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, 2023 - 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

Purdue Extension - Daviess County
Wes Richardson
4-H Youth Development Educator
richa276@purdue.edu
812-254-8668

2023 - 2023 4-H information Coming Soon

 Indiana State Fair Dates 

Results - Click Here

July 28, 2023 - August 20, 2023

4-H Announcements

 

4-H Manuals, Paperwork, & Supplies

Items needed may be requested via 4-H Online or you may stop by the office.  When requesting via 4-H Online, please allow 48 hours for orders to be assembled.  Please note we no longer carry the electric circuit boards.  Thank you!

 

Click here for 4-H Online 

Click here for event directions 

 

BOAH - Premises Registration - MUST Have Premises ID for tagging - REQUIRED 

 

Newsletter Sections for 2023 - 2024

Currenlty Updating - 8-17-2023

 

 

 

** Forms are at the bottom of this page

PLEASE CHECK GUIDELINES BEFORE STARTING PROJECTS

 Daviess County 2023-2024 4-H Handbook - NOT AVAILABLE

Questions call the office at 812-254-8668 or

Email Lisa at lpetty@purdue.edu

 

Link to State 4-H Project Site - Click Here

  

Make sure to refer to the County 4-H Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines for County Only Projects.

Updating as of August 17, 2023  

Abe Lincoln

Americana 

Aquatic Science

Collections 

Creative Wrap - - No manual.  See Handbook for Guidelines.

Crops

Cupcake Decorating - - No manual.  See Handbook for Guidelines

Family Camping - NEW PROJECT

Greeting Card - - No manual.  See Handbook for Guidelines.

International - - No manual.  See Handbook for Guidelines.

Reading Manual

Recycling Beginning

Recycling - Intermediate & Advanced

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 - Updating

Please see the Daviess County 4-H Handbook for exhibit guidelines

 

Abraham Lincoln

Bicycle

Bugs

Collections

Crafts

Electric

Farm Animals

Foods

Forestry

Garden

My Pet & Me

Models

Photography

Plants & Flowers

Poultry

Rabbits

Reading

Robotics

Sewing

Wildlife Adventure

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 

  1. My Record of Achievement
  2. Summary Record Sheet - For your Grade
    1. Grade 3-5
    2. Grade 6-8
    3. Grade 9-12
  3. 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)

Consumer Clothing - (required only in your notebook)

Recycling - (required only in your notebook) - see project leaflet above for forms

Craft Cards, Food Recipe Cards are available on State Project page

 

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  • 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
    • Shannon Smith
    • Chadd Smith
  • Jefferson
    • Chris Jarrett
    • Shawna Brinson
  • Jr. Leaders
    • Sylvia Clinton
    • Roger Clinton
  • Kidding Around
    • Megan Nowling
    • Jerry Lubbehusen
    • Angie Clinton
  • Shooting Sports
    • Jody Schultheis
    • JR Crew
    • Jason Hedrick
    • April Sircy-Carrico
  • Spurs & Saddles
    • Lancy Shaw
  • Sugarland Club
    • Kendra Harner
  • Swine Time
    • Michaela Chambers
    • Laura Chambers
  • UnderDogs
    • Kensay Babrick
  • Vikings - Meets in Montgomery
    • Heather Madison

The Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program has a variety of involve​ment 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

Please call the office at 812-254-8668 and speak with Wes Richardson. 
Additional Volunteer information - Click Here 

Begining October 1, 2023 - Returning 4-H Volunteers may re-enroll here - 4-H Online

 

 

 

MINI Liability Release form - click here for the printable PDF form.  This form is requirement by all mini 4-H'ers showing live animals.  

 

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

ON THE STATE SITE (CLICK HERE): Then choose species desired 

 

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
Phone: 812-678-3411

 

 YQCA CLASSES are only available on line at 

Click here for link

 

 

IN State Board of Animal Health (BOAH)You may also sign up for MESSAGE alerts here

BOAH - Home Page Link

BOAH - Premises Registration - MUST Have Premises ID for tagging - REQUIRED 

 

 

Indiana State Fair Dates for 2023 - July 28, 2023 - August 20, 2023

Click here for link to ISF Page

October 1, 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

1. Enroll on or after October 1, 2023 at 4-H Online 
2. Program Fees For Daviess County
  • 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
  • Family assistance is available for those in need

3. Step By Step Directions

New Member - Please contact the office at 812-254-8668

2022-2023 4-H Board of Directors Listing

Barr-Reeve - Kelly Cummings and Chadd Smith

Bogard - Travis Yoder

Elmore - Jerry Lubbehusen

Harrison - Scott Armes - Chairman

Madison & Van Buren - Eden Bault

Madison & Van Buren - Brandt Lawyer

Steele - Mike Nowling

Veale - Paul Flint

Washington - Tara Parsons and Kevin Frette

At-Large - JJ Arney

Treasurer - Eric Lane

Ext. Homemakers - Sylvia Clinton - Co. Chairman

Farm Bureau - Phil Flint

Extension Board Representative - TBD

Grounds Committee Representative - Chance Berry 

At Large, Livestock Chairman - Josh Dove

 

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Schedule of Meetings
Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM, unless otherwise noted. 
Meetings will be in the Food Court or the 4-H Exhibit Building pending number in attendance.
4-H Grounds
Address: 4H Way, Washington, IN  47501
Dates
  • June 13 - Cancelled
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Minutes

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 - Click here for the Directors minutes

July 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes

July 2022 - Click here for the 4-H Show Review minutes

August 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes

September 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes

October 2022 - No minutes

November 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes

December 2022 - Click here for the Directors minutes

January 2023 - Click here for the Directors minutes

February 2023 - Click here for the Directors minutes

March 2023 - Pending Corrections

April 2023 - Meeting Cancelled

May 2023 - Pending Approval

June 2023 - Meeting Cancelled

July 2023 

August 2023 

 

 

 

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