Congratulations 2021 Tenured Volunteers

Congratulations to our 2021 Tenured Volunteers!

5 Years of Service
Kelsey Ault
Melissa Burkhart
April Carpenter
Mark Carpenter
Suzanne Delbrugge
Rachel Elliott Hodge
Hannah Eveland
Hannah Fasilis
Katie Fuller
John Graham
Jamie Jennings Martin
Katrina Kreager
Lindsay Marling
Mary Morrow
Rosie Nicholson
Angie Ogilbee
Michael Schuhart
Sondra Severt
Krystle Sotherden
Michaela Tom
Brenda Wheeler
10 Years of Service
Candace Castle
Theresa Gause
Sammi Harper
Kara Harris
Kimberlee Mattox
Kristin Mattox
Haylee  Rockwell
Deanne Welsh
Sara Wilson
Lesa Winegar

15 Years of Service
Valarie Ball
Carla Daw
Brandon Etters
Melody Etters
Christina McCandlish

20 Years of Service
Kirsten Hatfield
Lance Shirer
Andrea Wince-Wiseman

25 Years of Service
Phillip Ashcraft
Gail Deitrick
Kristy Huffman
Melanie Williams

30 Years of Service
Nancy Peck

40 Years of Service
Harvey Ritchey

60 Years of Service
James “Kinsey” Tanner

2022 4-H Calendar Highlights

This is not a complete 2022 Calendar.

The complete calendar will be released in January.

 

January

  • Early January – 2021 4-H families will be mailed a 2022 Family Guide by the State 4-H Office
  • The Extension Office will notify organizational volunteers when enrollment materials are available.

31        2021 Club Year End Paperwork Survey Due, sent directly to organizational volunteers in January. Submission is required to get 2022 enrollment materials.

31        New 4-H Volunteer Application Due

31        Muskingum County 4-H Scholarship Application Due

 

February 1 – March 1

Volunteers returning from 2021 must complete Mandatory Volunteer Training during this time frame. More details will be sent in mid-late January. There will be two options for completing:

  • Complete Required Online Modules in Scarlet Canvas
  • Complete In-Person Training Session on February 21, 6-8 p.m. at the Extension Office. Only one session will be offered. This training will require pre-registration and will be first-come, first-serve.

 

February

15        4-H Online opens for enrollment

 

March

1          Cross County Lines Request Forms Due

1          Deadline to Complete New Volunteer Application Process, Returning Volunteer Training Requirements

6-13     Ohio/Muskingum County 4-H Week

9          4-H Kick-Off

24        Livestock Committees

 

April

1          4-H Enrollment Deadline

15        Club Constitution (New Clubs Only), Club By-laws, Club Information Sheet, Club Calendar and Club Charter Due

15        Winning 4-H Plan Request Forms Due

15        Campership Applications Due

18        QA Test-Out Opportunity, 2-4 p.m.

28        QA Test-Out Opportunity, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

28        Livestock Quality Assurance, 6-8 p.m.

 

May

7          Livestock Quality Assurance, Horse Education Program, All Species Livestock Clinic, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

9          Livestock Quality Assurance, 6-8 p.m.

12        Junior Camp Registration Deadline

26        Livestock Committees

 

June

2          Cloverbud Camp Registration Deadline

6          Market Goat & Lamb Registration, 4-7 p.m.

6          Breeding Rabbit Registration, 6-8 p.m.

9-13     4-H Junior Camp, 4-H Camp Ohio

18        PAS Show, Horse Arena

22        Early Still Project Judging by appointment

24        Cloverdude Camp @ KD Guest Ranch

28        Early Judging by appointment

 

July

6          Still Project Judging, Demonstrations & Illustrated Talks Contest

13        Livestock Skillathon

18        Cloverbud Night with Junior Leaders

20        Royalty & Ambassador Contests

21        Market Rabbit Registration

28        Livestock Committees

 

August

14-20   Muskingum County Fair

 

September

22        Livestock Committees

28        4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet

 

November

15        Youth Opportunities Applications Due

 

December

1          New Camp Counselor Selection Night, 6-8 p.m.

7          Youth Opportunities/Junior Fair Board Interviews, by appointment

TBA     Steer Weigh In

2021 4-H Calendar Updates

OCTOBER

4                 4-H Committee Meeting, 6-7:30 p.m.

TBA           Junior Fair Liaison Committee, if needed

 

NOVEMBER

1                New Volunteer Applications Available – you can already find it online: muskingum.osu.edu/join

11              Office Closed – Veteran’s Day Observed

15              Youth Opportunities Applications Due – find them online: muskingum.osu.edu/olderyouth

15              4-H Committee Applications Due – find it online: muskingum.osu.edu/4hcommittee

25-26       Office Closed – Thanksgiving

 

DECEMBER

1                New Camp Counselor Selection Night, 6-8 p.m. New Camp Counselor Selection Night is rescheduled for January 13.

