Important!

Youth applying to participate in the following teen leadership opportunities must have an Ohio 4-H Health Form on file annually with the OSU Extension Office:

  • 4-H CARTEENS Volunteer

  • Junior Fair Board

  • Camp Counselor

Each teen only needs to complete the form one time each year. 

Please have your parent/guardian complete the form before submitting your application(s).

Information needed to complete the form: 

  • Headshot photo to attach

  • Participant Personal Information (Name, Address, DOB, etc.)

  • Emergency Contact Information

  • Doctor/Dentist Name and Phone Number

  • Vaccination Records

  • Medication List

Complete the form

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COUNTY AWARD opportunities

County Medal Awards

4-H members of any age who demonstrate exemplary achievement in a specific project area over a period of three or more years can apply to earn one of three potential County Medal Awards in any of the over 25 project areas. Youth are eligible to win more than once. Winners over 14 years of age may be nominated for a State 4-H Achievement Award. Complete and submit the Muskingum County 4-H Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m.

You will need the following information to complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions

Apply now!

 

leadership opportunities

4-H CARTEENS

The Muskingum County 4-H CARTEENS program is a court mandated program for first-time juvenile traffic offenders. 4-H CARTEENS is a peer education program, which simply means the program is taught by teens. Applicants must be 15 years of age and have an Ohio’s learner’s permit or driver’s license. Applications accepted year round.

You will need the following information to complete the 4-H CARTEENS application:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions
  • Parent/guardian must complete the Health Form

Applications are saved so that you can return to a partially completed form to finish it for up to one month - but you must visit the site from the same computer or mobile device. Responses are only saved if you advance to the next page of the application.

Apply now!

Note: 4-H CARTEENS programs are currently on hold because of restrictions related to COVID-19.

 

County 4-H Ambassador

Four teens are selected to represent the 4 Hs - Head, Heart, Hands and Health. The purpose of the 4-H Ambassadors is to promote 4-H in Muskingum County and develop leadership skills by assisting with and participating in various activities throughout the year. Priority will be given to 14 – 18 year olds; however, 13 year olds may apply. Youth selected for 2021 will have a unique opportunity to help determine the direction of the 4-H Ambassador program for years to come!  Interested applicants must complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be held on December 9 via Zoom.

You will need the following information to complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions
  • Time(s) you are available on December 9 for a Zoom interview

Applications are saved so that you can return to a partially completed form to finish it for up to one month - but you must visit the site from the same computer or mobile device. Responses are only saved if you advance to the next page of the application.

Apply now!

 

Camp Counselor

Camp counselors work with an Extension professional, adult 4-H volunteers, and the 4-H Camp Ohio staff to conduct a variety of outdoor learning experiences for campers ages 8-13. Counselors work with a partner to supervise a small group of campers in a cabin living environment. Camp counselors attend 20+ hours of meetings and activities from December through June to plan camp activities and learn skills needed to be an effective camp counselor. Camp counselor applicants must be ages 14 to 18. To be eligible to be a counselor, candidates must be a 4-H member in good standing. Complete Camp Counselor Application by November 15, 11:59 p.m. and participate in Counselor Selection Night on December 1 if applicant has not served as a counselor.

You will need the following information to complete the Junior Fair Board application:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions
  • Name and E-mail address of two non-family members to serve as a reference (new members only). References Due November 15. 
  • Headshot photo to attach to application
  • Parent/guardian must complete the Health Form

Applications are saved so that you can return to a partially completed form to finish it for up to one month - but you must visit the site from the same computer or mobile device. Responses are only saved if you advance to the next page of the application.

Apply now!

 

Junior Fair Board

County Junior Fair Board is comprised of representatives from several youth organizations including 4-H, FFA, FCCLA, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Youth Grange. Junior Fair Board members are responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of many Junior Fair aspects of the Muskingum County Fair. Interested applicants must complete a Junior Fair Board Application by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews for new members will be held on December 9 via Zoom.

You will need the following information to complete the Junior Fair Board application:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions
  • Name and E-mail address of one non-family member to serve as a reference (new members only). References Due November 15. 
  • Time(s) you are available on December 9 for a Zoom interview (new members only)
  • Parent/guardian must complete the Health Form

Applications are saved so that you can return to a partially completed form to finish it for up to one month - but you must visit the site from the same computer or mobile device. Responses are only saved if you advance to the next page of the application.

Apply now! 

 

Junior Leadership Club

4-H teens have the opportunity to participate in leadership development in a countywide group beyond their local 4-H club. The group meets year round at various locations throughout the county and state with a focus on career opportunities, leadership, citizenship and developing relationships among its members. Members must be at least age 13 by January 1, 2021. Enrollment due November 15 at 11:59 p.m.

Enroll now!

 

STATE TRIP and Camp Opportunities

You will need the following information to complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form for State Trips & Camps:

  • Personal Information
  • Information to help you with essay questions
  • Time(s) you are available on December 9 for a Zoom interview

Applications are saved so that you can return to a partially completed form to finish it for up to one month - but you must visit the site from the same computer or mobile device. Responses are only saved if you advance to the next page of the application.

Apply now!

 

4-H Leadership Camp - June 1-5, 2021

Each county may nominate youth to attend State Leadership Camp to strengthen skills and experience personal growth at 4-H Camp Ohio. Must be 14 years of age by January 1 of the current year to attend the camp. Interested applicants must complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be held on December 9 via Zoom. Full scholarship available to selected county delegates.

 

Ohio 4-H Sea Camp - July 15-19, 2021

The mission of Ohio 4-H Sea Camp is to offer teenage youth an introduction to the Great Lakes through hands-on experiences in a variety of aquatic-based programs. Sea Camp will enable participants to experience Lake Erie-based activities and culture such as aquatic science, water recreation, and fishing. It is open to youth ages 15-17. Interested applicants must complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be held on December 9 via Zoom. Full scholarship available to selected county delegates.

 

Citizenship Washington Focus - June 2021 Virtual Dates TBA

Recommended ages 16 and older. National 4-H has already announced that Citizenship Washington Focus will be virtual in 2021. We do not have additional details at this time. Full scholarship available to selected county delegates. Participating in the 2021 virtual event will not prevent youth from being selected for a scholarship to attend the event face-to-face in future years. Interested applicants must complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be held on December 9 via Zoom. 

 

Leadership Washington Focus - June 2021 Virtual Dates TBA

Experience a national leadership development experience designed exclusively for 4-H’ers entering grades 7-9. National 4-H has already announced that Leadership Washington Focus will be virtual in 2021. We do not have additional details at this time. Full scholarship available to selected county delegates. Participating in the 2021 virtual event will not prevent youth from being selected for a scholarship to attend the event face-to-face in future years. Interested applicants must complete the Muskingum County Achievement Form by November 15 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be held on December 9 via Zoom. 

 

Scholarship opportunities

Muskingum County 4-H Scholarship

Due January 31

 

Ohio 4-H Scholarships

Apply now! - Due February 15

 

Junior Fair Scholarships

Applications available on the Junior Fair Forms & Documents page.