July 6 Summer Make-Up Judging 9am- By Appointment Only
This is for members who know ahead of time that they will be unable to attend Summer Judging, members that participate are not eligible for awards
July 12 Summer Judging Day 1 9am- 4pm Poultry and Rabbit Barn
July 13 Summer Judging Day 2 9am- 4pm including Swine Breeding Judging & Special Interest Judging (for State Fair) Poultry and Rabbit Barn
The judging schedule is released in June, please pay close attention to the day in which your project will be judged.
August 20 Pre-Fair Judging 9am- 4pm Jr. Fair Building
Looking for more information about animal sciences?
Avian flu got you down?
Need to know when state fair skillathons are?
Just want more resources?
Visit https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences for your Ohio 4-H State Animal Sciences resources!
Reminder for 2022
Skillathon OR a Project Interview is a requirement for ALL animal projects to be shown at fair-this is for project completion only. Exhibitors must bring a 2022 up-to-date project book.
3 options for completion :
1)Project Interviews for 4-H will be on Entry Day on July 15, 3-6 p.m.
2)OME/OEE Skillathon August 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
3)Last Chance skillathon for 4-H August 27
Important please check your emails and social media outlets for more updates.
Facebook: Highland County 4-H (Ohio) https://www.facebook.com/HighlandCounty4H/
Twitter: OSU Extension Highland County https://twitter.com/OSUExtHighland
Website: https://highland.osu.edu/home > 4-H Youth Development >Highland Happenings
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.
FCS Board applications are due April 28, 2022. Applications are available at: https://highland.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/forms-applications-resources
Have a passion for Livestock judging?
Apply to be on the Highland County 4-H Judging Team. Deadline is June 1 at 4:00 p.m. to apply.
Complete your applications at:
April 20 at Leesburg High School (6:30 p.m.)
May 21, Rabbit (8:30 a.m.) Large Meeting Room in the basement of the County Administration Building
Sign up for Virtual and Rabbit Quality Assurance at: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1SINzE9UD1pOipM
If you took or are taking Quality Assurance through YQCA (https://yqcaprogram.org) make sure to send a copy of your competition certificate to email@example.com. We will not be getting reports from the state level and without the certificate your participation will not be counted.
Jr. Fair Board Applications – Due November 1, 2021
Encourage your teens to apply for this opportunity, to be eligible for Junior Fair Board, teens must be 15 as of January 1, 2021, or a sophomore in high school. 4-H and At-Large Junior Fair Board applications are available at the Extension Office and online at:
Applications are due by Monday, November 1, 2021, by 4:00 p.m. to the Extension Office.
4-H Camp Counselor Applications – Due January 6, 2022
The 4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers during 4-H camp. As a result of participation, counselors will develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations needed for adult success, and the Highland County 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded.
Applications are available in the Extension office or online at: https://highland.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/camp
The deadline to apply for 2021 is before January 6, 2022, by 4:00 p.m. in the Extension Office.
New Volunteer Applications
Now is the time to recruit new volunteers for 2022! Any adult who is going to be alone with 4-H members must go through the volunteer selection process. If volunteers want to be active in 2022, they need to complete the selection process. Applications for new advisors will be due the last Thursday in February of 2022. The forms are available through the Extension office.
Stay tuned ….Dates coming in November
Training dates and how to register for Advisor trainings will be available in November. Due to limited space registration for in-person and virtual trainings will be required.
4-H Committee Members Needed
Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the
Highland County 4-H Committee! Committee volunteers are comprised of volunteer advisors, parents and the business community. The terms are below. Contact Kathy or Danielle at (937) 393-1918 for nominations for one of the following positions:
1 – NE (Leesburg, Greenfield, Hillsboro) – 3 yr. term
1 – NW (Leesburg, Lynchburg, Hillsboro) – 3 yr. term
1 – SE (Berrysville, Belfast, Sinking Spring) – 3 yr. term
2 – SW (Buford, Mowrystown) – 2 & 3 yr. terms