Family Handbook
General Resources
Still Project Resources
Livestock Project Resources
Older Youth Opportunities
Public Speaking Contest Resources

Family Handbook

2019 Family Handbook


  • Introduction to 4-H & Cloverbuds
  • General Rules
  • Still Project Judging Information
  • Livestock Skillathon Information
  • Livestock Requirements, Quality Assurance, Horse Safety & Ethics Program
  • Dog Project Information
  • 4-H Youth Opportunities
  • 4-H Calendar

General Resources

4-H Career Record Book - A good tool to help you track what you've accomplished in 4-H!

Winning 4-H Plan Request Form - Request accommodations for youth with special needs enrolled in 4-H projects. Due by the March 15 enrollment deadline.

Ohio 4-H Website

Shop 4-H

Still Project Resources

Preparing 4-H Youth for Still Project Judging

Clothing Project Judging Sheet
Companion Animals Project Judging Sheet
Creative Writing Project Judging Sheet
Food and Nutrition Project Judging Sheet
General Project Judging Sheet
PetPALS Score Sheets (Year 1 and Year 2 & Beyond)
Woodworking Project Judging Sheet

Livestock Project Resources

2020 Quality Assurance Test Study Guide

Veterinary Feed Directive Fact Sheet


Skillathon Score Sheet Sample

FFA Record Book Download Instructions

Downloadable Study Kits

The downloadable study kits are available to 4-H members in Muskingum County. A link will be sent via e-mail by June 1 each year.

Goat Resources

Harness Goat Project Supplement
Pack Goat Project Supplement

Horse Resources

2019 Letter - Organizational Club Volunteers with Horse Project Participants
2019 Letter - Horse Project Participants

174 Beginning Horse Management Record Pages - Can be used if member is taking project multiple years and has filled out pages in the book. Current year records are required for Skillathon. 

PAS Show Information

         2019 PAS Show Information

If you are a youth from another county planning to participate in the Muskingum County PAS Show, please submit the following information documents and $10.00 per class (payable to Muskingum County 4-H Saddle Horse Committee) by June 19, 2019:
Out of County PAS Form
Horse ID Form
Photo of horse attached to Horse ID Form

Poultry Resources

Ohio 4-H Poultry Printable Resource
Ohio 4-H Poultry Articles
Deciding What 4-H Poultry Project to Take?

Sheep Resources

Sheep Meat/Wool Type

Older Youth Opportunities

4-H CARTEENS New Volunteer Application - Accepted year-round

2019 Camp Counselor Application - Due by 4:30 p.m. on November 15

2019 Junior Fair Board Application - Due by 4:30 p.m. on November 15

2019 Junior Leaders Enrollment Form - Due November 15

2019 Muskingum County Achievement Form

Cover Sheet
Achievement Form 

Due by 4:30 p.m. on November 15 (Fillable form that can be saved first, then completed and printed) 

Use the Cover Sheet AND Achievement Form to apply for Citizenship Washington Focus, Leadership Washington Focus, State 4-H Leadership Camp, County 4-H Ambassador, County Medals and State Achievement Award Nomination. Those selected to represent Muskingum County in the State Achievement Awards Selection will have an opportunity to edit their form before it is submitted for State Competition. State Achievement Award recipients win a trip to National 4-H Congress, one of the nation's premier youth development events!

Helpful Hints for Completing the County & State Achievement Applications

If you have questions or would like help, please contact the Extension Office! We want anyone interested in applying for these amazing opportunities to complete the applications!



Livestock Sale Committee Scholarship - Due February 28 - Open to 2018 and 2019 high school seniors.
2019 Muskingum County 4-H Scholarship - Due January 31
Ohio 4-H Scholarships - Due February 15

Ohio 4-H Conference

Ohio 4-H Conference

Public Speaking Contest Resources

General Resources

Tools for Public Speaking - Member Guide
Tools for Public Speaking - Volunteer Guide

Demonstrations & Illustrated Talks Resources

2019 Contest Details
Creating Winning Demonstrations
Demonstrations for 4-H Members
Judging Sheet

Health & Safety Speaking Resources

2019 Contest Details
Creating Health & Safety Talks
Health & Safety Speaking Contest Tips
Skit Judging Sheet
Speech Judging Sheet