Mini 4-H is:
-Provides “hands-on” learning
-Involves family and community
The Mini 4-H program is geared towards activity based learning. Curriculum is based on the age appropriate research and involves cooperative, experiential, and noncompetitive activities. Mini 4-H’ers have the opportunity to attend club meetings. Hamilton County Mini 4-H program is for children enrolled in kindergarten, First and Second Grade. There is no cost to join Mini 4-H.
Mini 4-H Projects
Arts & Crafts
Horse and Pony (Horseless)
Click here for exhibit requirements for Mini 4-H projects at the Hamilton County 4-H Fair.
You may only exhibit two projects at the county fair.
Mini 4-H Meetings
All Meetings are from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds
2020 dates and topics are:
*Mini 4-H’ers enrolled in Clogging or Horse and Pony have additional workshops outside of the Mini 4-H Club meetings.
Mini Horse & Pony
All workshops 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 27745 Webster Pit Road, Atlanta, IN.
For questions, contact project leader Heather Lawson at 317-450-9472 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mini Clogging dates can be found on the Clogging page.
Leader - Amanda Morrow 317-341-2679, email@example.com
What is the Difference Between Mini 4-H and Older 4-H Members?
Type of Learning- Mini 4-H learning is activity centered - Older 4-H member learning is project based.
Type of Instruction- Mini 4-H instruction is leader directed - Older 4-H members receive instruction from a leader and through self-study.
Recognition:-Mini 4-H'ers are recognized for their participation only - Older 4-H members are recognized for participation, goal achievement, achievement of standards, and being the best in their area via competition.
How do I Join?
Online enrollment is open from October 1 - January 15 each year. Click here to enroll.
Mini 4-H members MUST pick Hamilton County Mini 4-H as their club and any of the nine Mini 4-H projects.
Any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 317-776-0854.
Mini Arts & Crafts, Bugs, Collections, Foods, Sewing, Space & Trees
Erin Allen, 317-727-8343 (call/text)
Amanda Morrow, 317-341-2679, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mini Horse & Pony
Heather Lawson, 317-450-9472, email@example.com
Exploring 4-H Day Camp is a fun-filled educational program designed for youth in Mini 4-H. The camp is two days in length, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m. During camp, youth have the opportunity to learn about many different topics all related to 4-H. Camp classes and activities from past camps have included model rocket launch, environmental safety, outdoor cooking, cookie decorating, character education, wildlife, bubbleology, magic of nature, care of small and large animals, group recreation, and much more!
June 16-17, 2020