Summer Judging Scheduling – to be released Monday, June 21st

Thank you for your patience as we work through the summer judging scheduling process.  The link to the judging sign-up will be released on Monday through 4-H online.  Those youth that we are hoping to see at summer judging will receive an email with the judging sign-up link.  Please view the Summer Judging Schedule to verify what day your project is judged prior to receiving the email.

Ohio 4-H update regarding COVID Guidelines

We are pleased to announce the size limitations of our groups can now be larger than 50 people. Group sizes may be up to 300, as long as physical distancing can be maintained, and other items outlined in the Ohio 4-H Planning Guide for In-Person Meetings & Events are followed. We continue to follow local health department guidelines and group size may need to be reduced, based on their directives.

Although we recognize that the Governor has made recent announcements going into the month of June, please note that we take our guidance also from The Ohio State University and the Ohio 4-H Program. We will share updates as we learn more from university leadership.

4-H Polar Mystery SPIN Club for Grades 6-8

Fairfield County Youth – sign up and participate with other youth from around the state in the newest SPIN (Special Interest Club) Club offered virtually!  See below for additional information.

4-H Polar Mystery SPIN Club for grades 6-8
A polar scientist has gone missing and no one can find her. Using data and maps, you will pinpoint her location and help to discover who took her in this virtual 4-H Special Interest Club to be held on Zoom Mondays Jan. 25 to March 15 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Register online here. Offered jointly by Ohio 4-H, the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and collaborators at Rutgers University. Read more.

Fairfield County Cloverbud Activities – DUE TODAY!!

Attention all Fairfield County Cloverbud Members!

In order to keep all Cloverbuds and their families safe, we have decided to make all fair activities virtual. The Fairfield County Senior Fair Board is trying to limit the number of people who attend the Junior Fair and are on the grounds, so we are creating virtual opportunities to celebrate our Cloverbud members.

Below is a list of the remaining virtual opportunities you can take part in:

  • Show-N-Tell
    • This is an opportunity for club members to tell about their year in 4-H. All participants will receive a ribbon.
    • If you’re interested in participating in Show-N-Tell, please submit a short video on Flipgrid (https://flipgrid.com/c91f2887). Please remember to be aware of what you’re wearing, what’s in the background, etc when recording your video – We want everyone’s videos to be 4-H Friendly. If you have questions about this just ask!
    • Include in your video:
      •  Name
      • Club
      • Talk about & Show your favorite activity from 4-H this year
    • All video submissions are due by October 5, 2020
  • Stuffed Animal Show
    • Members can select their favorite stuffed animal and “enter the ring”. Each member can share a fun fact about their animal, and have a mini experience of what it’s like to show at the fair. All participants will receive a ribbon.
    • If you’re interested in participating in Show-N-Tell, please submit a short video on Flipgrid (https://flipgrid.com/ab0bb1cb). Please remember to be aware of what you’re wearing, what’s in the background, etc when recording your video – We want everyone’s videos to be 4-H Friendly. If you have questions about this just ask!
    • Include in your video:
      • Name
      • Club
      • Stuffed Animal’s Name
      • Fun Fact about the Stuffed Animal
    • All video submissions are due by October 5, 2020

Just a reminder:

  • All virtual Cloverbud activities are optional
  • All participates who submit a video/photo will be recognized on the Fairfield County 4-H Facebook page, blog and during fair week.
  • Cloverbud events are non-competitive, learning experiences where each exhibitor will receive recognition and a prize for participating. Items of recognition do NOT have to be picked up at the fair in order to keep members and families safe, they can be picked up at the OSU Extension Office or their club advisor will receive them at the end of the year to pass out

If you have questions, please contact Aubry Fowler, Extension Educator, via email Fowler.443@osu.edu or phone 740-277-4626