Jamie Talks 4-H with Congressman Troy Balderson

During the fair, I was asked to participate in a podcast with Congressman Troy Balderson. We chatted about our 4-H experiences in Muskingum County, how 4-H helps youth discover their passions and how our program prepares young people to be successful throughout life!

Listen: Apple | Spotify



4-H Committee Applications Available – Due November 15

Any current 4-H volunteers interested in applying to become a member of the Muskingum County 4-H Committee should submit a completed application by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. 

The 4-H Committee serves as an advisory committee for the 4-H program and assists with county-wide 4-H programs.

The committee meets four times per year, on the second Monday of February, April, September and December.

Adult members apply and are selected to serve a two year term by the committee members. Adult members are selected to represent a geographical area of the county based upon where their 4-H club meets. Four at-large members are also selected from any area of the county.

Youth members are Junior Leaders elected to a one year term by the club’s membership.

For more information on the 4-H Committee, please contact Jamie ( or a member of the 4-H Committee (list on our website). 

Apply Now!

Junior Fair Livestock Committee Application Now Available! Due September 15

Applications are now available for adult members of the Junior Fair Livestock Committee.

Members are elected by the committee to serve a three year term in one of the following areas: beef, dairy, sheep, swine or at-large.

Other species committees (Goat, Horse, Poultry and Rabbit) have a different selection process.

Members must be approved 4-H volunteers – if not currently a 4-H volunteer, the applicant must be willing and able to complete the 4-H Volunteer Selection Process in 2023.

Complete the application.

Clubs that have Donated: County Endowment Fund Club Match Challenge

4-H Clubs that have donated to the 2023 Match Challenge: 

  • Adamsville Renegades
  • Country Cousins
  • Duncan Falls Helping Hands
  • Glenn Valley Corn Kickers
  • Highland Go Getters
  • Rolling Plains
  • Siblings & Friends
  • Wakatomika Valley

Muskingum County 4-H Endowment Fund Match Challenge

Sponsored by Muskingum County 4-H Committee

  • Endowment fund background information
  • If $1000 is donated to our endowment fund in 2023, the Ohio 4-H Foundation makes a $1000 match to the fund. This means we can add an extra $1000 to our endowment fund this year when clubs support this project!
  • Clubs that donate $1 per member (including Cloverbuds) to the endowment fund in 2023 will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Walmart gift card to purchase club refreshments, supplies, or donate items to a good cause!
  • Send check to The Ohio State University Foundation, PO Box 710811, Columbus, OH 43271. Put Muskingum County 4-H Endowment Fund (Fund #605084) in the memo line.

Support 4-H Camp Ohio! Kroger Community Rewards & Fall Wish List Items

Kroger Community Rewards

Each quarter, we see a return of more than $1,000 from the Kroger Community Rewards program. Every purchase makes a difference!
To sign up in Kroger rewards, log onto the Kroger website and search for 4-H Camp Ohio under the Community Rewards tab. Enter in the access code BC060. Every time you use your Kroger card, Camp receives money back! Simple!

Amazon Wish List

Please find our 2023 Wish List on Amazon by using the following link:

Other Wish List Items

Our TOP 3 FACILITY NEEDS for this Fall include:
36” Bolt Cutter
15 gallons fibered aluminum roof coating
200 feet 12/2 W/GRND wire

Our TOP 3 PROGRAM NEEDS for this Fall include:
Volunteers to teach classes
Alarm clocks for cabins
50lb case of Paraffin wax for candle making

Our KITCHEN NEEDS for this Fall include:
Kitchen Hand Dish Cloths for cleaning tables

Please contact the 4-H Camp Ohio Office if you are interested in donating any of these items, (740) 745-2194.

The 4-H Camp Ohio Staff, Board and Corporation members, camp counselors and most importantly our campers THANK YOU for any and all contributions made to 4-H Camp Ohio to assist in always improving the camp experience for all!

2023 Junior Fair Notes & Reminders

Volunteers and Families are strongly encouraged to download and carefully read the 2023 Junior Fair Notes, which contains a variety of important reminders related to fair exhibition and events!

Highlights include:

  •  Information about Exhibitor Premium Pick-up
  • Online Availability of Show Bills, Results & Sale Bills
  • Junior Fair Parade, Junior Fair Building and Junior Fair Board Activities
  • Sale Reminders
  • Sunday Night 4-H Awards Details
  • Species Specific Reminders – Barn Meetings, Event Times and Dates, etc.