317 770-7764) parischic2@yahoo.com 
Doug Osborne (896-9287)
Megan Osborne (897-0551)
Wesley Aerne (317 752-8758)

HAMILTON COUNTY JUNIOR SHEEP ASSOCIATION

Meeting Dates & Location: 
monthly (September - June) at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Members may be a member of another club. Meetings are sheep topic specific, lots of hands-on or workshop format. Parents and new sheep project members are encouraged to attend.

Club Leader
Emily Kuhn (317 691-3708) emily@lehmancompany.com

LLAMA TREKKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
A club of all ages, boys and girls working together, who can adopt a llama for the show season and prepare their animal for showing with hands-on experiences in training, grooming, communication, health, and nutrition. The club starts in March and continues through mid-July with weekly workshops and practice sessions. Early sign-up is encouraged due to possible limited openings.

Club Leaders
Marilyn Nenni (317 773-1201) llamas02@sbcglobal.net
L
isa Sims (317 501-3932)

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SHOOTING SPORTS

Meeting Dates & Location:

2015 Schedule

Club Leaders
Bill and Joan Huff (317 773-5449)

STERLING SPURS GANG

Meeting Dates & Location:

Club Leaders
Kimberley Shields (317 260-6744) kimembs@hotmail.com

 

 
By Kathleen J Bohde, Extension Educator - 4-H Youth Development
The Educational Store