2014-01-31 / Front Page

Join 4-H At A Discounted Price During 4-H Week, February 2-7

Owen County 4-H Week is set for February 2-7. During that week, youth in grades 3-12 can join 4-H at a discounted price of $15. Youth in grades K-2 can enroll for $5 at any time. The 4-H program features 96 projects for youth in grades 3-12 to participate in, enjoy and learn new skills. Youth in grades K-2 have nearly 25 projects to choose from. Some new projects for grades 3-12 include: cupcake decorating, bonsai, and potentially robotics.

Parents can enroll their children at the Purdue Extension-Owen County Office, located at 180 South Washington Street in Spencer. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or you can enroll online by downloading the forms or going directly to online enrollment at: www3.ag.purdue.edu/counties/owen/Pages/4- H%20Enrollment.aspx any time. If you have questions about projects, information can be found on the above listed website or obtained by calling 829-5020. Enrollment forms will also be distributed at all four local elementary schools during the month of February.

In related news, a special 4-H Project Fair will take place in the Owen County Fairgrounds’ Exhibit Hall on Saturday, March 1, from 4-6 p.m. Youth and their parents will be able to talk to local club leaders and 4-Hers, participate in activities and see project examples. The discounted 4-H enrollment price will also be good on March 1st during the 4-H Project Fair. Families have until March 15th to enroll their children in the 2014 Owen County 4-H program without paying a late fee.

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