Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshop

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council will host a second Achievement Form Workshop at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center from 5:00 to 7:00pm on November 7, 2021. While this is after the forms are due for county selection, this is a great opportunity for those who want to know how to improve their forms in case they are selected to be sent on to the state level. If interested, please RSVP by November 4th at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021.

2021 Ohio National Poultry Show

The Ohio National Poultry Show will be held on November 13-14, 2021 at the Voinovich Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds. This is a great opportunity for youth to get some extra experience showing their birds and to meet other participants from across the state. Entries are due by Tuesday, October 12, 2021 so don’t delay if you are interested in participating. More information can be found on the Ohio National website.

Tractor Supply Co. Paper Clover Campaign – Fall 2021

The Fall Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company kicks off on Wednesday, October 6th and runs through Sunday, October 17th. Purchase a paper clover at checkout or round up your purchase to help support 4-H camps and leadership opportunities. Visit our Heath, Johnstown, or Newark TSC Stores to make a donation. Your support helps us offer camping and leadership opportunities to our 4-H members.

REMINDER: Carving New Ideas Registration Due

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

4-H Camp Ohio Seeking Sponsors

4-H Camp Ohio is on the search for sponsors for their upcoming 5K Run/Walk event on November 13, 2021.If you or someone you know are a part of a business that would be interested in becoming a sponsor and helping out 4-H Camp Ohio for a very worthwhile cause, please visit the following link for more information:https://www.4hcampohio.org/5k-trail-runwalk.html

All proceeds go directly back into improving Camp – this year camp is focusing on raising funds to build a new High Ropes course, something that has been noticeably missed by our campers this last year. If you have any questions, please contact camp at campohiooffice@gmail.com. While you’re at it, why not register to participate in Race Day and/or SPREAD THE WORD!

Save the Date! Licking County 4-H Achievement Night

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, Licking County 4-H will host our annual 4-H Achievement Night at C-Tec in Newark. We will recognize the accomplishments of our youth members, volunteers, and community partners who helped make 2021 another great year in 4-H. More information will become available closer to the event. This event is sponsored by the Licking County 4-H Committee.

2021 Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshops

This fall, Teen Leadership Council will again be hosting two different Achievement Form Workshops for 4-H members statewide!

  • October 3, 2021 (6:00-8:00 p.m. on Zoom): An informational session will be held, providing a basic overview of the Achievement Form, giving introductory tips for completion, and sharing about potential opportunities available to members who complete and submit their forms.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by October 1 to receive Zoom information for the workshop.
    • This session will be recorded for those who cannot attend in live-time.
  • November 7, 2021 (5:00-7:00 p.m. at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center): A more in-depth session will be offered for those who have completed or made significant progress on their form; small group coaching will be available for members to receive personalized feedback.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by November 4.
    • This session will only be hosted in person and will not be recorded.

More information can also be found at go.osu.edu/TLC.

4-H Auditions for American Idol!

On Friday, September 24, American Idol will host a virtual audition day dedicated to 4-H’ers—current members and alumni ages 15-28. 4-H singers nationwide will audition over Zoom for a chance to become the next American Idol. Help us spread the word to get your 4-H’ers a chance at their big break! Register here.

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.