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4-H Clubs in Hamilton County

November 21, 2019
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Adams Township

SHERIDAN AG

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets on the 3rd Monday, November-June, unless it is a holiday, then the meetings move to the 4th Monday (January/February) from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Sheridan High/Middle School cafeteria. Sheridan Ag is open to all ages  participating in a wide variety of projects.

Map/Directions:  Sheridan High School

Club Leaders:
Becky Clayton (317-607-1874) bclayton@sheridan.k12.in.
Carol Miller (317-625-3196) Pcnnamiller@aol.com
Kayla Tobias (317-379-2853) b3kwaittfarms@aol.com
Brenda Waitt (317-441-9433) B3kwaittfarms@aol.com

Clay Township

CARMEL COLLEENS AND GENTS

Meeting Dates & Location:

Meet at Cornerstone Lutheran Church Carmel at 131st Street and Gray Road on the 3rd Monday (January-July). 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.

Map/Directions:  Cornerstone Lutheran Church Carmel

Club Leader:
Kevin Kiser (317-873-0696) kiser93@sbcglobal.net


CARMEL EXPLORERS

Meeting Dates & Location:

Meet once a month in Carmel. Meetings are held January - July. The Carmel Explorers focus on a topic a month with hands-on-activities.

Club Leaders:
Bryan Vackar (317-753-8611) bryan@vackarinsurance.com
Michelle Vackar (317-753-4941) michelle.vackar@gmail.com


CARMEL 4 C'S

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet 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.

Map/Directions:  Carmel Lions Club

Club Leaders:
Donna Jones (317-846-5698)
Lisa Mills (317-908-6362) lisamills46062@gmail.com
Tom Mills (317-281-6614)                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lucinda Belt (317-705-0941) gebelt@sbcglobal.net
Betty Estridge (317-846-2281)
Amber Blakley (317-850-1200) amber.m.blakley@gmaill.com

 

CARMEL 4-STAR 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet monthly on varying weekday afternoons. The meeting places vary in locations and membership is primarily made up of families who are members of Hamilton County and Northeast Indianapolis Catholic Home Education groups. This club is a mix of boys and girls.

Club Leaders:
Cathy Wahnsiedler (317-849-7851)
Lucy Wahnsiedler (317-550-9440)


FOR-EVER 4-H

Meeting Dates & Location:                                                                                                                                                                                                     meets on the west side of Carmel the 2nd Sunday of the month January-July. Members should be willing to volunteer at the State Fair Education Station in August. Contact club leader for meeting location/schedule. 

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


H4

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets at King of Glory Lutheran Church (corner of 106th and Keystone Ave.) 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 Carmel participating in a variety of projects and a community service project. Meetings focus on the interests of the membership. Annual dues are $5 per family.

Map/Directions:  King of Glory Lutheran Church

Club Leaders:
Amy Crispin (317-313-2462)
Julie Cabral (317-373-1506)
Christy Denault (317-417-6322) 

Delaware, Fall Creek, Wayne Township

CLOVER KIDS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet 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.

Map/Directions:  St. Vincent Professional Building

Club Leaders:
Trish Schreck (317-432-0238) btschreck@sbcglobal.net
Caryn Terry                            terryc@wws.k12.in.us
Maria Layman (317-439-8031) mdlayman@comcast.net
Jamie Baber (317-441-5238)   cebaber5@netzero.com 
Susie Strange (317-502-5227)


FISHERS SHOWSTOPPERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet 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. This is a general interest club. We regularly have project demonstrations, community service, and social activities.  We regularly have project demonstrations, community service, and social activities.  Members share experiences, ask questions, participate in leadership opportunities, and have fun.

Map/Directions:  Christ the Savior Lutheran Church

Club Leaders:                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lisa Swain (317-503-7149)                                                                                                                                                                                                        Katie Lichtenberger (219-510-7304)                                                                                                                                                                                        Shelby Myers (317-431-2127)

 

FRIENDS FOREVER

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet the 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. Annual dues are $5.00 per family. Leadership listed below.

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders (text or call):
Amy Canaday (317-319-9541)
Kim Macky (317-529-3839)
Jenny Rumple (317-670-4202)
Tammy Delgado (619-888-7617)
Rosalie Alvey (317-698-2446)


JOLLY ROGERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet the 2nd Monday of each month and twice in June at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Vincent Hospital on Olio Road, 3rd floor Community Room. Dues for the club are $5-$10 and occasionally members are asked for a few dollars for supplies or to bring items in for a project. This group is involved in many diverse 4-H projects and are very active in community service projects (Veterans, Elderly, and At-Risk Families).

