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Thank you for your interest in Ohio 4-H Youth Development. Please contact your local Ohio State University Extension 4-H Professional in the county in which you reside.  The Extension Professional in the county will be able to suggest a community club and activities that will best meet your child’s needs and interest areas.

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News

  1. Ohio 4-H Members Compete in National Livestock Judging Contests

    Dec 18, 2018

    By: Courtney Fulton

    The top three senior teams from the 2018 Ohio State Fair Livestock Judging Contest earned opportunities to represent Ohio 4-H and compete at national livestock judging contests. This year, 4-H members from Marion, Warren, and Wood counties recently competed at national events in 3 different states! Ohio also fielded an “All-Star” team of top judgers from across the state to represent Ohio 4-H at the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Louisville, Kentucky. Congratulations to our outstanding youth and their coaches for their hard work! 

  2. Rover Pipeline Supports New 4-H Initiative

    Dec 17, 2018

    Ohio 4-H youth will be flying high this summer learning all about drone technology, thanks to a donation from Rover Pipeline. The $40,000 gift will give 4-H'ers at camps and fairs the opportunity to fly drones by completing a series of challenges that focus on precision agriculture.

    According to Dr. Bob Horton, 4-H Educational Design Specialist, "This program will give youth hands-on experience in understanding the innovative ways unmanned aerial vehicles are used in agriculture today and help them think about some amazing career opportunities." 

  3. International Program Wins Award

    Nov 19, 2018

    The Ohio 4-H International Program received the Extraordinary Program award and the Diversity in Hosting award from States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs for its inclusive support of young people with disabilities and/or unique medical conditions. Ohio was the largest host state of short-term summer youth from Japan and Costa Rica, and also sent the largest group of outbound 4-H youth oversees.