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.
Spring is just around the corner and that means it is ChickQuest season!
In a typical year Hamilton County 4-H Serves over 2000 youth through this educational and inspirational program.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we are forced to re-evaluate how to best serve our county youth and take the necessary steps to ensure that the programs we offer educate, inspire, and protect our community.
If any lesson can be learned from the interview between the Ohio 4-H True Leaders for Equity and Caracole, it is that scars do not come from knowledge and compassion, they come from its absence.
The interview included in this message showcases two 4-H members interviewing a valuable community partner of Hamilton County 4-H, Caracole.
The video highlights 4-H’s commitment to lifelong learning and it carries with it the message of love and respect that 4-H has for all people.
Congratulations to Savannah and Serinity Earich for their Gold Level Accomplishment from the State Horse Awards. In order to reach this level they each had to:
Are you looking for opportunities to engage students in hands on learning, virtually? In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. The pandemic has only strengthened our resolve to provide youth with meaningful sparks that prepare them for a life of success.
Invite Hamilton County 4-H into your virtual classroom this fall through:
Hamilton County Extension, 4-H Youth Development is excited to partner with Green Umbrella's Food Policy Council to support the 2020 Farm to School Educator Workshop, September 19, 2020 from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. This virtual workshop will prepare teachers to address the challenges of Farm to School education in the classroom and virtually.
As a child I participated in a theatrical production about fire. The production has three movements. At one point we danced around a pile of TVs on stage to represent a large bonfire. Later we were asked to escape a burning building. When asked what I would take from my home in a fire I quickly answered car keys. Apparently at 8 years old I was going to drive away from that burning mess.
It's all about 4-H this week as Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development talks to his Greene County Counterpart Rebecca Supinger about 4-H and the Fair. Rebecca Supinger joined OSU Extension in 2012. She serves as the Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development in Greene County. Rebecca received her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and studied Early Childhood Education. She attended the University of Dayton where she studied Higher Education Administration.
The world is full of characters but, life is much more complicated than a story. You might feel like your life is the A story line, or sometimes the B. But, there are no storylines, only a woven tapestry of events both complicated and simplified by the actions of others.