4-H Families and 4-H Volunteers, Thank you for your understanding as we all adjust to the impacts of COVID-19 in our communities. As of today, March 25th, Purdue University Travel and Event Restrictions are in place until May 18, 2020 which means there are no face to face extension programs, including 4-H meetings, to be held until that date. Additionally Governor Holcomb has issued a "stay at home" order through April 7th. You should have received an email communication from the Indiana 4-H
Here is a list of all the active clubs in Brown County with brief descriptions. Make sure you are signed up on 4HOnline so club leaders know to contact you when there are changes to club meeting times.
The 2020 Brown County 4-H Handbook is now available! It is filled with great information on projects, policies, and procedures.
Animal Club Members and Livestock Exhibitors, We are glad to have you and are here to help you get the most out of your 4-H Experience! This document contains dates for tagging, YQCA, area Livestock Workshops and Animal Club Meetings. Relevant websites are also hyperlinked for your convenience. Refer to your 4-H Handbook for complete rules. Meeting dates are subject to change. Please continue to watch for new opportunities in your monthly newsletter! Reach out to the extension office at any tim
Check out this website for all the information you need to exhibit in the Virtual Fair this year! While it is understood pictures and videos cannot fully replace live exhibits the virtual fair environment is intended to allow a judge to see and learn about the skills a 4-H member has developed throughout this past year resulting from their 4-H experiences. We are planning several showcase items for the week of fair and need your help to provide content!
Purdue University has implemented a set of actions focused on limiting exposure of Indiana 4-H community members and Indiana citizens in general to the coronavirus, COVID-19, currently causing a growing global outbreak of respiratory disease. In following with Purdue University and the CDC's recommendations on event and travel restrictions we have made the decision to cancel the 3rd Annual Steal the Show Showmanship Clinic.
4-H Leaders, Parents and Members- Here is a listing of resources for you to explore while practicing social distancing. This page will be updated periodically as new resources are developed.
Our April Newsletter is now available! This letter includes links to virtual 4-H programs and activities, 4-H Livestock Tagging updates, Webinars on financial security, online marketing, industrial hemp and more.
February 2020 Newsletter
The June 2020 4-H Newsletter is now available! This issue contains information about the 2020 Virtual Brown County 4-H Fair including a timeline for fair, modified 4-H Livestock Project requirements & resources, links to at Home 4-H opportunities, the Brown County T Shirt Order form and more!
March 2020 Newsletter
In light of COVID-19 travel and event restrictions our Area 1 4-H Performing Arts Contest is going Virtual! Now is the perfect time to showcase your talents by making a video submission to our contest! Upload your skit, musical performance, special skill, or talent using the form below by April 25th. The submission videos will be complied, judged, and uploaded through a private link only contest participants, selected family members and extension educators will have access too. Winners wil