4-H Youth Development

 

What is 4-h 

4-H prepares young people to be leaders in their community and around the world through hands-on experience alongside their peers and caring adults. 4-H began over 100 years ago and has grown into the largest youth development program in the nation. 4-H delivers research-based programming around positive youth development. 4-H is delivered through America's 109 land-grant universities.  In Indiana, 4-H can be found in all 92 counties as delivered through Purdue Extension.                                                                     

4-H Mission: The Indiana 4-H Youth Development mission is to provide real-life educational opportunities that develop young people who positively impact their community and world.

4-H Vision: Indiana 4-H Youth Development strives to be the premier, community-based program empowering young people to reach their full potential.

 

Interim Educators
Joan Grott
LaPorte/Porter County

 

Julie Jones
LaPorte/Lake County

 

Kelly Wozniak
4-H Administrative Assistant

 

Purdue Extension - LaPorte County
2857 W. State Road 2
Suite A
LaPorte, IN 46350
(219)324-9407

 

4-H Motto:
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4-H Pledge:
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4-H Information

Fair Entry Instructions

Some of our projects have moved within FairEntry.  Please click here for a project reference doc.

4-H Exhibition Schedule 

Please see each pen reservation for the due date.

Dairy Pen Reservation

Little Peeps Pen Reservation

Livestock Pen Reservation

Pigeon Pen Reservation

Poultry Pen Reservation

Rabbit Pen Reservation

 

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You’ve been patiently waiting, and we have finally worked out the details and are ready to announce the 2022 LaPorte-Porter 4-H Day Camp! Our elite team of teen camp counselors has been working hard to create a great experience for our 3rd-8th grade 4-H campers!

 

Here are the basics:

  • This year’s day camp will run for two days, Thursday and Friday June 23rd and 24th at Bluhm County Park in Westville (3855 S. 1100 W., Westville, IN 46391).
  • Thanks to our generous sponsors, the cost of camper registration fees will be covered for all campers! We do require a $10 refundable deposit to reserve your spot at camp.
  • Sign up by June 10th! Space is limited and sign-up will close when all spots are filled or on June 10th, whichever comes first.

 Get all the details by clicking below.

https://bit.ly/20224HCamp

 

For the first time ever, our fantastic team of LaPorte-Porter 4-H Camp Counselors is presenting a one-day Mini 4-H Day Camp for LaPorte and Porter 4-H members in grades K-2nd!

  • This year’s day camp will be held on Wednesday, June 15th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Bluhm County Park in Westville (3855 S. 1100 W., Westville, IN 46391).
  • Thanks to our generous sponsors, the cost of camper registration fees will be covered for all campers! We do require a $5 refundable deposit to reserve your spot at camp.
  • Sign up by June 8th! Space is limited and sign-up will close when all spots are filled or on June 8th, whichever comes first.

2022 Mini Camp Signup

2022 Animal ID Requirement Chart

Animal Lease Agreement

Visit the 
State Animal Identification page  for ID Worksheets, Instructions on DNA Hair Sample collection and vaccination forms.

 

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What Is YQCA?

The platform for YQCA has changed this year.  Please visit www.yqcaprogram.org   Below you will find instructions on how to create a new account and locate any trainings being held.

Creating a New Account Instructions

YQCA Tips 

 

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Instructions on entering your animal into 4HOnline.

LaPorte County 4-H offers numerous scholarships on a local level.  Please see individual form for more information and deadlines as they all have different requirements and due dates.

Beef Scholarship

Booster & Alumni Scholarship

Dog Club Scholarship

Morse Daube Scholarship

Poultry Scholarship

Rabbit Scholarship

Weinkauff Scholarship

 

4-H Project List

2021-2022 LaPorte County Program & Exhibit Guideline Book

Any changes made to the Guideline book after 1/1/2022 are indicated in red.