The 2014 4-H program is well under way statewide and closing in on enrollment deadline for Cass County. If your child is in the third or fourth grades in Cass County, they should have brought home some information about 4-H (Mini 4-H for first and second graders).
To be involved in the Cass County 4-H program for 2014, youth need to complete a 4-H enrollment form by March 1. Enrollment forms are available at the Cass County Extension Office on the third floor of the county government building, also available from a 4-H leader, or on the Cass County Extension website — www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/cass and click on Youth Development.
Families can now enroll in 4-H online at www.four-h.purdue.edu/enroll. Parents interested in enrolling a child in 4-H or learning more about the program are encouraged to contact the Cass County Extension Office, 574-753-7750, or a 4-H Leader in their area.
Over 60 projects are offered statewide. Some of the popular ones in Cass County are rabbits, dog obedience, bicycle, food and nutrition, aerospace, photography, wildlife, collections, gift-wrapping, crafts, pocket pets, and shooting sports, a firearm safety project.