REMINDER: Goat Workshop

The Goats R Us 4 H Club will offer FREE goat project workshop on Thursday, July 15 (rain or shine) for any youth exhibitor planning to participate in the Hartford Fair.

The clinic will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Baird Arena (Sheep on the Hartford Fairgrounds. Members are welcome to bring their Meat Goats, Dairy Goats and Pygmy Goats (with collar and lead) to the workshop but it is not required in order to participate. Animals will be available to those unable to bring their own.

Workshop topics will include hands on instruction in showmanship, general care, feeding, Scrapies identification requirements, grooming, hoof trimming and working with Pack Goats.

For additional information, contact:
Laney McLaughlin | 740.927.4790
Goats R Us 4 H Club Advisor

NOTE: Please use parking lot east of horse area / horse barns

State Shooting Sports Clinics at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp

Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports will be offering four, 1-day clinics for youth interested in expanding their shootings sports skills. Interested members can sign up for one or more days depending on their interest and skill level. Sessions will take place Sunday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 21 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio. The cost is $30 per day for each participant and includes lunch and all materials. No overnight accommodations will be available. Information, schedule, class details, and registration link can all be found here: 2021 Shooting Sports Clinics.

REMINDER: Project Judging Workshop and Virtual Q&A Session

The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board will be offering two opportunities to help members prepared for project judging. The first is the Project Judging Workshop which will be held on Monday, June 28, 2021 at the Licking County Extension Office. The workshops starts and 7:00pm and is open to all members taking food, clothing, or special interest projects. We will discuss what you should bring to judging as well as what to expect when you arrive and tips on interviewing with your judge. There will also be past projects as examples for members to view.

If you are unable to make the workshop but still have questions that need answered, please join us virtually on Wednesday, June 30th at 7:00pm for the Virtual Project Question and Answer Session. We will be available starting at 7:00pm and will stay on for as long as there are questions to be answered. Join us by clicking here.

4-H Dairy Feeder Steer Project Clinic

We have a new opportunity for dairy feeder steer project members to help them better prepare themselves and their animals for fair. The Licking County 4-H Dairy Feeder Steer Project Clinic will take place on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 10:00am to Noon in Baird Arena (Sheep Barn) at the Hartford Fairgrounds. With topics on washing and clipping your dairy feeder, showmanship, and safety, there are opportunities for members of all ages and skill levels to learn something new. You can check out all of the topics as well as contact information for the event by going here.

REMINDER: Goat Workshops

The Goats R Us 4 H Club will offer FREE goat project workshops on both Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, July 15 (rain or shine) for any youth exhibitor planning to participate in the Hartford Fair.

Both clinics will be held from 6:00 9:00 p.m. in the Baird Arena (Sheep on the Hartford Fairgrounds. Members are encouraged to attend both sessions, and are welcome to bring their Meat Goats, Dairy Goats and Pygmy Goats (with collar and lead) to the workshops but it is not required in order to participate. Animals will be available to those unable to bring their own.

Workshop topics will include hands on instruction in showmanship, general care, feeding, Scrapies identification requirements, grooming, hoof trimming and working with Pack Goats.

For additional information, contact:
Laney McLaughlin | 740.927.4790
Goats R Us 4 H Club Advisor

NOTE: Please use parking lot east of horse area / horse barns

2021 Rabbit and Poultry Fun Show

Calling all Rabbit and Poultry Exhibitors! The Youth Rabbit and Poultry Clinic and Fun Show will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Hartford Fairgrounds in the Hondros Family Beef Barn. This is great opportunity to practice showing your animals to be better prepared for fair. All the details including entry fee and schedule can be found here.

Virtual Poultry Clinic for Backyard Poultry Production

Learn the basics of raising backyard chickens, ducks and more! This virtual clinic would make a great learning opportunity for those taking 4-H poultry projects or anyone who would like to learn more about raising poultry. The clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:30pm on Zoom. You can find connection info and contact information for the presenters here: 2021 Backyard Poultry Clinic.

4-H Food and Clothing Project Workshops

The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board will be hosting their Food & Clothing Projects Workshop again this year. This workshop is designed to help members who are new to a food or clothing project learn what they will need to do to complete their project and have their questions answered. The workshop will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 and will have two sessions. The Foods Project Session will begin at 1:00p.m. and run until 2:00p.m. There will then be a break for us to sanitize and prepare and then the Clothing Project Session will begin at 2:30p.m. and run until 3:30p.m. Members are welcome to register for just one session or both if they would like.

Participants are required to bring one parent/guardian or their “project helper” (the adult helping them with their project) for the workshop. They are encouraged to bring their project book along with any other parts of their project for which they would like help (i.e. sewing pattern, sewing machine, foods project portfolio, etc.).

We are continuing to follow all Ohio 4-H guidelines for in-person programming:

  • All participants will wear mask for the entirety of the program and while inside the building.
  • Please practice social distancing of at least six feet as much as possible.
  • Please do not bring any additional persons with you (only the participant and their parent/guardian/project helper should attend). We have a limited amount of space and will not have room for extra individuals in the room.
  • Do not attend if you or someone you have been in contact with has symptoms of COVID.

We are limiting each session to eight participants. You can register here. If a session is not available to select, that means it is full. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

2021 Goat Workshops

The Goats R Us 4 H Club will offer FREE goat project workshops on both Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, July 15 (rain or shine) for any youth exhibitor planning to participate in the Hartford Fair Both clinics will be held from 6 :00 9 :00 p.m. in the Baird Arena (Sheep on the Hartford Fairgrounds. Members are encouraged to attend both sessions, and are welcome to bring their Meat Goats, Dairy Goats and Pygmy Goats (with collar and to the workshops but it is not required in order to participate Animals will be available to those unable to bring their own.

Workshop topics will include hands on instruction in showmanship, general care, feeding, Scrapies identification requirements, grooming, hoof trimming and working with Pack Goats.

For additional information, contact Laney McLaughlin | 740.927.4790 | Goats R Us 4 H Club Advisor