Map/Directions:  St. Vincent Fishers Hospital

Club Leaders:
Nancy Bixler (317-919-8540) pnbixler@sbcglobal.net 
Lynn Murphy (317-450-2895)
Elizabeth Morse (317-469-6505)
Dawn Underwood (317-407-5461)


MUDSOCKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet on the 3rd Tuesday (September-June, no meetings in November or December) from 7:00-8:00 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.

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
Lori Fox (317-523-5111)
Beth Michaels (317-773-8187) jband3@sbcglobal.net
Kelly Michaels (317-508-9993) kmcraftycarrot@gmail.com


PROGRESSIVE FARMERS

Meeting Dates & Location:

4-H Club is currently looking for leadership.

Map/Directions:  

Club Leaders


SOUTHEASTERN 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:  Meetings TBD.

Club Leader:

Holly Lawson Garber (317-379-3703) hjgarber@gmail.com

Jackson Township

HUSKY 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month (January-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 oversees grilled cheese making in the producer tent during the fair. 

Map/Directions:  Arcadia Town Hall

Club Leaders:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Club Email:  husky4hers@gmail.com 
Cheri Hartwick (317-696-4385)
Julie Leonard (317-984-9390)
Angela Ward (317-432-5151)
Shannon Mann (317-727-0346)


JACKSON HOTSHOTS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet every two weeks on Tuesday evenings (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 Junior 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.

Map/Directions:  Beck's Hybrids

Club Leaders:
Michelle Hasler (317-294-1420) chellehasler@hotmail.com
Erich Hasler (317-439-2839)                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nicole Hendrickson (765-810-4768) nikki.hendrickson@bayer.com

Noblesville Township

FOREST HILL

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets once a month on Sunday afternoons from 2-3:30PM at the 4-H fairgrounds from February to August. Members should be willing to participate in the club's annual fundraiser in lieu of dues. The club consists of boys and girls taking a variety of projects. Meetings are run by the club's elected officer team, with all members encouraged to run for election. The officer team meets one other time per month to set the meeting agenda and discuss club needs. We have a beginning of the year party as well as an end of the year event to celebrate everyone's successful year in 4-H.

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
Kendall Gatewood (317-674-6525) kgatewo96@gmail.com
Jaime Whitlock (317-514-3146) jmwhitlock2@gmail.com


HEARTLAND 4-H'ERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet the last Wednesday of each month (January-June) from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Boys and girls of all ages are welcome. Dues are $5.00 (to be used for club activities).

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
LeeAnn Lockwood (765-292-2067) llockwood@ccrtc.com
Donna Gibson (317-488-7019)                                                                                                                                                                                                        Courtney Tate (317-956-0559)  


NOBLESVILLE H & H

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet the 2nd Monday of the month in the Annex Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
Jackie Morgan (317-370-6642)
Beth Moody (317-224-8331)
Kara Moody (317-437-1155)                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kristin Moody (317-625-6607) 


STRINGTOWN PIKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet the 3rd Thursday of the month (year round except for October, July, & August) from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Winks Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Dues are $5.00 your first year, $2.00 each year thereafter.    

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
Sara Schaefer (317-372-2594) smhart81@hotmail.com
Jennifer Huff (317-371-6061)


WINNERS UNLIMITED

Meeting Dates & Location:
meets the 2nd Monday of the month February through July from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Exhibition Center Dining Room on the 4-H Fairgrounds. Club members enjoy a variety of 4-H projects. The Officer Leadership team plans and carries out monthly meetings which consists of guest speakers, hands-on activities, and community service projects.  A celebratory family pitch-in dinner is a fun event for the July meeting.  Club meeting communications are sent out monthly via email to all members’ families. The club has a closed Facebook page to share pictures and 4-H information. Dues are $5.00 per calendar year.

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders:
Heather Bennett (317-410-2227)


Washington Township

SHAMROCK SHAKERS

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

Map/Directions:  Westfield Library

Club Leaders:
Jill Graber (317-374-1639)
Joyce Stewart (317-896-5650)


WESTFIELD CITY SLICKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet on the 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. 

