Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Fact Sheet for 4-H Youth Livestock Producers and Families

Missed Project Judging/Skill-a-thon Mediation Form (July 5, 4:30 p.m.)


Skill-a-thons and Project Judging
Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Complex, Clark County Fairgrounds
June 18 Only – Alpaca, Llama, Dairy Female and Dog
June 19 Only – Beef and Sheep
June 18 & 19 – Cavy, Dairy Feeder, Dairy Market Steer, Goats, Horses, Rabbit, Poultry Swine

Shooting Sports Judging

Saturday, July 13, 2019
9:00 a.m.-Noon (Jr. Participants)
1:00-4:00 p.m. (Sr. Participants)
New Carlisle Sportsmen’s Club

Miscellaneous Project Judging
Monday, July 8, 2019
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Clark County Fairground  - Complex
Fashion Revue starts at 7:30 p.m.

2019 Miscellaneouse Judging Letter

2019 Miscellaneous Project Judging Schedule

Clark County Fair - July 19-26, 2019
Ohio State Fair - July 24 - August 4, 2019

4-H Family Guide 
Find answers to your club management questions and sharpen your coaching skills to lead your club to a winning 4-H season. Select your 4-H projects. View the 4-H Family Guide on line. Order hard copies for your club or stop by the Extension Office to pick one up for yourself.

4-H Project Central
Get a sneak peek at any 4-H project. Rate your last year's project experience.  Visit 4-H Project Central to Search, Learn and Rate Ohio's 4-H Project offerings. Find the 4-H projects you would like to explore this year.


4-H Self Determined & Idea Starters

Must complete the Self-Determined Project Guide with any of the idea starters.

Click here for a complete list of Idea Starters.

  • American Sign Language
  • Astronomy
  • Babysitting
  • Camp Counseling
  • Canoeing
  • Chinchillas
  • Climate Change
  • Clowning
  • Computers
  • Crop Production "NEW for 2019"
  • Discovering Genetics
  • Ferrets
  • Field to Faucet: What Determines Water Quality
  • Flower Gardening
  • Hedgehogs
  • Local Foods: Does It Matter What You Eat?
  • Miniature Gardens
  • Model Railroading
  • Music "NEW for 2019"
  • Native American Artifacts: Arrowheads
  • Paper Craft 
  • Pigeons
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils
  • Shale Gas Extraction
  • Skateboarding
  • The Work World is Calling...Are You Ready?
  • Viruses, Bacteria, and Fungi, Oh My! (Plant Pathology)
  • Ways of Knowing Water
  • Weather


4-H Master Projects

Leadership Master Clothing Master: Design and Construction
Sewing and Textiles Master

Rocketry Master
Designing Your Own Model Rocket
(supplement to the Rocketry Master project above)

Robotics Master Woodworking Master
Photography Master  


4-H Project Activities

Citizenship, Careers,
 Leadership, Communication
Engineering Entomology and Environment
Equine Science Field and Garden
Foods and Nutrition Human Development
Livestock Small Animals and Vet Science

Resources To Help You With Projects

You may want to check out these websites to learn project information & skills, explore fun and educational games and activities on line and to learn about 4-H programs in other states.

Animals and Agriculture

Apples & More Breeds of Dogs
Breeds of Livestock Breeds of Poultry
Breeds of Rabbits Incubation & Embryology
Livestock Quiz The Great Corn Adventure
Poultry Resources Basic Information About Chickens


Environmental and Natural Resources

Shake, Rattle and Slide  (earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers) Treehouse Weather Kids
Fresh from the World Where Your Food Comes From Riding the Winds with Kalani, A Weather Adventure
The All Star River Explorers Claude’s Got the Scoop on Soil
Dr. Arbor Talks Trees Environmental Awareness Know Your World


Child Care, Personal Development

  A Guide to the Business of Babysitting
Let's Party.. A Guide To Drug Free Parties for 5th through 8th Graders Stain Removal


Horticulture, Gardening, Insects, Trees, & Natural Resources

My First Garden:  A Guide to the World of Fun & Clever Gardening The Great Plant Escape
Let's Talk About Insects The Adventures of Herman the Worm


Foods and Nutrition

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini Food Groups Game
Kids a Cookin Nutrition & Fitness Center
Choose My Plate My Plate Food Guide
Healthy Eating Made Easy  


Food Safety

Food Detectives Fight Bac
Can You Serve Up a Safe BBQ?


Health, Fitness and Personal Development

Scrub Club for a Healthy You Healthy Hopping


PetPals and Intergenerational

Walk in My Shoes

4-H Links & Resources

Links...Connecting You to More
Ohio 4-H
Ohio 4-H Animal Sciences
Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports

Resources... Helping You to Learn
Click here for a complete list of 4-H Resources.

Check out 4-H resources through the Extension Office by reserving for your club or family.  Just call  937-521-3860  or e-mail or

Club Educational Kits:  

Skill-a-thon Kits:  Practice project skills in these project areas:  Beef, Dairy, Dog, Goat, Horse, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Swine, Lawn Care, Plant Identification.  Check out time:  48 hours.

Livestock Quality Assurance: Teach market project members how to produce a safe wholesome food product and meet Fair quality assurance requirements.  Check Out Time:   maximum 4 days  

Food and Clothing Kits:  Guide beginning foods and clothing project members through skills and hands-on activities to succeed in their first projects. Check Out Time:  maximum 4 days

Cloverbud Kits:  Explore with your youngest 4-H members fun interactive activities with 21 different kits.  Check Out Time:  maximum 4 days.

Horse Safety Kits:  Ensure all your horse club members understand the importance of safety and meet 4-H horse participation guidelines.  Check Out Time:  maximum 4 days.