Textile and Clothing Project Zoom Clinics

Are you a 4-H member interested in learning more about sewing?

Join the Zoom clinic series presented by 4-H Master Clothing Educator volunteers from across the state. You will expand your sewing knowledge and learn skills to help you with your projects. Attend all of the sessions or the ones that interest you.

Register by completing the online survey at: http://go.osu.edu/sewing2021

You will receive an email with a Zoom link one day prior to each session

April 29, 2021 7-8 pm: Picking Patterns, taking measurements, and selecting fabric and notions

May 5, 2021 7-8 pm: Laying out your pattern, how to pin, how to use shears and grainline

May 18, 2021 7-8 pm: Seam finishes and directional sewing tips

June 9, 2021 and June 15, 2021 7-8 pm: Zippers, closures and hems

Textile and Clothing Zoom series flyer

Looking to help strengthen your Family?

Open to ALL Families, this program will help strengthen family skills while having fun.  Families will use an OSU WIFI enables iPad to attend the program virtually from their own home.  The program includes 3 components:  Parent, Youth, and Family.  Meetings will be via ZOOM on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. from March 25- May 6.  Families who register by March 12th for the program will also receive a$70 gift card.

Register your family by March 12 at http://go.osu.edu/ohiosfpspring2021

For more information, please contact Danielle Combs, Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development at the Highland County OSU Extension office at 937-393-1918 or combs.311@osu.edu.

2021 4-H Family Guide

Family Guide

The 2021 Family Guide is now available online at:  https://ohio4h.org/familyguide This is your place to connect to the entire collection of Ohio 4-H project books for 2021. We have hard copies in the office that can be picked up at anytime.

Highland County Jr. Leaders Challenge you in this Family Guide Search

1)Where can I find the changes to 2020 projects for 2021?

2)How do you know if a project is Ohio State Fair eligible?

3)What are the ages for these levels:  Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced?

4)This is my first year in 4-H (age 9), can I take “Nailing it Together”?

5)I like to collect toy tractors.  What is a good project for me to take as a beginner?

6)I have a donkey, is there a project that I can take?

7)What are the three activities that make up a 4-H project?

8)I have been in 4-H for 3 years now.  Each year I have taken a Dog project.  Can I take the “All About Dogs” project this year?

9)I would like to take a project in the Clothing and Textile Science section, but I am not able to sew.  What would be a good project for me to take?

10)I am an older teen, and we have a lot of new younger members in our 4-H club.  What would be a good project for me to take to help mentor them?

11)What is a project where I would learn on how to grow edible plants?  It would also teach me how to add these to the current landscapes.

12)I am interested in hunting and trapping, what would be a good project for me to take?

13)If I have looked through the Family Guide and I do not find a specific project that I like what else could I do?

14)Can a school project be used as a 4-H project?

15)What is the 4-H Motto?

We’ve got SPIRIT, how about you?

Highland County and Ohio 4-H Weeks

March 1-6, 2021 Highland County will be celebrating County 4-H week. As part of our celebration in Highland County, there will be contests and activities occurring all week. Fliers can be found in February Highland Happenings.

Facebook photo contest and Yard decorating

March 7-13, 2021 Ohio 4-H will be celebrating State 4-H week.

Staying up to date!

Highland Happenings (Highland County 4-H Newsletter)

Looking to stay up on 4-H events through the Highland County 4-H program, check out the latest newsletter at https://highland.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/highland-happenings.

Highland County Extension Blog

Looking to get weekly updates of blog posts?  Visit our blog site https://u.osu.edu/osuextensionhighlandcounty/and subscribe at the bottom of the page.

Ohio 4-H Foundation Newsletter

Looking to stay up on state events through the Ohio 4-H Foundation, check out the latest newsletter at https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/october-2020.