Purdue Extension-Jefferson/Switzerland Counties are offering the Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth 10-14 Program that focuses on family skills taught in group sessions to increase family strengths, build on improving family relationships, parenting skills and improving youth's social and life skills. The World Health Organization named this Strengthening Families Program the Number 1 prevention program out of 6,000 programs analyzed for long-term effects on substance use and misuse.
The Newsletter provides important dates, updates and information pertaining to 4-H, Health & Human Services and Agriculture.
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
This handbook provides all of the rules and regulations for the Switzerland County 4-H Program along with a list of all projects offered.
The Switzerland County Extension Office has focused on promoting S.T.E.M. to the youth of Switzerland County. Extension Educators Peg Ehlers and Kyle Weaver have taught several programs centered on S.T.E.M. education to youth in grades pre-K-12th grade.
The Extension office has joined Facebook! "like" Purdue Extension- Switzerland County on Facebook and be the first to know about newsletter highlights, 4-H announcements, Ag and Natural Resource News, Health and Human Sciences News and so much more! This page will be updated year round by extension staff and is not just for 4-H. If you haven't already like the Fair-Boards Page Switzerland County 4-H Fair as well to receive updates about the fair!
The Extension office is launching a new program this week called the Bicentennial Walking Challenge for Switzerland County! Grab 4-6 co-workers, friends, or compete by yourself and log your steps from your smart phone or fitness tracker. The team and individual that has the most steps at the end of the challenge will receive a catered lunch and gift basket on us! This challenge is in celebration of Indiana's 200th Birthday and will feature a e-newsletter with recipes, exercise tips, Indiana Hist