Interested in Joining 4-H?

Thank you for your interest in Ohio 4-H Youth Development. Please contact your local Ohio State University Extension 4-H Professional in the county in which you reside.  The Extension Professional in the county will be able to suggest a community club and activities that will best meet your child’s needs and interest areas.

Contact your County Extension Office today!


  1. 4-H Programming Update

    Apr 7, 2020

    Due to ongoing health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel all Ohio State University Extension in-person programming thru July 6. This includes all 4-H programs, activities, and events. In addition, all 4-H camps through August 31 are cancelled. Virtual programming will continue. County OSU Extension 4-H professionals will share important updates and information with you as we develop and provide new online opportunities.

  2. Club Advisor Resources

    Club Advisor Resources

    Mar 18, 2020

    With face-to-face meetings cancelled until July 6, 4-H club advisors can find resources for virtual meetings, activities and select project books for their members HERE.

  3. How to talk with your children about COVID-19

    How to Talk with Your Children about COVID-19

    Mar 16, 2020

    The current situation with the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, can be a source of stress and anxiety for you as well as your children. Here's a link to an article from Bernadette Melnyk, OSU's Chief Wellness Officer about how to talk with your child about coronavirus.