Speaking Contest Event – Sign up by June 1st

Speak out and get involved! Improve your public speaking skills and raise awareness of health and safety topics. The Fairfield County Health & Safety Speaking Event will be Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 starting at 1:00 p.m. at the Ag Center. Any 4-H or Cloverbud member can participate. The following events will take place:

  • Junior and Senior Individual Health & Safety Speaking Events
  • Health & Safety Speaking Team Event
  • 4-H Creed Speaking Event
  • 4-H Pledge Speaking Event (Cloverbuds Only)

Earn a chance to also participate in the Ohio State Fair with the Health & Safety events!

Registration is due June 1st by calling the Extension Office at 740-653-5419. For questions, contact Leslie Cooksey at cooksey.25@osu.edu.

4-H Cloverbud Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 2!

The Fairfield County Junior Leaders invite Cloverbuds and their family members under the age of 8 to attend the JAS’s Easter EggExtravaganza. This will be held on Saturday, April 2nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm (with the Egg Hunt happening at 2:00pm). This FREE event will be held at the Ag Center/Extension Office (831 College Ave, Lancaster). Join us for crafts, animals, games, and an egg hunt.  This event is being held in memory of Cloverbud Advisor, Jane Sharp.

Save the Date: April 2 – Cloverbud Easter Egg Hunt

The Fairfield County Junior Leaders invite Cloverbuds and their family members under the age of 8 to attend the JAS’s Easter EggExtravaganza. This will be held on Saturday, April 2nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm (with the Egg Hunt happening at 2:00pm). This FREE event will be held at the Ag Center/Extension Office (831 College Ave, Lancaster). Join us for crafts, animals, games, and an egg hunt.  This event is being held in memory of Cloverbud Advisor, Jane Sharp.

4-H Enrollment is now open!

We look forward to receiving your enrollments for the 2021-2022 4-H year. All enrollments are due through 4-H Online by April 15, 2022.

To enroll, please visit https://oh.4honline.com.  Previous families and advisors will use their email and password from last year to enroll.  Not sure what email you used?  Please contact Missy at koenig.398@osu.edu or 740-277-4631.

New families, please visit https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/4-h-online-information for instructions and a video to help you enroll.  Your club advisors can also help you enroll.

As a reminder, Cloverbud members (age 5-8 and currently in Kindergarten through 2nd grade as of Jan 1, 2022) will enroll in 710GPM or COP-710HC.  Cloverbuds do not enroll in traditional project numbers, as they are a non-competitive, activity based program. Cloverbud members do have the option of purchasing the 715 My Cloverbud Year book to keep track of what they do during the club year.

 

Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Connections Blog – Subscribe to receive email notifications!

Do you work with Cloverbuds? Here is great blog with new articles and activities posted twice a month. The blog also has a feature to search for topics using keywords. You can also subscribe to receive email notifications when new articles are posted. https://u.osu.edu/cloverbudconnections

In case you missed the last post, it is focused on “Getting Active in the New Year” – https://u.osu.edu/cloverbudconnections/2022/01/07/getting-active-in-the-new-year/

2022 Ohio 4-H Conference Registration is now open!

Advisors and Youth age 13 & Older,

Registration is now open for the 2022 Ohio 4-H Conference to be held on Saturday, March 12 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Conference check-in will start at 8:00 am with sessions starting at 9 am.  The day should be finished by 4 pm.

Fairfield County will be having at least 4 advisors recognized that day, so please plan on helping them celebrate!

Registration forms and the $40 payment (checks made to 4-H Advisory Committee, please) are due to our office by 4 pm on February 8th. There will be scholarships for youth that completed an Ohio Achievement Form and the first 5 adults that register for the conference.

The registration booklet containing session and workshop descriptions available can be found here.  The registration form is here.

Sessions and workshops coded ‘Teens’ is geared towards teens.  Sessions and workshops coded as ‘Adults’ are for adult volunteers.  Sessions for both groups are coded as ‘Both.’  Please keep in mind when registering for the Conference that a person can’t attend a workshop and session during the same time period.

Questions?  Please call our office at 740-653-5419 or Missy at 740-277-4631