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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension



4-H cloverInterested in joining 4-H?

Thank you for your interest in Ohio 4-H Youth Development. Contact your local Ohio State University Extension office and the 4-H professional in the county where you reside.  They will suggest a community club and activities that will best meet your child’s needs and interest areas. Find a list of county Extension offices here.

Are You a 4-H Alum?

Tell us your story! Did 4-H make a difference in your life? Do you get together with other 4-H alumni for an annual reunion or to collaborate on local projects?  Share your experiences with us and how they shaped your life by taking our alumni survey!



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    Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop

    Aug 30, 2022

    Ohio 4-H volunteers interested in serving as shooting sports discipline instructors in their county are invited to this workshop at Canter's Cave 4-H Camp, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. For more details and registration, visit

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    Honoring Ohio's Best

    Jul 8, 2022

    The voices of Ohio’s outstanding 4-H members were the highlight of the 2022 Ohio 4-H Achievement Awards, held earlier this month at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus.

    Twenty-nine youth were recognized for their achievements, each in a specified project area, along with their leadership, service, and overall contributions as a 4-H member.

  3. 4-H Scholarships Awarded

    Jun 9, 2022

    Ohio 4-H scholarships are awarded each year to 4-H members attending The Ohio State University. Congratulations to these students who received the 2022 awards! #Thisis4H