Older Youth Oppourtunities 2024

Older youth letters to be mailed out soon. 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.

Older youth applications are due by November 20th

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/olderyouthmorgan2024

Cloverbud Day Camp 2023

Encourage your Cloverbud members to join the Older Youth in-Training and Junior Leader members for Cloverbud Day Camp on July 27th at Camp Hervida in Washington County from 9 am to 3 pm.  The camp theme is “All About 4-H”.  The camp fee is $30.00.

Cloverbud Day Camp packets are available to be picked up at the extension office for those who are interested. Registration is limited to the first 30 kids!


Payment options:  Cash or check to the extension office. The fee for the day and all completed health forms are due July 18th!

Call the office at 740-962-4854 or email whisman.30@osu.edu with any questions



Camp opportunity coming up at canters cave! It is open for any youth! Does not have to be in 4-H.

STEM Camp is going to be SO MUCH FUN this year and is so much more than just technology. We are planning sessions around tie dyeing and color science, 4-H Yoga and anatomy/stress, pollinators and forestry science, food science and liquid nitrogen, recycling, and SO MUCH MORE!


Registration closes June 1st! Register at http://go.osu.edu/4HSTEMCamp


Any questions please email allman.68@osu.edu

Volunteers for Project Judging 2023

In need of judges for project judging in 2023!

This year’s Project Judging will be on July 18 around 9-5pm at the fairgrounds. This is where still projects will be judged including Ag/Natural Resources, Food/Nutrition and misc. projects.


If you or someone you know is interested in this upcoming opportunity please contact me at whisman.30@osu.edu or 740-252-5435

Join The Lighthouser’s 4-H Club for Project Workdays

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.

Junior Fair Board Fundraiser Alert!

Morgan County Junior Fair Board is having a fundraiser with Little Caesars pizza! This fundraiser is fully digital!

You purchase using a link given to you by a Junior Fair Board member and it is shipped directly to your home!

They are raising funds to be able to go on a trip to Leed’s Farm in Ostrander Ohio in September after the fair!

Please find a Junior Fair Board member to purchase some stuff from Little Caesars. They have box pizza and other items for sale. Prices vary depending on the item.

Little Ceasars Fundraiser promotion – Flyer for fundraiser

This Fundraiser is only open until June 16th so act quickly!


If you do not know any Junior Fair Board members please contact me and I can help!

whisman.30@osu.edu 740-252-5435

Mock Judging Contest

Ohio State ATI Presents: The 1st ever Mock Judging Contest Workout Series!!!

This is a great opportunity for coaches to work alongside their team to develop and learn judging skills. Coaches can walk through the entire event with their participants. (Teams are optional).

Live critiques will be given in front of the livestock by ATI Judging Coach Seth Ebert.

Feedback will be given to participants who give oral reasons (coaches are welcome to listen).

There will be three regional opportunities to participate:





At least one class per species will be present (beef, swine, sheep, goat).

Pre-Registration is mandatory: https://go.osu.edu/mockjudgingregistration

This is a FREE event.


Stop by and support Camp Hervida where we have our annual 4-H Camp! This is Hervida’s annual event and the funds go toward the camp facility operating budget.