Home Food Preservation Program and Canner Lid Testing Information

2020 Home Food Preservation Program

Tuesday, June 30      5:30-7:30 p.m. $20.00
Pressure Canning and Green Beans Workshop
Deadline to register June 24

Tuesday, July 14      5:30-7:30 p.m.  $20.00
Water Bath Canning and Tomatoes
Deadline to register July 8

Tuesday, August 18  5:30-7:30 p.m.  $20.00
Jams and Jellies Workshop
Deadline to register August 12

Thursday, September 24      5:30-7:30 p.m.  $20.00
Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables Workshop
Deadline to register September 16

Thursday, October 8       5:30-7:30 p.m.  $20.00
Once a Month Cooking Workshop
Deadline to register September 30

Click here for the registration form.  

The office also offers Canner Lid Testing
Cost $5.00 per lid

Testing Dates and Times
June 30 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.
July 14 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.
August 18 – 2:00- 4:00 p.m.

Any other time call to schedule an appointment. 937-372-9971 ext. 116

2020 Greene County 4-H Camp Counselor Applications

2020 Camp Counselor Applications

NEW THIS YEAR! Applications will be filled out online. Under, 4-H Youth Development, Camp and look for the link to click on.
Applications need to be completed by Friday, October 25, 2019. 

Three reference names will be submitted with their email addresses. Please note: Applicants must turn in a complete application, with references by the deadline, in order to participate in the skills stations on November 17. 

Camp Counselorevaluation skills stations will be held on Sunday, November 17. Applicants will begin their skill stations at 5:00 p.m. and finish at 7:00 p.m. The Greene County Camp Program Manager and Staff will make the final selection of who will serve as Camp Counselor during the 2020 Greene County 4-H Overnight Camp (June 12-June 16) and Cloverbud Camp (June 15). (There are no make-up dates.) Mandatory Parents Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 PM at the Extension Office. 

Learn to Sew Workshops Series Open to Adults and Youth – Quilted Potholder – Tuesday, October 15

The 4-H Greene County Food and Fashion Board is offering a Learn to Sew Workshop Series. These workshops will take place once a month staring in September and running through December.


Each class will be a quick and easy sewing project There is a cost of $5.00 per workshop, per participant. All workshops will start at 5:30 PM. Registration is required. No walk-ins.
We will be providing some or all of the supplies for you. When all supplies are not provided, you will go home with some sewing tools for you to keep and help build your sewing box.

-Workshop Schedule
• Tuesday ,October 15 – Quilted Potholder
All supplies will be provided.
• Thursday, November 14 – Easy Wallet Some supplies will be provided by the participant
• Monday, December 9 – Stuffed Snowman All supplies will be provided
All workshops will be held at the Greene County Extension office in the Buckeye Room.

For more information contact:

Melanie at hart.382@osu.edu or call 937-372-9971, ext. 112

Click here for registration form.

SMART Start Money Training

Wednesday, October 30 starts at 5:00 PM

This training is for individuals working on obtaining their CDA Certification.Note: You will need to register through your OCCRA account reference ST10087357
Smart Start: Teaching Children about Money is an educational curriculum designed to teach children ages 3-5 the basic concepts of money. Designed to be delivered in either educational and/or childcare settings, it explores such questions as “What is Money?” and “What do we do with it?” Smart Start is comprised of 4 lessons which provide a foundation of financial concepts and vocabulary for children to build on as they grow
and develop.

Location: OSU Extension, Greene County, 100 Fairground Road, Xenia
Cost: $20.00 per person
Details: Pre-Registration is required deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019
Contact Information: Brenda at sandman-stover.1@osu.edu

Click here to download the payment form. In order to get credit from OCCRA you will need to also register through them.