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.
There’s a new group of 4-H World Changers getting ready to meet virtually–all about Film Making! It’s every Wednesday from May 12-June 2. Register at go.osu.edu/4hworldchangerssignup
Sometimes it’s hard to get up in front of a group and give a talk. Our newest 4-H SPecial INterest (SPIN) club will help youth in grades 6-12 Speak Up, Speak Out and learn the skills they need to be effective speakers. It’s free and happens on Zoom, beginning April 14. Register at go.osu.edu/speakupspinclub
From cartoons to movies to video games, animations are everywhere! Join us for weekly virtual sessions beginning April 8 to unlock your inner animator!
Registration is now open: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/4HWorldChangers
Franklin County Educator, Tim McDermott, will be presenting a virtual class on the Top Ten Diseases of Backyard Poultry. The class will take place on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. This class is open to anyone, but may be of special interest to some of our poultry project members. For more information and to register, please visit here.
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.
Registrations to attend the 2021 Virtual Junior Swine Day are due February 16, 2021. The event will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The agenda for the day as well as registration information can be found here: www.go.osu.edu/jsd2021
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 email@example.com 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!