Environmental Leadership Virtual 4-H SPIN Club

Don’t forget!  This starts next week (and Rebecca is helping to lead it!)

Please join me.

Are you interested in learning about the connection between the environment and science, politics, human rights, and social justice?

Join Hamilton, Butler and Greene County 4-H for a six week Special Interest (SPIN) club on Tuesdays at 1:00 PM. From July 14, 2020 to August 18, 2020 you will meet virtually to dig into these topics and learn how you can use your hands, heart, head, and health to improve your community, county, and your world.

Registration closes on July 7!

This club is designed for youth age 13 and up. Some material covered in this club may not be age appropriate for younger youth.

You can register here: https://go.osu.edu/environmentalleadership

REGISTER HERE

Ohio 4-H Project Showcase

This summer we invite 4-H members in good standing to submit a photo of themselves with their 4-H project for display in an online project showcase. You’ll be asked to share what you liked about the project and one new thing you learned. Parents will also need to sign their approval for youth to participate.

Here’s more:

  • Select your favorite project – one per person
  • Send a great photo – at least 2 MB
  • Photos will be display after September 8 at ohio4h.org

Submit your photos by August 15 at go.osu.edu/4H2020Showcase. Questions? Contact Sarah Longo at longo.79@osu.edu.

Non-livestock Virtual Judging Process

Non-livestock Virtual Completion Process

With safety of youth, volunteers, judges, parents, and staff, we can not hold in person prefair judging as we have done in the past.

We have a website with the process to submit a video and a picture.  This is due by 11:59 p.m. July 6. Youth must complete this in order to receive fair pass/bucks.  

www.go.osu.edu/greeneco2020judging

 

 FAIR ENTRIES DUE TOMORROW: JULY 1

All Junior Fair livestock exhibitors will complete their livestock entries online. This will replace the paper forms from previous years. This help sheet will guide you through the process. Please read the entire guide before attempting to make your entry to ensure the process is done correctly.

All entries are due to be completed by Wednesday, July 1.  We recommend using these instructions as a guide while making your entries.  Please visit our website for complete directions

When completing online entries, make sure you enroll all your animals that will show at the fair and sign up for showmanship classes. You must follow all Junior Fair rules when entering your animals. Please give us accurate information regarding tags and the animals you will be bringing to the fair to ensure accuracy for classes/shows and stalling purposes. Do not enroll more animals than what you are planning on bringing to the fair.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office for any question you might have or assistance you may need.

The website to complete entries is http://GreeneOhio.fairentry.com 

4-H & Fair Updates

Please read this for a few VERY important reminders and information.

1.  The 2020 Greene County Livestock Schedule is posted.  Please click here.  

2. Fair Entry- All livestock fair entries are due by July 1 (NEXT WEEK!)  Please click here. 

3. Did you see the latest Greene Clover newsletter that was sent out last week?  If not, please time time to review it as it has a lot of important 4-H specific events and activity info over the next few weeks.  Please click here.

As always, please let us know if you have any questions.

Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend.

Thanks!

Rebecca and Brenda

Ohio Youth Skillathons

To support the continued learning needs of youth livestock and companion animal exhibitors throughout Ohio, Ohio State University Extension and the Department of Animal Sciences are pleased to offer virtual Skillathons this year. Our 4-H Animal Sciences team will conduct online Ohio Youth Skillathons in 2020 with the chance to compete for the highest score.

These Skillathons will encompass the same educational materials, by species, that would typically be evaluated at the Ohio State Fair. Please save the date(s) for the species you would like to participate in.

Dates/times, rules, and registration for Ohio Youth Skillathons are now online at: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-youth-skillathons

Registration is due by JULY 15th, 2020.

  • Register by visiting: www.go.osu.edu/skillathonregistration
  • All exhibitors with need an email address specific to that exhibitor that can be used as your log-in credential (this is also where the first-time registration will be).

Livestock Fair Entry Deadline

All Junior Fair livestock exhibitors will complete their livestock entries online. This will replace the paper forms from previous years. This help sheet will guide you through the process. Please read the entire guide before attempting to make your entry to ensure the process is done correctly.

All entries are due to be completed by Wednesday, July 1.  We recommend using these instructions as a guide while making your entries.  Please visit our website for complete directions

When completing online entries, make sure you enroll all your animals that will show at the fair and sign up for showmanship classes. You must follow all Junior Fair rules when entering your animals. Please give us accurate information regarding tags and the animals you will be bringing to the fair to ensure accuracy for classes/shows and stalling purposes. Do not enroll more animals than what you are planning on bringing to the fair.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office for any question you might have or assistance you may need.

The website to complete entries is http://GreeneOhio.fairentry.com 

Stay Calm and Well Webinar Series for Early Adolescents

The Ohio State University, Chief Wellness Officer, Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, EBP-C, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN and the Buckeye Wellness team have teamed up to offer “Staying Calm and Well in the Midst of the COVID-19 Storm” to cope with and stay well during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program has been adapted for early adolescents aged 10-14 years old. It will be delivered by Ohio State students from the Colleges of Nursing and Education and Human Ecology! 

This six-week, online webinar series, starts on Wednesday, June 24 at 10 a.m. It is open to children of all ages, but with a focus on middle-school aged early adolescents who may need this information and resources more than we know. These webinars will equip your children with easily digestible but important knowledge and skills to sustain well-being during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Practical evidence-based tactics and resources will be provided in each session. The skills learned should build participant strengths to last well beyond the pandemic.

View the schedule of topics and register for the upcoming sessions.

For more information, contact Kate Gawlik.

Livestock Fair Entry Deadline

All Junior Fair livestock exhibitors will complete their livestock entries online. This will replace the paper forms from previous years. This help sheet will guide you through the process. Please read the entire guide before attempting to make your entry to ensure the process is done correctly.

All entries are due to be completed by Wednesday, July 1Please visit our website for complete directions

When completing online entries, make sure you enroll all your animals that will show at the fair and sign up for showmanship classes. You must follow all Junior Fair rules when entering your animals. Please give us accurate information regarding tags and the animals you will be bringing to the fair to ensure accuracy for classes/shows and stalling purposes. Do not enroll more animals than what you are planning on bringing to the fair.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office for any question you might have or assistance you may need.

The website to complete entries is http://GreeneOhio.fairentry.com