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Now more than ever it's time for 4-H'ers to make the best better! While youth are at home and staying safe, we still want you to stay connected. Below are links to activities for youth and resources for volunteers. Check back frequently for additional links and program updates!


Announcements

Frequently Asked Questions - 4-H Volunteers and Members (effective April 10, 2020) Responses to questions regarding camps, national 4-H programs, club activities and project books can be found here.

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.(4/7/20)

Ohio State University Extension has implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices statewide are closed until further notice. You can reach your 4-H professionals via email. A list of county offices and contacts is at https://extension.osu.edu/lao (3/19/20)


Projects

The Seneca County 4-H Food and Fashion Board created two presentations to help members with their projects. The Sewing and Textile Clinic offers tips for getting started in sewing and the Food and Nutrition Virtual Clinic covers food project judging basics. 
Let's Start Cooking project book cover

 Perfect Stay-at-Home Projects  A selection of Ohio 4-H projects books designed for all skill levels, available for you to download.

Project Central is a great place for you to rate the projects you took last year and learn more about projects you'd like to take.

Measuring up video about My Plate

Why Trees Matter project starter video

Selecting colors for your quilt project starter video


Cloverbuds

The Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Team has compiled a great list of resources for parents and volunteers - Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Resources

Here are 50 great activities that are just the right size for Cloverbuds - Click it, Print it, Do it

Hunt for sounds around your home with this sound scavenger hunt

Craft  to get you up and moving


Animal Science

Updates regarding horse activities can be found at https://ohio4h.org/events/ohio-state-fair-junior-horse-show

Quick videos from Pickaway County 4-HGirl and pig

 


Volunteer Resources

Callout-"New"Here are two new resources for virtual club meetings: Virtual Meeting Agenda and Meeting Considerations and Recreation Resources that work virtually.

 


Youth Activities

Upcycle It!! - Come join this cool, new virtual 4-H SPIN (SPecial INterest) club and learn how to create new stuff from things you have at home. It meets every Tuesday and Thursday beginning May 5 through May 28. Pre-register with Robin Stone- stone.363@osu.edu. Free and open to everyone!

Here's the latest Tips for Teens: "Go out there and fail!"

Tips for Teens - May 19: "How to Change a Tire"

Tips for Teens - May 12: "Basic First Aid"

Tips for Teens - May 5: "How to Check the Oil in Your Car"

Tips for Teens - April 28: "Good Impressions and Interview Skills"

Tips for Teens-April 21: "Don't let 'em drive you crazy!"

Tips for Teens is here! Here's the first life skills video created by OSU Extension Extension educators: "Laundry Basics"

Ten-minute Science Activities

Hunt the Good Stuff 4-H BINGO