4-H families and volunteers who were enrolled in 4-H during 2020 will be receiving a mailed copy of the 2021 Ohio 4-H Family Guide soon. Please do not throw this away! You will not be receiving a copy from your advisor/club this year! Save this publication to help select projects when we begin the 2021 club year soon. A digital version can be found here: 2021 Ohio 4-H Family Guide.
Thank you to the Ohio 4-H Foundation for their help in getting this publication to our 4-H families and volunteers safely in 2021!
Hey, 4-H Advisors! Start your 4-H year with seven ready-to-go club meeting agendas detailing a family kick-off, team building, officer elections, public speaking and more. Learn how to adapt in-person activities to a virtual setting and strategies for including Cloverbuds. Find it at go.osu.edu/clubmeetingtoolkit.
The Ohio 4-H Planning Guide for In-Person Meetings & Events has been updated with new information. As you plan your 4-H club meetings find the guidelines at https://ohio4h.org/families/stay-connected. Remember: virtual meetings are preferred, face masks are required and local guidelines must be followed.
The 2021 Virtual Ohio 4-H Conference will bring together 4-H volunteers and teens (age 13 and older) from across Ohio. You can participate in a variety of educational sessions that offer something for everyone!. Virtual sessions will start at 9:00 am on February 20 and 7:00 pm on February 23 & 25.
Join us as we learn from one another to make the best better for Ohio 4-H programs The registration booklet and registration form (to be used as a worksheet only) have been posted to: www.go.osu.edu/2021O4HC. Registration deadline will be Friday, February 12 at 5:00 pm.
There will be no charge for those attending this year’s conference. Those wishing to attend the conference will be able to register themselves by following the link above.
If you have questions, please contact our office 740-653-5419.
We hope everyone has made progress on their 4-H award forms and applications this month. If you have questions or just want to know where to start… drop in for my office hours via Zoom next week on Monday and Tuesday.
There are many ways to volunteer with the Fairfield County 4-H Program! Now is the time to apply to be a 4-H Advisor and help in a current club within Fairfield County. There are many clubs that need YOUR help – You don’t have to start a new club or be a 4-H expert, just someone who wants to help youth make the best better!
New resources are available to use with your 4-H clubs for 2021. These are quick guides that offer information on the importance of campaigning for club offices, officer position description, and tips for holding elections. You can also visit: https://ohio4h.org/officerresources to find all of the officer books as well.
There is note doubt 4-H can take youth (and adults) to many places! Learn more Elizabeth Miller, 4-H Educator in Auglaize County, about a creative way to involve Cloverbuds in their club and community with a 4-H passport! Click here for more info: 4-H Can Take You Places!