LAST CHANCE: Junior Fair Exhibitor and Advisor Photos Due for Fair IDs

Both Junior Fair Exhibitors and Advisors must submit a photo for their fair ID. Photos must be submitted by June 30, 2024. Please ensure that all Junior Fair Exhibitors submit their photo through the link for YOUTH ID while the advisors should submit their photo through the ADULT ID link. Please ensure your photo meets the requirements listed. The fair ID will be used for gate admission as well as collecting premiums from the Premium Bank. Submit your photos here: https://www.hartfordfair.com/exhibitor

If you are unsure of whether you have submitted a photo for your ID, please go ahead and submit a photo. If you already have a photo in the system, the system will automatically update the existing photo with the new one based on the name and birth date submitted. If you haven’t submitted a photo, then the system will create a new profile with the photo.

2024 Club Officer Training and New Family Orientation

The Club Officer Training Workshop and New Family Orientation is happening soon! This event is a great opportunity for members who will be serving in an officer role to learn more about their officer role and gain hands-on experience and helpful resources so they will be better prepared to serve as an officer in 2024. Members who maybe aren’t serving in an officer role yet, but would like to learn more are also encouraged to participate!

We will also have a session for New Family Orientation to help new families learn more about what 4-H has to offer and to have their questions answered.

Monday, April 29, 2024
6:30-8:00pm
Spring Hills Baptist Church (1820 Newark Granville Rd, Granville)
No registration is necessary
Prizes offered to the 4-H clubs with greatest number of members in attendance!

LAST CHANCE: 2024 Enrollment Information

It’s time to get enrolled for 2024! Enrollments are due April 1, 2024. Please review the information below before starting your enrollment.

Your login credentials are the same as last year. If you have forgotten your password, please use the Reset Password option to reset your password. If you no longer have access to the email account you used last year, please email Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) so she can update your family profile. DO NOT CREATE A NEW FAMILY PROFILE. This messes up the system and causes more work in the end. Please just reach out to Adrienne so that she can help you get access to your profile.

Instructions on how to log in and enroll can be found on the How to Join 4-H page here: https://licking.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/how-join-4-h.  Scroll down to the instructions for RETURNING Families. There are step-by-step instructions that you can view and print, a tip sheet, and a video.

Once you have reviewed the instructions, visit oh.4honline.com to login and enroll. Please note that the site works best in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Please ensure that you are at the 4-HOnline 2.0 site and have not traversed to the old site. Please note: If you search for 4-HOnline through a search engine, often the first option that populates is the old site. Please make sure that the login screen looks like this:

A few things to note:

  • If anyone in your family has been enrolled in 4-H anywhere in Ohio since 2014, you will have a family profile. If you have trouble accessing your family profile, please DO NOT create a new one. Contact Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) and she will help you get access to your existing profile.
  • If you have a family member who has “skipped” a year or two of 4-H, their profile may have been archived. Please contact Adrienne and let her know to reactivate the profile. Please DO NOT create a new profile. We want to utilize the existing profile for each member as all of their 4-H history is attached to the original profile.
  • Please take the time to review each member’s profile as you enroll them to ensure ALL the information is there and correct. Please update any contact information that may have changed since last year. If your contact information isn’t correct in 4-HOnline, it won’t be correct in FairEntry as the data from 4-HOnline is imported into FairEntry in May.
  • Please be sure that all projects are included and correct BEFORE you submit an enrollment. You will NOT be able to make changes to club/project enrollment once you click the Submit button. If you are not able to complete the enrollment in one sitting or are trying to decide on projects, the system will save each page of progress. You can leave that enrollment and come back to it later. Once you have submitted your enrollment, any changes regarding club and project enrollment will need to be made through Adrienne.
  • Once you submit an enrollment, it will be listed as “awaiting review” until it is reviewed at the county level. It will either be approved or will be sent back to you if there is something that needs fixed.
  • If you select a livestock, horse, dog, or shooting sports project the system will ask you to electronically sign the consent for those projects.
  • Cloverbud members should select the project 710 Cloverbud Activities for their enrollment.
  • Those joining the Licking County 4-H Band should select COP-Arts 1900 Performing Arts – 4-H Band for their project. It will be listed towards the end of the project list with the other County Only Projects (COP).

