Lettuce Cook: Snack Attack

Lettuce Cook is a three-day youth cooking and gardening program for ages 6-12. Youth will learn basic cooking skills, kitchen safety, and more about growing from garden to fork. This year’s theme is based on the 4-H project book “Snack Attack.”

Dates: June 6, 7, and 8
Time: 9 AM – 12 PM
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $20 per youth

Registration: go.osu.edu/lettucecook

Earth Day 4-H Club Challenge

Calling all 4-H Clubs! The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council has a community service challenge for you in honor of Earth Day this month! We challenge you to complete one or more of these community service projects related to environmental stewardship listed on the attached flyer. If your club completes one of these activities, follow the link/ QR code listed to add your club’s name (go.osu.edu/4HClubEarthDay). You might be featured on our social media, AND you are automatically entered into a drawing to win a prize from the 4-H mall for your club! Entries are due by June 1st, 2023. Happy Earth Day, from The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council!

Flower Sale

It has started to feel like spring this week.  I am excited to start planning my garden.

Please consider purchasing your plants from a 4-H member.  All flowers come from Stockslagers Greenhouse and Garden Center.

All clubs receive 15% of total sales back for use in their club.

Here is the member form.

As a reminder, we ask all clubs to turn in 1 order form for their entire club. Orders all due to OSU Extension Office by March 30 at the latest.

Pick-up will be at the fairgrounds on Tuesday, May 3.


4-H Clothing Project Help

Master Clothing Educator volunteers are hosting several sessions to help 4-H members with their clothing projects.

To register for Beginning Level Textile and Clothing April 18, 2023, from 7-8 PM online training complete the online survey by April 13 at 4:30 PM at

To register for Intermediate Level Textile and Clothing April 27, 2023, 7-8 PM online training complete online survey by April 24 at 4:30 PM at

To register for Advanced Level Textile and Clothing May 4, 2023, 7-8 PM online training complete online survey by April 28 at 4:30 PM at


UPDATED Textile and Clothing online training flyer for 2023

4-H Now App


Do you have the 4-H Now App?  Make sure you download it today.  We have easy links to 4-H Online, our newsletter, project requirements, camp information (and registration soon), animals, teens, Cloverbuds, a calendar where you can add events into your phone, and more!

It will change as we progress throughout the year.  Please make sure you download it and say yes to alerts and helpful reminders will be sent through the app!

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Greene County 4-H has gone mobile! Find us in the iOS and Google Play App Stores or visit https://grandstandsites.com/gs?c=Greene_County_4-H

4-H Enrollment Deadline- Quickly Approaching

Just a friendly reminder that 4-H enrollment is open. It is due April 1. Click here for a list of clubs. You can also download the 4-H Now App and easily see all 4-H clubs.

When you are ready to enroll, visit https://oh.4honline.com

If you want to look at the Ohio 4-H Family Guide to see projects available, please click here.

All Cloverbud youth should be enrolled in #710

If you have any questions, please call the office at 937-372-9971.

4-H Special Needs Camp

Registration due June 1. Ohio 4-H Special Needs Camp is held at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp with the support of a 4-H Foundation grant. The facility is in Jackson County, Ohio, just south of Chillicothe.  Each summer, we offer a camping experience for youth aged 8-adult who have unique needs that cannot be accommodated in a traditional camp setting. We typically have a small group of between 15-25 campers and their caregivers who spend the weekend doing all the normal camp things, modified for their needs.

This year, Camp will be June 9-11. Camper registration forms, along with some pictures and additional information about the event, are online at this site: https://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/home/experience-it/special-needs-camp

Virtual Career Night

Have you ever thought about being a zoo keeper, a chef, a police dog trainer, doing livestock embryo transfer, an electrician or even being a doctor? Then this event is for YOU! Join us to explore a variety of career options and get your questions answered about what degree do you need, should you do an internship, what you need to do in high school to get ready for a career and much more! We will have door prizes we are giving away and lots of fun to be had throughout the evening. Join us March 21 at 6pm (MST) for a fun evening of exploring careers.  For more information and to register for this free event go to: https://wyoming4h.org/virtual-career-night/

4-H Urban Immersion Project

4-H Urban Immersion Project

September 21st – September 24th, 2023 – Washington D.C

The 4-H Urban Immersion Project (UIP) is an Ohio 4-H initiative that combines cross-cultural learning, teamwork and service learning in the urban environment of Washington, DC.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UIP Experience!

4-H teens ages 15-18 and still in High School are eligible for this 4-day service-learning experience that will build skills and abilities to prepare youth for success in a diverse workplace as well as build cultural understanding of those who are different.  This experience will not be about shopping or sightseeing, although we will visit some monuments and historic sites. The cost of the experience is $180.  Limited scholarship funds are also available.  All teen applicants will be contacted to complete an additional phone interview before selection.


Who:                         Teens ages 15-18 (by the date of the trip – still in High School)  –  Space is limited.

Where:                      Washington, DC     (Washington Seminar Center –             201 4th St. SE, Washington, DC)                      

When:                       Thursday (6am), September 21st – Sunday, September 24th, 2023

Application:             https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:6fe9638f-9d08-330c-844b-8a66900ed822  (go.osu.edu/uip23)

Cost:                          $180             (check payable to Warren County Extension)

                                                            (Includes most meals, program fees, overnight lodging and transportation)


2023 Urban Immersion Application – Washington DC