Ohio 4-H Seeking Teens for 4-H Health Heros Program

Ohio 4-H Healthy Living is expanding the 4-H Health Heroes program by offering trainings at four locations across the state in 2018/19.

The 4-H Health Heroes program is looking for teens in grades 7-12 who are interested in learning about healthy eating, leading an active lifestyle, and other health-related topics. The program provides youth with the opportunity to represent 4-H and promote healthy living in their communities. Additionally, the Health Heroes help accomplish the goals of the National 4-H Healthy Living Mission Mandate, which encourages youth and families to gain optimal physical, social, and emotional well-being.

Trained Health Heroes in grades 9-12 will have the opportunity to take on additional responsibilities by serving at the state-level. More information will be given at the trainings.

 The trainings will be offered on the following dates:

  • Central OH – Sept. 29th at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus
  • Northeast OH – Nov. 3rd at the Lodi Family Center in Lodi
  • Southern OH – February 2 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp near Jackson
  • Northwest OH – Location and date TBA

Teens who are interested in becoming a Health Hero can find more information and the application form at https://ohio4h.org/healthheroes.

Applications are due September 15th at 11:59 pm.