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  1. 2020 Ohio 4-H Achievement Awards

    May 29, 2020

    Congratulations to the 33 outstanding Ohio     4-H'ers, recognized this week at the virtual Achievement Awards ceremony. Click here to watch the ceremony honoring these #TrueLeaders.

  2. Cloverbud Resources

    May 22, 2020

    The Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Team has compiled a list of resources for parents and volunteers. It includes age-appropriate activities that are just the right size for the youngest 4-H'ers! Find it here.

    And don't forget to subscribe to the Cloverbud Connections blog, where you'll find the most recent info about all tings loverbud.

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    Applicants Wanted: Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award

    May 19, 2020

    Here's a great opportunity from the Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association (OCBA). They are seeking applicants for the Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award. The purpose of the award is to introduce the youth to the enjoyment of raising and owning a purebred Cheviot sheep, as well as encouraging the growth of new Cheviot breeders in Ohio.

    The OCBA started the contest in 1994 to award a Cheviot starter flock to an Ohio youth up to 17 years of age.

  4. Congratulations, Class of 2020

    Congratulations, 4-H Grads!

    May 17, 2020

    We couldn't be more proud of our 2020 4-H Graduates! In this challenging time, they are #TrueLeaders. Visit our Facebook page at Ohio State - 4-H Youth Development for a special    4-H graduation FB frame. Congratulations, 4-H Grads! #4H2020

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    Virtual Meeting Helps

    May 12, 2020

    We've two new resources to help your virtual 4-H club meetings excel: Virtual Meeting Agenda and Meeting Considerations, and a guide with Recreation Activities. Find them at Stay Connected under "Volunteer Resources."

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    Come SPIN with 4-H!

    Apr 30, 2020

    4-H SPIN clubs are SPecial INterest clubs that meet for a specified length of time, focused on a single topic. Registration is open for Upcycle It!, a virtual SPIN club meeting all about creating projects from items found around your home. Meeting Every Tuesday and Thursday in May, no fee.

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    Stay Connected Updates

    Apr 28, 2020

    Be sure to check out new links on the Stay Connected page! Under Projects, the Seneca County 4-H Food & Fashion Board offers tips for sewing and nutrition projects. You can also view the most recent "Tuesday Tips of Teens" video under Youth Activities.

  8. Watch now: 4-H Conference Videos

    Apr 27, 2020

    Stay-at-home directives led to the cancellation of the 2020 Ohio 4-H Conference, but now you can view sessions at home! More than 30 presenters recorded their videos on topics ranging from club activities to line dancing to career options. Find it here.

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    New 4-H Idea Starter

    Apr 23, 2020

    Make this summer one to remember for all the right reasons! My Stay-at-Home Summer is a new idea starter full of activities for these momentous times. You can choose from these topic areas: help at home, help your community, stay healthy, stay connected, make history, begin a new hobby, or explore the perfect stay-at-home projects. And if that’s not enough, you can always come up with your own ways to learn.

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    Tips for Teens

    Apr 17, 2020

    It's Tuesday Tips for Teens! Look for "Youth Activities" on our "Stay Connected" page for "Dont' let 'em drive you crazy!"