We’re still looking for both Exhibitors and Mentors for our new Animal Adventures program at the Hartford Fair. Please be sure register by June 30th if you are interested in participating!
Animal Adventures is part of a statewide, 4-H initiative to connect young people with disabilities, who also have a love for animals, with opportunities to get involved with local 4-H programs.
Through Animal Adventures, participants with disabilities will be paired with 4 H and FFA mentors to learn about an animal of their choice. After a meet and greet, they will work together to exhibit or “show” the animal at the 2023 Hartford Independent Fair. The show will be held at 6:30 p m on Sunday, August 6th at the B Carr Pavillion on the Hartford Fairgrounds.
Animal Adventures welcomes youth between the ages of 8 and 19. Participants do not have to be supported by the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, but must reside within the Hartford Fair District: Licking County, Knox County (Hilliar, Milford, Miller Townships), or Delaware County (Berkshire, Harlem, Porter, Trenton Townships).
To register an EXHIBITOR (youth ages 8-19) (link will go live at 8:00am on Monday, May 8, 2023)
•Complete registration by June 30th at https://go.osu.edu/AdventureExhibitor
To register a MENTOR (Junior Fair Exhibitor Dairy Feeder / Goat / Poultry / Rabbit / Sheep) (link will go live at 8:00am on Monday, May 8, 2023)
•Complete registration by June 30th at https://go.osu.edu/AdventureMentor
Want to be an ADULT VOLUNTEER?
•Email Lisa McCutcheon (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be placed on a contact list!