What Happens Next in 4-H: May Monthly Highlights

Important Links:

2019 4-H Calendar

2019 Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook


Horse Safety & Ethics Program – May 2, 6-7 p.m.

All first-time horse project participants are required to participate in the Horse Safety and Ethics Training Program with a parent/guardian before they are permitted to ride a horse at a 4-H activity or event. Both parent/guardian and youth must read 191R Horses, Safety and You prior to attending the program and bring the book with them to the program. See page 22 of the 2019 Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook for details.

Royalty & Ambassador Applications – Due May 10

Applications are now available for Junior Fair King & Queen and species ambassadors/royalty. Visit our website under 4-H Youth Development>Junior Fair to download applications. Deadline May 10, 4:30 p.m.

Small Animal Sale Committee Meeting – May 13, 7 p.m.

The Small Animal Sale Committee will meet at the Extension Office at 7 p.m.

Camp Team Meeting #5 – May 15, 6-8 p.m.

Junior Camp counselors and staff will meet at the Extension Office.

Junior Camp Registration – Due May 15

Junior Camp Registrations are now being accepted! Priority 4-H member registration is the first week of May, then it’s open to anyone! Pick up a packet in our office or download from our website. Visit the 4-H Youth Development>Junior Camp page of our website for more information on camp! Deadline to register is May 15, 4:30 p.m.

Horse Leases  – Due May 15

Horse leases and registration paperwork for leased horses are due May 15, 4:30 p.m. OSU Extension can only provide guidelines of what should be included in your horse lease and not provide a template for you to use. You can download the guidelines from our website under 4-H Youth Development>Junior Fair. Look under Stall Sheets and Registration Forms.

Junior Leader Officer Meeting – May 16, 6 p.m.

Meeting will take place at the Extension Office.

Royalty & Ambassador Interview Night – May 22

Applicants will be interviewed at designated times in the evening at the Veteran’s Building at the Fairgrounds. Please follow the instructions on the individual application for scheduling interviews.

Livestock Subcommittee Meetings – May 23

Livestock Subcommittees will meet at their designated times on Thursday, May 23 at the Fairgrounds. Specific reminders are sent via committee chairs.

Junior Fair Board – May 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Junior Fair Board scheduled to meet at the Extension Office – location may change to Fairgrounds.

Camp Team Meeting #6 – May 29, 5-8 p.m.

Junior Camp counselors and staff will meet at the Extension Office.

4-H CARTEENS Program – May 30

4-H CARTEENS takes place at the Muskingum County Juvenile Court. Youth interested in becoming 4-H CARTEENS volunteer presenters should contact the Extension Office for details.