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Cloverbud Camp Registration Information Now Available!

4-H Cloverdude Camp

We anticipate camp will be full and there may be a wait list. PLEASE only pre-register if your child plans to attend camp. It takes more staff time to follow up with wait listed campers when members decide not to attend.

Cloverbud Day Camp is scheduled for June 24 at KD Guest Ranch in Adamsville.

2022 Cloverbud Day Camp is sponsored by:

  • KD Guest Ranch
  • Muskingum County 4-H Committee
  • Muskingum County Dairy Promoters

 

  • A first-come, first-serve pre-registration will take place May 23-25 online. Pre-registration opens May 23 at 8 a.m. Deadline to pre-register is May 25 at 11:59 p.m. Once spots are filled, a wait list will be implemented. Pre-register here: go.osu.edu/cloverbudpreregIf you visit the link before May 23 at 8 a.m., you will see this message “Sorry, this has not started.”
  • Pre-registered campers will receive full registration details on May 27. Cost per camper is $40.
  • June 2 – Camper Registrations & Payment Due. Accepted payment methods will be via credit card or check payable to OSU Extension. If not received by June 2, we will move on to any wait listed campers.
  • If a youth pre-registers for camp and is unable to attend, please notify Jamie (mcconnell.210@osu.edu) ASAP so wait-listed campers have the opportunity to attend camp.

 

Schedule

Sessions include: Hay Wagon Ride, Crafts, Mechanical Bull Rides, Horse Sense/Paint a Horse

9:00-10 a.m. Curbside Check-In by Group, selected on registration
10:00-10:25 a.m. Welcome
10:30-11:00 a.m. Session 1
11:05-11:35 a.m. Session 2
11:40-12:25 p.m. Lunch
12:30-1:00 p.m. Session 3
1:05-1:35 p.m. Session 4
1:40-2:00 p.m. Ice Cream Treat
2:15-2:45 p.m. Rodeo featuring KD Guest Ranch Dudes
3:00-4:00 p.m. Curbside Check-Out by Group, selected on registration

Early Still Project Judging Registration Now Available!

4-H projects must be judged at the county level to be completed. There are no advisor grade options for project completion.

Youth must attend one of three judging opportunities to have still projects judged. Youth must attend Still Project Judging on July 6 to be eligible for county awards or Ohio State Fair selection.

Early Judging

June 22 or June 28 – Extension Office, by appointment

Register online: go.osu.edu/earlyjudging

 

Still Project Judging

July 6 – Veteran’s Building, Fairgrounds

 

For more information, refer to the 2022 Muskingum County 4-H Owner’s Manual: Project Completion Guidelines (Page 5) and Still Project Judging Information (Pages 8-14).

4-H Spark Expo Opportunity for 8th & 9th graders

4-H SPARK EXPO
EXploring Pathway Opportunities

If you see it, you can be it!

4-H SPARK EXPO is…

  • three days and two nights of fun and learning.
  • a chance for youth to develop valuable skills, make new friends, and fuel individual growth.
  • a first glimpse of the premiere college and career readiness program, Ohio 4 H Pathways to the Future.
  • a collaboration between Ohio 4-H and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
  • jam packed with career exploration sessions designed just for us!

WHEN: June 16-18, 2022

WHERE: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 on the OSU campus

COST: Thanks to generous financial support from the Ohio 4-H Foundation and others, the registration fee is $75.


CAREER EXPLORATION DAY

June 17 is devoted to exploring possible career choices offered through Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Youth will attend four sessions assigned from preferences reflected on their registration form.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

To attend, youth must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete 8th or 9th grade at the end of the 2021-2022 school year
  • Willing to experience in-depth “action learning” in specific interest areas
  • Be eager to share new ideas with 4-H members back home
  • Participate in additional Ohio 4-H Pathways to the Future programming throughout the upcoming year

REGISTER: Visit https://go.osu.edu/sparkexporeg22 through May 20th

Ohio 4-H Capital Day – registration open to current high school 4-H members

The Teen Leadership Council is proud to announce a new program coming to our teen 4-H membership this summer: Ohio 4-H Capital Day! Thanks to Matthew Swearingen, TLC Secretary from Adams County, this proposal was made a reality, and he has been instrumental in bringing this event to life for 4-H youth across the state. A grant from the Ohio 4-H Foundation is supporting the program! You are invited to share the following information with your teens and distribute the attached flyer to appropriate audiences and newsletters. Thanks in advance!

