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  1. Ohio 4-H'ers Experience Presidential Inauguration

    Jan 30, 2013

    4-H members from across Ohio joined together on January 19, 2013 to travel to Washington D.C. to experience an exciting time in our nation’s history. During this four-day trip, 4-Hers had the opportunity to tour national monuments and museums; participate in educational programs focused on government and history; and attend the 57th Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013. Participants on the trip stayed at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

  2. MXC 2013 Camp Counselor Training

    Jan 17, 2013

    View photos from MXC 2013! With over 175 people in attendance, many new camp activity ideas, programs, and songs were shared by the participants and staff of MXC 2013.

  3. Columbus Mileposts: Dec. 12, 1959: 4-H, junior highs were man’s legacy

    Dec 14, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Columbus!

  4. James L. Jordan of Williams County Receives the 2012 Charles Lifer Excellence in 4-H Award

    Dec 14, 2012


    2012 Charles Lifer Excellence in 4-H Award

  5. 2012 National 4-H Congress

    Nov 28, 2012

    Twenty seven 4-H members from Ohio participated in the 2012 National 4-H Congress held in Atlanta from November 23-27. This year’s theme was Become a Catalyst of Change and Ohio delegates attended workshops, participated in community service projects and exchanged ideas with more than 1,000 youth from all over the country. State Achievement Award winners are selected each year to serve as the Congress delegates from Ohio, based upon their documented 4-H and community achievements.

  6. Ohio 4-H Dairy Judging Team Places at the North American International Dairy Judging Contest

    Nov 6, 2012

    It is with great pleasure and pride that I can present the results of the Ohio 4-H Dairy Judging team at the recent North American International Dairy Judging Contests.  With 22 youth teams present, our 4-H team claimed many honors when the trophies and ribbons were presented at the recognition breakfast on Monday, November 5th.  This contest usually represents a new beginning and a new team for the judging season.

  7. Highland County 4-Her Aims to Save 4-H

    Sep 25, 2012

    Highland County 4-Her Aims to Save 4-H

    As Highland County 4-H struggled financially due to budget cuts 10 year old 4-Her, Sarah, took on the challenge of saving Highland County 4-H!  Click here to watch her video.


  8. Want to find out more about EcoBots?

    Sep 25, 2012

    Kits are now available from National 4-H Supply and will cost $22. Each kit has enough materials for five Eco-Bots or 10 youth participants working in pairs.

    Click here for more information from National 4-H

  9. 4-H Volunteer Conference

    Mar 9, 2012

    The 2013 4-H Volunteer Conferenceand Bob Evans Farms Recognition Luncheon will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Saturday, March 9, 2013. This event is designed to bring together 4-H Volunteers from across the State of Ohio. The objective of this event is to learn together and from each other in order to improve our abilities to deliver the Ohio 4-H Program to its members. The Conference Steering Committee works diligently to offer a broad and diverse workshop selection.