The 4-H Clover Connection is a monthly newsletter produced by the 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator and the Purdue Extension Office in Steuben County.
Two local 4-H Scholarships are offered by long-standing 4-H families in our community. Applications can be found here, and both applications are due May 1st!
4-H Camp is a fun-filled adventure for youth in grades 3-6. Campers will spend three days and two nights with Teen Counselors and Adult Educators as they explore the outdoors, experiment with science, create unique crafts, and meet fellow 4-H'ers. There are limited spots available! Sign up early!
Featuring a series designed to spark the interest of 4-H members in grades 3-12 in animal anatomy and biology. This six-hour series will focus on dissection of multiple species within the animal kingdom. Specimens include simple invertebrates to more complex vertebrates. Youth who want to explore hands-on biology will confirm what they have learned about the features and functions of cells, tissues, and organs as a result of actively participating in this series.
4-H youth interested in horse & pony project will learn about nutrition, different breeds, grooming, health care, basic horsemanship skills, basic seats, and showmanship.
Indiana 4â€‘H coordinated a trip to Heifer International Ranch in Arkansas for 44 teens from Indiana to highlight and inform Indiana 4-H member's not only of the global issue of hunger, but also to enlighten them of food insecurity in their own communities.
The 4-H Jr. Leader program is offered in Steuben County to middle school and high school youth in effort to increase life skills among youth and develop a greater leadership capacity that will positively impact our community today and in the future. This group of teen leaders met monthly to serve the local community, develop leadership qualities, build positive social relationships, and enhance their life skills. See the outcomes here...