This project allows the 4-H'er to learn more about horses and ponies without owning one. They learn horsemanship and gain an understanding of the business of training and raising horses.
This is a County Only Project.
The 4-H electric/electronics program provides youth with educational information about electricity and how it can be used to benefit the human race. The electric/electronics program develops project skills (i.e. safe practices, proper use of fuses and circuit breakers, proper lighting techniques, proper wiring techniques) and life skills (i.e. decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills).
The 4-H Shooting Sports prject teaches safe operation of firearms and archery equipment. Volunteer instructors must be certified at a workshop. Six disciplines are offered at the state level: archery, hunting , muzzle loading, pistol, rifle, and shotgun. The disciplines offered in any county will depend on the availability of certified 4-H shooting sports instructors to teach the classes, ranges available, and equipment. 4-H members will acquire a basic appreciation for shooting sports.
Mini 4-H members are pre- 4-H youth, interested in taking part in the Jasper CountyÂ Â Â 4-H program. Mini 4-H is designed to introduce youth in 1st and 2nd grade to the 4-H program. There is no cost to join.
The 4-H wood sciences program provides youth with educational information about wood and how it can be used to construct items. The wood science project develops project skills (i.e., safe practices, using hand tools, using power tools, making specialized wood cuts) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills).
Observing and studying wildlife can provide a lifetime of enjoyment. This project will help you learn to identify wildlife, basic wildlife needs, and how wildlife interact with other wildlife and with people. At the advanced level you will learn how to create a wildlife habitat, wherever you live.
Youth learn all about different types of weeds as well as life skills through fun hands-on experiences. In this project you will learn about weed identification, how to preserve weed samples, and how to mount your weed samples.