Advisor Specific Information:

  • When selecting your role, please select Club Volunteer. You will then select the appropriate role for your advisor role within the club. Please see descriptions below before selecting your role. If you have a question on which role to select, please reach out to Adrienne.
    • Organizational Club Leader – Only the head advisor of the club should select this as their role.
    • Cloverbud Leader – Advisors whose main role is to work with Cloverbuds should select this role.
    • Club Project Leader – Any advisor who doesn’t fall into one of the previous two categories should select this role.
  • Please do NOT add any projects to your enrollment. While the option is there, we do not want you to add any projects you work with under the project section as it will include you in our project enrollment numbers and we don’t want that.
  • Please remember that until your submit your enrollment AND I’ve had the chance to approve it, you will not have access to your club profile. You must be an approved volunteer within the system before it will allow you access to your club.
  • If it is your year to have your background check renewed, please remember that I cannot approve your enrollment until the background check has been cleared by our data manager at the Ohio 4-H Center. Background checks have been taking anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months in the past few years, so please don’t delay in getting that completed.

2024 Quality Assurance Trainings

The first Hartford Fair Livestock Quality Assurance (QA) Training for 2024 will take place soon! Any junior fair exhibitor that plans to show livestock at either the Hartford Fair or Ohio State Fair MUST complete an approved QA training by June 1, 2024 in order to be eligible to show in 2024. We are excited to return to holding QA trainings IN PERSON this year. Please review the Junior Fair Livestock Quality Assurance Guidelines for all requirements and a list of approved trainings. Please ensure you have a plan to either attend an in-person training or complete the online YQCA module BEFORE June 1, 2024.

Our first county-wide program will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 6:30pm at Watkins Memorial High School.

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • Photos for fair IDs will NOT be taken at QA programs in 2024. We will have a process similar to last year where members will be able to upload a photo themselves instead of having photos taken by fair staff. More details on that to come at a later date!
  • There will NOT be a Horse Safety and Ethics training option during the QA trainings. ALL horse members will be required to complete the online EquiSTEP training module. More details can be found HERE.
  • Only Licking County 4-H/FFA Quality Assurance Programs will address program changes and updated for the Hartford Fair. If you choose to attend another QA program or complete the YQCA online module, please ensure that you are watching for updates through the Licking County Extension and Hartford Fair websites and that you check in with your advisor(s) for updates and changes as well.

REMINDER: 2024 Enrollment Information

It’s time to get enrolled for 2024! Enrollments are due April 1, 2024. Please review the information below before starting your enrollment.

Your login credentials are the same as last year. If you have forgotten your password, please use the Reset Password option to reset your password. If you no longer have access to the email account you used last year, please email Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) so she can update your family profile. DO NOT CREATE A NEW FAMILY PROFILE. This messes up the system and causes more work in the end. Please just reach out to Adrienne so that she can help you get access to your profile.

Instructions on how to log in and enroll can be found on the How to Join 4-H page here: https://licking.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/how-join-4-h.  Scroll down to the instructions for RETURNING Families. There are step-by-step instructions that you can view and print, a tip sheet, and a video.

Once you have reviewed the instructions, visit oh.4honline.com to login and enroll. Please note that the site works best in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Please ensure that you are at the 4-HOnline 2.0 site and have not traversed to the old site. Please note: If you search for 4-HOnline through a search engine, often the first option that populates is the old site. Please make sure that the login screen looks like this:

A few things to note:

  • If anyone in your family has been enrolled in 4-H anywhere in Ohio since 2014, you will have a family profile. If you have trouble accessing your family profile, please DO NOT create a new one. Contact Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) and she will help you get access to your existing profile.
  • If you have a family member who has “skipped” a year or two of 4-H, their profile may have been archived. Please contact Adrienne and let her know to reactivate the profile. Please DO NOT create a new profile. We want to utilize the existing profile for each member as all of their 4-H history is attached to the original profile.
  • Please take the time to review each member’s profile as you enroll them to ensure ALL the information is there and correct. Please update any contact information that may have changed since last year. If your contact information isn’t correct in 4-HOnline, it won’t be correct in FairEntry as the data from 4-HOnline is imported into FairEntry in May.
  • Please be sure that all projects are included and correct BEFORE you submit an enrollment. You will NOT be able to make changes to club/project enrollment once you click the Submit button. If you are not able to complete the enrollment in one sitting or are trying to decide on projects, the system will save each page of progress. You can leave that enrollment and come back to it later. Once you have submitted your enrollment, any changes regarding club and project enrollment will need to be made through Adrienne.
  • Once you submit an enrollment, it will be listed as “awaiting review” until it is reviewed at the county level. It will either be approved or will be sent back to you if there is something that needs fixed.
  • If you select a livestock, horse, dog, or shooting sports project the system will ask you to electronically sign the consent for those projects.
  • Cloverbud members should select the project 710 Cloverbud Activities for their enrollment.
  • Those joining the Licking County 4-H Band should select COP-Arts 1900 Performing Arts – 4-H Band for their project. It will be listed towards the end of the project list with the other County Only Projects (COP).

