October 1, 2019 - 1:58pm -- driesbach.2@osu.edu

Discover a Pickaway County 4-H club near you by attending the 4-H Open House Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Pickaway County Fairgrounds, Heritage Hall, 415 Lancaster Pike, Circleville. Learn about 4-H Projects, Explore what 4-H has to offer and meet current 4-H volunteers & members.

Who Can Join 4-H?

4-H is open to ALL youth. Youth age 5 and in kindergarten until age 8 and in third grade participate in non-competitive activities and explore fun, hands-on interest areas. These members are called Cloverbuds.

Youth age 8 and in third grade through the year they turn 19 join as project members. These youth select one or more projects, ranging from archery and bicycling to swine, rabbits, food & nutrition, and veterinary science. Youth gain knowledge, explore project-related careers, and gain confidence as they work and learn together.

When Can I Join 4-H?

Pickaway County 4-H clubs start their year between November and January.  Youth must be enrolled by February 1 in order to participate in the current year’s 4-H program and Fair.

Find a Club Near You!

There are 36 community-based 4-H Clubs in Pickaway County! Some clubs focus on a particular project area, such as horses, livestock or shooting sports while others are more general in nature.

Discover a club near you by attending the 4-H Open House in November, or by contacting OSU Extension Pickaway County at 740-474-7534.

Club members make their own decisions, participate in group activities and learning experiences, and get involved in community service projects. Clubs are led by screened and trained adult volunteers.                  

Additional Opportunities

The highlight of the year for most 4-H members is exhibiting their project accomplishments at the annual Pickaway County Fair. 4-H members have the opportunity to attend 4-H camp at Tar Hollow 4-H Camp, and have the chance to earn scholarships and awards, attend statewide camps and leadership development activities.

Discover new friends, FUN, leadership and citizenship skills, career and lifelong hobby interests and so much more!