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2021 Allen County Posts

July

Allen County 4-H Livestock Auction

Who Can Bid/Buy? Any business or family can participate in the Auction by registering and obtaining a Buyers' Number. Buyers may combine to...

June

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

4-H Horse & Pony Project

The 4−H Horse and Pony Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable...

2021 Plant Sales and Garden Walk

Allen County Fair

The Allen County Fair dates are July 26-31, 2016 is held at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 4-H members have...

4-H Calendar, Newsletters, Activities & Current Sign up Sheets

The Allen County Fair dates are July 26-31, 2016 is held at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana. 4-H members have...

4-H Newsletter

The Allen County 4-H Newsletter is a great resource for 4-H members, families and volunteers.

4-H Consumer Clothing

Educational materials are designed to teach clothing selection, wardrobe planning, care of clothing, and personal grooming. Included are activities...

4-H Sewing

This is a series on how to sew. Participants sew garments of increasing difficulty as they progress. The garments range from simple items to a...

May

4-H-Llama

The 4-H Llama project (Llama & Alpacas) provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches...

Allen County Extension Homemakers Events & Activities

Allen County Extension Homemakers Events & Activities

4-H-Cat

The 4-H Cat Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about...

4-H Sheep Project

The educational 4-H Sheep program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience...

4-H Goat - Dairy and Meat

The 4-H Goat educational program and related activities (such as workshops, tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience which...

4-H Dairy

The educational 4-H dairy program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience which...

4-H Poultry Project

The 4-H Poultry Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information...

4-H Rabbit Project

The 4-H Rabbit Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information...

4-H Swine Project

The educational 4−H swine program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning...

4-H Dog Obedience & Poster

The 4-H Dog Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about...

4-H Beef Project

The educational 4-H Beef program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience...

4-H Dairy Beef

The educational 4-H Dairy Beef program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience...

Caring for Our Community

According to the USDA, food security is having enough to eat for a lifestyle that is healthy and active. Distribution is a major problem. According...

April

4-H Complete Rule Book

The Complete Rule Book contains all rules and regulations pertaining to participation in Allen County 4-H program and the various projects and...

March

Which Trees Matter?

There are tens of thousands of wondrous trees in Allen County. Many are magnificent structures of shade and beauty. They are cleansers of the air,...

The Mother's Day Peony

As the days get longer and warmer, I find myself eager for Mother’s Day to arrive. While the Old Farmer’s Almanac may claim our last...

4-H Shooting Sports

This project teaches safe operation of firearms and archery equipment. The disciplines offered in Allen County are: .22 rifle, air pistol, air...

February

Want to Become an Extension Master Gardener?

In Spring 2021, is a Statewide Virtual Purdue EMG Basic Training from Wednesdays March 3 – June 2, 2021 (registration closed). Many counties...

Why Trees Matter

Allen County is filled with good people. Neighbors who support each other and work toward the common good are vital for developing a...

AgrAbility Makes Horticulture Accessible

This time of year, the weather slows down the average Indiana Master Gardener. Energy that might be spent digging out dandelions or planting...

Homemade Ice Cream 4-H Project

Homemade Ice Cream will be a new 4-H projects in 2021 Judging Monday, July 19. check in 5-6 pm and Judging starts at 6 pm

4-H Foods

The foods project is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact finding...

4-H Home Environment Project

Educational materials applying principles of design to home design and decoration as well as information about care of home furnishings.

4-H Microwave

This project contains exciting activities that focus on using the microwave to prepare everything from simple snacks to complete meals. Each...

4-H Potato Project

Introduces youth to growing potatoes. Youth will learn about planting, fertilizing, pests, harvesting, and storage.

4-H Recycling Project

Provides an opportunity for youth to learn more about recycling and/or to use their creative talents in designing/making an item to use at home or...

4-H Weather & Climate Science

Youth will learn basic information about weather, including what causes variations in weather and why we have different seasons and climates on the...

4-H Small Animals Project

This project and related activities provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience directly related to animal care, feeding, housing, and...

4-H Wildflowers

Youth will collect, observe and identify wildflowers common to the USA. They will learn about habitat, families, gardening with wildflowers, exotic...

4-H Wildlife

Observing and studying wildlife can provide a lifetime of enjoyment. This project will help youth learn to identify wildlife, basic wildlife needs,...

4-H Woodworking Project

This project provides youth with educational information about wood and how it can be used to construct items. The wood science project develops...

4-H Veterinary Science Project

This project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that helps them learn more about the Veterinary Science profession and...

4-H Small Engine Project

This project provides youth with educational information on small engines; how engines work; working with small engines and making small engines...

