The 4-H Camp Ohio Board of Trustees is starting a Friends of 4-H Camp Ohio Network! This network will help people who are passionate about camp to connect with the board. By completing the survey below, you will be listed on the Friends of 4-H Camp Ohio roster. Members of the network will be able to help improve camp using their unique talents and through volunteer opportunities. Members will also be kept up to date on camp events and happenings, as well as be invited to members only 4-H Camp Ohio events.
Keep an eye on your mailbox in the coming days – the target date for mailing of Junior Fair livestock checks is October 26. In light of the financial impact of COVID-19, the Fair Board has voted to deduct an additional 2% from the livestock sale checks this year to help offset the expenses arising from this year’s fair.
Achievement Record Application Packets for 2021 Teen Activities and Trips such as Jr. Fair Board, Camp Counselor, Food and Fashion Board, CARTEENS Leader, etc. are now available on our website. Download the Achievement Record Packet at: https://go.osu.edu/2021wcachievementrecord. All first-year applicants for Junior Fair Board and/or Camp Counselor must also sign up for a short 10-minute interview with the selections committee. Interviews will be held on the evenings of December 10th and 15th at the Buckeye Ag. Museum. Sign up online for a time-slot at: https://go.osu.edu/dec2020wc4hinterviews.
The State 4-H office has recently updated the guidelines for club fundraising and community service projects. Click the link below to read the most recent updates.
There will be a Junior Fair suggestion meeting on Monday, October 19 at 7:00 PM at the Buckeye Agricultural Museum. Please bring your ideas for next year’s fair!
If you are an active 4-H volunteer, you should soon receive an email with the link to vote online for 2021 committee members. Ballots will also be available in the Extension office if you prefer to submit your vote on paper. All ballot forms must be submitted by October 30 in order to be counted.
Junior Leaders is an awesome opportunity for 4-H members ages 13 through 18! Each monthly meeting will offer the opportunity to make new friends through recreational leadership, service, and other fun activities. Junior Leaders meets the first Monday of every month from November through June, beginning at 7:00 PM. Our first meeting will be held on Monday, November 2 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Shisler Conference Center Ballroom. Due to the current COVID guidelines, meetings are limited to 45 participants, so pre-registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Click the links below to see the Junior Leaders flyer for November and to register for the November meeting. If you are unable to attend the November meeting, fill out the membership form below and return it to the Extension office so we can put you on the mailing list. Be sure to join the Junior Leaders Remind group for monthly meeting information!
The Wayne County 4-H Advisory Committee is continuing the “Bikes for Kids” service project and is encouraging all clubs to take part. Every year, bikes are purchased and donated to Wayne County Children’s Services, Salvation Army, and People to People Ministries Christmas programs for less fortunate kids. Our Junior Leaders have consented to build the bicycles and are challenging each 4-H club to raise or donate enough money to purchase at least one bike (approximate cost $75.00). Donations must be turned in to the Extension Office by October 15.
4-H members wishing to participate in the Outstanding Record Book competition need to bring their completed record books to the Extension Office by Friday, October 9 in order to be eligible for the Outstanding Record Book award. Project book rubrics can be found at https://wayne.osu.edu/projectinfo.