Huntington County

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Huntington County 4-H Dates, Events, and Deadlines

January 17, 2019

CANCELED - January 17  Beginning Leadership  6 - 8 pm  Real Colors.  It has been rescheduled for Feb. 21. 

 

4-H Enrollment will continue to be accepted.  Contact the Extension Office for details.

 

4-H Scholarships

4-H members (at least 3 years) and currently in grades 10 - 12 are encouraged to apply for STATE 4-H Scholarships.  They MUST be uploaded in your 4honline account by January 25.  If you would like Rae Ann to review your scholarship - email it to her by January 18.  Here is the website for additional information and the applications.  Click here.

4-H Camp Counselor Applications due Feb 1, 2019

The application can be found at 4honline under Announcements & Newsletters or at the bottom of this page.

January

 

January 21  Martin Luther King Day

Extension Office is Closed

January 22   YQCA  6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

YQCA is required of all youth exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Starter Calves, Swine, Goats, Sheep, Poultry, and Rabbits in Indiana 4-H.  You must register at www.YQCA.org to receive credit for the class.  

January 25  State 4-H Scholarships are Due in 4honline

4-H members (of at least 3 years) in grades 10 - 12 are encouraged to apply.  Today is the final day to upload your applications in 4honline.  Click here for the applications and additional information.

January 31  4-H Volunteer "Boot Camp"  6-9 pm  Allen County Fairgrounds

4-H Club Leaders that would like ideas on how to improve their club meetings to attract and keep 4-H members are encouraged to attend.  RSVP to the Huntington County Extension Office.  Carpools will be available.

February

February 1  4-H Camp Counselor Applications are due by 4:00 pm

February 2  4-H Beef ID Day.  9 - 11 am .  Huntington County Fairgrounds.

Enter your beef steers, dairy steers, and commercial heifers in your 4honline account by April 1.

February 2  4-H Benefit Auction 

Hold the evening for a great meal and super auction to support the 4-H program and the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

February  4   YQCA  6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

YQCA is required of all youth exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Starter Calves, Swine, Goats, Sheep, Poultry, and Rabbits in Indiana 4-H.  You must register at www.YQCA.org to receive credit for the class.  

February 5  4-H Sewing Workshop Introductory Meeting  6 - 7:30 p.m.  Purdue Extension Conference Room

We will be offering workshops to help 4-H members with their sewing projects again this year.  Our first workshop will be Feb 5.  We will cover fabric and pattern selection for an appropriate workshop project.  We recommend a parent or adult helper attend this session with the 4-H member.  The complete schedule and information is available at the bottom of this page.  Youth MUST be enrolled in 4-H.  There is an additional $10 fee for this series of workshops.

Beginners will meet each Tuesday and Advanced sewers on Thursdays.  Each from 6 - 7:30 p.m.

February 19  4-H Fair Board of Directors Meeting  7 pm  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

This meeting is open to the public.

February 21  Beginning Leadership    More details will be available soon!

March

March 8  Applications for State 4-H Conferences, Workshops, Etc. - Scholarship Request is due.

March 10  Mini 4-H Club Meeting  2-4 pm  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

Youth in grades K-2 are welcome to attend.  We ask that you RSVP so we have materials available for all.  Call the Purdue Extension Office at 260-358-4826 to RSVP.

March 11  4-H Leaders Meeting  7 pm  Purdue Extension Office

All 4-H Leaders are encouraged to attend.

March 16  Huntington Beef Preview Show  Huntington County Fairgrounds

March 19  4-H Fair Board of Directors Meeting  7 pm  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

This meeting is open to the public.

March 21  Beginning Leadership  More details will be available soon!

March 29-31  4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Certification Workshop

Contact the Huntington County Extension Office if you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the 4-H Shooting Sports program.  The fall workshop will be September 6 - 8, 2019.

April

April 1 Steers and Commercial Heifers enrollment is due in 4honline.

Beef Steers, Dairy Steers & Commercial Heifers MUST be enrolled in 4honline to be eligible to exhibit at the Huntington County 4-H Fair or the Indiana State Fair.

April 4  Beginning Leadership  More details will be available soon!

April 8  4-H Club Leaders Meeting  7 pm  Purdue Extension Office  

4-H Club Leaders are encouraged to attend.

April 13  4-H Starter Calf ID Day.  9 - 11 a.m. at the Huntington County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Enter your beef calves and dairy calves in your 4honline account by May 15.

