We offer an expansive and diverse range of projects to complete for 4-H! We offer select workshops for certain projects to better educate and round out youths' 4-H experience. Workshops will be listed on the Facebook events page and in the Marion County Weekly Update as they are scheduled. If you have a question about a project, please call the county office at 317-275-9305

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Marion County 4-H Projects:

Aerospace

Animal Fever

Beef

  • Marion County does not have a Beef Show at the county fair. If you are interested in showing beef animals you may enroll in the beef project in a neighboring county. Please contact the extension office with questions.

Beef Poster

Beekeeping

Bicycle

  • 4-H'ers may also participate in the Bicycle rodeo at the state fair. Please contact the county office by county fair week if you are interested. 

Bowling

Cake Decorating

Cat Poster

Ceramics

Child Development

Collections

Community Service (Project Requirements)

Computer

Consumer Clothing

Create with a mix

Creative Writing

Dog 

Dog Poster

Electric

Entomology

Fine Arts (includes the following categories)

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Miscellaneous
  • Computer

Floriculture

Foods

Forestry

Garden 

  • Garden Vegetables and Herbs do not have to qualify at county fair to be exhibited at state fair. Sign up for state fair will be available at county fair check in or contact the county office. Please make sure to enroll in the garden project to be eligible for fair entry. State Fair Entry Book
  • 4-H Garden Publication 4-H 970-W (Useful information including vegetable exhibit guidelines.)

Genealogy

Geology

Gift Wrapping

Goats

  • Not a Marion County 4-H project, but traditionally an open class goat show with a division for 4-H aged youth is offered at the Marion County Fair. Contact the county office for information about enrolling in the goat project in a neighboring county.

Goat Poster

Health

Home Environment

Horse & Pony

Horse and Pony Poster

Indiana Heritage

Junior Leader Resume

Latch hook

Leather Craft

Lego (project requirements)

Llama Poster

Macrame

Microwave

Misc. Crafts

Models

Needlecraft

Personality

Pigeon Poster

Photography

Pottery

Poultry

Poultry Poster and Poultry Science Exhibit

4-H Promotion Project

Rabbit

  • In Marion County rabbits can be shown as part of the small animal show at the fair. A member may also show rabbits at the state fair, please contact the county office for details about how to register your animals. Please be sure to enroll in the rabbit project if you plan on showing at the state fair and small animals to show at the county fair. 

Rabbit Poster

Reading for Fun

Recycled Craft

Robotics - Technology and Robotics

Robotics link will take you to the Digibytes (Marion County 4-H Robotics Club) website. Click on the "Technology and Robotics Project Sheets' tab at the top of the page for project requirements, record sheets, and scorecards. You do not have to be in Digibytes to exhibit a project in this area at the fair.

Scarecrow

Seasonal Decoration

Sewing

Sheep

  • Not a Marion County 4-H project. Contact the county office for information about enrolling in the sheep project in a neighboring county.

Sheep Poster

Shooting Sports 

Small Animals

Small Animal Poster

Small Engines

Soil & Water Science

Sport Poster

Sportfishing

Swine

  • Not a Marion County 4-H project due to zoning. Contact the county office for information about enrolling in the swine project in a neighboring county.

Swine Poster

Veterinary Science

Wearable Art

Weather & Climate Science

Wildlife

  • Project requirements have changed. New project manuals will be coming out spring 2017. Check back for updates.

Woodcraft

Wood Science (Woodworking)