 

What is Ohio 4-H Capital Day?

This one-day event will give current high school students an opportunity to will join discussions covering current issues youth face, learn about advocacy, gain an understanding of the legislative process, and have the opportunity to meet with individuals involved with State Government.

 

When is Ohio 4-H Capital Day?

Join us in Columbus, our state capital, on Wednesday, June 15! Programming will begin at 9:00 AM and the day will conclude by 5:00 PM.

 

What is included in registration?

The day will include programming hosted at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, followed by a visit to the Ohio Statehouse, including a tour! Transportation for students will be provided from the 4-H Center to the Statehouse and back. Lunch will be provided to all attendees.

 

How can I register?

Registration is open through June 6! The cost is $10.00 to attend, which can be paid via credit card or by check – see these details in the online registration. Visit go.osu.edu/4Hcapital to get signed up!

 

Who can I reach for questions?

Contact Kayla Oberstadt, 4-H Older Youth Leadership Specialist at 614-292-3758 or Oberstadt.1@osu.edu.

2022 Ractopamine in Hogs Update

Per Senior Fair Board:

Muskingum County Agricultural Society realizes that the use of ractopamine, including brand names: Paylean Optaflex, Engain or any generic derivative of ractopamine is legal BUT our marketplace for hogs will not accept hogs that have ractopamine in their system. Exhibitors whose hogs have ractopamine in their system will be subject to penalties that may include financial restitution and forfeit of sale money.

Junior Camp Registration Information Now Available!

Each summer, Muskingum County 4-H Junior Camp is held at the 4-H Camp Ohio Youth Education Center in St. Louisville, Ohio.

Our camp is conducted by a 4-H professional employed by Ohio State University Extension in Muskingum County, adult volunteers with backgrounds in education, and trained 4-H teen counselors. A registered nurse is on-site during camp to tend to all healthcare needs. Our team works with the 4-H Camp Ohio staff to conduct a variety of learning experiences for campers, including: citizenship, swimming, hiking, campfires, canoe/kayak, team challenge, shooting sports, zipline/climbing wall, high ropes and much more!

Who?  Campers are youth ages 8 and in the 3rd grade, or 9 and in any grade, to age 13 as of January 1 of the current calendar year. Youth must be enrolled in 4-H in 2022 to attend camp.
When? June 10-13, 2022

  • Friday, June 10: Staggered morning check-in at times selected on registration (between 10 and 11:15 a.m.)
  • Monday, June 13: Staggered morning check-out at times selected on registration (between 10 and 11:15 a.m.)

How much?

  • Single Child Rate – $180 per camper, only one camper in the family
  • Multiple Child Rate – $155 per camper, more than one camper in the family
  • Campership Rate – $100 per camper, any camper awarded a scholarship

Acceptable methods of payment: check or credit card to OSU Extension.

Camperships and multiple child discounts are provided by FruhQuip and other local donors.

  • SPOTS ARE LIMITED. A first-come, first-serve pre-registration will take place April 25-27 online. Pre-register here: go.osu.edu/camppreregIf you visit the link before April 25 at 8 a.m., you will see this message “Sorry, this has not started.”
    • Pre-registration opens April 25 at 8 a.m.
    • Deadline to pre-register is April 27 at 11:59 p.m. 
    • Once spots are filled, a wait list will be implemented. The deadline to be added to the wait list is April 27 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Pre-registered campers will receive full registration details via e-mail on April 29. The deadline for registration/payment completion is May 12. Accepted payment methods will be via credit card or check payable to OSU Extension. If not received by May 12, we will move on to any wait listed campers.
  • If a youth pre-registers for camp and is unable to attend, please notify Jamie (mcconnell.210@osu.edu) ASAP so wait-listed campers have the opportunity to attend camp.

All-Species Livestock Clinic – Saturday, May 7

Following Quality Assurance/Horse Education Program (9:00-10:15 a.m.) on Saturday, May 7, there will be an All-Species Livestock Clinic from 10:30-12 noon at the Veteran’s Building at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

Members of the livestock committees have organized the following topics for members:

Beef – TBA

Dairy – TBA

Goat – Showmanship Basics, Nutrition, Health

Horse – Nutrition, Magna Wave Therapy, another topic TBA

Poultry – Biosecurity, Illness and Disease Awareness

Rabbit – Diseases, Nutrition, Showmanship

Sheep – TBA

Swine – TBA