Today is our target date for enrollment, but we will not deprive any young person the opportunity to participate in 4-H if they do not complete their enrollment by today, so don’t worry about a thing! We want to reach as many youth in our community as possible! For enrollment information, go to http://bit.ly/2021PorterCo4H. (Further, tomorrow is the … Continue reading Annual Enrollment Target Date for Members & Volunteers – TODAY – January 15th
While we will never deprive anyone of the opportunity to be involved in 4-H, a target enrollment date is necessary for a variety of administrative reasons, such as to ensure that our volunteers complete their annual requirements BEFORE they begin interacting with youth for the program year. Therefore, we have asked volunteers serving in any role (leader, … Continue reading Critical Annual Enrollment Information for 4-H Adult Volunteers
Many of you may remember Angel Leuck who previously worked in our office with our Health & Human Sciences and Ag & Natural Resources Extension Educators. I am pleased to announce that Angel has returned to our office, this time in the role of 4-H Operations Manager! Please reach out to Angel at firstname.lastname@example.org and give her … Continue reading Welcome Angel Leuck Back to the Extension Office
The 4-H Photography Project is offering a monthly photo contest for all Porter County 4-H members (you don’t have to be in the Photography project to participate). Each month a new prompt will be posted in the Photography Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/779770095538450) and shared via email. This month’s challenge is “Portrait vs. Landscape” and is due … Continue reading Porter County 4-H Photo Contest
The Poultry Project is excited to welcome back all our poultry enthusiasts for 2021! Orders for Turkeys are due 2/28/21, Roasters are due by 4/1/21, and Broiler orders are due 4/30/21. If you have any questions, please contact Poultry Superintendent Russ Gluth at 219-462-7748 (home) or 219-746-4906 (cell).
The 4-H NFPA (National Fluid Power Assoc.) Fluid Power Action Challenge is a team learning event that challenges youth in grades 6-8 to solve an engineering problem using fluid power. Each team will learn about design and build a hydraulic mechanism! Learn more at https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/FluidPower.aspx. Registration deadline is January 29th. 4-H Council will cover the … Continue reading 4-H NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge – Build a Hydraulic Mechanism
While the 4-H Council typically meets the third Tuesday of odd-numbered months, there will be no January meeting, due to lack of agenda items. If you ever have any questions or business for the 4-H Council, don’t hesitate to reach out to President Julia Waltz at email@example.com.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a program for individuals who work with youth… like 4-H volunteers and parents! We have the opportunity, if interest exists, to host a virtual session offered on a Saturday in March for local adults. The course is a six-hour course with two hours of pre- coursework and can count … Continue reading Youth Mental Health First Aid – for Adults Who Interact with Youth
Indiana 4-H has several scholarship opportunities available. Information, applications, and submission instructions are available online at https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/scholarships.aspx. Applications are submitted through 4HOnline, and members must be enrolled and program fees paid for 2021 in order to submit. 2020 Grads interested in applying should contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your 4HOnline account activated.