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Calendar of events

Calendar of events

April 27, Spring Fling Open House (Windsor)—1-3 p.m.
Spend the afternoon experiencing Camp Whitewood and all it has to offer at the Spring Fling Open House. The event is free to all ages and will include tours of camp, hiking and boating opportunities, crafts, and a scavenger hunt. Visit the Camp Whitewood Facebook page for additional details.

May 1, We Grow Scientists (Columbus)—3-7 p.m.
The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will host the second annual “We Grow Scientists” event at Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. This free event is open to learners of all ages interested in learning more about STEM in their community and at OSU. Visit the event webpage for more information.

May 5, Camp Open House (Jackson)—noon–4 p.m.
Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and is celebrating this milestone at the Camp Open House this spring. This family-friendly event will include snacks, games, raffles, and information on the history of the camp. Spend the afternoon enjoying the Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp amenities and get a taste of what camp is like. Visit the Canter’s Cave website for additional information.

May 24, Ohio 4-H Youth Development Night at the Ballpark (Cincinnati)—7:10 p.m.
Ohio 4-H is partnering with the Cincinnati Reds this spring to raise money for 4-H programming in Hamilton, Warren, and Clermont counties. With a portion of each ticket sale coming back to 4-H, you can watch the Reds take on the LA Dodgers and support Ohio 4-H at the same time. Tickets are available for purchase online.

June 29, Family Fun on the Farm Festival (Lucas)—noon–4 p.m.
Youth and their families are invited to Malabar Farm State Park for an afternoon of fun and education. Hands-on activities focused on natural resources education will help youth learn about the food they eat and where it comes from. Visit the event’s Facebook page for additional details.

Sept. 12, Celebration of Youth (Ostrander)— 5 p.m.–8 p.m.
Join Ohio 4-H for the 2024 4-H Celebration of Youth at Leeds Farm. This is an event for adults aged 21 and older, with all proceeds going to benefit 4-H programs that inspire curiosity in our youth. Whether you want to mingle and visit with 4-H friends, enjoy a delicious meal, or bid on spectacular auction items, Celebration of Youth has something for everyone. For more details, visit the Celebration of Youth website.