(BEDFORD) – It doesn’t matter where you live or what you want to be when you grow up. In 4-H, you can make friends, have fun, and try new things with the help of caring adults.
Whatever your interests, there is a 4-H experience for you. Explore your path through hands-on projects like robotics and computers, cooking and eating healthy, raising and taking care of animals, performing arts, discovering nature, and helping your community.
The Indiana 4-H enrollment deadline is fast approaching. Lawrence County Families are urged to enroll by January 15, 2020.
4-H is a premier source of enjoyable, educational programs to help young people reach their full potential. 4-H is the largest youth organization in the nation, and there is a place for you with many different clubs, trips, scholarships, and other opportunities available.
Enrollment is easy with the 4HOnline system, https://in.4honline.com.
“We want to help new families learn the opportunities that exist with 4-H, so they are invited to attend New Member Orientation, which will be available when they join 4-H,” said Lesley Lodmell, 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator. “We know 4-H can be a little confusing with all of the opportunities available, and we are here to help.”
Indiana 4-H is the state’s largest youth development program for grades K-12, reaching more than 200,000 youth in all 92 counties. Get instructions to Join the Club before January 15 by visiting http://bit.ly/4HEnrollment.
Lawrence County 4-H is constantly expanding programming are ensuring there is something for everyone. Be on the lookout for new, short term opportunities with our SPARK Clubs. They are still looking for volunteers who have a cool interest or hobby that they would like to share with other members.
Youth may be enrolled in Lawrence County 4-H by January 15th online at https://in.4honline.com or by visiting the Purdue Extension-Lawrence County office, 924 16th Street, Bedford, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
The $20 fee per child includes all Indiana 4-H program fees for members in grades 3-12. For Mini 4-H members (grades k-2) the fee is $5. These fees include as many clubs and/or projects you would like.
For more information about specific 4-H subjects in Lawrence County or the 4-H program in general, visit https://extension.purdue.edu/Lawrence. If you have questions about Lawrence County 4-H, call Lesley Lodmell, 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator, at 812-275-4623.