What Happens Next in 4-H: July Monthly Highlights

Important Links:

2019 4-H Calendar

2019 Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook

2019 Fair Book

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4-H Committee Meeting – July 1, 6 p.m.

The 4-H Committee will meet at 6 p.m. in the Rural Services Building Meeting Room.

Independence Day – Extension Office Closed – July 4

Our office will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day! Enjoy the holiday!

Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show Entry Deadline – July 3

Exhibitors who qualify for the OSF Junior Horse Show can submit their entries online at www.ohiostatefair.com/livestock.  A non-refundable $40.00 stall fee is due with the entry and payable online.  This year’s entry deadlines will be as follows:

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, July 3 at 1:00pm

Late Entry Deadline: Monday, July 8 at 1:00pm. Total fee will be $140.00 ($40.00 stall fee + $100.00 late fee).

NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 1:00pm on Monday, July 8.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

For more information, visit the State 4-H website.

Still Project Judging – July 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Still Project Judging will take place on Wednesday, July 10 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Veteran’s Building at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Important details, including assigned club times and project completion requirements can be found in the Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook starting on page 7. Reminder that 4-H projects must be judged at the county level to be completed. There are no advisor grade options this year.

Youth with a Winning 4-H Plan this year should have received a Winning 4-H Plan Accommodations form in the mail. Please be sure to attach the form inside the front cover of the youth’s project book(s) to aid the judge.

4-H CARTEENS – July 11

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.

Junior Fair Booth Entry Deadline – July 15

The entry form for Junior Fair Booths is now available. Deadline: July 15 by 4:30 p.m.

Livestock Skillathon – July 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Livestock Skillathon will take place on Tuesday, July 16 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Veteran’s Building on the Fairgrounds. Important details, including assigned club times and study topics can be found in the Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook starting on page 16. A study kit link will be e-mailed soon.

Youth with a Winning 4-H Plan this year should have received a Winning 4-H Plan Accommodations form in the mail. Please be sure to attach the form inside the front cover of the youth’s project book(s) to aid the judge.

Junior Leaders Escape Room Outing – July 17

Details will be shared with members via e-mail and Facebook.

Market Rabbit Registration – July 18, 6-8 p.m.

Market Rabbit Registration is scheduled for July 18 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Rabbit Barn at the fairgrounds. Bring your Market Rabbit Registration Form/Hutch Sheet. Please be sure the stall sheet is signed by a club volunteer before weigh-in.

Members must have registered at breeding rabbit by the June 15 deadline to be eligible. All market rabbits must attend to be tattooed and registered, no exceptions! Back-up rabbits must be tattooed and registered by the deadline.

Junior Fair Board Meeting – July 22, 5 p.m.

Junior Fair Board will meet with Senior Fair Board at the Veteran’s Building at the Fairgrounds, followed by their monthly meeting.

Livestock Committees – July 25

Livestock Committees will meet at designated times at the Veteran’s Building at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.