Thank you to the 4-H Committee members that shared a need for 4-H club officer training and materials. Here is a link to our website where it is posted for 4-H members and volunteers https://morgan.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/volunteer-resources, Here is the link where the materials can be found at the Ohio 4-H Website. https://ohio4h.org/officerresources?_gl=1*1gdbwbj*_ga*OTQxNjA1OTI0LjE1NjY0OTQ4Nzg.*_ga_09WC99HMPE*MTY3NDU3NDk5My4xNjEuMS4xNjc0NTc1MDEyLjQxLjAuMA
4-H Club officers elected for 2023 are encouraged to complete trainings and if a 4-H Club wants to be an Honor Club for 2023 it is required.
Registration is open to attend the 2023 Ohio 4-H Conference. Registration forms available at: https://ohio4h.org/sites/ohio4h/files/imce/about_us/reg%20form_3.pdf or you can pick up a hard copy at the Extension Office. The Morgan County registration deadline is February 3 if you want your fees paid by the 4-H committee.
More details including the registration booklet with the schedule can be found at: https://ohio4h.org/events/ohio-4-h-conference
Please call the office if you have any questions.
The deadline is around the corner to serve as a volunteer for 4-H in 2023!
Do you know anyone interested in becoming a volunteer for 4-H? The application to become a new volunteer in 2023 for Morgan County is now available as a printable document or an online survey.
This application is the first step in the process of being selected to serve in this role. Here is the online application. https://go.osu.edu/moconewvolunteers2023
To receive a printable document of the application please call the office at (740)962-4854.
Trainings and interviews take place in early February, so the deadline to turn in your application is by January 31st.
It is that time of the year again! There was a letter sent out to all previous or potential exhibitors planning on showing a market steer at the 2023 Morgan County Fair.
Here is a reminder for those interested. Market steer tag-in/weigh-in will be Saturday, December 17 from 8:00-10:00am at the fairgrounds. If an exhibitor plans to exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, DNA samples will be taken.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the OSU Extension office or a Senior Fair Board member.
Due to the early opening and closing of our older youth surveys this year compared to other years we have decided to extend our deadline to apply for older youth opportunities in 2023 to Friday November 25th at 4:30pm!
Note: there are age requirements to these opportunities. These ages are as of Jan 1st 2023 see below:
If you know anyone or are someone who is interested in Junior Fairboard (14), Junior Leaders (14), Older Youth In Training (13), Carteens (15 with permit), Camp counselors (15 by camp), etc. Please apply soon!
To learn more about each opportunity click here to view on our website:
Here are the surveys to apply:
https://go.osu.edu/oyit2023 – Older Youth In Training (13, prerequisite to be a camp counselor in training)
https://go.osu.edu/2023olderyouth – Junior Fairboard, Junior Leaders, Carteens (15 with permit), Sale Committee, 4-H Committee and more (must be 14).
http://go.osu.edu/campcounselormoco2023 – Camp Counselor Application (15 by camp)
The survey will close for good for 2023 on Friday at 4:30pm!
The application to be a 4-H Camp Counselor in 2023 is available at http://go.osu.edu/campcounselormoco2023.
The camp counselor program is open to any 4-H member 15 years old as of January 1st. Deadline to apply is November 21st at 4:30 PM.
Reminder we need a minimum of 16 camp counselors to move forward with an overnight camp for 2023.
The deadline to apply to be apart of Older Youth In Training is fast approaching!
4-H members that are interested need to complete the interest form by November 21st 2022 that is this upcoming Monday so act fast!
Older Youth In Training is a program for 4-H members 13 years old as of January 1, 2023. It is a year to learn more about all the older youth programs that become available to youth at 14+ years old in 4-H years. In addition, you help plan Cloverbud Day Camp and the program is REQUIRED to be a CIT (Counselor in Training) in 2023. Here is the link to the survey to complete: https://go.osu.edu/oyit2023
The deadline for Older Youth Opportunities is fast approaching!
Please, if you know any youth 14+ interested please tell them to apply now!
Older youth applications are due by November 21st
This opportunity allows you to learn about scholarships, awards, workforce and life skills, and other leadership opportunities beyond the county level. Explore your leadership skills and build a strong foundation to stand on once you become a caring and contributing citizen in society. Even if you are unsure, we encourage you to complete the application; you can always reconsider.
Click the link below to visit our website at http://morgan.osu.edu to learn more about each older youth opportunity. Possible groups for you to be a part of are Junior Leaders , Junior Fair Board, 4-H Committee, Sale Committee, and CARTEENS.
Application available at https://go.osu.edu/2023olderyouth
Hello all Morgan County 4-Her’s
Enrollment for 4-H is open as of now on 4-H online! The deadline to enroll is April 1st, 2023 at 4:30pm! The last day to add/drop/change is May 15th, 2023.
Some dates to save on your calendar for the upcoming year are:
May 30th-31st Camp Counselor/CIT Camp
July 10th-14th 4-H Camp
July 18th Project Judging
July 27th Cloverbud Day Camp
August 19th is Skillathon.