4-H Geology Project

This project introduces youth to the fascinating hobby of "rock hunting." Geology involves studying the earth's crust, its layers,...

4-H Scrapbooking Project

This creative project provides youth with opportunities to learn how to scrapbook. It allows youth to preserve their memories and those of their...

4-H Pet Rabbit Project

This project and related activities provide youth with fun and hands-on learning experiences directly related to animal care, feeding, housing, and...

4-H Arts & Crafts

This project is divided into Fine Arts, Models, Needlecraft and Basic Crafts. Participants learn about their particular craft, and develop skills...

4-H Tractor Project

The Tractor program provides youth with educational information about agricultural tractors and garden tractors and machinery that develops project...

4-H Sports Project

This project allows youth to explore their interests in a variety of different sports. They may research information on a sport of interest to them...

4-H Sportfishing

Sportfishing can be a hobby and a source of study for your entire lifetime. The 4−H sportfishing project will introduce you to fish, fishing,...

4-H Soil & Water Conservation Project

The soil and water conservation project teaches youth about soil, water, and environmental stewardship. Learn about soil and water quality, how...

4-H Photography Project

Educational materials with "How to" information on taking quality photographs with a camera. Has good basic information on camera use.

4-H Reading Program

Youth who enjoy reading are able to continue this hobby and make an exhibit showing something that they have learned. Others may develop a new...

4-H Child Development

Uses instructional materials that deal with young children at different ages (i.e., infants, toddlers, and preschool) and babysitting....

4-H Outdoor Cooking

Youth learn how to Outdoor Cook. They cover safety, selection of a grill, selection of entree, and develop a menu around the grilled entree....

4-H Computers Project

This project provides a combination of interactive CD and web based activities that are challenging and fun. Youth will learn how to interact with...

4-H Flowers/Floriculture

Youth will learn basic information and skills needed to grow healthy plants and flowers. They will have the opportunity to design and make flower...

4-H Do Your Own Thing

This project allows for great creativity! Youth may make a display on anything of interest to them that does not fit in any of the other project...

4-H Collections

This project provides youth with the opportunity to display their current collection and add to it over time. Participants will develop record...

4-H Mini Program - Grades K-1-2

This program provides 28 different projects for youth in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade to select from. It is designed o introduce youth to the...

4-H Construction Sets

This project allows youth to use their building skills and imaginations to complete construction set exhibits. Some popular construction sets...

4-H Forestry

This project provides youth with the opportunity to recognize the importance of trees and forests. They will learn how to identify different types...

4-H Gift Wrapping

This project allows for great creativity. Youth will learn how to gift wrap assorted sizes of boxes and other items using purchased wrapping paper....

4-H Berries

In this project youth have the opportunity to learn about, care for, and grow their own berry plants. Any berry may be selected-strawberry,...

4-H Gingerbread House Project

This project allows participants to learn and construct a Gingerbread House to exhibit at the County Fair. Exhibits will be judged according to...

4-H Bicycle Project

The 4-H Bicycle program provides youth with educational information about bicycles and biking that develops project skills (i.e., bicycle...

Marketing

4-H Marketing - This project will help youth practice life skills while having fun and learning.

4-H Aerospace/Rocketry Project

The 4-H Aerospace program provides youth with educational information about aerospace that develops project skills (i.e., principles of flight,...

4-H Resume

4-H Resume Project - This project will help youth practice life skills while having fun and learning.

4-H Garden

The gardening project introduces youth to vegetable gardening. You will learn about planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilizing, different...

4-H Field Crops

Youth develop forage crop subject skills and life skills through fun hands-on experiences. You can learn forage crop identification, plant growth,...

4-H Genealogy

Educational materials with "How to" information on documenting one's heritage through ancestral listing. The project can be done as...

4-H Beekeeping

This project will help you learn about bees and beekeeping. You will learn about the types of bees, the honey and wax they produce, the plants that...

4-H Health

This project will assist youth in making informed lifestyles choices. It uses six wellness factors: physical, social, intellectual, emotional,...

4-H Entomology

There are more kinds of insects in the world than all other organisms combined. They live on the earth's surface, in the soil, and in water....

4-H Aquatic Science Project

This project helps youth learn about raising aquarium fish. You’ll learn the basics of aquarium setup and maintenance and how to select fish...

4-H Creative Writing Project

4-H Cake Decorating

How-to information for making and using icing as decoration for cakes, cookies, etc. This activity, which can be enjoyed by families and friends,...

4-H Digital Art Project

Exhibits will be judged according to grade level

4-H Electric

The 4-H electricity/electronics program provides youth with educational information about electricity and how it can be used to benefit the human...

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