Check out all of the possibilities available for 4-H teens 14 years of age and older!
Please complete this Teen Opportunity Interest Form and return it to our office.
- 4-H Record Book
- Achivement Awards & Trip Opportunities
- Community Service
- Food & Fashion Board
- Greene County 4-H Camp Counselor
- International Opportunities
- Junior Fair Board
- MXC-Making Extreme Counselor
- Ohio 4-H Conference
- State Teen & Older Youth Opportunities
- Teen Leadership Council
4-H Record Book
To help keep track of all your accomplishments throughout your 4-H years and for completing your achievement award. This opens in a word document so you can continue to add each year.
Achievement Awards & Trip Opportunities
4-H youth who are 14-18 years old are eligible to apply for the Ohio 4-H State Achievement Awards. There are several categories. Awards are based on total leadership, community service, and project experiences in a certain program area. Youth need to fill out this application if they are interested in several state and national conferences along with the possibility of becoming a member of the State Junior Fair Board. Click here for the application!
Consider traveling on a cultural immersion trip to Puerto Rico to learn about the culture and 4-H. Here is the application.
Do you need to have some community service hours so you can graduate from high school? Well, let us know! The Extension Office has a variety of things that we could always have help with including: updating materials, organizing information, filing, collating, and putting together information for youth and families of Greene County 4-H. Call our office at 937-372-9971, ext. 113 or 116 for more information. We would love to have your help! THANK YOU!
Food & Fashion Board
1. Applicants must be in grades 7-12th. A total of eight members will selected each year to join.
2. Applicants must have completed a sewing, nutrition, or related project in previous years.
3. Applicants must enroll in a sewing, nutrition, or related project for the upcoming year.
4. Applicants will be interviewed by FCS Educator and 4-H/FCS Program Assistant.
5. Application must be completed in blue or black ink or typed.
1. Members are asked to attend four meetings and two clinics.
2. Members are asked to complete 4-H projects:
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3. Work at pre-fair judging.
4. Work at fair with style revue, baking contest, and open modeling contest.
Greene County 4-H Camp Counselors
We are always looking for youth, at least 14 years of age and a high school freshman as of January 1 of the current year to be camp counselors. Youth must apply and be trained to help plan, coordinate, and conduct the Greene County 4-H Camps. This includes Cloverbud Day Camp and Overnight Camp. Applications are due for the following camp year in October. Youth must participate in a skills interview process and previous leadership experience is strongly encouraged. Click here for the Camp Cousnelor Application. Check back in early October. (Note: you will be taken to the camp information page.)
4-H is the largest youth organization in the world! Experience the world with 4-H. Through the 4-H International Program (LABO), youth and adults can hold students from other countries, as well as travel themselves to learn about 4-H in other places around the world. Isn't awesome to think 4-H exists in over 88 different countries?!
If you are interested in traveling or being willing to host a student in your home, let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can get you more information. For more general information about the Ohio 4-H International Program, click here!
Junior Fair Board
The purpose of the Junior Fair Board is to assist in the administration of the Junior Fair, other youth oriented fair programs, and other community service projects. They work with the members of the Greene County Agriculture Society in operating certain areas of the fair. They strive to develop the leadership skills of its members so that they will become the leaders of tomorrow. The Junior Fair Board consists of up to 40 members plus the Junior Fair Board Officers. Members must be older than 13 years of age and younger than 19 years of age, as of January 1st of the current year. Members must be a current member of a youth-serving organization in association with the Greene County Fair. The Junior Fair Board meets at least monthly. Click here for the application. JFB Constitution JFB Requirements for Membership
MXC- Making eXtreme Counselors
Are you planning on being a camp counselor? Attend MXC to learn innovate ideas to incorporate into Greene County 4-H Camp. Youth will get a chance to interact with camp counselors from around the state of Ohio while have FUN learning new dances, songs, crafts, counseling skills, and hands-on activities for camp! MXC is in February. For more information, click here!
Ohio 4-H Conference
Attend the Ohio 4-H Conference at the Ohio Convention Center. This conference takes place each year in March. There are many wonderful sessions to attend! Click here for more information!
4-H members who are seniors in high school may apply for county and state scholarships. There are several county scholarships and 24 state 4-H scholarships.
CARTEENS, 4-H Scholarship on behalf of Vet Associates, & 4-H Scholarship on behalf of Gail Heider, Goat, Poultry, Horse, and Rabbit Scholarships- Must turn in both of the following:
1. Front page of scholarship form
2. Ohio 4-H Achievement Record
State Teen & Older Youth Opportunities
Teen Leadership Council
The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council (TLC) is a statewide group of 4-H teens and young 4-H alumni that provides a youth stakeholder perspective in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of Ohio 4-H programming. In this process, council members develop knowledge, skills, attitudes, and aspirations needed for future success. Council members share advice and recommendations to 4-H professionals in order to improve, strengthen, and expand the Ohio 4-H program. Members also make recommendations regarding opportunities for Ohio 4-H teen programming. They serve as a sounding board for Ohio 4-H program direction. Click here