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    New 4-H CARTEENS SPIN Club

    Jan 30, 2023

    Be sure to visit the SPIN club page where you can learn more about this safety education program, all on Zoom! 

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    Ohio 4-H Conference

    Jan 27, 2023

    Clover the Bear just wants to point out that it's time to register for the 2023 Ohio 4-H Conference. Find the details here!

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    Shooting Sports Quiz Bowl

    Jan 3, 2023

    Time for the National 4-H Shooting Sports Quiz Bowl! Test your knowledge and be eligible for prizes and recognition. Registration and study guide are here!

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    2022 Lifer Excellence in 4-H Award

    Dec 9, 2022

    Congratulations to Steve Brady, 4-H educator in Warren County for being selected by his peers for the 4-H Excellence in Extension Award. Steve's work with youth, volunteers, and the community, along with his focus on inclusion and cultural enrichment make him well-deserving of this honor.

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    It's Giving Tuesday!

    Nov 29, 2022

    Support your county 4-H program on this Giving Tuesday and invest in the youth in your community! Donate at and help grow true leaders today!

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    Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop

    Oct 27, 2022

    Ohio 4-H volunteers interested in serving as shooting sports discipline instructors in their county are invited to this workshop at 4-H Camp Ohio, on Feb. 24-26. 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.

  8. 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

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    May 9, 2022

    DairyPalooza celebrated its tenth anniversary recently at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Youth participated in a variety of sessions that covered animal welfare, showmanship, nutrition and more. Find all the photos from this year's event at

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    Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports is 30!

    Apr 28, 2022

    Happy anniversary to Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports! Thirty years ago, retired OSU Extension Specialist Denny Elliott shared info about the new 4-H national shooting sports curriculum at an inservice. Denny wanted to see if 4-H professionals thought the curriculum would be a success in Ohio. We'd call it a success--in 2021, more than 3,500 youth took shooting sports projects!