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Temporary Office Closure

In an effort to continue reducing the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our employees and clientele safe until the impact of holiday celebrations become known, OSU Extension offices will remain closed through January 15. All offices will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18, and we plan to reopen on Tuesday, January 19 at 8:00 AM. Again, all staff will be teleworking at this time and will be available by phone and by email. 

Volunteer Applications Available

Interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer? Volunteer applications are available until April 1. You can download an application packet or complete an online application. Click the buttons below to access the application forms.
Volunteer Application Packet
Online Volunteer Application

4-H Scholarships

Did you know that Wayne County offers several scholarships to 4-H members annually?  Applications are now available and are due at the Extension office by February 16, 2021.  Ohio State University also offers scholarships for 4-H members.  Click the buttons below for application information.
Wayne County 4-H Scholarship Application
OSU 4-H Scholarship Application

Dairy Service Unit Awards

The Wayne/Ashland Dairy Service Unit is now accepting nominations for the Outstanding Dairy Youth award and applications for the Dairy Service Unit Scholarship.  Applications and nominations are due February 15, 2021.  Applications are available below:
2021 Dairy Service Unit Scholarship Application
2021 Dairy Service Unit Outstanding Dairy Youth Nomination Form

Club/Committee Financial Reports Due January 31

All 4-H clubs and committees must complete and submit the Financial Summary form annually.  Forms are due to the Extension Office by January 31, 2021.  Click the button below to access the form.
Yearly Financial Summary Form

OSU Virtual Junior Swine Day

OSU Virtual Junior Swine Day is scheduled for February 20, 2021! Click the button below for the complete agenda and registration information. Registration is due on February 16.
Virtual Junior Swine Day

Beef Weigh-In Date Change

Due to the current COVID guidelines from OSU, we will need to move the beef weigh-in originally scheduled for January to March 13, 2021. The bad weather backup date (if needed) for weigh-in will be March 27.

Ohio State Fair Beef DNA Kits

Ohio State Fair Beef EID tags and DNA kits are currently available for pickup in the Extension office. The deadline for youth who plan to show market beef at the Ohio State Fair to send in their DNA samples has been EXTENDED for 2021 only through Saturday, January 30th, 2021. The Ohio State Fair, OSU Department of Animal Science, and Ohio 4-H will continue to monitor COVID and update us as necessary. Please note that a 4-H Educator must sign off on these envelopes before they are submitted to the Ohio State Fair so please plan accordingly.

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind SPIN Club

Join 4-Hers from across the state in the Healthy Body Healthy Mind SPIN Club! You'll learn fun ways to keep your body and mind healthy with yoga for kids, games, activities, and more .Click the button below to register by January 14.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind SPIN Club

New Year, New You SPIN Club

January starts a new year, let’s make a new you with New Year, New You: Making YOUR Best Better (targeted at youth in 5th-8th Grades). You will receive a fun swag bag in the mail when you sign up that contains items that relate to the weekly topics. Each week we will have guest speaker(s), activities, and time to talk with other youth when we meet for about an hour. Sessions will be held on Zoom Sundays February 7 – March 14 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Spots and swag bags are limited! Click the button below to register by January 15.
New Year, New You SPIN Club

The 4-H App...It's Not Just for the Fair!

By now, most of you are (hopefully!) aware of how useful the Wayne County 4-H mobile app is during fair week, but remember that it provides useful information throughout the year! Up-to-date news, the 4-H calendar of events, and other features can all be found on the mobile app. Download today from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store!
Google Play
Apple App Store
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