Learn how 4-H inspires young people

Dubois County 4-H will observe National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people.

The theme of this year’s National 4-H Week is Inspire Kids to Do, which highlights how 4-H encourages kids to take part in hands-on learning experiences in areas such as health, science, agriculture and civic engagement. The positive environment provided by 4-H mentors ensures that kids in every county in the country are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles and are empowered with the skills to lead in life and career.  

Dubois County 4-H will celebratie with a 4-H Expo to kick off the new 4-H year from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, The 4-H Council will be providing food. The first 70 youth will get to tie dye a shirt. Youth also will be Inspired to Do by trying out archery at the range, seeing animals, experiencing robotics and learning about the many other clubs and opportunities,

Dubois County 4-H also will provide two Spark clubs during fall break this year, including one on livestock and needlework. Call the extension office to learn more.

Join Dubois County 4-H, where more than 850 4-H youth and 160 volunteers from the community are involved in Making the Best Better through programs.

To learn more about how to get involved, visit  Facebook at Purdue Extension-Dubois County or call 812-482-1782.

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