Projects & Leaders

Key Leaders

Lori A, 217-0072 lalex2251@aol.com

Carisa S, 377-9998 carisahostetler@barcodemail.com

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Animal Notebooks — Lori Alexander

 

Any age and any animal.  Kepping a full record of year to year animal $ spent and vet visits.
Estimated Costs: $10 to start
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Beef Feeder Calf — contact karol chopp if interested or Carisa Hostetler

How to raise a beef calf & showmanship
Estimated Costs: $200-$900  for the cost of feed plus supplies
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Beef Steers —

rachel_rickli@aol.com

You get them in the fall; have to be tagged by Dec 31st
Estimated Costs: $900–1100 per animal
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Bugs: Entomology —Kelly Vanderkley

Collect, identify and pin bugs and displaying or Diagramming & educational poster.  Spring (1-2 meetings)  Around $10-$30 depending on display.
Estimated Costs: None
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Candle Making— Lori Alexander

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Canning — Karol Chopp

Will meet in June
Estimated Costs: $5–10
Ages 7 and up
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Cats — Melissa Emmons

Teen Leader: Hailey E

Learn cat care and showmanship
Estimated Costs: cost of cat and care
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Cavies — Stephanie Fuller

Teen Leader: 

Learn cavy care and showmanship
Estimated Costs: cost of cavy and care.  Meetings will be on project days and/or sat. -sun. afternoon as needed.
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Cooking — Sue Hoch

Classes will be split
Estimated Costs:
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Dairy Beef Feeders —Carisa Hostetler

How to raise a calf for the fair and showmanship
Estimated Costs: $250–500 per animal
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Dogs —looking for!

Learn showmanship and basic dog obedience.
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Goats — Looking for a new leader!

Learn how to raise and show goats.  All year round project.  Cost of animal + feed.
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Lab Animals — Stephanie Fuller

Care of your critters and showmanship.   Cost of animal + feed.  Meetings will be on project days and/or sat. -sun. afternoon as needed.
Ages 6 and up
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Photography — Kelly VanderKley  Meet in Spring (1-2 meetings)  Use of cameras, subjects, printing, etc.  Need camera!  Approx. $10-$20 for photo prinitng and mounting

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Poultry — Wendy Lackey

Teen Leaders: Sophie P.

Raise any kind of poultry. This project will meet at the January project day. If you have startup questions, call me asap.
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Rabbits — Stephanie Fuller

Teen leader: Emily M

Learn rabbit care and showmanship
Estimated Costs: cost of rabbit and care. Meetings will be on project days and/or sat. -sun. afternoon as needed.
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Rocks/Minerals —  John P

A fun study of rocks and minerals, water science, and environmental stewardship.
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Sheep — Stephanie Fuller

Teen Leader: 

Learn showmanship and how to care for a lamb
Estimated Costs: $200-300  per lamb plus feed.  May-fair

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Shooting Sports — is done with the shooting sport club in our county

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Swine — Carisa Hostetler

Raise hogs, and learn showmanship and the industry
Estimated Costs: About $250 -400 per hog    Meet is Spring.
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Tie Dye — Lori Alexander

Any age —spring/summer     Make white bright!!
Estimated Costs: $3
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Veterinary Science — Stephanie F.

Meetings will be on project days and/or sat. -sun. afternoon as needed.

 

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Van Buren County 4-H Club