6               4-H Committee Meeting, 6-7:30 p.m. The next 4-H Committee Meeting will take place February 7.

8              Youth Opportunities Interviews, by appointment Youth Opportunities Interviews for State Trips & Camps and 4-H Ambassadors is rescheduled for January 24.

8              Junior Fair Board Interviews, by appointment at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds, Senior Fair Office

13            Market Steer Weigh-in, 6-8 p.m., Muskingum Livestock Auction Company – 2022 Market Steer Weigh-In Details

23 & 24 Office Closed – Christmas Eve/Christmas Day Observed

31           Club Reorganization Survey Due These questions will be asked on the 2021 Year End Paperwork Survey, which includes the Financial Summary and Club Participation Form. This survey will be sent directly to organizational volunteers in early to mid-January and is due January 31. The year-end paperwork survey will be required to receive enrollment materials. 

2022 Market Steer Weigh In Details – December 13

2022 Market Steer Weigh-In is scheduled for December 13, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Muskingum Livestock Auction Company. Junior Fair Livestock Committee is asking that you complete the registration form for each steer BEFORE weigh-in. It is available online: go.osu.edu/musksteer. The form must be completed by December 12 at 11:59 p.m.

Please review the following information in preparation for the event: 2022 Market Steer Weigh-In Details. This information can also be found on our website: https://muskingum.osu.edu/juniorfair. Youth enrolled in a 2021 market steer or feeder calf project who are eligible to exhibit in 2022 will also receive a letter in the mail in November.

Youth Opportunities Applications Available – Deadline November 15

There are great leadership opportunities available for teens involved in 4-H!  

Applications for the 2022 program year are due to the Extension Office by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. 

Opportunities include: 

  • 4-H CARTEENS Volunteer 
  • Junior Fair Board 
  • 4-H Camp Counselor 
  • 4-H Junior Leaders
  • County Awards and State Award Nomination 
  • State Trips and Camps – State Leadership Camp, Citizenship Washington Focus 

Find details and links to the applications on our website: https://muskingum.osu.edu/olderyouth 

New 4-H Volunteer Application Now Available!

Interested in serving as a club or committee volunteer starting in 2022? Adults who desire to volunteer their time, energy and talents to Ohio State University Extension and the Muskingum County 4-H program as a club or committee volunteer must successfully complete the volunteer selection process. Volunteer applicants must have approval from the club organizational volunteer or committee president to be considered.Upon completion of the application, the club organizational volunteer will receive an e-mail asking them to confirm the applicant as a potential volunteer for their club. Jamie will contact committee presidents directly if there is any question about volunteer applicants! 

This year, the application can be completed and submitted entirely online! The required interview will take place via Zoom and the orientation session will be in person. 

 Find details and the application on our website: https://muskingum.osu.edu/join. Completed Volunteer Applications MUST be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on January 31, 2022 to begin the selection process in 2022. All steps of the volunteer selection process must be completed by March 1, 2022 to begin volunteer service in 2022. 

Reminder to organizational volunteers:All 4-H clubs must have at least two approved volunteers by March 1, 2022. Clubs that do not have two approved volunteers on March 1 will not be considered active for the 2022 program year. 

Interested in starting a 4-H Club in 2022? Contact Jamie (mcconnell.210@osu.edu)  in January for more information! 

Muskingum County 4-H Scholarship Application Now Available!

Since 2015, the Muskingum County 4-H Committee has awarded scholarships to recognize 4-H members and alumni for their achievements. In 2022, a minimum of two $500 scholarships will be awarded and announced during Muskingum County 4-H Week. 

Applicants must: 

  • be a current 4-H Member or alumni of Muskingum County 4-H; 
  • be a current year (2022) graduating high school senior, or equivalent of a college freshman or sophomore (proof of equivalent in a home school program by the end of the current school year is acceptable); 
  • be active in 4-H for the previous three (3) consecutive years; 
  • have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale based on the most recently completed semester; 
  • plan to attend (or currently attending) any post-secondary educational institution. 

Complete the application: go.osu.edu/musk4hscholarship. 

Applications are due January 31. 

4-H Committee Seeking New Members for 2022

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 like the 4-H Kick-Off, Volunteer Recognition Banquet, Older Youth Opportunities Interviews and Club/Committee Audits. 

The committee meets five times per year, on the first Monday of February, April, July, October and December. 

Adult members apply and are selected to serve a three-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. Three 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 (mcconnell.210@osu.edu) or a member of the 4-H Committee (list on our website). 

Apply Now! 

Celebrate Kinsey Tanner’s 60 Years as a 4-H Volunteer

The one and only Kinsey Tanner is finishing his 60TH YEAR as a Muskingum County 4-H Volunteer!

Have you been impacted by Kinsey’s 4-H volunteer service?

Help us celebrate Kinsey! Share a favorite 4-H memory with Kinsey by sending him a card:

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