Ohio Birds for 4-H Virtual Presentation

The Friends of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge will be presenting Ohio Birds for 4-H Virtually Saturday May 22 from 10-11 a.m. This program will help those 4-H members who are completing project 621 Ohio Birds or be a beginning for any youth wanting to learn about the birds they may see in their back yard. They will cover attracting and feeding birds, ways to view birds and record sightings along spots to see new birds along the Lake Erie Birding Trail. This presentation will assist with a plan your own learning activity or the Leadership/Citizenship activity of inviting a speaker to a 4-H club. For more information and to register, please visit the Friends of Ottawa NWR website.

Virtual SPIN Club – Get Crafty!

If you like to craft then this virtual SPIN club is for you! This virtual SPIN Club is for youth Grades 3-12, who want to learn and create a variety of art projects. During this 6 week SPIN club, participants will receive information and then actively create projects during the 1-hour meeting time. An Art Gallery will spotlight the club participants’ projects on April 29.

The club will meet via Zoom on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. starting on March 25th and ending on April 29th.

Interested? Register at go.osu.edu/crafty.

4-H Photography Challenge

Minnesota 4-H Photography is excited to offer a photo challenge to Midwest youth in grades K-13.

Explore the world in TONES with a black and white photography challenge! We encourage you to play with shadows, look at texture, and layer dark and light tones to create stunning black and white photographs. More information and rules for the challenge can be found here.

Submit up to three (3) jpg or jpeg images to fourhphoto@umn.edu by 11:59 p.m. on March 15, 2021. As this is a multi-state challenge, please make sure to rename your images as indicated in the rules.

Find more information about the challenge here: https://extension.umn.edu/event/4-h-black-and-white-photo-challenge

This contest is open to ALL 4-H youth. You do NOT need to be enrolled in a 4-H photography project to participate.

We hope to see LOTS of Ohio 4-H photos in the contest!