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Mini 4-H

June 17, 2020
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Mini Arts & Crafts, Bugs, Collections, Foods, Sewing, Space & Trees
Erin Allen, 317-727-8343 (call/text)

Mini Clogging
Amanda Morrow, 317-341-2679, themorrows9799@att.net

Mini Horse & Pony
Heather Lawson, 317-450-9472, heather@arcadiachristian.com

Mini Llama & Alpaca
Amy Underhill, 317-496-4108, denali8@att.net

EXHIBIT CHECK-IN: Sunday, July 12, 4-6 PM
JUDGING:   Closed 
RELEASE: Sunday, July 19, 4-7 PM

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)*
 Llama and Alpaca*

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 Mini 4-H Meetings are from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds
2020 dates are: 
    Feb 13 
    Mar 12
    May 21 - CANCELED
    June 11 - CANCELED

*Mini 4-H’ers enrolled in Clogging, Horse and Pony, or Llama and Alpaca have additional workshops outside of the Mini 4-H Club meetings.

Mini Horse & Pony - TBD

Mini Llama & Alpaca

April 23 - CANCELED
June 25 - CANCELED

All Mini Llama & Alpaca workshops are held 6:30-7:30 pm at the Leader’s llama farm at 4923 E 161st, Noblesville.

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 - May 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.


Exploring 4-H Day Camp - NO face-to face meetings in June - Stay tuned for update

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 

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