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 iwhere 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!



  1. Running person with 4-H clover

    Grab & Go Club Meeting Toolkit

    Jan 8, 2021

    Start your 4-H year with seven ready-to-go club meeting agendas detailing a family kick-off, team building, officer elections, public speaking and more. Learn how to adapt in-person activities to a virtual setting and strategies for including Cloverbuds. Find it at go.osu.edu/clubmeetingtoolkit.

  2. green kazoo

    Time for some Cloverbud fun at home!

    Jan 4, 2021

    Start the new year with these activities, just the right size for our youngest 4-H'ers! Make a kazoo, go on a treasure hunt, play a color match game, create a pet, and list all the "Good Thing About Me!" Find them at osu.edu/cloverbudconnections/click-it/

  3. Photos of Beth Boomershine

    Excellence in 4-H Award

    Dec 9, 2020

    Congratulations to Beth Boomershine, 4-H Educator in Franklin County for receiving the Charles W. Lifer Excellence in Extension Award! The Lifer award is given each year to the outstanding professional who serves as an example in setting standards of excellence in eight major areas of their county 4-H program. Her nominators shared: