Jefferson County 4-H

2024 Jefferson County 4-H Fair Schedule of Events

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2024 Fair Flyer

4-H IN Jefferson COUNTY

The Indiana 4-H Youth Development mission is to provide real-life educational opportunities that develop young people who will have a positive impact in their communities and the world. Indiana 4-H Youth Development strives to be the premier, community-based program empowering young people to reach their full potential.

4-H is volunteer led, family oriented, and has a variety of activities to meet your interests. 

The 4-H program is open to any youth in grades 3-12 and has a $15 state program fee + $5 county fee. Mini 4-H is available to any youth in grades K-2 for a fee of $1. 

In Jefferson County, 4-H member select a club to join that meets monthly to provide guidance, fellowship and educational experiences. 4-H members will also select 4-H projects that they work on year round and exhibit in the 4-H Fair. 4-H clubs are meant to support members in the completion of these projects. There are also lots of 4-H experiences throughout the year. The Southeastern Indiana 4-H Camp, our local SPARK clubs such as Chef University and Experience Vet Science as well as state level experiences such as 4-H Round Up at Purdue. The 4-H Handbook linked below displays all the available clubs and projects in our community along with a Fair Schedule and important dates schedule. Monthly newsletters are how we keep the 4-H community informed year round. After you join 4-H you will start receiving newsletters that contain all the upcoming opportunities. The Extension Office is here to help year round. Visit us in person at the Fairgrounds MF 8-4pm, over the phone at (812) 265 8919 or by emailing a 4-H educator. 

To join 4-H, enroll by going to the: website.  If you need assistance, e-mail - or call the office at 812-265-8919

Jefferson County 4-H Handbook

Consult the Handbook for a full listing of exhibit guidelines, policies, dates and rules. Each project in the handbook has additional resources available on the State 4-H Website listed on individual project pages. Contact the office with any questions about your 4-H projects.

Purdue Extension-Jefferson County Newsletters

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4-H Online is our Official Enrollment System. Communications, project selection, club selection, and event registration are all handled through this website.

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Upcoming Meetings and Events on the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds

This calendar contains and the goings on at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. When you enroll on 4-H Online you will select a club that meets throughout the year. Clubs that meet on the fairgrounds are listed on this calendar. Rentals and outside events are also listed. Rentals not open to the public are listed on this calendar as private events. If you have questions about Fairground rentals contact the Extension office or a Fairboard member.