Food & Fashion Board Applications Due February 16

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.

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 There’s no cost to participate – don’t miss it!

4-H Volunteer Kickoff Training

It’s time to kick off the 4-H year! Our annual mandatory training for all volunteers will be held by Zoom on February 9 at 7:00 PM. The session will be recorded if you are unable to attend the live session. Additional information coming soon!

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.