4-H Camp Deadlines Are Near!

Camp registration deadlines are almost here. Don’t miss out on the best summer ever at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp!

Youth finishing grades 3-5 are invited to join us May 31 – June 3 for Adams, Brown, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike Beginner Camp. Campers should register at http://go.osu.edu/ABLMPBeginner. Registration deadline is May 16. Adams County 4-Her cost $145, non-4-H cost $175.

Youth finishing grades 6-8 are invited to Canter’s Cave from June 12-15 for ABLMP Junior High Camp! Registration is at http://go.osu.edu/ABLMPJrHigh. Register before June 1 to secure your bunk! Adams County 4-Her cost $145, non-4-H cost $175.

Cloverbud Overnight – June 11-12. Register at https://go.osu.edu/Cloverbud22 before June 1. An adult must accompany the Cloverbud for the duration of camp. Adams County 4-Her cost is $40 for the Cloverbud and their adult.

Special Needs Camp – June 17-19. Details at https://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/home/experience-it/special-needs-camp.

Teen Camp – June 24-27. Register for Teen Camp at https://go.osu.edu/TeenCamp. Adams County 4-Her cost is $150, non 4-H cost is $180.

Jr. Shooting Sports – July 15-17. Details at https://ohio4h.org/families/members/events-opportunties/shooting-sports/4-h-shooting-ed-camp.

Senior Shooting Sports – July 24-29. Details at https://ohio4h.org/families/members/events-opportunties/shooting-sports/4-h-shooting-ed-camp.

Adams County 4-H members automatically receive a $20 camp scholarship courtesy of the Adams County Advisory Committee and funded by our annual candy sales. This year every camper that registers will receive a 2022 Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp t-shirt!

If you would like to bunk with another camper, please reach out to them ahead of registering to coordinate. You will be choosing cabins using the online registration. Payment is due to the Extension office by the registration deadline to secure your camper’s place at camp. Cloverbud Camp payments will be collected through the Jackson County Extension Office.

Be sure to check the email provided during registration for additional information about your specific camp.

Poultry Pickup New Date – May 25

Chick and duck pickup has moved up one day! We are using a different hatchery this year and they hatch one day earlier. Please plan to be at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, May 25 from 4-5 p.m. to pick up your poultry. Birds will be boxed and ready for handout.

2022 Multi County Horse Clinic Registration Open

Horse camp registration is here! Equine members, register now for the multi-county horse clinic to be held Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Horses and members will check in the evening of June 9 and participate in a full day of education and fun on Friday and Saturday. Saturday evening and Sunday members will have an opportunity to show off what they’ve learned in the annual multi-county fun show.

Equine Registration and Fun Show, Saturday, May 14

All equine members that plan to show at the 2022 Adams County Fair must bring their horse(s) to the fairgrounds on Saturday, May 14 between 9 a.m. and 12 noon to be registered. Members will complete an Equine Registration form and Equine Health Requirements form. Please be sure your horse is up to date on the vaccinations listed on the health requirements form. Horses will be photographed and measured during registration.

Following Equine Registration at 1:30 p.m. there will be a Fun Show open to all equine 4-H members. Fee will be $5/horse/rider combo/class or $25 rides all day.

4-H Grad Cords Available Now!

4-H Seniors – Grad cords are available for purchase in the Extension Office. If you would like to purchase cords, please bring $16 cash, check, or money order to the office. If you can’t make it during normal business hours, email us at watters.92@osu.edu and we will make arrangements for pickup.

Last Scheduled Quality Assurance Tuesday

The last scheduled Quality Assurance training in Adams County is Tuesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams County Fairgrounds.

Quality Assurance training is mandatory for livestock exhibitors planning to show at the 2022 Adams County Junior Fair or Ohio State Fair. QA must be completed at least 45 days prior to the start of exhibition (May 26, 2022).

We still have lots of members that need to complete QA to show.  If you have not completed, plan to attend tomorrow evening!

Spring Tag-in Saturday May 7

Mark your calendars! It’s Spring Tag-in time. Saturday, May 7. Feeder calves 8 a.m.-12 noon, goats 8-10 a.m., sheep 10-11 a.m.
Feeder calves will enter the Boyd Ave gate as usual. Dr. Stanfield will be on site to provide vaccination and/or castration if needed. If you are vaccinating your own cattle please be sure to complete and bring a copy of the vaccination record. All feeder calves must be vaccinated and should be boostered prior to the Adams County Fair.
Sheep and goats will be directed to the Larry Ave gate and weigh/tag in the rabbit barn. All sheep and goats MUST have a scrapie tag in order to weigh in. If your animal was not tagged when you purchased it, contact the breeder now to secure a scrapie identification tag.
There is a vendor fair scheduled on the grounds so please be cautious of foot traffic.

4-H Camp Registration Open!

Summer is coming and bringing with it 4-H camp at Canter’s Cave! Registration for Beginner Camp (grades 3-5) and Junior High Camp (grades 6-8) are now open.

The cost of Beginner and Junior High camp is $165 for 4-Hers and $175 for non 4-Hers. Adams County 4-H members will automatically receive a $20 discount courtesy of the Adams County Advisory Committee and funded by our annual candy sales, making their cost $145. This year every camper that registers will receive a 2022 Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp t-shirt!

If you would like to bunk with another camper, please reach out to them ahead of registering to coordinate. You will be choosing cabins using the online registration.

There are camp scholarships available to help offset the cost of 4-H camp! Applications are due May 13 and can be found here. We want every 4-Her that wants to attend camp to be able to go.

Youth finishing grades 3-5 are invited to join us May 31 – June 3 for Adams, Brown, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike Beginner Camp. Campers should register at http://go.osu.edu/ABLMPBeginner. Registration deadline is May 16.

Youth finishing grades 6-8 are invited to Canter’s Cave from June 12-15 for ABLMP Junior High Camp! Registration is at http://go.osu.edu/ABLMPJrHigh. Register before June 1 to secure your bunk!

Other dates at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp:

Spring Fling – April 29-30 – Register at http://go.osu.edu/CantersSpringFling due April 15

Open House – May 1 – Everyone welcome! Join us for hiking, crafts, archery, fishing, camp tours, and food! Silent and live auction fundraisers will be held.

Cloverbud Overnight – June 11-12 – Details coming soon!

Special Needs Camp – June 17-19 – Details coming soon!

Teen Camp – June 24-27 – Details coming soon!

STEM Camp – June 29- July 1 – Details coming soon!

Jr. Shooting Sports – July 15-17 – Details coming soon!

Senior Shooting Sports – July 24-29 – Details coming soon!