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Organizational Advisors Training / Meeting Coming Up March 3rd


This year on March 3rd at 7 pm at the Extension Office we are offering a special training / meeting for Organizational Advisors - people that are the head advisor or main advisor of 4-H clubs.  This special training / meeting will be geared at new Organizational Advisors - but all Organizational Advisors are welcome to attend.  In fact we welcome more seasoned Organizational Advisors to come and share tips and tricks on things that work well for them in leading their 4-H clubs.

4-H staff and our Jr. Fair Secretary will share several important updates and reminders about various deadlines, policies, and procedures as well as answer questions.  We value our Organizational Advisors and want to make sure they are fully equipped with the information and tools they need to be successful in leading their clubs.
RSVP if you plan to attend

JOIN Wayne County 4-H Information Night Coming Up on March 7th


Please help promote this event to prospective new 4-H members / families.  Clubs are welcome and encouraged to sign up to have a table to promote your club at this event.  Please click the button below to sign up for a club booth.  All clubs that sign up will receive an 8 foot table. Doors will open at 5:30 pm for set up and 6:30 pm for prospective new 4-H families.  Refreshments will be served and an overview presentation held for all families about how to join 4-H, what types of projects are offered, things to know and consider before signing up for certain types of projects, and opportunity to mingle and talk with clubs that are accepting new members.  Please help us recruit new 4-H members and help to make this event a success for everyone involved.
Sign Up for a Table to Promote Your Club

*Remember to renew your background checks*

If you received a letter in the mail our records indicate that you are due for a background check this year. Please be sure that is completed by March 15, 2022. Follow the instructions to complete your background check and submit your receipt to the Wayne County Extension Office if you would like reimbursed.
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4-HOnline Enrollment Now Open
Due April 1st


4-HOnline Enrollment is now open.  All youth members and volunteers must complete their 4-HOnline enrollment by April 1st.  You must use your family e-mail to login.  Click the button below to login.  Club Organizational Advisors will have enrollment instructions for each family with their family e-mail listed along with activity fee payment forms to be completed by each family.  These forms and enrollment instructions will be passed out at your club's first meetings of the year.   To be eligible for Jr. Fair exhibition - enrollment and activity fee payments and forms must be submitted to the Extension Office by 11:59 pm on April 1st - no exceptions.  Note some clubs may have an earlier deadline and if so that information will be communicated by your club advisor.
4-HOnline Enrollment - Log In Now

Required Advisor / Volunteer Training Recording Now Available


All 4-H advisors / volunteers that were active in 2021 and plan to continue serving as an active 4-H advisor or volunteer in 2022 must complete this annual training update.

If you did not participate in the live Zoom on February 1st - click the button below to watch the video which is about 1 and 1/2 hours long.  At the end of the video you will need to complete a short survey to give your name and answer a few questions to get credit for completing the training.  This annual training requirement must be completed by April 1st - no exceptions.
4-H Kickoff Zoom Recording
PDF Copy of Slides Presented During the Zoom
Completion Survey

Attention Organizational Advisors - Club Packets Now Available for Pick Up from the Extension Office

 
This year's club packet contains Family Guides for new member families, merged enrollment instructions for each family to access their 4-HOnline profile to complete their enrollment for this year, a new Member / Volunteer Handbook for each family and activity fee payment forms.  All of these documents are available and ready for Club organizational advisors or one representative from each club to stop in at the Extension Office to pick them up. We would encourage you to pick these items up by the end of February and to please have your first club meeting of the year by the end of this month or sometime in early March!

Junior Leaders Meeting March 7th


Our next Junior Leaders meeting will be at 7 pm on Monday March 7th.  The Junior Leaders will be meeting at the Apostolic Harvest Call Distribution Center on 10155 E. Pleasant Home Rd., Sterling.

We will be bagging soup for them to distribute to local food pantries, overseas and to local disaster areas. We are looking forward to working alongside of our Junior Leaders to help bring help to the needy.  Hope to see you there!

Junior Leaders is open to all Wayne County 4-H youth 13 and older.  To join simply come to a meeting or event.

*Butter Braid products will need to be picked up at this meeting*

Plowboy Prom

When: Saturday, March 12 from 6pm to 10pm
Where: Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Dr. Columbus, OH 43210

Youth Poultry Clinic Set for March 19th


Ohio 4-H is offering a statewide Youth Poultry Clinic here in Wooster coming up on March 19th.  Registration and payment must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - Space is limited!
 
For questions, please contact Dr. Mike Cressman (cressman.2@osu.edu).
Register Now

Rabbit Clinic DATE CHANGE


Please be aware there has been a date change to the Rabbit Clinic.

The NEW date is June 7, 2022 @ 7:00 pm in the Goat/Sheep Arena, Wayne County Fairgrounds.

*Attention Steer and Beef Heifer Exhibitors* 

The Spring Spectacular Steer and Heifer Show is back at the Wayne County Fairgrounds! Entries must be done online and are due by April 8th. Entries will NOT be accepted the day of the show. This show is only one day and is open to all states and exhibitors age 21 and under. If you have any questions contact Jason Hastings at 330-466-5173 or direct message them on Facebook @ Wooster Spring Spectacular Steer & Heifer Show. 
Online Entries

*Mark your calendars*

This special event is being hosted by Hillside Feed Hay and Supply! Wednesday, April 27 at 6:30pm.
 

Wayne County Rural Youth Dances

2022 Dates

April 9th: Smithville High School Cafetorium
June 11th: Location TBD
August 13th: Tentative date - Location TBD
September 11th: Coliseum - Wayne County Fairgrounds
November 12th: Location TBD


Dances are from 7pm-10pm
Lessons offered from 6:45pm-7:00pm
All dances feature a live band, caller, and free refreshments
Admission $5

2022 Wayne County 4-H Calendar of Events

The 2022 Wayne County 4-H Calendar of Events is available on our website - just click the button below.  It is also available in our mobile app which you can download from the Apple or Google Play App Stores - simply search Wayne County 4-H.
2022 Wayne County 4-H Calendar of Events

Download the Wayne County 4-H Mobile App

Simply go to your device's App Store (Apple App Store or Google Play App Store) and search "Wayne County 4-H" to find and download our mobile app, which is updated regularly throughout the year.
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