This project teaches safe operation of firearms and archery equipment. The disciplines offered in Allen County are: .22 rifle, air pistol, air rilfe, archery, muzzle loading, outdoor pursuits and shotgun. The disciplines offered in any county will depend on the availability of certified 4-H shooting sports instructors to teach the classes, range availability, and access to equipment. There are also Hunter Education classes offered in cooperation with the Department to Natural Resources.
2016 County Fair - July 26-31
2016 Livestock Auction - August 1
Current 4-H Calendar & Current Sign Up Sheets
Upcoming events pertaining to gardening.
The 4-H Horse and Pony 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 management, training, nutrition, housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and activities such as horse bowl, Hippology and judging, and in preparation of an exhibit.
The 4-H goat educational program and related activities (such as workshops, tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both goat subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications). It is divided into Dairy Goat and Meat Goat.
The Master Gardener Program is one way that the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service puts knowledge to work and helps people grow throughout Indiana. The Master Gardener Program helps gardeners grow by providing them with intensive training in horticultural principles.