Washington County 4-H

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.

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I Pledge:

My HEAD to clearer thinking,

My HEART to greater loyalty,

My HANDS to larger service,

And my HEALTH to better living,

For my club, my community, 

my country, and my world.

Contact Us


Purdue Extension - Washington County

4-H Youth Educator
806 Martinsburg Rd., Ste. 104
Salem, IN 47167
(812) 883-4601




Washington Co. 4-H Cattle SPARK Club
Washington Co. 4-H Cattle SPARK Club

April 8, 2023

Cattle SPARK Club
QLC Training April 19
Quality Livestock Care Training

April 19, 2023

April 19 QLC Training
2023 Washington Co. 4-H Sheep & Goat ID
2023 Washington Co. 4-H Sheep/Goat ID

April 27, 2023

Sheep & Goat ID
2023 Area 2 4-H Camp
2023 Area 2 4-H Camp

June 2-4, 2023

2023 Area 2 4-H Camp
May 10 QLC Training
Quality Livestock Care Training

May 10, 2023

May 10 QLC Training
May 31 QLC Training
Quality Livestock Care Training

May 31, 2023

May 31 QLC Training

4-H enrollment begins October 1st! 4-h-online-vs-fairentry.jpg

Enroll Now - v2.4honline.com

4-H Online Enrollment Instructions
     Enrolling as a RETURNING 4-H Member 
     Enrolling as a NEW 4-H Member

FairEntry - All project entries due between May 16 - June 1

FairEntry Instructions for Families




Animal Education

Arts & Crafts


Cake Decorating

Child Development

Collections - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)
                      Collections Inventory Sheet


Computer Science

Construction and Architectural Replica

Consumer Clothing

Crops - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)



Fashion Revue

Fine Art





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Gift Wrapping - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)                  


Home Environment

Junior Leaders
               Washington Co. Junior Leader Record Sheet

Microwave Cooking - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)
                                      Recipe Card

Model Craft

Needle Craft

Performing Arts


Recycling - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)            


Shooting Sports Education

Small Engine

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Sports - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)


Strawberries - (County-Only Project - See Handbook for Exhibit Guidelines)

Tractor and Mower Safety and Operator Skills 

Veterinary Science

Weather & Climate Science




Mini Bugs

Mini Cake Decorating
     1st & 2nd Grades

Mini Cat
     1st Grade                                          img_9987.jpg
     2nd Grade

Mini Collections

Mini Computers 

Mini Crafts
     1st Grade
     2nd Grade

Mini Dog 
     1st Grade
     2nd Grade

Mini Flowers 
     1st Grade
     2nd Grade

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     1st Grade
     2nd Grade

Mini Forestry 

Mini Garden
     1st & 2nd Grades 

Mini Livestock Poster - See Handbook

Mini Livestock Showmanship - See Handbook 

Mini Microwave

Mini Models 

Mini Photography

Mini Sewing

Mini Space

Mini Trees

Mini Woodworking


  • Livestock Superintendents
    • Beef - Michelle Larrimore, Kelsey Trueblood, Nick Purkhiser
    • Dairy - Tom & Joy Godfrey
    • Dairy Beef - Amber Purlee, Justin Bush
    • Goats - Lindsey Tabor, Jeremy Hardwick
    • Poultry - Bonita Purlee, Nicole Purlee                                             img_0173.jpg
    • Rabbits - Nicole Purlee, Denise McNew
    • Sheep - Becky Day, Hannah Walker
    • Swine - Tom Rosenbaum, Audranel Griffitts, Laura Batt
  • Livestock Record Sheet
        Grades 3-7
        Grades 8-12
  • 2023 Livestock Checklist
  • ID Dates 
         Beef ID - March 9, 2023 from 4:00-7:00 pm at DC Cattle in Salem
         Sheep/Goat ID - April 27 from 5:00-7:00 pm at the fairgrounds
  • Quality Livestock Care Trainings
  • 2023 Livestock Fee Form - coming soon
  • 2023 Livestock Pen Fee Form - coming soon
  • Rabbit Form - coming soon
  • Poultry Form - coming soon
  • County Born & Raised Forms
       2023 Beef County Born & Raised Form
       2023 Swine County Born & Raised Form
  • Premises ID
    • All 4-H livestock youth are required to obtain a premises ID from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH).
    • Visit BOAH's FAQ page for more details.
    • Obtain a Premises ID from BOAH by visiting their website HERE.
  • Livestock Auction Information - coming soon