Advisor Specific Information:

  • When selecting your role, please select Club Volunteer. You will then select the appropriate role for your advisor role within the club. Please see descriptions below before selecting your role. If you have a question on which role to select, please reach out to Adrienne.
    • Organizational Club Leader – Only the head advisor of the club should select this as their role.
    • Cloverbud Leader – Advisors whose main role is to work with Cloverbuds should select this role.
    • Club Project Leader – Any advisor who doesn’t fall into one of the previous two categories should select this role.
  • Please do NOT add any projects to your enrollment. While the option is there, we do not want you to add any projects you work with under the project section as it will include you in our project enrollment numbers and we don’t want that.
  • Please remember that until your submit your enrollment AND I’ve had the chance to approve it, you will not have access to your club profile. You must be an approved volunteer within the system before it will allow you access to your club.
  • If it is your year to have your background check renewed, please remember that I cannot approve your enrollment until the background check has been cleared by our data manager at the Ohio 4-H Center. Background checks have been taking anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months in the past few years, so please don’t delay in getting that completed.

2024 Enrollment Information

It’s time to get enrolled for 2024! Enrollments are due April 1, 2024. Please review the information below before starting your enrollment.

Your login credentials are the same as last year. If you have forgotten your password, please use the Reset Password option to reset your password. If you no longer have access to the email account you used last year, please email Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) so she can update your family profile. DO NOT CREATE A NEW FAMILY PROFILE. This messes up the system and causes more work in the end. Please just reach out to Adrienne so that she can help you get access to your profile.

Instructions on how to log in and enroll can be found on the How to Join 4-H page here: https://licking.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/how-join-4-h.  Scroll down to the instructions for RETURNING Families. There are step-by-step instructions that you can view and print, a tip sheet, and a video.

Once you have reviewed the instructions, visit oh.4honline.com to login and enroll. Please note that the site works best in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Please ensure that you are at the 4-HOnline 2.0 site and have not traversed to the old site. Please note: If you search for 4-HOnline through a search engine, often the first option that populates is the old site. Please make sure that the login screen looks like this:

A few things to note:

  • If anyone in your family has been enrolled in 4-H anywhere in Ohio since 2014, you will have a family profile. If you have trouble accessing your family profile, please DO NOT create a new one. Contact Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) and she will help you get access to your existing profile.
  • If you have a family member who has “skipped” a year or two of 4-H, their profile may have been archived. Please contact Adrienne and let her know to reactivate the profile. Please DO NOT create a new profile. We want to utilize the existing profile for each member as all of their 4-H history is attached to the original profile.
  • Please take the time to review each member’s profile as you enroll them to ensure ALL the information is there and correct. Please update any contact information that may have changed since last year. If your contact information isn’t correct in 4-HOnline, it won’t be correct in FairEntry as the data from 4-HOnline is imported into FairEntry in May.
  • Please be sure that all projects are included and correct BEFORE you submit an enrollment. You will NOT be able to make changes to club/project enrollment once you click the Submit button. If you are not able to complete the enrollment in one sitting or are trying to decide on projects, the system will save each page of progress. You can leave that enrollment and come back to it later. Once you have submitted your enrollment, any changes regarding club and project enrollment will need to be made through Adrienne.
  • Once you submit an enrollment, it will be listed as “awaiting review” until it is reviewed at the county level. It will either be approved or will be sent back to you if there is something that needs fixed.
  • If you select a livestock, horse, dog, or shooting sports project the system will ask you to electronically sign the consent for those projects.
  • Cloverbud members should select the project 710 Cloverbud Activities for their enrollment.
  • Those joining the Licking County 4-H Band should select COP-Arts 1900 Performing Arts – 4-H Band for their project. It will be listed towards the end of the project list with the other County Only Projects (COP).

