2021 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

The 2021 4-H Dairy Judging Contest will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10:00am at Shipley Dairy Farm. All 4-H youth who will be enrolled in a Licking County 4-H Dairy Project in 2021 are invited to participate.

Please note the following changes to the 2021 program:

  • Only 4-H members who will be enrolled in a 2021 Dairy Project are eligible to participate.
  • There will NOT be lunch or a Quality Assurance program provided.
  • Only one adult may attend with each youth/family in order to adhere to program capacity limits (50 person capacity for the event).
  • Facial coverings must be properly worn in order to attend and participants should adhere to all social distancing guidelines.

Ohio 4-H Virtual Horse Communication Contest

Attention 4-H horse project members! Please consider participating in the Ohio 4-H Virtual Horse Communication Contest. Winners selected at this contest will represent Ohio 4-H at the national contest. For rules and registration, please visit the Ohio 4-H Horse page here. Deadline to register is March 1, 2021 and the contest will be held by Zoom on March 13, 2021.

Helping Hands 4-H Club Virtual 5K

Please support Helping Hands 4-H club’s first virtual 5k. If you’re wondering what in the world is this? You sign up using the link, run/walk your 5k wherever you want (inside/outside) between Feb. 1-April 1. You will get your race bib and information all digitally. All participants will get a medal. Cost: $25 per participant.

Registration opens: Feb. 1st (use QR code below or visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Newark/HelpingHands5k2021)
Medal pick up: April 24th (drive thru– location TBD)

This is the perfect time to keep working on those New Year’s goals, try something new if you’ve been afraid to, donate to our club, or just gather your “herd” and join us in MOO-ving!!!

2021 Ohio 4-H Awards Recognition

Ohio 4-H will be recognizing special award winners and tenure volunteers during a virtual presentation on March 11, 2021 at 7:00pm. Licking County 4-H will have two volunteers recognized during the event. Terry Bland of the Commancheros 4-H Club will be recognized for 40 years of service and Cora Lee Powelson of the Licking County Jersey Club will be recognized for 45 years of service. All are welcomed to register for the link to view the event which will be streamed live on YouTube. To register for the event and to see a list of those being recognized, please visit go.osu.edu/Ohio4-HAwards.

Teamwork from Home Event for 4-H Teens

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council would like to invite you to join us during our statewide Teamwork from Home event on Friday, February 19! You can register here: go.osu.edu/4hteamwork.

The first session will begin at 4:00pm with a break from 5:30pm-6:30pm. At 6:30pm, we will begin our second session. When you register, you can choose to join us for one or both sessions!

During these sessions you will have an opportunity to learn about older youth 4-H opportunities, meet others from around the state and country, and participate in several interactive activities! This program is being offered by the Teen Leadership Council committee who would traditionally be planning a luncheon during Ohio 4-H Conference. Since we aren’t meeting for our conference in-person, we are bringing the fun to you!

2021 Virtual Ohio 4-H Conference

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! Join us as we learn from one another to make the best better for Ohio 4-H programs.

Virtual sessions will start at 9:00 am on February 20 and 7:00 pm on February 23 & 25.

Information on the conference as well as how to register can be found here.