Applications and Recommendations can be emailed or postmarked no later than March 1, 2023 OR delivered to Randolph Fair Office by March 1st @ 3:00pm to be considered for selection.
The purpose of the Junior Fair Board is to improve and coordinate junior fair activities with the Senior Fair Board. To promote youth and youth involvement, attitudes, and abilities; to present to the public the best Junior Fair possible; and to advance the ideas and ideals of good citizenship and sportsmanship.
A Junior Fair Board member must be at least 14 years and not over 19 years of age on January 1 of the year that they are selected to serve.
Members who reach the upper age limit, while an active member, may continue in active membership until the age of 21, as set by the Senior Fair Board
Ohio 4-H Conference, Saturday, March 11, 2023 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio
Session information and registration form can be found here!
Adult Members will be paid for by the 4-H Advisory Committee and youth members will be paid for by the Youth Benefit Committee. No payment is necessary for Portage County 4-H youth and volunteers for registration.
Please turn the registration form to the Portage County Extension Office no later than February 9th. You can email the form to Jesseca at firstname.lastname@example.org, mail, or drop off at the Extension Office (705 Oakwood Street, Suite 103, Ravenna, OH 44266).
Deerfield Ag Services is accepting applications for the 2023 Fair Funding Starter Scholarship. Thirty-six junior fair participants were awarded scholarships in its inaugural year of 2022.
During the 2023 fair season, Deerfield Ag Services will once again grant funding to individual youth exhibitors at the start of their projects to offset some of the initial investments associated with fair livestock projects.
Though these scholarships will not likely offset the full cost of getting started, the company hopes to help make it more attainable for junior fair participants to take part in exhibiting the livestock of their choice. The scholarship amounts vary by project, and are as follows:
Rabbit & Poultry – $25
Goat and Lamb – $75
Horse – Up to $100
Swine – Up to $250
Beef – Up to $350
The scholarship is eligible to students in Portage, Stark, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties who are either 4-H and FFA participants. To sign up for the program, students must fill out a brief application below.
We are looking for NEW applicants to become camp counselors for Portage County at 4-H Camp Whitewood!
Worried about the responsibility? This is NOT a summer long commitment!
Beginning in March to June, we meet every other week. Collectively, you can expect about 10 meetings. By attending these meetings, you recieve specialized training to help you prepare for anything you might face at camp! Camp this year will be June 25th – 30th.
Looking to gain real life work experience?
Being a camp counselor looks GREAT on resumes! Adding camp to your resume tells employers that you have strong people skills and a desire to work hard- skills that are critical for making it into the workforce.
Applications are due by Monday, January 9, 2023. So please fill it out ASAP!! Camp Counselor interviews will be conducted on Monday, January 16, 2023. Applicants will be contacted through email by Wednesday, January 11, 2023 to set up a time for your interview.
Please reach out if you are unsure or have any questions!