Advisor Specific Information:

  • When selecting your role, please select Club Volunteer. You will then select the appropriate role for your advisor role within the club. Please see descriptions below before selecting your role. If you have a question on which role to select, please reach out to Adrienne.
    • Organizational Club Leader – Only the head advisor of the club should select this as their role.
    • Cloverbud Leader – Advisors whose main role is to work with Cloverbuds should select this role.
    • Club Project Leader – Any advisor who doesn’t fall into one of the previous two categories should select this role.
  • Please do NOT add any projects to your enrollment. While the option is there, we do not want you to add any projects you work with under the project section as it will include you in our project enrollment numbers and we don’t want that.
  • Please remember that until your submit your enrollment AND I’ve had the chance to approve it, you will not have access to your club profile. You must be an approved volunteer within the system before it will allow you access to your club.
  • If it is your year to have your background check renewed, please remember that I cannot approve your enrollment until the background check has been cleared by our data manager at the Ohio 4-H Center. Background checks have been taking anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months in the past few years, so please don’t delay in getting that completed.

2024 Spring Shooting Sports Workshop

4-H Shooting Sports Spring 2024 Instructor Workshop

  • Spring Workshop 2024 is open to both adults (must be an approved 4-H Advisor) and Junior Leaders
  • Date: April 5-7, 2024
  • Register Here or go to http://go.osu.edu/2024SpringSSWorkshop
  • Cost: $110.00
  • Check-in: Friday, April 5, 2024, from 6:00-8:00 PM with programming starting at 8:15 PM
  • Dismissal: Sunday, April 7, 2024 around 11:00 AM. Full-time participation is required for certification.
  • Registration deadline is March 14, 2024 at midnight
    • Payment can be made online with a Credit/Debit Card (the preferred method) or by mailing a check. Space is not confirmed until payment is received. Checks must be received by registration deadline.
    • Please be sure to complete the Health form survey that will be sent to you upon the completion of the registration survey.
  • Directions to Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp
  • Location Map Link to Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp
  • This workshop will offer the following Disciplines: Basic Archery, Coordinator, Pistol, Living History, Rifle, Shotgun, Living History, Hunting & Wildlife. These do not require previous trainings. Advanced Disciplines – Muzzleloader, Archery Advanced, Rifle Marksmanship, Shotgun Advanced, Crossbow, Pistol Advanced, Steel Rifle/Pistol SASP, & Western Heritage    
  • Junior Leader Application is included in workshop registration a limited number of half price scholarships are avaiable for this workshop. Scholarships will be applied to the first 20 Junior Leader registrations. Scholarships are made possible through a grant from ODRN – Division of Wildlife.
    • Reminder: Please upload letters of recommendation.

REMINDER: 2024 Ohio 4-H Conference Registrations Due

The 2024 Ohio 4-H Conference will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The conference is a great opportunity to gather new ideas, get updates about 4-H, meet/connect with new people, and celebrate our volunteers and teens. The conference includes break out sessions for both teens and adult volunteers, as well as a luncheon, trade show, and silent auction. You can find a list of sessions, registration form, vendor application, and silent auction donation form HERE. Cost to attend is $40 per person.

Please return the registration form along with payment to the Licking County Extension Office by February 8, 2024 so that we can get you registered before the deadline. Check should be made payable to: Licking County 4-H Committee.

Licking County 4-H Volunteers and Teens to Be Recognized at the Ohio 4-H Conference

Licking County 4-H is excited to have two teen leaders and two adult volunteers who will be recognized at the Ohio 4-H Conference for their roles they have played and the work they have done to support their 4-H Program. Please see the information about each of them below, and consider attending the 2024 Ohio 4-H Conference to help us celebrate their accomplishments.

The 2024 Ohio 4-H Conference will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The conference is a great opportunity to gather new ideas, get updates about 4-H, meet/connect with new people, and celebrate our volunteers and teens. The conference includes break out sessions for both teens and adult volunteers, as well as a luncheon, trade show, and silent auction. You can find a list of sessions, registration form, vendor application, and silent auction donation form HERE. Cost to attend is $40 per person.

Please return the registration form along with payment to the Licking County Extension Office by February 8, 2024 so that we can get you registered before the deadline. Check should be made payable to: Licking County 4-H Committee.

 

Travis Allen

Travis is being inducted into the Teen Hall of Fame. The Teen Hall of Fame is meant to honor those who have dedicated it all to make the best better in their club, community, country, and world. Travis will receive his honor during the Teen Luncheon at the Ohio 4-H Conference. Travis was one of four teens in Ohio 4-H who was selected for this honor.

 

 

 

 

Aubrey Barger

Aubrey is being inducted into the Teen Hall of Fame. The Teen Hall of Fame is meant to honor those who have dedicated it all to make the best better in their club, community, country, and world. Aubrey will receive her honor during the Teen Luncheon at the Ohio 4-H Conference. Aubrey was one of four teens in Ohio 4-H who was selected for this honor.

