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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!
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View this page to check out this year's exhibit placings.
RT2 is a local program that takes place during the week of the county fair. It is designed to promote literacy, nutrition and agriculture to youth in pre-K through 1st grade. You can watch our program in action here!
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F4 is a local program designed to teach 2nd and 3rd graders about the importance of financial responsibility, nutrition and fitness. This program takes place the week of the Hendricks County 4-H Fair.
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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.
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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
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.
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