Daviess County 4-H
Welcome to 4-H in Daviess County!
As the largest youth development program in the nation, 4-H is 100+ years old.
4-H programs, conducted by Purdue Extension, operate in each of Indiana’s ninety two counties. The 4-H program provides opportunities youth in grades K-2/Mini 4-H and for youth in grades 3-12.
4-H experiences provide hands on learning as guided by adult staff and volunteers through after school programs, 4-H camps, award trips and 4-H community clubs.
4-H is for youth from towns/cities as well as from rural communities.
For more information such as dates, projects, activities, etc. please see sections below
To join 4-H, go to the 4-H Online website on or after October 1, 2022 - Click Here or see below for directions and links.
Should you need assistance or have any questions, regarding the Daviess County 4-H Program, please call the office, 812-254-8668 and we will be happy to assist you.
Contact Us and Quick Links
300 E Hefron St. - Suite 119
Washington, IN 47501
ALL 4-H Communication is sent via 4-H Online & Includes a TEXT message note
- Please make sure your EMAIL ADDRESS for your family account is one that you use regulary.
- Please make sure your cell phone number is correct
- IF you need assistance, please contact the office at 812-254-8668 for assistance.
2022 - 2023 4-H Newsletters
** Forms are at the bottom of this page
PLEASE CHECK GUIDELINES BEFORE STARTING PROJECTS
Daviess County 2021-2022 4-H Handbook for exhibit guidelines
Questions call the office at 812-254-8668 or
Email Lisa at email@example.com or Jane Ann @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Manuals & Forms - to pickup items at the office
Place your order thru 4-H Online via "EVENTS" section - NOW CLOSED will reopen October 1, 2022
Event Directions - Click here
Link to State 4-H Projects Only - Click Here
Links for County Only Projects
Make sure to refer to the County 4-H Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines for County Only Projects.
Please note - List is tenative until October 1, 2022
Create-with-a-mix - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Creative Wrap - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Cupcake Decorating - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Greeting Card - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
International - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Scarecrow - - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Small Animals - See Handbook for Guidelines
Sports - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Sunflower - No manual. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Welding - Manual - 1st year welding mebers only. See Handbook for Guidelines.
Daviess County - Mini Manuals
Please see the Daviess County 4-H Handbook for exhibit guidelines
Mini Livestock - see handbook for guidelines & important information (link above)
Mini liability livestock form - required (k-2) for ALL livestock projects.
FORMS & RECORD Sheets for Grades 3 - 12
Required for Green Record Book
- My Record of Achievement
- Summary Record Sheet - For your Grade
- Livestock Record Sheet - Required in Green Book if you show animals that require YQCA Training.
Project Record Sheets
Crops: Alfalfa, Corn, Soybeans & Wheat - (ONLY 1 copy attached to your project)
Recycling - (required only in your notebook) - see project leaflet above for forms
Check back soon for updated 2022-2023 information
- Blue Ribbon Wranglers
- Cindy Barber
- Valerie Clarke
- Classy Clovers
- Aaron Korff
- Cliff Armstrong
- Country Cougars - meets in Odon
- Stacey Berry
- Josh Dove
- Jenny Dove-Farley
- Hearts At Home
- Chadd & Shannon Smith
- Chris Jarrett
- Shawna Brinson
- Jr. Leaders
- Jane Ann Beard
- Sylvia & Roger Clinton
- Kidding Around
- Megan Nowling
- Jerry Lubbehusen
- Angie Clinton
- Shooting Sports
- Jody Schultheis
- JR Crew
- Jason Hedrick
- Spurs & Saddles
- Megan Cornelius
- Lesly Spillman
- Sugarland Club
- Kendra Harner
- Swine Time
- Leader - Please call and speak to Jane Ann at 812-254-8668 if interested
- Kensay Mott
- Vikings - Meets in Montgomery
- Heather Madison
The Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program has a variety of involvement opportunities available. We rely heavily on adults who care about the development of youth across the state in order to deliver positive youth development experiences to our youth. All volunteers must pass a background check and participate in training provided by your County 4-H Educator.
To become a volunteer in Daviess County
Additional Volunteer information - Click Here
Sheep, Goat, Swine, Beef/Dairy Steer Tagging, Rabbit tattooing, Horse Project Reminders and Infomation letter - click here for a printable PDF - Being updated for the 2022 - 2023 prog. year.
