4-H Fashion Board

4-H Fashion Board meeting Thursday, June 10th from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Presbyterian Church in McConnelsville.  All 4-H members that want to learn more about sewing are welcome to attend.  Members do not have to be taking a sewing project.

During the meeting plans will be made for the Community Service Sewing Days August 3rd 6-8 pm and August 24th 6-8 pm.

Ohio 4-H Week Find Your Spark!

It’s Ohio 4-H Week! In 4-H, youth have lots of opportunities to explore the things that excite them…the things that help them find their spark! From projects to camp, to community service and club meetings, 4-H’ers make the best better every day! #OH4Hspark

For more information about Ohio 4-H check out the 2021 Family Guide https://ohio4h.org/familyguide

Reminder: Older Youth in Training applications due December 14


OYIT is a program for 4-H members 13 years old as of January 1st.  It is a year to learn more about all the older youth programs 4-H member begin to become eligible for at 14 + years old in 4-H years.  In addition, OYITs help plan Cloverbud Day Camp and the program is REQUIRED to be a CIT (Counselor in Training) in 2022.  If you are a 4-H member interested, a parent of a 4-H member interested in the program, or you have members in your 4-H club that are interested in the program for 2021 then need to complete the interest from by December 14, 2020 at this link.


Our Office Update

Many of our staff are still teleworking, per direction of The Ohio State University, some employees will start to work from 155 E. Main St. Suite 320 beginning June 16, 2020 as we begin the process of physically reopening the office.

The office will be open Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for 4-H Related Questions and Thursdays 8:30 am – 10:30 am for general agricultural questions. In addition to those hours the office will be open Monday, June 29th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm and Tuesday, June 30th 9:00 am – 4 pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY for general questions.

There are new guidelines for entry into the office, and they are posted on the window as you enter the office, such as visitors must wear a mask, hand sanitize upon entering, be symptom and exposure free, and maintain social distancing.

Please call with any questions: 740-962-4854.

We look forward to seeing and serving you in person again!

Morgan County 4-H Yoga for Kids

Topic: Morgan County 4-H Yoga for Kids

Join Pam Montgomery and perhaps a guest presenter, Amy Grove.

Time: May 5, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Every week on Tue, Thu, until May 28, 2020, 7 occurrence(s) No May 14 session.

May 5, 2020 08:30 AM
May 7, 2020 08:30 AM
May 12, 2020 08:30 AM
May 19, 2020 08:30 AM
May 21, 2020 08:30 AM
May 26, 2020 08:30 AM
May 28, 2020 08:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting

No call in option for this program.


Chat with Lydia and Pam

Opportunity to touch base with the 4-H Educators Lydia and Pam.

4-H members, 4-H Teen leaders, and parents are invited to stop by the Zoom meeting.

Time: Apr 29, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Every week on Wed, until May 13, 2020, 3 occurrence(s)
Apr 29, 2020 01:00 PM
May 6, 2020 01:00 PM
May 13, 2020 01:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

This is really a time for all of us to get together, ask questions, share how things going or tell a joke.  Both Lydia and Pam like a good joke.

There is a call-in option as well: call this number +1 646 876 9923 and type in this meeting ID 96859460043.

Older Youth in Training interest forms due December 6th

A 4-H member, at the age of 13 on January 1, 2020, is eligible to participate in the Older Youth In -Training (OYIT) program to learn more about the following opportunities junior fair board, camp counselor, junior leader, CARTEEN, and 4-H Committee.  Members of the OYIT program take on a leadership role in Cloverbud Camp and meet with older youth and adult leaders of the above-mentioned programs to ask questions and get information on the programs.

If a 4-H member would like to be considered for the counselor-in-training (CIT) program as a 14-year-old, successful completion of this program is REQUIRED when they are 13.

Interest forms were mailed to eligible 4-H members and they are due December 6th.


Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium

The Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium takes place at the Shisler Conference Center in Wooster, including the youth program, on Dec. 13 and 14. A celebration of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association’s 70th Anniversary also will take place. A youth discount is being offered (youth ages 12 and under are free, youth ages 13 – 22 are $25.00), these prices reflect the 2 day registration. This is a great opportunity for any sheep enthusiast or shepherds in your county.

Checkout the Flyer! http://cpb-us-w2.wpmucdn.com/u.osu.edu/dist/e/45418/files/2019/10/2019-Buckeye-Shepherds-SymposiumFlyer.pdf

Friday speakers at the event will include Sandi Brock, Commercial sheep producer and face of “Sheepishly Me- Adventures in Sheep Farming” on social media and YouTube, of Shepherd Creek Farms in Ontario, Canada; Cameron Lauwers — a first generation sheep producer and fourth generation farmer from Capac, Michigan who runs 600 ewes in a mostly housed accelerated lambing system; and Dr. Luciana da Costa, DVM of the OSU Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicines, who will be sharing her expertise on mammary health and mastitis. On Saturday additional speakers including John Foltz, Ohio State Animal Sciences chair and Lee Fitzsimmons, from Wayne Savings Community Bank.

 Online registration link for BSS http://www.ohiosheep.org/osia-programs.html#symposium

Welcome to the Blog!

Welcome to Morgan County’s new 4-H Blog! This is where you will find all the updates and deadlines for Morgan County’s 4-H program. Be sure to subscribe so that you can receive the new information as soon as they are posted here!