A conference for volunteers and teens is being planned for Saturday, March 12. The Conference and Luncheon will be held at the Columbus Convention Center. This conference offers a wide variety of sessions to attend. The luncheon is attended by all participants and will recognize volunteers for years of volunteer service. Registrations are due as soon as possible. The actual deadline is February 11th, however if you want to get your first choice of sessions it is important to register early. The registration form and conference booklet are attached. The 4-H Advisory Committee provides funds to cover the registration fee, however a $10 commitment fee is required.
Registration form: O4C Registration Form
Registration booklet to choose classes: 2022 O4HC Reg Book_0
Thinking about applying for National 4-H Congress/State Achievement Award? Applications are due January 31 to the OSU Extension Office. The award application can be downloaded from the State 4-H Website: https://ohio4h.org/awardsandscholarships
Here are the award categories:
- Citizenship & Community Service
- Clothing & Textiles
- Companion Animals
- Creative Arts
- Environmental Sciences
- Family Life & Child Development
- Foods & Nutrition
- Gardening & Horticulture
- Health & Safety
- Mechanical & Engineering Science
- Personal Development
- Shooting Sports
- Veterinary Science
It’s time to change the world!
Middle and high school students are invited to join 4-H World Changers and learn to code by creating a chatbot! It’s a great activity for the new year–register at go.uvm.edu/4hcoding
Are you a home gardener interested in cultivating your growing skills into a small business? Have you thought about getting into farming but don’t know where to start? This free, online introductory training will help participants develop a sustainable plan for continued growing. Whether farming to generate income or for personal consumption, this program help participants with setting financial goals, selling their products, and establishing collaborative relationships.
Saturday, Dec 11 from 9:30 – 12:30 pm via Zoom
Register by visiting: go.osu.edu/farmbusiness
- Financial Goal Setting
- Selling Your Products
- Collaborative Food and Ag
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The stockmanship division of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association’s (OCA) BEST program. The stockmanship program promotes education of our youth by expanding participants’ knowledge of the beef industry. It provides youth with an opportunity to showcase their abilities and talents outside of the show ring.
OCA wants to see the program grow this year and include more youth who are not involved in showing cattle.
All of this information and much more is also available on our website at WWW.OHIOCATTLE.ORG/BEST
The Washington County Exchange 4-H club is looking for members to join in their new adventure.
We are currently conversing with upstate New York, Colorado, and Oregon for possible exchanges. If you are in the 7th grade or older and would like more information please contact advisor, Ellie Tullius @ email@example.com or 740 434 3064
The American Meat Science Association is offering the first virtual meat judging summer series for youth, 4H and FFA students. If interested, see below.
Ohio State University Extension proudly offers this camp for individuals with with disabilities
ages 8-18. This camp will be hosted from the Elizabeth L. Evans Outdoor Education Center/
Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp near Jackson, Ohio. Alumni are also invited to continue to participate.
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- When: July 9-11, 2021 FROM YOUR HOME (if anyone may need a hot spot for the
weekend, please contact us. We may be able to work that out.)
- Times to hold – we are planning to have hour long Zoom Meetings on Friday at 4
pm, Saturday at 10 am and 4 pm, and Sunday at 10 am. (Schedule may change as
presenters are confirmed…)
- Fee: $20.00 for each person who receives activity supplies – Thanks to support from
the Ohio 4-H Foundation
- REGISTRATION FORMS: See attached! Return registration forms to County
Extension Office by June 1st, 2021 to ensure that we can obtain and mail all
Registration packet is attached, and can be found here as well – https://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/home/experience-it/special-needs-camp. If you have any questions, please contact me or Kathy Bruynis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bruynis.email@example.com.
The Marietta TSC will be participating in the national Paper Clover Campaign and the store is hosting our 4-H display at the front of their store. Stop by and support the campaign!
- Paper Clover Runs Wednesday, April 28th through Sunday, May 9th.
- As usual, counties will receive 80% of the funds. The funds will be used for camp and youth leadership experiences.