1. Annual Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest July 28

    May. 10, 2017

    Develop and practice livestock judging skills by placing both breeding and market classes of beef, goat, sheep, and swine. We have added a new non-reasons category for any age to encourage participation, in addition to junior and senior classes with reasons. Entry forms are due Friday, July 14. More information to come, but rules and entry forms are available at: (scroll down to “Judging Teams”).

  2. OSU Livestock Judging Camp June 5-7 in Columbus, OH

    May. 10, 2017

    Designed for 4-H and FFA members interested in enhancing their livestock judging and oral communication skills. $250 registration fee covers housing, meals, and instruction.Click the link for the registration form (due next Monday, May 15) and itinerary.

  3. Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay

    May. 01, 2017

    We’re excited to announce that Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay are making available to all Ohio 4-H members exclusive discounts on ticket packages for themselves, friends and families to enjoy!

    Celebrate the return of summer with a discount that’s sure to thrill! Get Two Parks. Two Days + Free Fountain Drinks, all for 19.95! And with over 70 rides and attractions spread across 64 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and pathways, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

  4. Youth Welding Workshop

    May. 01, 2017

    The Youth Welding Workshop which took place in April was filled to capacity with youth attendees. Due to our very generous sponsors and volunteer instructors we are able to host another workshop June 3 on the OSU Campus. Click here to find information for the workshop and the application to complete. This is a great opportunity for youth to learn from some of the best welding professionals in the industry. Space is limited again so please let your youth interested in welding know ASAP.

  5. Summer Opportunities for Youth

    Mar. 16, 2017

    Engaging with Insects – Summer Day Camp is back! Young entomologists interested in learning about the little creatures that really rule the world are invited for a week of hands-on experiences with experts from OSU’s Triplehorn Insect Collection and the Department of Entomology. The camp runs June 26-30 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. Details at


  6. 2017 Sea Camp

    Mar. 02, 2017

    Sea Camp will be July 8-12, 2017 at the Kelleys Island 4-H Camp.  All Sea Camp waiver and health forms should be sent to me at the Wayne County Extension Office 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691. 

    Click HERE for the flyer

    Click HERE for the brochure

  7. 2017 Welding Workshop

    Feb. 08, 2017

    The 2017 Welding Workshop will take place on the OSU Campus April 15. This is a great opportunity for youth to learn from some of the best welding professionals in the industry.  Space is limited, click here for more info and registration.

  8. OSU Junior Swine Day

    Feb. 07, 2017

    The  2017Junior Swine Day will be held on Saturday, March 25.  Sessions will be held in Columbus and Wooster. Click HERE for more info and registration

  9. Youth Poultry Clinic

    Jan. 26, 2017

    2017 Youth Poultry Clinic – March 25 at Fisher Auditorium, OSU/OARDC, Wooster. Registrations are to be postmarked by Friday, March 17. Space is limited. Jarrod Snell, Assistant Poultry Operations Manager,, is the contact person. The link to this information is posted at on the Calendar of Events page.

  10. 4-H Science Saturdays

    Jan. 03, 2017

    4-H Science Saturdays will be held at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. Click HERE for more info and registration