Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshop

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council will host a second Achievement Form Workshop at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center from 5:00 to 7:00pm on November 7, 2021. While this is after the forms are due for county selection, this is a great opportunity for those who want to know how to improve their forms in case they are selected to be sent on to the state level. If interested, please RSVP by November 4th at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021.

2021 Ohio 4-H Achievement Form Workshops

This fall, Teen Leadership Council will again be hosting two different Achievement Form Workshops for 4-H members statewide!

  • October 3, 2021 (6:00-8:00 p.m. on Zoom): An informational session will be held, providing a basic overview of the Achievement Form, giving introductory tips for completion, and sharing about potential opportunities available to members who complete and submit their forms.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by October 1 to receive Zoom information for the workshop.
    • This session will be recorded for those who cannot attend in live-time.
  • November 7, 2021 (5:00-7:00 p.m. at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center): A more in-depth session will be offered for those who have completed or made significant progress on their form; small group coaching will be available for members to receive personalized feedback.
    • Must register at go.osu.edu/AchForm2021 by November 4.
    • This session will only be hosted in person and will not be recorded.

More information can also be found at go.osu.edu/TLC.

REMINDER: Achievement Awards Form Workshop

Licking County 4-H Teen Member & Family…

Are you at least 14 years of age, or will be 14 years of age by January 1, 2022? Then we have just what you need!

You are now eligible for county, state and national project award recognition, selection to attend 2022 state and national trips, and possibly even the opportunity to apply for scholarships as a high school senior! All of these opportunities are available to YOU – but you have to apply for them! The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15th, and all of the 2021-2022 application materials can be found on our Teen Opportunities page.

The first step is learn about the application, and how to fill it out! We can help you with that! We’re offering a workshop (IN PERSON) on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. During that workshop, We’ll review the various opportunities available to you, and explain how to apply (and be selected!)! We’ll have examples of successful forms, tips on best practices, and lots of tips to get you started!

Details about the workshop are included here, or below, for your review. If you’re interested in attending, be sure to email Lisa at mccutcheon.46@osu.edu so that we can ensure that we have ample handouts and sample materials.

All of these things are available to you – let us help you take advantage of them!

If you are unable to attend in person, we will work to make a recording of the 2020 session available to you.

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.