The Purdue Master Gardener Program provides an opportunity for Indiana residents to increase their knowledge on a variety of horticultural subjects. The mission of the program is to provide research-based information and assistance in the areas of gardening and home horticulture through the use of trained and certified volunteers. Check out this page to learn more about the Hendricks County Master Gardener Association, and find out about gardening programs around the state!
4-H'ers: this page is a great resource for you! It's your one-stop shop for everything 4-H, including the recently updated 2015 handbook, club leader information, record sheets, frequently asked questions and more! The 2015 Hendricks County 4-H Fair will be held on July 19th - 25th.
Did you know that Hendricks County is ranked third in the state with the highest number of 4-H families involved in the military? Did you know the average military child moves six to nine times between kindergarten and high school graduation? View this page to see Extension's response.
Kindergarten U is a week-long "boot camp" where pre-K youth experience what kindergarten will be like. The curriculum models a typical year of kindergarten where the participants read, write, count, explore the sciences, participate in physical exercises, and other fun, educational activities.
The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association strives to strengthen homes and families through continuing education, leadership development and volunteer community support. The Hendricks County Extension Homemakers offer scholarships and a monthly teacher grant to Hendricks County educators. You can view this page to download an application, recent newsletters and discover upcoming events. The 2015 Open Class Show Catalog is also available for download on this page.
Effective communication drive all aspects of day-to-day life. Youth engaged in our verbal communication events and activities learn the processes of communication and the different modes that strengthen their own communication skills. This page includes good resources to help enhance verbal communication skills.
In light of the recent cancellation of this year's poultry exhibition due to the threat of H5 avian influenza, be sure to check out this news release that offers more clarity.