Franklin County 4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

Elizabeth Simmermeyer is eager to begin her career as the new 4-H Youth Development Educator for Franklin County! She was a ten year 4-H member and graduated from Franklin County High School in 2016. She then went to Purdue University for Animal Sciences and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in 2020 and Master’s Degree in 2022. Elizabeth worked in Franklin County’s Extension Office for three summers and Rush County’s office for one summer. She also worked as a Communications Intern at the Indiana State Poultry Association and as a Graduate Research Assistant in Purdue’s Animal Sciences department. Elizabeth is excited to come back home and serve the youth of Franklin County!

Contact the Purdue Extension Franklin County Office with any questions or program suggestions at 765-647-3511 or



Elizabeth Simmermeyer

Franklin County Extension Office:

1010 Franklin Ave, Room 214 Brookville, IN 47012



2023 4-H Enrollment

It is time to reenroll in the Franklin County 4-H Program. This process can be completed between October 1 and January 15 and must be repeated each year, for both members and volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a new volunteer, contact the Extension Office and we will initiate the Approved Volunteer process. Please refer to the 2021-2022 Rule Book for project and program guidelines when enrolling. These rules are subject to change. A new Hand Book will be printed and distributed in early 2023. Below, you will find links to several attachments. Please read thoroughly and let the office know if you have any questions!

4-H Enrollment Introduction

Franklin County 4-H Rulebook

Find updated 2022 4-H Rulebook here!

2022 Rulebook

My Record of 4-H Achievement

My Record of 4-H Achievement - to be kept in your Record Book

Achievement Sheet

Franklin County 4-H Point System

Point Sheet

Point System Sheet