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4-H enrollment is open!

October 2, 2018
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Dearborn County 4-H enrollment is open!

4-H is family friendly and provides educational programs to help young people reach their full potential.

Through Dearborn County 4-H programming, screened adult volunteers teach young people specific skills related to a wide variety of subjects through hands-on, experiential learning. Youth develop leadership and citizenship skills by participating in one of 20 organized 4-H clubs.

Choose from subjects  in  Healthy Living, Science & Technology, Leadership & Citizenship, Consumer & Family, Environment & Earth, Animals, Express Yourself, Plants, Small Animals, Farm, and Shooting Sports. Clover Buds offers projects such as sewing, bugs, animals, foods, etc.  Contact the Extension Office for a complete listing of projects for 4-H and Clover Bud members or visit to check out project information.

In 2013, a Tufts University study showed that 4-H members also excel in positive youth development areas compared to peers, including

The 4-H Online webpage makes it convenient to enroll and 

Enroll your child using secure  payment online, at or by visiting the Purdue Extension Dearborn County Office, 229 Main Street, Aurora, IN 47001 Weekdays 8:30-4:30.  The enrollment is $15 fee per child. Clover Buds, members in grades K-2, also enroll online, and there is no fee for the program.

For more information about online enrollment in Dearborn County or the 4-H program in general, please call Liz Beiersdorfer, 4-H youth development extension educator, at 812-926-1189 or e-mail .



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