Join the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture for a free webinar on July 1st, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. The webinar will focus on reviewing the fundamental drivers of crop prices and updated management recommendations in light of shifting crop conditions. Check out this page for registration information.
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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.
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.
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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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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.
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!
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