Boone County 4-H

Types of 4‑H Programs:

Our projects reach youth through hands-on learning. Kids build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow.

4‑H programs and resources are available through Boone County 4‑H clubs and camps, with the support of adult mentors, youth select from a menu of hands-on project ideas to complete. 4‑H programs are available for kids and teens ages 8-18.

 Please see the drop down menus below to find more information on each available project.

Quick Links

2022 Boone County 4-H Handbook

 Indiana 4-H

Enroll in 4-H Today!

 

 

Boone County 4-H Projects

Beef

Cat

Dairy (Cattle)

Dog

Feeder Calf

Goat Subcatergories:

Horse and Pony

Llama/Alpaca

Poultry

Rabbit

Sheep

Swine

Learn proper nutrition, housing and health care for your Llama/Alpaca and show your animals at the fair. Optional are poster presentations, fleece crafts, and fiber competition.

 

Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

 May 15, 2022                    Deadline to enroll Llama/Alpaca through v2.4honline.com

 May 15, 2022                   Deadline to turn in Livestock Location Forms and Lease Forms to Extension Office 

Open May, 2022               There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the Indiana State Fair Entry system. State Fair Entry                                                                      website: click here

 

Reminders:

  • Each 4-H member will be required to complete three activities in their project manual.
  • Each member must complete and submit a Llama/Alpaca record sheet due at close of animal check-in time as listed in the 4-H fair catalog.
  • Grade is based on the grade you were in when you enrolled in 4-H for the 2022 year.
  • If you exhibit an animal poster project you need to complete the General 4-H Record Sheet and turn it in at judging check-in in order to have your poster judged. This is required even if you plan to exhibit an animal in that project at the county fair.

 

 

 

Llama/ Alpaca Leese Agreement

No Project Record Sheet

Livestock Location Form

General Livestock Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

 

 

 

Learn proper nutrition, housing and healthcare for your poultry. Participate at the show with the following, eggs, chickens, duck, turkeys, geese. There is also a workbook required to complete this project.

 

Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

May 15, 2022              Birds must be owned and cared for by 4-H member (with the exception of meat  bird hybrids, such as                                                                                                                                                    Cornish cross)

June 15, 2022              Meat bird hybrids must be owned and cared for by the 4-H member

May , 2022                   Deadline to enroll poultry for State Fair without penalty. State Fair Entry website: click here

 

Reminders:

  • Each 4-H member needs to turn in a record sheet and complete 3 activities from the project manual to complete the poultry project for the year.
  • Grade is based on the grade you were in when you enrolled in 4-H for the 2022 year.
  • If you exhibit an animal poster project you need to complete the General 4-H Record Sheet and turn it in at judging check-in in order to have your poster judged. This is required even if you plan to exhibit an animal in that project at the county fair.

 

 

Poultry Record Sheet

General Livestock Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

Alternitive Activity 

No Project Record Sheet

Livestock Location Form

2022 Indiana Poultry Exhibitor Form

2022 Poultry Super Book

 

Learn about proper nutrition, housing and healthcare for your sheep. You also can do a poster board or participate showing at the fair.

 

Helpful Information

Important Dates:

 May , 2022                  Sheep ID Day, Cattle Barn from 8:00am-11:00am

 May , 2022                  Sheep ID Day, Cattle Barn from 6:00pm-8:00pm

 May 15, 2022              Last day for Enrolling Sheep on  v2.4honline.com

 May 15, 2022              Ram Enrollment Paperwork due to Extension Office

 May 15, 2022              Livestock Location Forms Due to Office

 Open: May, 2022        There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the                                                                                                                                                     Indiana State Fair Entry system. 

  Reminders:

  • Each 4-H member needs to turn in a record sheet and worksheet to complete the Sheep project for the year.
  • Grade is based on the grade you were in when you enrolled in 4-H for the 2022 year.
  • Answers to the worksheet are found in the Sheep Resource Manual (Ohio State). One resource manual is provided per family the first year a family member takes the Sheep Project.
  • If you exhibit an animal poster project you need to complete the General 4-H Record Sheet and turn it in at judging check-in in order to have your poster judged. This is required even if you plan to exhibit an animal in that project at the county fair.

 

 

 

 

 

Sheep Identification Instructions

General Livestock Record Sheet

Livestock Location Form

No Project Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

Ram Form

 

 

Sheep DNA Collection Information

 

Quizzes

Sheep-grade-3b.doc

Sheep-grade-3b.pdf

Sheep-grade-4b.doc

Sheep-grade-4b.pdf

Sheep-grade-5b.doc

Sheep-grade-5b.pdf

Sheep-grade-6b.doc

Sheep-grade-6b.pdf

Sheep-grade-7b.doc

Sheep-grade-7b.pdf

Sheep-grade-8b.doc

Sheep-grade-8b.pdf

Sheep-grade-9b.doc

Sheep-grade-9b.pdf

Sheep-grade-10b.doc

Sheep-grade-10b.pdf

Sheep-grade-11b.doc

Sheep-grade-11b.pdf

Sheep-grade-12b.doc

Sheep-grade-12b.pdf

Learn proper nutrition, housing and healthcare for your pigs. You can do a poster board or show at the fair .

 

 

Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

 May 15, 2022 (11:59PM)      Deadline to enroll swine online through v2.4honline.com

 May 15, 2022                       Deadline to turn in Livestock Location Forms to the Extension Office 

Open May, 2022                  There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the                                                                                                                                                      Indiana State Fair Entry system. 

 

Reminders:

  • Each 4-H member needs to turn in a record sheet and worksheet to complete the Swine project for the year.
  • Grade is based on the grade you were in when you enrolled in 4-H for the 2022 year.
  • Answers to the worksheet are found in the Swine Resource Manual (Ohio State). One resource manual is provided per family the first year a family member takes the Swine Project.
  • If you exhibit an animal poster project you need to complete the General 4-H Record Sheet and turn it in at judging check-in in order to have your poster judged. This is required even if you plan to exhibit an animal in that project at the county fair.

 

 

 

 

General Livestock Record Sheet

Livestock Location Form

No Project Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

DNA Hair Sample Instruction

Swine Ear Notch System

 

Quizzes

Swine-grade-3a.doc

Swine-grade-3a.pdf

Swine-grade-4a.doc

Swine-grade-4a.pdf

Swine-grade-5a.doc

Swine-grade-5a.pdf

Swine-grade-6a.doc

Swine-grade-6a.pdf

Swine-grade-7a.doc

Swine-grade-7a.pdf

Swine-grade-8a.doc

Swine-grade-8a.pdf

Swine-grade-9a.doc

Swine-grade-9a.pdf

Swine-grade-10a.doc

Swine-grade-10a.pdf

Swine-grade-11a.doc

Swine-grade-11a.pdf

Swine-grade-12a.doc

Swine-grade-12a.pdf

Boone Co. Mini 4-H