Junior Fair Livestock Committee Applications Now Available!

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 or swine. 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 2020.

Youth members who serve on this committee are Junior Fair Board members assigned to those departments.

Download the application.

Learn more about great 4-H opportunities for our teens!

This year, I will be hosting a workshop for ANYONE interested in learning more about completing the County 4-H Achievement form (youth, parents, volunteers) to be eligible for 4-H Ambassador, county medals, state trips & camps and state award opportunities. Download the cover sheet and achievement form from our website.

These opportunities include:

  • County Medal Awards
  • State 4-H Achievement Award
  • County 4-H Ambassador
  • Citizenship Washington Focus
  • Leadership Washington Focus
  • State 4-H Leadership Camp

Refer to the Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook, page 22-25 for more information on these opportunities.

A limited number of full scholarships for state trips are furnished through the Muskingum County 4-H Endowment Fund and selected by members of the 4-H Committee.

The workshop will take place September 18 from 6-8 p.m. in the Extension Office Meeting Room. Please RSVP, as the session will not be held if there are no RSVPs.

What Happens Next in 4-H: September Monthly Highlights

Important Links:

2019 4-H Calendar

2019 Muskingum County 4-H Family Handbook

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Friend of 4-H and Montgomery Leadership Award Nominations Due – September 1

The 4-H Committee is now accepting nominations for the Muskingum County Friend of 4-H Award, which recognizes an individual, family, business or organization who has provided exceptional support to the county 4-H program.

It’s also time for outstanding 4-H volunteers to be nominated to receive the John & Dorothy Montgomery Leadership Award.

Nomination forms for both awards are available at the Extension Office or on our website under 4-H Youth Development>Volunteer Resources. Completed nominations are due to the Extension Office by September 1Because the deadline falls on Sunday, we will accept the next business day – Tuesday, September 3.

Both awards will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Banquet on September 25.

Office Closed – Labor Day – September 2

4-H CARTEENS – September 12

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 Livestock Committee Applications Due – September 15

Applications are now available for 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 or swine. 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 2020.

Download the application.

4-H Achievement Form Workshop – September 18, 6-8 p.m.

Anyone interested in learning more about completing the 4-H Achievement Form (youth, parents, volunteers) to be eligible for County 4-H Ambassador, county medals, state trips & camps and state award opportunities are invited to attend this workshop. A limited number of full scholarships for state trips are furnished through the Muskingum County 4-H Endowment Fund and selected by members of the 4-H Committee. Please RSVP to Jamie at mcconnell.210@osu.edu, as the session will not be held if there are no RSVPs.

Junior Fair Board Meeting – September 23, 6 p.m.

Junior Fair Board will meet at the Extension Office.

4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet – September 25

All 2019 4-H Volunteers should have received an e-mail invitation to the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet. Deadline to RSVP is September 9.

Livestock Committees – September 26

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