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2021-2022 Licking County 4-H Tractor Clubs

Licking County 4-H members who are interested in learning more about large equipment, small engines or completing the Tractor Operator’s Certification Program will want to check out or Licking County 4-H Tractor Club opportunities! Licking County has two 4-H Tractor Clubs:

Flint Ridge Tractor Club: Meets during the fall/winter months. First meeting will be Monday, October 4th at 7:30pm. Reach out to Kevin or Jerermy Turnbill at (740)763-3347 for more information.

Utica Tractor Club: Will meet January-June in 2022. Reach out to Paul Davidson at (740)366-6365 or Kayla Jones at (740)507-7606 for more information.

 

2021 Friend of 4-H Nominations Being Accepted

The Friend of 4-H is an award which goes to a deserving individual, organization or business that has been generous in their support or involvement with the 4-H program in Licking County over an extended period of time. This support may have been in the form of money, time, resources, expertise or promotional efforts. If you would like to make a nomination, please return the completed application to our office by Friday, October 8, 2021.

REMINDER: Food and Fashion Board Applications Due

The application for the 2022 Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board is now available. To be eligible to apply, members must at least 14 years old as of January 1, 2022. They must have completed a 4-H food or clothing project in 2021 and plan to complete a 4-H food or clothing project in 2022. Members serve in a leadership role to support the food and clothing project areas. Members will plan and host workshops, help with judging, plan and run the style revue, and host other events to support our Licking County 4-H members. The application is due by Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:59pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 3:00-4:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm. When you complete the application, you will also be able to select your interview time. Please reach out to Adrienne Anderson (anderson.1410@osu.edu) with questions. You can complete the application by visiting http://go.osu.edu/2022FFB

4-H Auditions for American Idol!

4-H is going to Hollywood! On Friday, September 24, American Idol will host a virtual audition day dedicated to 4-H’ers—current members and alumni ages 15-28. Individual 4-H singers nationwide will audition over Zoom for a chance to become the next American Idol. We realize this is short notice, but it came together quickly and is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for your 4-H’ers! Help us spread the word and stay tuned for the audition registration link coming soon.

REMINDER: Achievement Awards Form Workshop

Licking County 4-H Teen Member & Family…

Are you at least 14 years of age, or will be 14 years of age by January 1, 2022? Then we have just what you need!

You are now eligible for county, state and national project award recognition, selection to attend 2022 state and national trips, and possibly even the opportunity to apply for scholarships as a high school senior! All of these opportunities are available to YOU – but you have to apply for them! The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15th, and all of the 2021-2022 application materials can be found on our Teen Opportunities page.

The first step is learn about the application, and how to fill it out! We can help you with that! We’re offering a workshop (IN PERSON) on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. During that workshop, We’ll review the various opportunities available to you, and explain how to apply (and be selected!)! We’ll have examples of successful forms, tips on best practices, and lots of tips to get you started!

Details about the workshop are included here, or below, for your review. If you’re interested in attending, be sure to email Lisa at mccutcheon.46@osu.edu so that we can ensure that we have ample handouts and sample materials.

All of these things are available to you – let us help you take advantage of them!

If you are unable to attend in person, we will work to make a recording of the 2020 session available to you.

2021 Carving New Ideas

Carving New Ideas (CNI) is a camping opportunity that focuses on critical thinking and program facilitation for 4-H members in grades 8-12. Campers develop their leadership skills while making new friends from across Ohio and participating in fun activities. Camp counselors are college students at The Ohio State University. Adult staff members providing risk management, nursing services, and meals are staff and volunteers from Franklin County 4-H. This is a great opportunity for our teens and we are extra lucky because CNI is held right in Licking County at 4-H Camp Ohio!

Check-in: Friday, October 29, 2021, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Check-out: Sunday, October 31, 2021, 10:00am

Cost: $75 (includes lodging, meals, and camp shirt)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Register at: go.osu.edu/CNI

Achievement Awards Form Workshop

Licking County 4-H Teen Member & Family…

Are you at least 14 years of age, or will be 14 years of age by January 1, 2022? Then we have just what you need!

You are now eligible for county, state and national project award recognition, selection to attend 2022 state and national trips, and possibly even the opportunity to apply for scholarships as a high school senior! All of these opportunities are available to YOU – but you have to apply for them! The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15th, and all of the 2021-2022 application materials will be available soon

The first step is learn about the application, and how to fill it out! We can help you with that! We’re offering a workshop (IN PERSON) on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. During that workshop, We’ll review the various opportunities available to you, and explain how to apply (and be selected!)! We’ll have examples of successful forms, tips on best practices, and lots of tips to get you started!

Details about the workshop are included here, or below, for your review. If you’re interested in attending, be sure to email Lisa at mccutcheon.46@osu.edu so that we can ensure that we have ample handouts and sample materials.

All of these things are available to you – let us help you take advantage of them!

If you are unable to attend in person, we will work to make a recording of the 2020 session available to you…

2021 Celebration of Youth

Join us for an evening of fall fun at Leeds Farm in support of Ohio 4-H!  Since 1998, Celebration of Youth has been an annual fundraiser supporting Ohio 4-H Youth Development programming and operations. This year it will be held at Leeds Farm on Sat., Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. EST. This will be a casual evening, to enjoy hayrides, the zip line, pumpkin jump, adult trikes, basketball shoots, and pumpkin shop. Of course, the evening wouldn’t be complete without the annual silent and live auctions. The event is 21 and over.  The kids are away so the adults can play! Make your plans to join us for this evening of fall fun on the farm in support of Ohio 4-H. Purchase your ticket online at https://buckeyefunder.osu.edu/project/21549.  Or read more at https://go.osu.edu/COY. If you are unable to attend the event in person, you are still able to participate in the silent auction.

2022 Food and Fashion Board Application

The application for the 2022 Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board is now available. To be eligible to apply, members must at least 14 years old as of January 1, 2022. They must have completed a 4-H food or clothing project in 2021 and plan to complete a 4-H food or clothing project in 2022. Members serve in a leadership role to support the food and clothing project areas. Members will plan and host workshops, help with judging, plan and run the style revue, and host other events to support our Licking County 4-H members. The application is due by Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:59pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 3:00-4:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm. When you complete the application, you will also be able to select your interview time. Please reach out to Adrienne Anderson (anderson.1410@osu.edu) with questions. You can complete the application by visiting http://go.osu.edu/2022FFB