April 16  YQCA  6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

YQCA is required of all youth exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Starter Calves, Swine, Goats, Sheep, Poultry, and Rabbits in Indiana 4-H.  You must register at www.YQCA.org to receive credit for the class.  

April 30  YQCA  6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

YQCA is required of all youth exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Starter Calves, Swine, Goats, Sheep, Poultry, and Rabbits in Indiana 4-H.  You must register at www.YQCA.org to receive credit for the class.  

May

May 1  Applications for 4-H Camp are due.  

May 1  YQCA  6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

YQCA is required of all youth exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Starter Calves, Swine, Goats, Sheep, Poultry, and Rabbits in Indiana 4-H.  You must register at www.YQCA.org to receive credit for the class.  

May 2  Beginning Leadership  More information will be available soon.

May 4  Sheep & Goat ID  7:30 - 10 am  Huntington County Fairgrounds

May 15  Animal / Livestock enrollment is due in 4honline.

All animals (except poultry, dog, cat and small pets) MUST be enrolled in 4honline to be eligible to exhibit at the Huntington County 4-H Fair or the Indiana State Fair.  Youth who plan on exhibiting SWINE at the Indiana State Fair must have DNA samples turned in to the Extension Office.

May 15 Final Day to Drop / Add 4-H projects in 4honline.

May 21  4-H Fair Board of Directors  7 pm  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

Meeting is open to the public.

June

June 1 - 30  FairEntry for all youth planning to exhibit at the Huntington County 4-H Fair

All youth enrolled in 4-H that plan to exhibit at the Huntington County 4-H Fair are REQUIRED to enter their exhibits in FairEntry.  Youth who do not enroll will not receive premium money; will not have their name listed in the fair results; and will not be eligible for the Indiana State Fair (non-animal projects).

Any youth needing assistance with FairEntry should contact the Extension Office.  We are happy to assist you.

June 4-6  4-H Camp  North Webster

Registration is due May 1 to attend 4-H Camp.  Camp is for 4-H members in grades 3 - 6 (as of January 1).

June 10  4-H Leaders Meeting  7 pm  Purdue Extension Office

Last meeting prior to the 4-H Fair.  All clubs should be represented.

June 13  Mini 4-H Fun Day

This program is for youth in grades K-2 (as of January).  Cost $10.  RSVP to Purdue Extension

June 18  4-H Fair Board of Directors  7 pm  First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall

This meeting is open to the public.

June 24-26  4-H Round-Up @Purdue

This program is for youth in grades 7 - 9.  The focus is on career exploration.  Applications for scholarships are due March 8.

June 30 ALL record sheets are required to be turned in to your 4-H club leader by June 30 to receive your Verification Form (required to exhibit at the 4-H Fair).  Club leaders make ask for them at your June club meeting.  

July

Tentative 2019 4-H Fair

More details will be coming but here is a rough draft to get you started!

July 6  4-H Dog Show

July 7  4-H Tractor, Lawn & Garden, Zero Turn Contest

July 12  4-H Parade

July 12  4-H Royalty Contest

July 13 - 14  4-H Horse & Pony Contest

July 16  Project Judging

July 16  4-H Cat Show

July 17  Fair Set-Up

July 18  Project Judging

July 19  Project Judging

July 19  Enter Livestock

July 20 - 24  Livestock shows and fair events

July 25  Livestock Auction and 4-H Project release. 
All Non-perishable items for exhibit at the Indiana State Fair must be checked in Heritage Hall during project release.  Do not take non-perishable projects home with you unless your family plans to transport them to the Indiana State Fair or you choose not to exhibit at the Indiana State Fair.

July 26  Fair Clean-Up

July 27  Area 11 4-H Tractor Driving Contest

July 28  4-H Horse & Pony Banquet

July 31  State Fair Perishable exhibits are to be turned in to the Extension Office between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. for transportation to the Indiana State Fair.

August

August 2 - 18, 2019 Indiana State Fair

 

August 30  All 4-H Club records must be turned in to the Extension Office. 

Records must be entered before 4honline is closed on September 15.

September

September 2 Labor Day

Extension Office is Closed.

September 6 - 8   

4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Certification Workshop
Contact the Huntington County Extension Office if you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the 4-H Shooting Sports program. 

October

October 1  4-H Enrollment for 2020 is open in 4honline.

November

 4-H Leadership Summit  Saturday, November 16

The event will be held at 502 East Event Centre in Carmel.  This event is for ALL 4-H Club Leaders/Volunteers and 4-H members in grades 7 - 12.   Additional information will be provided as available.

 

December

 

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