 

 

 

 

Tim Beltz

Tim was select for the Ohio 4-H Volunteer Meritorious Service Award. This award recognizes adult 4-H volunteers for a lifetime of meritorious service award. Volunteers are selected who have demonstrated exceptional service at the club and/or county level. Tim will be recognized during the Adult Volunteer Luncheon at the Ohio 4-H Conference. Tim was one of three Ohio 4-H Volunteers to receive this honor.

 

 

 

Kayla Jones

Kayla was selected for the Experienced 4-H Alumni Award. This honor is award to individuals who have demonstrated distinctive achievements in career or service who attribute part of their success to participating in 4-H. Kayla will be recognized during the Adult Volunteer Luncheon at the Ohio 4-H Center. Kayla was one of three Ohio 4-H alumni to receive this honor.

2024 Enrollment Information

It’s time to get enrolled for 2024! Enrollments are due April 1, 2024. Please review the information below before starting your enrollment.

Your login credentials are the same as last year. If you have forgotten your password, please use the Reset Password option to reset your password. If you no longer have access to the email account you used last year, please email Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) so she can update your family profile. DO NOT CREATE A NEW FAMILY PROFILE. This messes up the system and causes more work in the end. Please just reach out to Adrienne so that she can help you get access to your profile.

Instructions on how to log in and enroll can be found on the How to Join 4-H page here: https://licking.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/how-join-4-h.  Scroll down to the instructions for RETURNING Families. There are step-by-step instructions that you can view and print, a tip sheet, and a video.

Once you have reviewed the instructions, visit oh.4honline.com to login and enroll. Please note that the site works best in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Please ensure that you are at the 4-HOnline 2.0 site and have not traversed to the old site. Please note: If you search for 4-HOnline through a search engine, often the first option that populates is the old site. Please make sure that the login screen looks like this:

A few things to note:

  • If anyone in your family has been enrolled in 4-H anywhere in Ohio since 2014, you will have a family profile. If you have trouble accessing your family profile, please DO NOT create a new one. Contact Adrienne (anderson.1410@osu.edu) and she will help you get access to your existing profile.
  • If you have a family member who has “skipped” a year or two of 4-H, their profile may have been archived. Please contact Adrienne and let her know to reactivate the profile. Please DO NOT create a new profile. We want to utilize the existing profile for each member as all of their 4-H history is attached to the original profile.
  • Please take the time to review each member’s profile as you enroll them to ensure ALL the information is there and correct. Please update any contact information that may have changed since last year. If your contact information isn’t correct in 4-HOnline, it won’t be correct in FairEntry as the data from 4-HOnline is imported into FairEntry in May.
  • Please be sure that all projects are included and correct BEFORE you submit an enrollment. You will NOT be able to make changes to club/project enrollment once you click the Submit button. If you are not able to complete the enrollment in one sitting or are trying to decide on projects, the system will save each page of progress. You can leave that enrollment and come back to it later. Once you have submitted your enrollment, any changes regarding club and project enrollment will need to be made through Adrienne.
  • Once you submit an enrollment, it will be listed as “awaiting review” until it is reviewed at the county level. It will either be approved or will be sent back to you if there is something that needs fixed.
  • If you select a livestock, horse, dog, or shooting sports project the system will ask you to electronically sign the consent for those projects.
  • Cloverbud members should select the project 710 Cloverbud Activities for their enrollment.
  • Those joining the Licking County 4-H Band should select COP-Arts 1900 Performing Arts – 4-H Band for their project. It will be listed towards the end of the project list with the other County Only Projects (COP).

Advisor Specific Information:

  • When selecting your role, please select Club Volunteer. You will then select the appropriate role for your advisor role within the club. Please see descriptions below before selecting your role. If you have a question on which role to select, please reach out to Adrienne.
    • Organizational Club Leader – Only the head advisor of the club should select this as their role.
    • Cloverbud Leader – Advisors whose main role is to work with Cloverbuds should select this role.
    • Club Project Leader – Any advisor who doesn’t fall into one of the previous two categories should select this role.
  • Please do NOT add any projects to your enrollment. While the option is there, we do not want you to add any projects you work with under the project section as it will include you in our project enrollment numbers and we don’t want that.
  • Please remember that until your submit your enrollment AND I’ve had the chance to approve it, you will not have access to your club profile. You must be an approved volunteer within the system before it will allow you access to your club.
  • If it is your year to have your background check renewed, please remember that I cannot approve your enrollment until the background check has been cleared by our data manager at the Ohio 4-H Center. Background checks have been taking anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months in the past few years, so please don’t delay in getting that completed.