Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards

4-H members who completed the Ohio 4-H Achievement or Junior Achievement Forms were recognized on April 7th at the Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards Program. Scholarship winners were also announced and recognized. A sincere thank you to Fairfield Federal for their continued sponsorship of this awards program. A big thank you to the Fairfield County Commissioners for providing certificates to our members. And a special thank you Commissioner Davis for attending this event! Congrats to all and keep up the great work!

For photos from the event, click here.

For a complete listing of 2022 awards: 2022 Achievement Awards Program

Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards Program is April 7th

4-H members who completed the 2022 Ohio 4-H Achievement or Junior Achievement Forms will be recognized on April 7th at the Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards Program (with dessert reception) sponsored by Fairfield Federal Savings & Loan.

Award recipients should have received an email invitation to attend and we ask that they RSVP by midnight on Sunday, April 3rd.

Scholarship winners will also announced and recognized.

2022 Ohio 4-H State Achievement Award results are in!

The Ohio 4-H Achievement Award results are in! SIX Fairfield County 4-Hers will have the honor to be invited to attend National 4-H Congress this fall as a State Winner in their project area. Congrats to all!
Do you want to know more about these awards and opportunities? Reach out to us for more info! The opportunities in 4-H are incredible! 🍀

Ohio 4-H Achievement Award Forms (ages 14-18) due 1/7/2022

For youth 14-18 as of January 1, 2022 interested in applying for state & county achievement/merit awards (Beef, Clothing, Leadership, etc.), county trips (Sea Camp, Leadership Camp, etc.), State Junior Fair Board, National Dairy Conference, Ohio Township Award, etc. Please use the current version of the form!

Ohio 4-H Achievement Form (2022 Form- Word document- Please download to complete)

2022 Achievement Form Instructions – PLEASE READ! 

Ohio Achievement Form Suggestions – Achievement form section suggestions can by found by reviewing this form.

2022 Ohio 4-H Achievement Forms are due on paper copy to the Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7th, 2022. A form should be completed for each item checked on the cover sheet of the Achievement Form. If you have questions about this, please reach out to Leslie, Aubry, or Missy.

Junior Achievement Award Forms and Recognition (youth ages 9-13 as of 1/1/2022)

Youth members who will be ages 9-13 as of 1/1/2022 are strongly encouraged to complete the Junior Achievement Form. The Junior Achievement Form allows youth to practice good record keeping skills of their 4-H accomplishments and experiences in preparation for older youth opportunities, trips, awards, scholarships and more! For more information, contact our office at 740-653-5419 or attend the Junior Achievement Form Workshop on Thursday, December 2nd from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office / Ag Center.

The Fairfield County Jr. Achievement Form is for 4-H members ages 8-13 as of January 1, 2022 to complete. This form provides a start towards completing the Ohio 4-H Achievement Record form. Completed forms (in paper copy) are due to the Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7th, 2021. There are three levels of awards:  White Clover for members in the first and second year, Green Clover for members in their third and fourth years, and Gold Clover for members in the fifth and sixth year of Traditional 4-H. A banquet will be held in April recognizing those members completing the Junior Achievement Form.

Please Note: The 4-H Advisory Committee is currently reviewing the 2022 Junior Achievement Award Form. A final version and sample form will be posted at fairfield.osu.edu and available on Thursday, December 2nd. Thank you!

 

Teen Opportunities, Award Forms, and Recognition (youth ages 14-18 as of 1/1/2022)

Attention Teens! Do you want to be a camp counselor? Junior Fair Board Member? Junior Leader? Outstanding 4-Her? Scholarship or Award Trip winner? Do you find yourself asking “How do I get to do that?” We suspect that as you have gotten older you have started to look for new and exciting things where you can be involved. Read on… 4-H has special opportunities for teens only where YOU can play a part!

There are many exciting opportunities that await you as a teenager in the Fairfield County 4-H Program. Soon, 4-H members who will be ages 14-18 as of 1/1/2022 will receive a survey link emailed to them. This survey is an invitation for you to let us know what you are interested in learning more about. Read all about these opportunities, mark which ones you are interested in and we will follow up with making sure you have the correct forms, applications, and information to proceed to the next steps!

The opportunities in awards, trips, scholarships and more available to teens in the 4-H program are incredible. Don’t miss out on learning more and getting involved! Most of these opportunities are open to 4-H members ages 14 and up as of January 1st. Some of these activities require completion of special forms while others just involve asking for more information. Regardless of what you are interested in, be sure to give us a call if you need more information or would like some help with the necessary forms.

If members and parents would like a little extra assistance in preparing their records, feel free to call or email Leslie (740-277-4625) at cooksey.25@osu.edu or Aubry (740-277-4626) at fowler.443@osu.edu.

We encourage you all to broaden your 4-H experience and try something new. We think you’ll find many new friends and much more fun ahead!

Additionally, we invite youth who will be ages 14-18 as of 1/1/2022 to attend the Achievement Form Workshop on Thursday, December 2nd from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Extension Office / Ag Center.

Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Coaching – November 7th

On November 7, 2021, the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council will be hosting their second Achievement Form Workshop from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center!

This workshop is specifically for those teens who have already started/previously completed their Achievement Record Form and would like feedback. Teens who RSVP will receive individualized coaching from individuals who are experienced and have had success in submitting their Achievement Record at the state level.

Those interested in attending should RSVP by November 4 at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021. This session will only be hosted in person and will not be recorded.

 

Teen Opportunity: Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshops

This fall, the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council will again be hosting two different Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshops for 4-H members statewide!

  • October 3, 2021 (6:00-8:00 p.m. on Zoom): An informational session will be held, providing a basic overview of the Achievement Form, giving introductory tips for completion, and sharing about potential opportunities available to members who complete and submit their forms.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by October 1 to receive Zoom information for the workshop.
    • This session will be recorded for those who cannot attend in live-time.
  • November 7, 2021 (5:00-7:00 p.m. at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center): A more in-depth session will be offered for those who have completed or made significant progress on their form; small group coaching will be available for members to receive personalized feedback.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by November 4.
    • This session will only be hosted in person and will not be recorded.

More information can also be found at go.osu.edu/TLC.

Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards

4-H members who completed the Ohio 4-H Achievement or Junior Achievement Forms were recognized on April 8th through a drive-thru event. Scholarship winners were also announced and recognized. Members were recognized by family. A big thank you to the Fairfield County Commissioners for providing certificates to our members. And a special thank you Commissioner Levacy and Commissioner Fix for attending this event! Congrats to all and keep up the great work!

For photos from the event, click here.

For a complete listing of 2021 awards: 2021 Achievement Banquet Program – Updated 2021.04.13

Save the Date: Fairfield County 4-H Achievement Awards Ceremony

Ohio 4-H Achievement Form and Junior Achievement Form Families: Please save the evening of Thursday, April 8th for our Drive-Thru Achievement Awards Ceremony. 

This will be a scheduled event, with the scheduling information to come out soon.  We are hoping families can join us in a drive-thru at the Fairgrounds and celebrate!  There will be a quick photo opportunity for youth and their families as well as awards presented.