Cincinnati Buckeye Run-Walk-Ride! September 5-19, 2021

August 20, 2021 - 2:40pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

The vision for this year’s Cincinnati Buckeye Run-Walk-Ride is a community focused event with opportunities for both in person and virtual engagement. You can get involved now by signing up here: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KkNsd095QlziKy

This year we are asking participants to commit to a 5K, 10K or 15K route.

Volunteers Needed

August 13, 2021 - 12:36pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills as they work in partnership with caring adults.  What does that mean? In 4-H we are committed to helping young people develop skills that will help them succeed. We want to empower all youth to reach their full potential.

In Hamilton County, we improve our communities through our Community Clubs, SPIN Clubs, Camps and Classroom Programs.

Cincinnati Buckeye Run, Walk and Ride 2021 Registration Open

July 21, 2021 - 11:19am -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Join us for the 4th annual Cincinnati Buckeye Run, Walk, or Ride for Hamilton County 4-H.

This year we are asking participants to commit to a 5K, 10K or 15K route. 

  • If you complete your 5K you'll get a 4-H Ribbon.
  • If you complete your 10K you'll get a 4-H wrist band.
  • If you complete your 15K you'll get a Medal.

To help you we'll be incorporating ongoing events and virtual experiences to prepare us for a healthy and active lifestyle while still supporting Hamilton County 4-H.

New 4-H Club in Evanston Embraces Service

June 4, 2021 - 4:13pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

The rain didn't deter Advisors Hope and Alphanso Johnson-Gordon from activating 38 youth to work in a local community garden for Global Youth Service Day.

Global Youth Service Day is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates all youth ages 5-25. On April 23-25, youth and adults alike were called to engage, serve, advocate, join, celebrate, or build capacity.

Summer of: Cicadas Art Project

April 27, 2021 - 11:02am -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Hamilton County 4-H will begin accepting submission for the summer art display "Summer of: Cicadas" on April 21, 2021. Youth ages 5-19 are encouraged to submit their creative works capturing the experience of living with these periodic "friends". Youth can submit both print and digital works to be displayed at the Hamilton County Community Fair, the Hamilton County Fair and the Harvest Home Fair in addition to other locations TBD.

ChickQuest: Let's Learn about Life

April 23, 2021 - 10:24am -- staubach.9@osu.edu

They are fluffy, they are cute, and they are part of the food system. Hamilton County ChickQuest is well underway with the first clutch of chicks finding their new home on Friday, April 23, 2021.

This spring more than 600 eggs were incubated, hatched, and cared for by students across Hamilton County. From the youth in the urban core to those in the far reaches of the county, every teacher shared the same story of wonder and excitement, frustration, and relief.

If you have never hatched an egg, it is not a terribly difficult process if you have the right equipment.

Tony Talks to Teachers: Where 4-H Takes You

April 12, 2021 - 3:23pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

4-H Youth Development is truly an inspirational and transformative program for all who participate. Join this week’s teacher and former 4-H member to learn about the intersection of art, gender, race, education, and food policy? From colorful stories about her childhood horse to a lively conversation about justice, Danielle Cozart Steele will enlighten you.

Tony Talks to Teachers: Urban to Rural Interface with Whitney Gherman

March 26, 2021 - 8:59am -- staubach.9@osu.edu

Join Extension Educators Tony Staubach, Hamilton County and Whitney Gherman, Marion County for a challenging and deep conversation about the Urban to Rural Interface.

You'll hear reflections on the life of an Extension Educator, the Urban to Rural Divide, the history of that divide, community voice and social justice. 

Hamilton County 4-H Members Wins 2nd at DECA Conference

March 23, 2021 - 12:52pm -- staubach.9@osu.edu

In a year of unprecedented experiences 4-H youth continue to thrive and find ways to succeed.

Prior to the slowdown caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Beth Mason had been meeting with Hamitlon County 4-H on her vision to help market and promote 4-H during the Hamilton County Community Fair. Her hard work translated into a social media campaign, promotions plan and innovative programming ideas.

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