Livestock Rules for Beef, Dairy, Goats, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Swine
The 4-H aerospace program provides youth with educational information about aerospace that develops project skills (i.e., principles of flight, model rocket construction, model rocket safety) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills). These fun-filled, hands-on learning experiences are provided under the direction of caring adults.
State Fair Posters-Cat, Dog, Llama, Poultry and Rabbit County Posters-Beef, Dairy, Goats, Horse, Sheep and Swine (not eligible for state fair). Make and design an educational poster that discusses the topic of your choice that is about the animal you choose. You want your poster to be informative and pull the audience in.
Ceramics, Construction Crafts, Fine Art, Gingerbread Creations, Gift Wrapping, Models, Needlecraft and Scrapbook
This project will help you learn about bees and beekeeping. You will learn about the types of bees, the honey and wax they produce, the plants that attract bees, and the equipment a beekeeper needs. If you want to set up your own hive, you'll learn basic beehive care, how to extract and bottle honey. Advanced topics include: increasing the number of your honey bee colonies, increasing honey production, producing special kinds of honey, and learning more about bee societies.
The 4-H bicycle program provides youth with educational information about bicycles and biking that develops project skills (i.e., bicycle maintenance, operation, safety and bicycle touring) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills).
"How to" information for making and using icing as decoration for cakes, cookies, etc. A project that can be done individually or in a group. This activity, which can be enjoyed by families and friends, also is an introduction to a money making skill and possible career.
The 4-H Cat Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general care, nutrition housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the 4-H Cat Pr
This project uses instructional materials that deal with young children at different ages (i.e., infants, toddlers, pre-school) and baby-sitting. Characteristics of various ages are studied and followed by observations and interactive activities.
This project will give you some insight on how county, state and federal government is ran.
Collections, My Hobbies & Go Hunting
Action Demonstrations, Demonstrations, Speech, Informative & Persuasive Presentation, Creative Writing Rules Effective communication drives all aspects of day-to-day life. Youth are to learn about the process of communications, to learn about different modes of communications and to strengthen their own communications skills. They are often used in 4-H meetings, and a county 4-H youth development program may choose to offer these as competitive events. While the interactive demonstration is a
Computer Rules-new for 2021 The 4-H Computer project is designed for youth to engage in an interactive project to learn all levels of familiarity with computers. Learn life skills while gaining hands-on computer specific knowledge. First youth are introduced to how they work, features, and programs. Then they advance to exploring connections and repairs, creating and managing networks, and lastly being capable of teaching others about technology.
This project offers educational materials that are designed to teach clothing selection, wardrobe planning, care of clothing, and personal grooming. Included are activities to be completed at home and in stores.
The 4-H electricity/electronics program provides youth with educational information about electricity and how it can be used to benefit the human race. The electricity/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).
Floriculture-Youth will learn basic information and skills needed to grow healthy plants and flowers. Garden-You will learn about planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilizing, different vegetable pests, harvesting, storage techniques and careers.
The state "Fantastic Foods" curriculum series is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. The curriculum is designed around six major categories: healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safety and science, food preparation, food preservation, careers, and food around the world.
The forestry project will help you to learn how to identify trees, uses of trees, the benefits of trees, and the importance of our woodlands. A knowledge of trees and woodland management leads to a greater enjoyment of the outdoors. An understanding of tree characteristics will allow future landowners to choose the best varieties for urban or rural benefits that include cooling, wildlife habitat, and reducing erosion and other types of pollution.
Educational materials on "How to" information on documenting ones heritage through ancestral listing. The project can be done as an individual or group with a parent or grandparent. It helps young people know where their ancestors resided, traveled, and developed some family tradition.
This project introduces youth to the fascinating hobby of "rock hunting." Geology involves studying the earth's crust, its layers, and their history. Youth learn to identify Indiana rocks, minerals, and fossils.
The 4-H Health project is designed for youth interested in basic first aid and healthy well-being as well as though interested in pursuing a medical profession. In this project youth will practice first aid skills, explore hygiene, nutrition, and physical fitness, and then put all the knowledge gained into practice as they develop their own personal plan and practice making decisions. Disease prevention, decision making, and healthy lifestyle choices are just a few of the life skills that could
The home environment project teaches principles of design to home design and decoration as well as information about care for home furnishings. Decorate my Life is a great project for kids that enjoy transforming something old into something gold for their room or home. Table Presentation teaches the 4-Her about setting a table using a theme, creating a menu and preparing a main dish.
Horse* Learn all about how to take care of your horse from brushing to riding, owning a horse can be a great adventure.
The 4-H lawn and garden tractor and equipment program provides youth with educational information that develops project skills (i.e., principles of engine operation, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, safe operation) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills). Junior division is for youth in grades 3-7 and senior division is for youth in grades 8-12.
This is a fun project and one of our most popular. Use your imagination as you select photos of birds and animals, flowers & wildflowers, scenery and even when you are on vacation.
Learn "how to" take quality photos with a camera or new for 2021 a cell phone option. This is a fun project and one of our most popular. Outdoor Photography- Use your imagination as you select photos of birds and animals, flowers & wildflowers, scenery and even when you are on vacation.
If you enjoy chickens, ducks and other waterfowl you will love this project. We have a 4-H poultry club where you can do to learn all about how to care for your bird, how to show your bird and in general how to enjoy your birds.
The 4-H Small Engine project creates the education and hands-on opportunity for youth to learn all about engines. In this project youth will identify and discover the function of different engine parts, learn compression ratios, and safety issues, and lastly tear down and rebuild an engine all while learning the valuable life skills 4-H emphasizes like self-discipline, self-motivations, and goal-setting.
Important information on our 2020 virtual fair.
Youth will learn basic information about weather and climate science, including what causes variations in weather and why we have different seasons and climates on the earth. In this project you will observe and record weather conditions and learn weather symbols.
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.
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).