All Porter County 4-H 7th-12th graders are invited to the May 17th 4-H Jr. Leader meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Expo Center. We'll have a guest speaker from the Porter County Tobacco Coalition to talk to our group about the dangers of vaping. Bring a friend and join us for snacks, door prizes, and … Continue reading Teens & Vaping Presentation
Month: April 2021
Library Summer Programs – Animal Showcase
The Porter County Library is inviting 4-Hers to showcase their animals as part of the summer reading program that is all about animals! We’ve been invited to the Portage Branch Library at 2:00 on Tuesday, June 22nd and the South Haven Branch on Wednesday, June 23rd at 2:00. Here’s what I need: An adult or … Continue reading Library Summer Programs – Animal Showcase
All-New Elite Opportunity! Indiana 4-H Ambassador Program
This is an all-new prestigious statewide leadership opportunity for 4-Hers in grades 8-11, that would look great in your Jr. Leader portfolio, and on future applications and resumes for various awards and positions outside of 4-H! I hope many of you will apply, as we would love to see Porter County represented among the first-ever … Continue reading All-New Elite Opportunity! Indiana 4-H Ambassador Program
Join the Indiana 4-H Road Show
This year, the usual 4-H overnight experiences like 4-H Academy and 4-H Round-Up will not be held in their usual format. Instead, Indiana 4-H is going on the road for 18 different one-day experiences hosted throughout the state. Locally, we will host “Community Change Starts with Me” on Wednesday, June 23rd and “Grilled Pizza Garden … Continue reading Join the Indiana 4-H Road Show
April Junior Leader Update
Porter County 4-H Junior Leader Update - April 27th, 2021 National Opportunity – Response needed by THIS THURSDSAY! Junior Leaders who participate in a national activity can be eligible to earn their JL jacket! So check this one out… Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF). This year’s CWF conference will be delivered in a five-week virtual format, … Continue reading April Junior Leader Update
Attention all sheep members. Weigh-in will be Saturday May 8 from 8:00 to 10:00 AM. at the sheep barn at the Porter County Fairgrounds. Livestock information is now online on this blog and will also be sent in the mail. Troy Haman, Sheep Superintendent 219-405-4899 email@example.com
Join us for STEM Fun on May 5th!
We will be holding an in-person STEM Open House this spring! Youth of any and all ages are invited to come out and participate in some fun science experiments. Experiments include making slime, a tornado in a jar, and more cool experiments! The event will be in the Cattle Barn at the Porter County Fairgrounds … Continue reading Join us for STEM Fun on May 5th!
4-H Animal ID – Due May 15th
Species Included in online animal ID: Beef (Including Dairy Feeder Steers), Dairy Cattle, Goat, Horse (Including Draft & Mini), Rabbits, Sheep, and Swine. Cats, Dogs, Pigeons, Poultry, and Rabbits will submit paperwork. Members of these projects will be receiving information in the mail soon. That information is also available at http://bit.ly/2021ANIMALid. It is the responsibility … Continue reading 4-H Animal ID – Due May 15th
Draft Horse Workshop
Draft Horse members- We will meet on Monday, April 26th at 6:00pm in the Horse Arena at the fairgrounds. Please enter Gate 2, it will be open by 5:00. Be prepared to do ground driving. Any questions, call Beth Wilcox 708-212-7003.
Shooting Sports Call Out/Safety Workshop
We are having two call out/safety workshops. One on April 29th and the second on May 4th starting at 6PM at 105 E Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN. We have a Sign Up Genius for you to select the day you will be attending. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eabad28a4f49-call We are limited on the number of participants we can have for each … Continue reading Shooting Sports Call Out/Safety Workshop