About Our Program

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. 

Marshall County 4-H is open to any resident that is in grades K-12 (K-2 would be a part of our mini 4-H program)!

Contact Us

Michelle Gordon-Releford
County Extension Director
4-H Youth Development Educator
mgordonr@purdue.edu

Lindsay Schrader
Office Manager
4-H Youth Development Administrative Assistant
lstaples@purdue.edu

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4-H Enrollment

Poster requirements can be found here. Projects marked with an (*) DO require a manual but is available if you want it. All manuals may be purchased from our office or at the location provided.

PROJECTS

2022 Exhibit Guide 

Exhibit Tags

Most projects require our generic record sheet. Please fill out only ONE record sheet per 4-Her.

The projects listed below will ALSO need to be on your generic record sheet but will require other sheets/manuals.

ARTS & CRAFTS

  • Craft Information Card

BOOK READING

DOG

CAT

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

CONSUMER CLOTHING

  • Beginning (Grades 3-5)
  • Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
    • Manual
  • Advanced (Grades 9-12)

 WELDING

ELECTRIC

ENTOMOLOGY

FOODS PROJECTS

FORESTRY

GEOLOGY

HEALTH

HOME ENVIRONMENT

  • Level 1 (Grades 3-5)
  • Level 2 & 3 (Grades 6-12)

HORSE AND PONY

  • Horse and Pony program Information
  • Beginner Patterns
  • Junior Patterns
  • Senior Patterns
  • 2022 Showbill
  • Vaccine form
  • Animal ID instructions
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JUNIOR LEADERS

MY RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT

SEWING

  • Level A (Grades 3-4)
  • Level B (Grades 5-6)
    • Manual
    • Exhibit Card Grade 5
    • Exhibit Card Grade 6
  • Level C (Grades 7-9)
    • Manual
    • Exhibit Card Grade 7
    • Exhibit Card Grade 8-12
  • Level D (Grades 10-12)

 SOIL AND WATER SCIENCE

SPORTFISHING

VETERINARY SCIENCE

WEATHER

WILDLIFE

WOODWORKING

MINI 4-H 

ANIMAL PROJECTS

  • Record sheet 
  • All animals need to be in the 4HOnline system by May 15th

Beef

Dairy Cattle

Dairy, Meat and Pygmy Goat

Rabbits

Sheep

Swine

  • 4-H Ambassador Board
    • The Marshall County 4-H Ambassador Board is open to any 9-12th grade 4-H member. To become a board member you will fill out an application consisting of an application, resume, presentation and interview. The 4-H Ambassador Board Members are expected to serve in a number of 4-H events, including but not limited to: handing out ribbons at 4-H Livestock shows, assisting with buyer recognition at the 4-H Livestock Auction, hosting workshops, giving demonstrations, and/or helping at the tractor contest.
  • Trips
  • Scholarships
  • 10 Year Information 
  • Township/County Achievement Award
  • 4-H Camp - 
    • Counselor: Application Due January 15, 2022
    • Camper: Login to your 4HOnline account and under your member name you will be able to register for the event "Michiana 4-H Summer Camp"

Fundraising Events

4-H Online

Club Forms

Fundraising Events

  • Flower Sales
    • Order Form
    • Flyer

4-H Council

Minutes

Premise ID

  • All 4-H Livestock youth MUST obtain a premise ID from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.
  • Visit BOAH's website for more details.

Animal ID

  • In order show animals at the Marshall County Fair/Indiana State Fair all Animals need to be entered in the 4HOnline system.
  • Here you will find step by step guides on how to enter your animals.
  • Click here to find videos and information on livestock.

YQCA-Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  • All 4-H Members who are enrolled in livestock will need to participate in the YQCA program in order to show at Marshall County and Indiana State Fair. You must have this completed by July 1st, 2022. You may either complete this training by attending one taught by an instructor or online. To sign up go to http://yqcaprogram.org and use your 4HOnline log-in information.
  • Marshall County, instructor led sessions can be found here. 

Vaccination Forms

 Lease Paperwork

Animal Grooming Assistance

The 2022 Fair will be July 16-23 2022. For more information please visit the fair website - https://www.marshallcountyfairassociation.com/

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