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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension



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 where 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!



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    Friend of Extension: Pat Brundige

    Sep 29, 2023

    Ohio 4-H has long benefited from the kindness and support of Pat Brundige and now she has been recognized nationally for her work! Pat, a friend of Ohio 4-H and OSU Extension was named the 2023 Friend of Extension from Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) this week. ESP is the professional organization for Extension professionals. Read more about Pat and her support of our 4-H youth here


  2. Share your achievements!

    Sep 22, 2023

    Register for an online presentation to learn more about Ohio 4-H Achievement Awards. The Teen Leadership Council will give an overview of the Achievement Form, tips for completion, and potential opportunities for members who complete and submit their forms. It happens via Zoom on Oct. 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. Register here by Sept. 29.

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    Aerial Ag Challenge

    Aug 24, 2023

    Ohio 4-H'ers learned about aerial agriculture this summer, learning about the imporance of drones in food production. FInd out more and view their video here.