Purdue Extension-Decatur County in cooperation with MainSource Bank will host the Decatur County Farmers Meeting (PARP) at the Decatur County Community Schools Admin. Bldg. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am with lunch following immediately. Please call 812-663-8388 to reserve a spot as soon as possible.
Indiana 4-H enrollment window is October 1st-January 15th!
Applications and supporting materials are due by January 15th.
Many thanks to those who enrolled in the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program using the new 4HOnline system. In this year of transition to a new enrollment system and our move to focus on year-round educational programming for the 4-H youth we serve, we don't want to leave anyone out. If you were unable to enroll by January 15 and wish to participate in Indiana 4-H in 2015, simply contact the Extension Office to complete a paper enrollment form and submit the required program fees.
To place a book in the hands of a preschooler did not take an act of Congress, however it did take several community partnerships to make this gift of literacy possible for thirty-six preschoolers at the Decatur County Head Start.
Decatur County 4-H Junior Leaders were challenged to become actively involved in the community by following the Indiana 4-H Mission Mandate of Citizenship.
4-H offers hundreds of different ways to learn and do new things. 4-H is the nation's largest youth service organization. It helps young people develop and improve life skills such as self-confidence, leadership, citizenship and communications. Why should youth join 4-H? Through 4-H, you are exposed to fun and challenges that bring about education in numerous areas. With 4-H, you can: Have fun, make friends and go places!
4-H is a program that gives young people an advantage. It gives them the