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4-H Update

A female 4-H member working on a tie blanket.

Due to ongoing health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Ohio State University Extension in-person programming has been canceled through July 6. This includes all 4-H programs, activities and events.

Additionally, Ohio 4-H has made the very difficult decision to cancel all 4-H camps through August 31. Although in-person programming is canceled, Ohio 4-H will continue to offer virtual 4-H experiences.

This is an incredible disappointment to us all and we recognize how much everyone looks forward to our cherished 4-H summer events. As 4-H professionals committed to providing positive youth development programming, we share your sense of loss.

Kids need us now more than ever — for educational resources, as caring adult mentors and perhaps most of all, a sense of community. Ohio 4-H joins other 4-H professionals across the country providing positive youth development to families through virtual experiences. Find more information at You can also find additional updates from Ohio 4-H here:

Knowledge Exchange

Are you in need of more information about the coronavirus? Our statewide network of scientists, Extension professionals, and faculty have been working together to share information and collect resources that you can use to stay informed. If you would like to learn more about the coronavirus and read additional university resources, please visit the CFAES Knowledge Exchange. The Knowledge Exchange, in partnership with Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and CFAES researchers, created the COVID-19 Hub to share the world-class research and knowledge from The Ohio State University directly with Ohioans.

You can connect with the hub at