4-H Achievement Form Workshop

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership council is hosting an achievement form workshop September 14, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.! Mark your calendars and plan to learn more about the achievement form and tips for completion.

This is the same form we use for trips, scholarships, and other award opportunities.  Get a head start on it now!

Contact Rebecca if you would like to schedule a time to work on it.

Don’t Forget: Cheviot Starter Flock

The Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association (OCBA) is seeking applicants for the Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award.
The OCBA started the contest in 1994 to award a Cheviot starter flock to an Ohio youth up to 17 years of age. The purpose of the award is to introduce the youth to the enjoyment of raising and owning a purebred Cheviot sheep, as well as encouraging the growth of new Cheviot breeders in Ohio.
The contest winner will receive the following: a one-year membership in the OCBA, one bred ewe the first year, one ram the second year and in the third year the youth will donate a lamb to continue the award.
The application deadline is September 30th. For an application and contest rules please contact the Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association Starter Flock Committee Chairperson, Tabitha Weisend, at 740-459-9751 or tabithasregcheviots@yahoo.com.

Consider Joining Junior Fair Board

The JFB plans and conducts the Junior Fair activities of the Greene County Fair. The members serve as Junior Fair Superintendents and assist the Jr. Fair Division Superintendents

The purpose of the Junior Fair Board is to assist in the administration of the Junior Fair, other youth oriented fair programs, and other community service projects. They work with the members of the Greene County Agriculture Society in operating certain areas of the fair. They strive to develop the leadership skills of its members so that they will become the leaders of tomorrow. The Junior Fair Board consists of up to 40 members plus the Junior Fair Board Officers. Members must be older than 13 years of age and younger than 19 years of age, as of January 1st of the current year. Members must be a current member of a youth-serving organization in association with the Greene County Fair. The Junior Fair Board meets at least monthly.

Click here for the application.

JFB Constitution

JFB Requirements for Membership

Carving New Ideas Workshop

Open to 8th-12th grade 4-H members, Carving New Ideas is a camping opportunity for older youth, concentrating on the principles of critical thinking and program facilitation. It is hosted by Collegiate 4-H at The Ohio State University. This year’s theme is The Future of 4-H. All the fun will center around preparing for the future of 4-H, our communities, and ourselves while enhancing leadership skills.

You can share the information on the Ohio 4-H website found here: https://ohio4h.org/camp or share the attached poster.

Deadline to register is October 28 so don’t delay!

Great Lakes Apple Crunch

Crunch Byte 

Have you registered for the 6th annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch yet? Don’t miss the opportunity for your 4-H club to “crunch” into Ohio grown apples to celebrate National Farm to School Month, healthy eating and local farmers in October. Learn more and register for FREE!

Why register? When you register you will receive an updated copy of the Crunch Guide with tips on where to get local apples and how to celebrate the Great Apple Crunch. Your event will also be counted to help us meet the goal of 1.6 MILLION CRUNCHES this year! Register here!

 

Cincinnati Buckeye Run 9/29/19- Benefiting 4-H

Cincinnati Buckeye Run 9/29/19

Join with us and celebrate Hamilton County 4-H at our annual Cincinnati Buckeye Run, Supported by  The KinderGarden School and Spring Grove Cemetery.

Proceeds from this race benefit Hamilton County 4-H and our efforts to provide positive youth development through community clubs, school based initiatives, after-school programs and SPIN clubs.

Hamilton County 4-H has:

  • Served nearly 4,000 youth, representing a diverse cross section of Hamilton County.
  • Partnered with 50 classrooms for ChickQuest, and 4 school gardens thanks to the generous support of the L&L Nippert Cheritable Trust.
  • Continued serving more than 600 youth through our innovative 4-H Agri-Science in the City Program in partnership Pleasant Hill Academy in College Hill.
  • Provided more than 150 youth with the chance to exhibit their 4-H projects at the Hamilton County Community Fair. Projects included robotics, nutrition, photography, vegetable gardening, animal husbandry and leadership.

Show your support by registering for the Cincinnati Buckeye Run, today!

You can also help us advertise, sign up as a volunteer, vendor or donate to our efforts.

Race Day Information:

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2018
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
Check-in: 8:00AM-9:00AM
Runners Start: 9:00AM
Walkers Start: 9:15AM
Course Description: Course consists of blacktop and pavement
Healthy snacks will be served from 8:00AM-11:00AM

Registration opens August 15th!
$8 for 4-H Families ($5 registration + $3 fee).
$34.10 for Community Members ($30 registration + $4.10 fee).

Register Here

(Having trouble with the registration link? Visit: http://go.osu.edu/CincinnatiBuckeyeRun).

Cheviot Starter Flock Opportunity!

The Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association (OCBA) is seeking applicants for the Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award.
The OCBA started the contest in 1994 to award a Cheviot starter flock to an Ohio youth up to 17 years of age. The purpose of the award is to introduce the youth to the enjoyment of raising and owning a purebred Cheviot sheep, as well as encouraging the growth of new Cheviot breeders in Ohio.
The contest winner will receive the following: a one-year membership in the OCBA, one bred ewe the first year, one ram the second year and in the third year the youth will donate a lamb to continue the award.
The application deadline is September 30th. For an application and contest rules please contact the Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association Starter Flock Committee Chairperson, Tabitha Weisend, at 740-459-9751 or tabithasregcheviots@yahoo.com.

Writing Thank You Notes

Now that fair is over, please make sure you take the time to write a thank you note to the sponsors of your awards and buyers.  This is very important to show appreciation to these supporters.  While you are at it, feel free to write a letter of appreciation to others who helped make your 4-H year memorable.  This could be parents, club leaders, volunteers at fair, etc.

Remember, the sponsors of awards and buyers did not have to do this for you.  Please do these thank you notes in a timely manner to show your appreciation.