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4-H SPARK EXPO

4-H SPARK EXPO
EXploring Pathway Opportunities

If you see it, you can be it!

4-H SPARK EXPO is...

  • three days and two nights of fun and learning.
  • a chance for youth to develop valuable skills, make new friends, and fuel individual growth. 
  • a first glimpse of the premiere college and career readiness program, Ohio 4 H Pathways to the Future.
  • a collaboration between Ohio 4-H and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
  • jam packed with career exploration sessions designed just for us!

WHEN: June 16-18, 2022

WHERE: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 on the OSU campus

COST: Thanks to generous financial support from the Ohio 4-H Foundation and others, the registration fee is $75.


CAREER EXPLORATION DAY

June 17 is devoted to exploring possible career choices offered through Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Youth will attend four sessions assigned from preferences reflected on their registration form.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

To attend, youth must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete 8th grade at the end of the 2021-2022 school year
  • Willing to experience in-depth “action learning” in specific interest areas
  • Be eager to share new ideas with 4-H members back home
  • Participate in additional Ohio 4-H Pathways to the Future programming throughout the upcoming year

REGISTER: Visit https://go.osu.edu/sparkexporeg22 through May 20th

Registration is tentatively scheduled from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on June 16. Parents and guardians are strongly encouraged to join us at 9 a.m. on June 18 for programming and we will conclude before noon.