See the Scholarship Application 2021 for consideration. All applications are due to the Highland County Extension Office by May 12, 2021, at noon.
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
Highland County 4-H is offering county-wide meetings for 4-H members and volunteers. This hour long program provides a 30-min guest speaker about fun and exciting topics and a 30 minute meeting space for clubs if they would like to meet.
The next meeting is March 8th and someone from NASA!!!!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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?
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.
Looking for a fun way to explore the 4-H program? Check out this virtual 4-H Escape room.
A large list of other escape room activities are available from https://www.vandergriftpubliclibrary.org/online-resources/virtual-escape-rooms/
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.