4-H News and Notes: February 26, 2016

Dear 4-H Members, Parents, and Advisors,

Listed below are several 4-H updates and reminders.  Please click the headlines for more details.

Kelleys Island 4-H Camp Now Hiring Summer Staff

4-H Camp Ohio Now Hiring Summer Staff

State Fair Scholarship Applications – Due March 1st

Collegiate 4-H Invites You to 2016 Plowboy Prom – March 12th

Wayne County 4-H Activity Fee Scholarship Applications – Due March 15th

Ohio Beef Expo – March 18-20

State Fair Band and Youth Choir Applications – Due March 31st

Wayne County 4-H Enrollment Forms and Activity Fee Payments – Due April 1st

New 4-H Volunteer Application Packets – Applications Due April 1st

Bi-State Poultry Clinic – April 2nd at Fisher Auditorium – Registration Due March 21st

Weaver Leather – Medina / Wayne County Sheep Clinic at the Wayne County Fairgrounds – April 9th, Registrations Due March 16th



4-H News and Notes: February 5, 2016

Dear 4-H members, parents, and advisors,

Listed below are a few important 4-H updates and reminders.  Please click the links below for more details.

2016 4-H Program and Jr. Fair Updates – this is a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that 4-H Educator Doug Foxx gave during last week’s Required Advisor / Volunteer Trainings.  This lists out some of the major changes for this year and updates from the various livestock committees, camp dates, and more!

2016 Ohio 4-H Conference offers dozens and dozens of great sessions.  Listed below are just a few of the many breakout sessions to choose from.  There are also two really great luncheons to attend – one for volunteers and one for 4-H teens.  Don’t delay – register today.  Registration forms and payment are due to the county Extension Office February 12th.

Sampling of 2016 Ohio 4-H Conference Breakout Sessions:

  • Being a Leader in 4-H
  • Hot Careers you didn’t know about
  • Camp Crafts
  • Roll out your welcome mat
  • Preparing Cloverbuds to Become 4-H’ers
  • Garden Projects
  • Help! A Member Wants to Sew, But I Don’t! What Do I Do?
  • 4-H Filmmaking
  • A Horse Project is More Than a Horse Show
  • Public Speaking 101
  • Discovering your Real Colors
  • Time & Life Management
  • 4-H Shooting Sports
  • Welcome to Ohio 4-H! Now What?
  • Trucking Cattle
  • Getting & Keeping Campers Attention
  • Multiple Sessions on Service
  • We’re Done Early, What do I do until the Parents Come?

New 4-H Volunteer Packets Available Online

Outstanding Dairy Youth Award – Application Due February 17, 2016

4-H and Agriculture related Scholarships for Graduating Seniors and recent graduates