The Wayne County 4-H Food and Fashion Board has opened up applications for some additional youth. Applicants must be ages 14 – 18 as of January 1st. Food and Fashion Board members help plan and conduct the annual Wayne County 4-H Style Revue and State Fair Awards program, assist with the Baked Goods Auction at the Wayne County Fair, and participate in a variety of other fun and educational trips and activities. Applications are due February 16th. Click here to download the application.
Month: January 2021
Virtual Ohio 4-H Conference
It’s time to register for the 2021 Ohio 4-H (Virtual) Conference! This year’s event for 4-H volunteers and teens features virtual sessions on Feb. 20, 23, and 25. Read through the conference booklet for a complete description of sessions, then register online at www.go.osu.edu/2021O4HC. There’s no cost to participate – don’t miss it!
Take the Leap Career Readiness Program
Ready to Take the Leap to career readiness? Join the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council as they guide teens through creating resumes, developing interview skills, and setting future goals. Open to teens 13-18. Register at go.osu.edu/taketheleap by January 24.
Updated In-Person Event Guidelines
Updated guidelines for in-person meetings and events are available at https://ohio4h.org/families/stay-connected.
February Junior Leaders Meeting
Junior Leaders is back! The next Junior Leaders meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on February 1 at the Shisler Conference Center on the OARDC campus. Registration is limited! Go to go.osu.edu/febjrleaders to sign up!
4-H Volunteer Kickoff Training
2021 4-H Calendar Now Available
The 2021 Wayne County 4-H Calendar is available! Check our website at https://wayne.osu.edu/…/4-h-youth…/4-h-calendar-events or the calendar section of the Wayne County 4-H app. Please remember that events and dates are subject to change based on current conditions and regulations. Additional events may also be added throughout the 4-H year.
Club/Committee Financial Reports Due January 31
All 4-H clubs and committees must complete and submit the Financial Summary form annually. Forms are due to the Extension Office by January 31, 2021. Click the link below to access the form.
4-H Scholarship Applications Available
Did you know that Wayne County offers several scholarships to 4-H members annually? Applications are now available are due at the Extension office by February 16, 2021. Ohio State University also offers scholarships for 4-H members – those applications are due February 15.
Click the following links for scholarship application information:
Wayne County 4-H Scholarship Application
OSU 4-H Scholarship Application
Temporary Office Closure
In an effort to continue reducing the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our employees and clientele safe until the impact of holiday celebrations become known, OSU Extension offices will remain closed through January 15. All offices will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18, and we plan to reopen on Tuesday, January 19 at 8:00 AM. Again, all staff will be teleworking at this time and will be available by phone and by email. Thank you for your continued patience.