Project Starter Kits

Project Starter Kits are sponsored by the Brown County 4-H Advisory Committee to help youth get started in a new project. Youth are provided with the basic materials and supplies needed to complete a project. Supplies may be provided directly or through gift cards.

Eligibility & Criteria

  • Must be a project age 4-H member in good standing in Brown County.
  • Must be the 1st time registering for the specific project.
  • Must complete the application by the specified deadline. Including Member & Parent/Guardian signatures acknowledging the youth will complete the project or repay the cost of the kit (up to $55 pending the kit).
  • Members may only request one (1) kit per year.
  • Youth must enroll by the 4-H Deadline in the project of the kit they are applying for. If they are not selected for the kit, they may choose to complete the project on their own or drop the project.
  • Youth are encouraged to sign up for additional projects in case they do not receive a kit. This will allow them to have options of projects to complete.
  • Applications are due by April 3rd, 2024, at 4:30pm to the Extension Office.
  • Members selected for a kit will be notified after the April 4-H Committee meeting.

Click here to download the application!

2024 Project Starter Kits

Single Fryer Chicken – 150CM

5 chicks; project book; bag of feed; bag of shavings

Estimated Cost: $55

Beginner Food Project – Let’s Start Cooking -459 or Snack Attack-484

Baking/Cookware; Ingredients; Project Book

Estimated Cost: $50

Accessories for Teens – 407

Beads; earring & necklace supplies; project book

Estimated Cost: $40

Staying Healthy – 351

Fitness tracker; water bottle; shirt; project book

Estimated Cost: $50

Em-bel-ish – 411

Tie-dye kit; shirt; beads; project book

Estimated Cost: $45

Grow Your Own Vegetables – 691

Tray, soil, seeds, watering can, project book

Estimated Cost: $40

Science Fun with Flight - 502

Model airplane; project book

Estimated Cost: $40

Beginning Fishing – 623

Fishing pole, tackle, project book

Estimated Cost: $50

Insect Adventure 1 – 644

Display board; mounting supplies; bug kit; project book

Estimated Cost: $40

Photography Basics – 584

Photo printing gift card; photo mounting supplies; project book

Estimated Cost: $50

Measuring Up – 556

Tool kit; lumber; display supplies; project book

Estimated Cost: $50

Project Numbers refer to 4-H project numbers for enrollment. Refer to the Family Guide for project descriptions.