The Washington County 4-H program hosted a crafting event for local youth at the Extension Office. Youth made bracelets, ornaments, handmade cards, decorated ornaments, designed Ugly Christmas Sweaters on the ipads and baked cookies. They also tied fleece blankets and shopped the Santa shop for friends and family. Youth enjoyed these crafts donated by Joann Fabric & Crafts of Marietta.
Month: December 2022
2023 4-H Calendar – Now Available
Here you will find fair dates, tag-ins, 4-H camp dates, skillathon, project judging, etc. Click on the link below to find all these dates and more:
Applebees 4-H Fundraiser – Jan 3
Applebees 4-H Fundaiser
When: Tuesday, January 3
Where: Marietta Applebees
What: Order from the special 4-H Menu
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 3 and stop in and order off the “Together We Care Menu”. If you prefer not to dine in then call for your curbside to go order and help raise funds to support the Washington County 4-H program. The 4-H Advisory Committee will receive 50% of the menu item profit for all items purchased off the “Together We Care” menu on Tuesday January 3.
We are encouraging all of our 4-H members, volunteers, business supporters and others to order lunch or dinner to help the county 4-H program. This event will run all day and the Washington County 4-H Advisory Committee Members and 4-H members will be present to greet guests from 4-8pm. Please review the attached menu to see qualifying items.
Virtual FAFSA Preparation Event
Ohio 4-H and the Ohio Department of Higher Education will be hosting a virtual FAFSA event for young people and their parents/guardians to answer the most asked questions about the FAFSA.
The event will highlight the benefits of the FAFSA for individuals seeking post-secondary education opportunities beyond the two- and four-year college pathways.
The virtual event is scheduled for January 12, 2023, from 6-7 p.m. Registration available here: https://go.osu.edu/fafsa4u
Mail Stuffing Party – Volunteers Needed
Help is needed on Tuesday, December 20 at the OSU Extension Office starting at 10:00 am to stuff the 4-H Endowment mailing. If you are available and interested in volunteering a couple of hours, please come to 1115 Gilman ave, Marietta. The Extension Office is located on the 2nd Floor.
Extension Office – Holiday Hours
OSU Extension will be following the Ohio State calendar and be closed between Christmas and the New Year
OSU Extension will be closed December 23 thru January 2. The office will reopen on Tuesday, January 3 at 8:00 am
2023 Project Judging & Skillathon Dates
More important dates for your 2023 family calendar!
4-H Project Judging – Thursday, July 13 starting at 6:00 pm – Jr Fair Building
Livestock Skillathon – Saturday, July 22 starting at 8:30 am – Jr Fair Building
2023 Camp Dates Announced
Are you planning vacations and summer activities for summer 2023? Please add these 4-H camp dates to your family calendar. Note the change in 6th graders now being included in Senior Camp
2023 Camping Dates:
- Junior Camp June 26 – 30 Youth who have completed grades 3, 4, 5
- Cloverbud Day Camp July 5 Youth ages 5 – 8 who have completed Kindergarten
- Beginner Camp July 6-7 Youth who have completed 2nd grade and through the age of 10
- Senior Camp July 17-21 Youth who have completed grades 6, 7, 8, 9
Toy Drive Results
Thank you to everyone that participated in donating toys through the 4-H Toy Drive benefiting the Washington County Angel Tree Program. 263 items including toys and clothing were presented to Megan Barker, Community Resource Facilitator with Marietta Salvation Army. Thanks for making a difference in our community!!
4-H Holiday Make it and Take it Event
Join us for make it and take it event, call the OSU Extension Office at 740-376-7431 to reserve a spot or sign up at the link below.