4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
About Pike County 4-H
(Last updated March 12, 2013)
2013 Pike County 4-H Pamphlet - Updated January 29, 2013
2013 Pike County 4-H Family Guide - Updated January 29, 2013
2013 Pike County Future 4-H "Mini Scoop" (for members in grades K-2) - Uploaded February 11, 2013
2012-2013 4-H Scoop (for members in grades 3-12) - This is a large file - 894 KB! If you have a slow internet connection and/or use mobile devices, we recommend you visit the Extension Office for a hard-copy edition.
2013 4-H Scoop Addendum (new & revised project rules) - Uploaded February 20, 2013. If your project is included in the Addendum, please review the changes before you begin your project. If your project is not included in the Addendum, refer to the 2012-2013 Scoop (above).
"Pickins' In Pike" 4-H Newsletters
Click here to visit the "Enrollment Forms" page.
Click here to visit the Pike County 4-H Projects page with project manuals, guides and more!
Pike County 4-H Leaders & Adult Volunteers
Pick Up Project Supplies at the Extension Office
As you begin working on your 4-H exhibits, please note that we carry some essential project supplies!
We should have foam poster backs and plastic poster sleeves in stock soon!
We have Electric I & II kits and Entomology pins & vials sets in stock.
We can also order insect display boxes, as long as our vendor has them in stock. If you are interested in purchasing display boxes, inquire early!
Remember to purchase your supplies early - items are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Some Project Supplies We Carry *
Standard-Size Foam Poster Backs (22x28-inches) - $2 each
Standard-Size Poster Sleeves (22x28-inches) - $1 each
Salon Print Sleeves (16x20-inches) - $0.50 each
Electric I Kits - $3.50 each
Electric II Kits - $16.00 each
Entomology Pins & Vial Sets - $5.25
Insect Display Boxes - Cost Varies
Fifty Trees of Indiana Book - $5.00
Wilton Cake Decorating Manual - $20.00
* Prices valid as of 3/12/2013. Prices subject to change.
Remember to read your Scoop & Scoop Addendum, newsletters & project manuals thoroughly! If you have questions, ask your 4-H leader or call the Extension Office. Don't forget to have fun!
Pike County 4-H Arts & Crafts Guide!
Click here to download the new Arts & Crafts Guide.
Future 4-H & 4-H Livestock
Future 4-H Livestock Showmanship: Goats, Horse & Pony, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep & Swine.
4-H Livestock: Beef, Goats, Horse & Pony, Llama/Alpaca, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep & Swine.
4-H Shooting Sports
Visit the Shooting Sports page for more information!
4-H Project Entry Tags (May use Avery 5390 inserts or plain paper). Feel free to use these tags to keep your projects in order before fair. "Official" entry tags (with pre-filled information) will be available during project check in.
4-H Green Record Books
Greent Record Books will not be collected at the fair this year!
Keep these so that you can work on them year-round.
The 4-H Record Book (also known as the green record book or green book) is an important tool for all regular 4-H members. The same green folder can be used for all 10 years of 4-H for an individual 4-H member.
Your record book should include your "Record of Achievement" pages, which serve as a continuous record of what you exhibited at the county 4-H fair and the activities you participated in throughout the years.
Your record book should also include your project record sheets. Most 4-H projects have specific record sheets, but some projects do not have individual sheets and you should use the
"General Record Sheet” instead. If you aren't sure which record sheet is needed, ask your leader or call the Extension Office. You may also visit the Indiana 4-H project pages at http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/projects/index.cfm and select your project. If you see a link for "Record Sheets", click on the link and select the appropriate sheet for your division, level, etc.
Fun 4-H Stuff
Leadership poses the problems of persistently prodding pokey persons to perform prodigious projects, promote personal performance, pacify petulant people, and prevent parasitic practice and passive performance and partisan politics while pursuing perpetual progress in projects, public and physical; plus postponing piscatorial pastimes, picayunish pleasures, and parental pleasantries -- to perpetuate participation in planned programs -- (piddling or planetesimal) procreating productivity and profuse, potentials profound in proportion to participation. Prolific production proposes public permanence and prevents paralysis of personnel -- pertinent perhaps prohibitively to progress. To summarize – leadership prods pooped people to produce.
Source: Poems, Quotes & Songs to Celebrate Volunteerism, compiled by Niki Nestor McNeely. Click here to view this document in pdf format or visit http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/downloads/ext_ed/pdf/poemsandquotes.pdf