Making plans for the summer? Why not include a summer "road" trip through 4-H! You can travel throughout the state and country through 4-H. You will meet other youth involved in 4-H, learn more in areas that interest you, try new adventures and more! Check out the information below to begin planning your summer "road" trip now!
2014 4-H Trips, Awards & Conference flier
If you would like to attend one of these events please print an application and send it to the office .
2014 Trip Application
4-H Members in Grades 3, 4, 5 6
4-H Camp at Camp Tecumseh - June 4-6, 2014
4-H Members in Grades 7, 8 9
4-H Round Up
4-H Members in Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Aerospace - Build model rockets and planes, take a ride in a small airplane, experience a flight
simulator and talk to staff and faculty as you learn about the principles of flight and
Animal Science (including large and small animals and veterinary science) - Hands-on learning
experiences dealing with science of 1) beef; 2) dairy; 3) goats; 4) horses; 5) poultry;
6) rabbits; 7) sheep; 8) swine; 9) large animal vet; 10) small animal vet. Visit with Purdue
faculty about educational and career opportunities.
Citizenship - Local & State Government - NEW
Computer Science - 1) Flash: Add action to your home page; 2) Software Engineering: Develop an
iPhone application to keep track of your expenses.
Engineering Sciences - Investigate agricultural & biological engineering, civil engineering, and
electrical engineering. Your team will design, build, and compete in a
mousetrap-powered vehicle race. Tour labs and spend time with Purdue
Food Science and Nutrition - Join Purdue faculty in their laboratories to find out how corn is
processed to make cheese puffs, why juice in juice boxes does not spoil,
how low-calorie food is made, and how the look of food affects your taste
Plants, Insects, Natural Resources, Environment (PINE) - Work with Purdue faculty and staff to
learn about plants, insects, bioenergy, and other natural resources. You get to
choose from a variety of 4-H project areas: beekeeping, crops, entomology,
floriculture, forestry, geology, lawn and garden, plant science, small grains,
soil and water conservation, weeds, weather, and wildlife. Note: Project areas
offered will vary annually, depending on instructor availability.
Renewable Energy - Hands-on experience with cutting edge renewable energy technologies like biofuel
and biochar production and wind turbine experimentation with exciting field trips to
renewable energy destinations.
Robotics - Trash, trash, trash everywhere! We need reinforcements. Your challenge, should you accept
it, is to build a robot that can save the world from trash by helping us recycle our waste.
We need you and your mind to solve this growing problem. We look forward to having you
on our team!
Show 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® adventures at vendor locations in Lafayette. Come away with new
tools to make your financial goals become a reality!
State 4-H Band Information and Application - June 21-23, 2014
State 4-H Chorus Information and Application - June 21-24 & August 8-9, 2014
Electric Workshop - June 20-22, 2014
State Junior Leader Conference - June 17-20, 2014
Indiana State Fair Youth Leadership Conference - July 29 - August 2, 2014
Citizenship-Washington Focus - June 28 - July 5, 2014
State Fair 4-H Exhibit Hall Worker Application - July 24 - August 19, 2014
National 4-H Dairy Conference Information and Application - Sept 28 - Oct 2, 2014