Consider being a Camp Counselor for 2024. It is not too early to apply. If you or someone you know will be a 4-H Member in Morgan County and 15 years old as of January 1, 2024 they can apply to be a camp counselor for 2024 through this online application https://go.osu.edu/campcounselor2024. If you have questions about the program call the office at 740-962-4854. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2023 at 4:30 PM and interviews are scheduled for November 21, 2023.
Every 4-H Club is required to create a booth highlighting their 4-H members and projects along with Advisor information. Each club can select their own theme that promotes 4-H. Booth assignments will be completed August 15th during Junior Fair Board Workday and a map will be included in your 4-H Club fair packet. A letter detailing the requirements and fair booth rules will be mailed to the 4-H Club Organizational Advisor next week.
Every Cloverbud is to bring a craft or display of activities they completed during a meeting in 2023.
The Junior Fair Building will be open for 4-H club booth work or to turn in Cloverbud projects Thursday, August 31st from 2:30-6:30 PM and Friday, September 1st from 3:30-8 PM. If you want to work on your booth at any other time, you will need to contact a Senior Fairboard member to let you into the Junior Fair Building.
Today, June 12, 2023, is the deadline to register for 4-H Camp without a late fee. The office will be open today until 6:30 PM for evening meetings and workdays. There is a waiting list for boys, but there is a number spaces available for girls.
New is 2023, EquiSTEP an equine safety, training, and education program becomes an annual requirement for all Ohio 4-H youth enrolled in a horse project. You have one option to complete the requirement for 2023 by June 1st.
Complete the online self-paced course by enrolling at http://cfaesosu.catalog.instructure.com/courses/equistep-2023 and completing the quiz at the end of the course.
Does a 4-H Member need help understanding the requirements of a 4-H Project, understanding the required activities in their project book, or time to just work on their project? If you answered yes to any of these questions join the Lighthouser’s 4-H Club volunteers and members for project workdays.
Where: Riecker Building Room 325
When: May 23rd 4:30-5:30 PM, June 2nd 4-5:15 PM, June 9th 3-4:30 PM, and June 13th 5-6:30 PM
Bring: Your project book, project guidelines and questions.
NO registration required.
Camp packets are available at the office May 15th – June 12th. Deadline to register and make a deposit for camp is June 12th. NOTE: Space is limited due to the number of Camp Counselor/CITs so register early. Space is especially limited for male campers. 4-H Camp is July 10-14, 2023.
Does a 4-H member with a disability in your 4-H Club or family need an accommodation?
Here is a link https://ohio4h.org/about/join-4-h#winning-plan to learn more about the Winning 4-H Plan and download the form. You can also contact our office at 740-962-4854 to a get a form mailed or stop by the Extension office Monday-Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM to pick up a form.
If your 4-H member was on a Winning 4-H Plan in 2022 please call the office to confirm they still need an accommodation, and no changes are needed. If a 4-H member has added a new project or changed project for 2023 please complete a new Winning 4-H Plan Request form.
To ensure that accommodations can be made to meet the needs we request that you contact the office or submit forms by June 1, 2023.
A statewide 4-H Camp for young people who have needs that cannot be accommodated for in a traditional camp and their caregivers held at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson,Ohio.
Learn more at https://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/home/experience-it/special-needs-camp
New is 2023, EquiSTEP an equine safety, training, and education program becomes an annual requirement for all Ohio 4-H youth enrolled in a horse project. You have two options to complete the requirement for 2023.
- Complete the online self-paced course by enrolling at http://cfaesosu.catalog.instructure.com/courses/equistep-2023 and completing the quiz at the end of the course.
- Attend the face-to-face training on May 1st from 5:30-7 PM at the Extension Office meeting room 155 Main St. McConnelsville Room 325 Riecker Building and completing the online Quiz after the training online or complete it online at home.
NOTE: You need to have an individual email address for each youth completing the course. This is a requirement to take your project and participate PAS shows, state fair and the county fair as a 4-H Equine Exhibitor.
4-H Riding Therapy is looking for volunteers for the 2023 program. If you are a 4-H member or current 4-H volunteer, you can help with the program. You need to call the office at 740-962-4854 and share you interest, and we will connect you to the 4-H volunteer in charge of the program. The program runs early July until the exhibition at the Morgan County Fair in September.
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an adult volunteer for the program stop by the office and pick up an application packet or complete the online application at http://go.osu.edu/4hridingtherapy.
DEADLINE to complete the application is May 4, 2023.