Month: March 2023
Camp Canopy 2023
Camp Canopy is a week-long resident camp where campers experience the outdoors through hands-on classes and activities on forestry, wildlife, and the natural world.
Learn more and register at our website: campcanopy.com.
4-H Master Clothing Educator Volunteer Online Textile and Clothing Trainings for 2023 4-H Youth Members
To register for Beginning Level Textile and Clothing April 18, 2023, from 7-8 PM online training complete the online survey by April 13 at 4:30 PM at
To register for Intermediate Level Textile and Clothing April 27, 2023, 7-8 PM online training complete online survey by April 24 at 4:30 PM at
To register for Advanced Level Textile and Clothing May 4, 2023, 7-8 PM online training complete online survey by April 28 at 4:30 PM at
2023 Amazing Race to Quality Assurance
Grab your team and complete your QA for the year. Teams range from 2-6 members of any age. Start your race any time between 10 and 2. A map will be providedand you will travel from stop to stop completing activities and answering questions. The prize for race completion is a 2023 QA certificate for each of your team members. Teams that complete will be entered for other prizes. The deadline to register your team is May 12, 2023. This event is open to all counties.
May 20, 2023
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
7983 S. WiswellRd.
Windsor, Ohio 44099
4-H Urban Immersion Project 2023
September 21st – September 24th, 2023 – Washington D.C
The 4-H Urban Immersion Project (UIP) is an Ohio 4-H initiative that combines cross-cultural learning, teamwork and service learning in the urban environment of Washington, DC. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UIP Experience!
4-H teens ages 15-18 and still in High School are eligible for this 4-day service-learning experience that will build skills and abilities to prepare youth for success in a diverse workplace as well as build cultural understanding of those who are different. This experience will not be about shopping or sightseeing, although we will visit some monuments and historic sites. The cost of the experience is $180. Limited scholarship funds are also available. All teen applicants will be contacted to complete an additional phone interview before selection.
Who: Teens ages 15-18 (by the date of the trip – still in High School) – Space is limited.
Where: Washington, DC (Washington Seminar Center – 201 4th St. SE, Washington, DC)
When: Thursday (6am), September 21st – Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Application: https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:6fe9638f-9d08-330c-844b-8a66900ed822 (go.osu.edu/uip23)
Cost: $180 (check payable to Warren County Extension)
(Includes most meals, program fees, overnight lodging and transportation)
4-H Week Proclamation
4-H members, volunteers and OSU Extension staff joined Portage County Commissioners on Thursday, March 2nd to present our County 4-H Program and for the Commissioners to Proclaim “Ohio 4-H Week”!
We want to thank our County Commissioners for their constant support of our Extension Office and 4-H Program in Portage County! We also want to thank our Portage County Rangers 4-H Club for presenting about their experiences with our shootings sports program.
Pictured left to right include (Back row): Angie Arnold – Ag & Natural Resources Educator, Hannah Kennedy – OSU Extension Intern, Kim Hoffman – 4-H Volunteer, Cliff Hoffman – 4-H Member & Jr Leader Instructor, Jeff Hoffman – 4-H Member & Jr Leader Instructor, Brenna Sampson – 4-H Member, Belinda Sasala – 4-H Volunteer, Shooting Sports Coordinator, and Head Advisor, Vi Barker – 4-H Volunteer, (front row): Tony Badalamenti – Commissioner, Ashley Hughey – 4-H Educator, Jesseca Housel – 4-H Educator, Sabrina Christian-Bennet – Commissioner, Mike Tinlin – Commissioner.