Camps, Award Trips and Workshops
Friday, June 6 - Sunday, June 8
Area 7 4-H Camp is three days of fun! It is for youth currently in grades 3-5.
Enrollment is due May 10 to the Extension Office.
4-H Teen Camp
Area 7 4-H Teen camp is a three day, two night experience for youth currently in grades 6-8.
Enrollment is due May 10 to the Extension Office.
State Workshops & Trip Opportunities
(you may apply for more than one)
Link to State Site with additional information and application forms for these trips.
4-H Round-up is for youth that will have completed 7th, 8th or 9th grade by June 24, 2013. It is three days on the Purdue campus that will focus on career exploration. Find out what it is like to stay in a college dorm and get a taste for college classes. Application packets are available at the Extension Office. Applications are due May 1. Scholarship requests are due April 1 to the Extension Office.
Citizenship Washington Focus – Washington D.C.
Participants must be at least 15 years old at the time of the trip. Visit Washington D.C. to meet legislators, attend workshops, visit Capitol Hill, Arlington National Cemetery, Presidential and War Monuments and Memorials, the Smithsonian Institute and much, much more! Cost to participants is $400, plus transportation to Indianapolis to meet up with charter bus. Applicants must write a short essay to the 4-H Association explaining why they would like to attend this trip.
Electric Workshop – June at Purdue University (Number of years in electric project: 3 or more )
Participants must be in Division III or above in the 4-H electric project. Participants will wire switches and receptacles or an entire 4-way circuit using a computerized wiring program; Actually wire (hands-on) switches and receptacles, both two and three-way; Design and build a magnetic powered flashlight; Learn how to use the various meters to measure electrical current, voltage and resistance; Build an electronic "Decision Maker"
Indiana 4-H Youth Congress
A one day leadership development program for Junior Leaders in grades 9-12. Participants will attend the Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship recognition luncheon as well. There is no cost to the delegates.
Junior Leader Conference – June at University of Indianapolis
An opportunity to develop leadership, understanding of group dynamics and an awareness of self and others. Must be a current Junior Leader in grades 9-12. Visit: four-h.purdue.edu/sjlc/index.thml
Science Workshops - June 11-13, 2014 at Purdue University:
Aerospace: Build model rockets and planes, take a ride in a small airplane, experience a flight simulator and talk to an staff as you learn about the principles of flight and career opportunities.
Animal Science: Hands-on learning experiences dealt with the science of livestock production and management and related careers. Participants can select from one of the following:
Beef Dairy Cattle Swine Vet Science (Small or Large Animal)
Goats Horses Poultry Rabbits Sheep
Computer Science: Choose one of two tracks:
HTML: Learn the latest in web page design OR
Software Engineering: Develop an iPhone application that will keep track of your expenses.
Engineering Science: Investigate Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. Your team will design, build, and compete with other teams in a mousetrap-powered vehicle race. Tour labs and spend time with Purdue faculty.
Food Science: Work with Purdue faculty in their laboratories to find out how corn is processed to make cheese puffs, why juice in juice boxes doesn’t spoil, and how low-calorie food is made and how the look of food affects your taste perception.
P.I.N.E. (Plant, Insects, Natural Resources and Environment): Work with the Purdue faculty and staff to learn about plants, insects and other natural resource. Choose from a variety of 4-H project areas including beekeeping, crops, entomology, floriculture, forestry, geology, lawn and garden, plant science, small grains, soil and water conversation, weeds, weather and wildlife.
Robotics: Build a robot that can save the world form all the trash by helping us to recycle our waste.
***NEW*** Renewable Energy: Hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies like biofuel and biochar production and wind turbine experimentation with exciting field trips to renewable energy destinations.
***NEW*** $how Me the Money: Learn the essentials of financial management from the best network of financial professionals in the state. Experience a full day of Where Does Your Money Go(TM)
***NEW*** Start Local...Go Global: How do local and state governments work? How can I impact issues that are important to me? What international opporunities are available through 4-H and beyound?
State 4-H Band – June at Purdue University
Members will attend an intensive workshop and perform at 4-H Youth Round Up and the Indiana State Fair. Special application forms must be completed by the 4-H member and his/her school band director. Final selections will be made by the State 4-H Band Director.
State 4-H Chorus – June at Purdue University
Members will attend an intensive workshop and perform at 4-H Youth Round Up and the Indiana State Fair. Special application forms must be completed by the 4-H member and his/her school choir director.
State Fair Youth Leadership Conference– at the Indiana State Fair
This conference provides young men and women with leadership experiences through a mock legislative session, leadership activities, community service activities and other events. The conference's program offers leadership training in group dynamics and self-government, shared leadership and cooperation. Visit: four-h.purdue.edu/isfyl
National Dairy Conference
Applicants must write a brief story about his/her dairy operations, management practices, and learning experiences and include a completed copy of "My Record of 4-H Achievement" form. If selected, delegates must provide transportation to West Lafayette to meet up with charter bus.