2022 Indiana 4-H Approved Animal Grooming Assistance Program - Closed until 2023
MINI Liability Release form - click here for the printable PDF form. This form is requirement by all mini 4-H'ers showing live animals. Please check back after October 1 for updated 2022/2023 form.
Animal Identification Information page - you will find 4-H ID Requirements, Directions for entering animals in 4-H Online, vaccination forms and other helpful information. - BEING Updated for 2022/2023
Additional Items - Being updated for the 2022 - 2023 4-H Program Year
Beef tagging letter - click here for printable PDF - Being updated for the 2022 - 2023 program year.
Poultry Bleeds - Call SIPAC to have the testing done. However, the cost is $30 plus $1 per bird and you need to call before arriving to make sure someone is available. Normal hours are 8 AM - 5 PM (Mon - Fri). Prices may be updated for the 2022 - 2023 4-H Program Year.
Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center (SIPAC)
11367 East Purdue Farm Road
Dubois, IN 47527
Check back for Dates for the 2022-2023 4-H Program Year
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training is required for county and state exhibition for beef, dairy, meat goats, dairy goats, rabbit, poultry, sheep and swine.
Directions for the new systems - Please READ CAREFULLY and double check your Selection. Scroll to the bottom of the class listing to find Daviess County Classes.
YQCA Purchase an INSTRUCTOR Led Training - In Person (Face To Face)
YQCA How to Purchase a Test-Out Certification - Youth Ages 12, 15, and 19.
50 Questions and must score at least an 80% - cost is based on level selected
IN State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) - You may also sign up for MESSAGE alerts here
BOAH - Premises Registration - MUST Have Premises ID for tagging - REQUIRED
Indiana State Fair Dates for 2023 - July 28, 2023 - August 20, 2023
4-H Enrollment Begins
Early enrollment maximizes all the experiences, trips, and opportunities that 4-H has to offer. Questions call 812-254-8668.
Enrolllment is easy as 1, 2, 3
- Grades K - 2 - $5.00 per member for the year
- Grades 3 - 12 - $20.00 per member for the year
- Family maximum is $60 per family
- Families assistance is available for those in need
3. Step By Step Directions
New Member - Click here for a printable PDF file
Returning Member - Click here for a printable PDF file
2021 4-H Board of Directors Listing
Barr-Reeve - Kelly Cummings and Clint Fuhs
Bogard - Chance Berry - Chairman
Elmore - Jerry Lubbehusen
Harrison - Scott Armes - Co-Chairman
Madison & Van Buren - Kelly Ferguson and Vacant position
Steele - Mike Nowling
Veale - Paul Flint
Washington - Tara Brower and Jon Casper
At-Large - Kevin Frette and JJ Arney
Treasurer - Eric Lane
Ext. Homemakers - Sylvia Clinton
Farm Bureau - Phil Flint
Extension Board Representative - TBD
Grounds Committee Representative - Jon Casper
Livestock Representative - Josh Dove
- October 12, 2021 - Rescheduled for October 19, 2021 - 7:00 PM
- November 9, 2021 - 7:00 PM 4-H Exhibit Building - Meeting Has been cancelled
- December 14, 2021 - 7:00 PM 4-H Food Court
- Meeting has been rescheduled for Dec. 7 at 7:00 PM.
- January 11, 2022 - Livestock & Directors Meeting - Rescheduled for Jan. 13 - via zoom
- February 10, 2022 - 7:00 PM 4-H Food Court - Meeting Rescheduled for Feb. 10
- March 2, 2022 - 7:00 PM 4-H Food Court - Due to calendar conflicts, the March BOD meeting will be held March 2, 2022. Agenda to include BOD officer elections, award trip selections, etc. Meeting is open.
- April 12, 2022 - 7 PM 4-H Food Court
- May 10, 2022 - 7:30 PM 4-H Food Court
August 2021 - Click here for minutes
September 2021 - no meeting
October 2021 - Click here for minutes
November 2021 - Click here for Livestock Meeting Minutes
December 2021 - Click here for Directors minutes
January 2022 - Click here for Directors minutes
February 2022 - Click here for Directors minutes
March 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes
April 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes
May 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes
June 2022 - No minutes
July 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes
July 2022 - Click here for the 4-H Show Review minutes