College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Tours!

Looking for something to do in between the Ohio 4-H Conference and Ohio State Collegiate 4-H’s Plowboy Prom? Join us for CFAES campus tours, career exploration, and a college preparation session. Pizza will also be included for attendees!

Register at before March 6 to guarantee your spot.


2024 4-H Dairy Judging Contest


The 2024 Dairy Judging Contest will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at LAYMAN DAIRY FARM located at 2868 Lake Fork Rd NE, Utica, OH 43080. After the contest concludes, Quality Assurance training will take place at SHIPLEY DAIRY FARM located at 9309 Reynolds Rd, Utica, OH 43080. This Quality Assurance Training is only offered for those Dairy and Dairy Feeder project members who participate in the Dairy Judging Contest.


2024 Spring Horse Clinic

The Licking County 4-H Horse and Pony Council will host their annual 4-H Horse Clinic on Saturday, April 20, 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for all horse project members.

Space is limited, so be sure to register right away! Registration form and other information about the clinic can be found HERE.

Solar Eclipse Resources

It’s not too early to get excited about the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024! Even if you are not in the path of the total solar eclipse, you will see the moon’s shadow cover at least 90% of the sun!
Our 4-H professionals have worked together with Dr. Wayne Schlingman, Director of Arne Slettebak Planetarium at The Ohio State University main campus, to create teaching tools to help everyone in Ohio understand and enjoy the event. Check out our resources at There are several activities to do both before and during the solar eclipse!


Family Fun Fair

Consider attending the upcoming Family Fun Fair at Heath Middle School on Saturday, March 2 from 11:00am to 2:oopm! So many great organizations will be on hand to discuss resources available to your family!


Ohio 4-H Adaptive Adventures Camp

Each summer, Ohio 4-H offers a camping experience for youth aged 8-adult who have unique needs that cannot be accommodated in a traditional camp setting. They typically have a small group of between 15-25 campers and their caregivers who spend the weekend doing all the normal camp things, modified for their needs. This year, Ohio 4-H Adaptive Adventures Camp will take plae at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio from June 14-16, 2024. Camper registration forms, along with some pictures and additional information about the event, are online:

2024 Southeast Ohio Pheasants Forever Youth Event

Southeast Ohio Pheasants Forever will hold their 22nd Annual Educational Youth Event on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the Johnstown Community Sportsman’s Club.

When: Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where: Johnstown Community Sportsman’s Club located at 7357 Sportsman Club Rd., Johnstown, OH 43031

Who: Youth of all ages!

Cost: FREE!

Events include conservation, habitat, firearm safety, tree stand safety, bird house building, duck decoy painting, wildlife calling demonstrations, fishing, taxidermy, veterinary station, flint knapping, leather crafts, DARE Program, litter recycling, boating safety, and many others!