Camping 2017

Camping 2017

  •   2017 Camping Letter and 2017 Camping Roster are attached
  • Packets can be picked up and turned in at the fair office beginning Thursday, June 1, from 6pm  – 7:30pm
  • No packets can be turned in prior to June 1 @ 6pm
  • After June 1 camping rosters may be turned into the fair office
  • All rosters will be dated and time stamped upon receipt

Please contact Donny Garretson 330.351.0016  with any questions.

Portage County placed in the top 3 at the 4-H Horse Bowl State competition in Columbus!

After months of preparation, Saturday, April 1, 2017 Portage County’s 4-H senior, and junior teams competed at the State of Ohio’s 4-H Horse Bowl competition at Ohio State in Columbus. And their dedication paid off. Our Senior team:  Jessica Booher, Jenna Moulton, Anna Martin, & Jacob Mill placed 1st out of 24 counties in Ohio, taking home a valuable reference binder called Horse Smarts valued at over $100. Our seniors will also move onto the Quarter Horse Congress in October, then the Eastern Nationals in November. Out of our senior team 2 individuals were in the top ten for the most questions answered correctly – Jessica Booher placing 2nd and Jenna Moulton placing 9th

 Our Junior team placed 3rd out of 23 counties, surpassing last year’s 5th place. Our juniors attended practice every week, with daily studying. Our junior team consisted of 4 team members and 1 alternate: Scarlett Fitzpatrick, Ayla Powers, Jennah Latshaw, Ryan Booher, alternate Kyla Ford, & Kaitlyn McIntyre as assistant coach. Out of our junior team we had 1 individual that placed 3rd for the most questions asked, she is Ayla Powers.








Juniors (yellow) l-r Ryan Booher, Ayla Powers, Kyla Ford, Scarlett Fitzpatrick, Jennah Latshaw

Seniors l-r Jacob Mills, Anna Martin, Jenna Moulton, Jessica Booher








Curriculum Updates: Horse, Dog & Sewing

  • Equine Record Book (190R) – This resource has been rebranded. The Feed Expense Report on page 16  has been updated to include a column for weight (in pounds) under the categories of Grain, Hay/Pasture, and Supplements/Additives. Change was for clarity, either record sheet is acceptable.  P16 Equine Record Book April_17
  • Clothing Master: Design and Construction (432M) –  is no longer State Fair eligible.
  • Dog Resource Handbook (201R) – Updates to this book have been added to our Books/Resource page under Publication Updates. There are two versions: 2016 edition and 2018 edition. Members can download one pdf with all the changes depending on which edition they own. Changes were made in these chapters: Breeds, Grooming, Communication and Behavior, Obedience, Judging, Showmanship, and Working Dogs.

Second Welding Workshop @ OSU!

The Youth Welding Workshop provides a unique opportunity for youth ages 10-18 to develop arc welding (stick or SMAW) skills or oxyacetylene welding and cutting skills. With one-on-one
assistance, students begin at their own level and progress in their skills throughout the day. All participants attend a safety session and then spend the rest of the day in the welding lab. This workshop is open to any youth! This workshop provides an excellent interactive opportunity for those completing the 4-H Arcs & Sparks project. June 3, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agricultural Engineering Building The Ohio State University, 590 Woody Hayes Dr., Columbus, OH 43210

Youth Welding Workshop 2017