Wayne County 4-H

News and Notes

What Extension Means To Me!

What Extension Means to Me Video!

Check out this short video that highlights the impact of Wayne County Extension. This video was first shared at the 2017 Wayne County 4-H Legacy Dinner and features 4-H youth as well as participants from other OSU Extension Wayne County programs such as Agriculture & Natural Resources, Family & Consumer Sciences, and SNAP-Ed.

Sheep Clinic - Saturday May 20th

Come join us in the Coliseum at the Wayne County Fairgrounds this Saturday May 20th from 9 am - 11 am for this year's Sheep Clinic. The Clinic will feature a Quality Assurance Training and go over tips and strategies for youth to be successful in Showmanship and Skillathon.

Join the Dairy Quiz Bowl Team - First Practice Session Starts May 21st

Wayne County Dairy Quiz Bowl Practice Dates:

All Practices are from 1:30 to 3:30 pm in the Armstrong Building or Grange at the Fairgrounds.

  • May 21
  • June 4
  • June 11
  • June 18
  • June 25
  • July 2

State Contest is Wednesday, July 12 at the OSU Dairy Science Building in Columbus

Questions?? Contact Lisa Gress at 330-231-0284

Cloverbud Day Camp Registration Due Mon. May 22nd

Cloverbuds and their friends ages 5-8 are invited to join us for this year's Cloverbud Day Camp to be held June 6-8th at the OSU Wooster Campus - Fisher Auditorium. Registration is due Monday May 22nd. Cost is $10 per youth to attend. Click here to download the Registration Form.

Horse Youth, Parents, and Advisors Informational Meeting and Clinic

Join us Monday May 22nd at 6:00 pm in the Coliseum at the Wayne County Fairgrounds to to review important procedures, paperwork / deadlines, PAS / State Fair information, and other announcements to help ensure a smooth summer of 4-H horse shows and activities. Following the informational meeting - Sherry Napier will conduct a brief Horsemanship Clinic and go over information related to reining and freestyle reining.

Quality Assurance Training - May 25th

We want you to remember...Quality Assurance is a separate event from Skillathon this year. Members must attend BOTH Skillathon and Quality Assurance to show at the fair.

Quality Assurance Frequently Asked Questions - Answered

  • Members taking multiple animal projects only have to attend one QA event.
  • Members must still complete the Skillathon for each animal project.
  • Members may attend any animal clinic offering QA even if they are not taking that project. (However, it is recommended they attend their project's clinic for valuable information)
  • If members attended an out of county QA event (Beef Expo, OSU Swine Day, etc.) members must send/bring in proof of participation to the Extension Office by August 1st.

Registration for Thursday May 25th Quality Assurance will begin at 6:30 pm and the session will run from 7-8:30 pm. It will be held at Fisher Auditorium on the OSU Wooster Campus.

New Volunteer Orientation and Make Up Session for Volunteers that Missed February Required Training - May 30th

Our final New Volunteer Orientation session and the last opportunity for volunteers who were not able to attend one of the annual Required Advisor Trainings in February will be held on Tuesday May 30th at the Extension Office.

  • Part 1: 6:00 - 7:00 pm will cover 4-H and Jr. Fair program updates and annual training on Recognizing and Reporting the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect. This session is open to both new and returning volunteers.

  • Part 2 7:00 - 8:00 pm is the New Volunteer Orientation and Interview session. Open to new 2017 volunteers only.

Please note: after 4:30 pm the doors to the Extension Office / County Administration Building are locked. We will have someone at the door to let people in 10-15 minutes prior to the start-time of an event. However, if you arrive late - you must use the call box to ring up to the meeting room and we will send someone down to let you in. The call box is located on a pillar outside of the entrance to the Auditor's Office, which is the front entrance to the building located closest to the corner of Liberty Street and Columbus Ave.