Summer Programs
We are offering many exciting programs this summer for youth in pre-K through elementary school! View this page for a quick overview of these programs. Spaces fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot!
Kindergarten U
We are now enrolling! 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.
Food Safety Plan Sessions
Writing a food safety plan is an important step in the process of implementing Good Agricultural Practices. However, producing an individualized, farm-specific plan can be challenging. Purdue Extension will be hosting four webinar-based sessions that will provide basic food safety plan writing information, as well as give growers an opportunity to ask questions about their own plans.
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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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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.
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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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We are now accepting orders for 2015 4-H T-shirts! Order forms and payment are due to the Extension Office by June 15th. Order yours today! View this page to download an order form.

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