Map/Directions:  Westfield Lions Club

Club Leader: 
Evelyn Burton (317-519-5788) eburton@dol-in.org


WESTFIELD CLOVERLEAVES

Meeting Dates & Location:

meet once or twice a month (traditionally the second Monday) December-August at 7:00 p.m. at the New Joy Lutheran Church (316 W 156th St.). Before each meeting, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. the club provides a themed fellowship dinner planned by the 4-H youth for all family members for a nominal fee of $2-$3 a person. Dues consist of working a 3 hour 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.

Map/Directions:  New Joy Lutheran Church

Club Leaders:
Cheryl Armstrong (317-752-4715) 
Becky Harvey (317-410-3182)
Leigh Ann Kinney (317-432-8664)                                                                                                                                                                                                    Caroline Armstrong (317-670-9010)  


WESTFIELD WHIZ KIDS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet on various dates (November-June) at 7:00 p.m. in the community room at Washington Woods Elementary School. 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.

Map/Directions:  Washington Woods Elementary School

Club Leaders:
Margo Hoaglan (317-697-5575)
Sarah Buckner (317-379-2812)

White River Township

NEW HEIGHTS

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet at various sites in Cicero and Noblesville. 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. 

Club Leaders
Suzy McMahon (317-459-7359) mcmsuz@hughes.net
Angie McNew (317-626-8270)


WALNUT 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 Cowan (765-623-5873)
Deanna Teal (317-509-7034)


WHITE RIVER BLUE RIBBON

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

Map/Directions:  Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

Club Leaders
Nikki Williams (317-984-3716) bbbw5@msn.com 
Missi Piel (317-431-8881) ryanmissip@msn.com

County Project Clubs

*Indicates the club meets at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds.  Click for Map.

DOG OBEDIENCE*

Meeting Dates & Location:

This is a project/club that teaches you how to train your dog and have a lot of fun while getting to know your dog. All you need is some time, patience, and a dog. Your dog doesn't have to be pure bred or registered; we know mixed breeds make wonderful pets. The dog project's first meeting is Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Llama Barn at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds. NO DOGS AT THIS MEETING! It is our organizational meeting, where we will explain the program and distribute information. Starting Tuesday, March 10th we begin training and continue every Tuesday through July 7th. At these weekly meetings, we will teach you and your dog some basic obedience commands and prepare you for a dog show held before the Hamilton County 4-H Fair. Our motto: "To make the family pet a better family member."

Club Leaders:
Lynda Arbuckle (317-773-5758)
Dawn Moos (317-213-8515)


FOUR LEAF CLOVER CLOGGERS*

Meeting Dates & Location:
meet every Tuesday (beginning January 14, 2020) 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 (317-341-2679) (4leafcloggers.wordpress.com) themorrows9799@att.net
Cathy Ridings (317-727-2259)
Eric Morrow (317-796-7454)


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) on the 4-H Fairgrounds (meeting room varies based upon availability). Meetings are held as workshops in the Horse & Pony complex from mid-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 (317-445-4030) cranefamilyfarms@yahoo.com 
Amy Landis (317-435-6227)
Susan Byer (317-374-5799)


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:
Jerry Urbanus (317-508-9183)
Jeff Harpham (317-691-4490)
Sabine Whitmer (317-508-3317)
Todd VonBlon (317-625-2469)
Dustin Newman (317-627-1382)                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elizabeth Newman (317-902-1855)                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bailee Williams (317-502-6841)                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tom Koch (317-439-4344) 


HAMILTON COUNTY JUNIOR SHEEP ASSOCIATION

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

Club Leaders:
Susan Wertz (317-691-7876)


LLAMA TREKKERS

Meeting Dates & Location:

is a Llama club of all ages, boys and girls working together, learning large animal care, and training llamas. Llamas may be leased to show at the 4-H Fair.

Club Leaders
Marilyn Nenni (317-418-2258)
Lisa Sims (317-501-3932)


SHOOTING SPORTS

2020 Shooting Sports Schedule

Meeting Dates & Location:

a club that helps develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to properly handle and fire various types of firearms and archery gear. The following disciplines shall be offered when a minimum of five (5) 4-H members have enrolled in a specific discipline and a certified instructor is available: Hunter Education, Archery, Muzzleloading, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun.

Map/Directions:  Fox Prairie Gun Range

Shooting Sports Coordinator: 
Brandon Adomatis (317-506-8867)


STERLING SPURS GANG

Meeting Dates & Location

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

 

 

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