Find Information and Application Materials related to Older Youth Opportunities Below: 

Teen Opportunities Brochure  Teen Opportunities Wheel

Teen Opportunities Requirements & Deadlines 


2024 County Awards & Opportunities

Jackson County 4-H Teen Opportunities

Camp Counseling Junior Fair Board

Youth Committee Representative

2024 Camp Counselor Application 

(due Monday, January 1st):


Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonCounselorApp

2024 Junior Fairboard Application 

(due Monday, January 1st):

Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonJFBApp

Sign Up for a JFB Interview Time Slot Here

Interviews: January 11, 2024

2024 Youth Representative Application 

(due Monday, January 1st):

Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonYouthRepApp

CARTEENS Teen Leaders

We need your help! Interested in helping with Jackson County CARTEENS programs? Please email Maddie at allman.68@osu.edu for more information. Jackson County CARTEENS Teen Leaders are elligible for state and national awards. 


Trips & Other Jackson County Teen Opportunties

Ohio Fair Managers Association (OFMA) Conference - Saturday, January 6th, 2024

Teen Winter Retreat - February 3-4, 2024

  • Registrations due by 11:59pm on Friday, January 26th 
  • 2024 Teen Winter Retreat Registration
  • Cost: $40.00

Making eXtreme Camp Counselors (MXC) - February 24-25, 2024

4-H OSU Career/College Exploration Day - Thursday, April 25. 2024

OR

 

2024 Ohio 4-H Conference / 4-H Teen Recognition Luncheon - Saturday, March 9, 2024


2024 Scholarship Applications

Jackson County 4-H Scholarship Applications: Due March 1st 

2024 Jackson County 4-H Achievement Award Form:

DOWNLOAD Combined Files: PDF | PDF (Fillable)

DOWNLOAD Cover Sheets & Forms: DOC

DOWNLOAD Achievement Record: DOC

Includes: Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship, 4-H Advisory Council Scholarship, Janie Hatfield 4-H Scholarship and Brent Jenkins Memorial 4-H Scholarship, Jackson County Livestock Scholarship Program, & Jackson County 4-H Horse Committee Scholarship. 

Need help figuring out what to include? Check out these Achievement Form Section Suggestions and view a Sample Winning Achievement Record here!

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Ohio 4-H Scholarship Applications: Due February 15th 

Ohio 4-H Scholarships Information

Ohio 4-H Scholarships Descriptions

Applications due by February 15, 2024 (Click Here for Application)

*Do not have to be an OSU student to apply. Select "Other" when applying if attending a different University*

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Other Scholarship Applications

Ohio State Fair Scholarships Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships
The Scioto Foundation

Ohio 4-H Scholarships Information

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Scholarships

Targeting Excellence in Agriculture "Invest in Our Youth" 4-H & FFA Scholarship
Jackson County Farmers Club Scholarship Delma L. Roush Scholarship for Ohio State Students in Jackson, Gallia, or Meigs Counties
County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) Ohio Pork Council Scholarships
Fluor-BWXT STEAM Scholarship Fluor-BWXT Diversity Council Scholarship

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Graduating Seniors! Order your 4-H Graduation Chords by April 1st!

Visit go.osu.edu/JacksonSeniors to order! 

Any Jackson County 4-H graduating senior who has completed at least 4 years in the 4-H program are eligible for a FREE 4-H graduation chord to wear at their school’s graduation ceremony.

Youth who order a graduation chord will also be featured on our social media pages and in the newsletter!


2024 State / National Awards & Opportunities

State Achievement Records: Due February 1st

Jackson County 4-H Achievement Award Form 

DOWNLOAD Combined Files: PDF  | PDF (Fillable)

DOWNLOAD Cover Sheets & Forms: DOC

DOWNLOAD Achievement Record: DOC

 

Need help figuring out what to include? Check out these Achievement Form Section Suggestions and view a Sample Winning Achievement Record here!


State 4-H Teen Opportunities

Ohio 4-H Conference ~ Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Registrations Due February 1st to the Extension Office

2024 Ohio 4-H Conference Registration Info 

Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council

Individuals must be 14-18 as of January 1 of the year of application to apply for council member, committee member, committee chair, and officer positions. Junior Advisor applicants must be 18-20 years old (as of January 1) when they apply. Applications are due the Friday following the conclusion of the Ohio State Fair. More information & applications can be found on the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council's webpage

4-H Event Youth Assistants (4HEYA)

4-H members who are 13-18 years old as of January 1 and have previously completed at least one year of 4-H are encouraged to apply. More information and applications can be found at https://ohio4h.org/families/just-teens/4heya

4-H Health HEROES: A Healthy Living Teen Advocates Program

Youth in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to apply. More information & applications can be found at https://ohio4h.org/healthheroes

Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board

To apply for this two-year termed opportunity, members need to complete the online application on the Ohio State Fair website starting January 1: https://www.ohiostatefair.com/p/get-involved/jfb.

Applications are due March 1.

Ohio 4-H Foundation Board Youth Representative 

The Ohio 4-H Foundation looks for strong leaders between the age of 14-18 as of January 1 to be the Ohio 4-H Foundation's Youth Representatives. This special leadership opportunity requires 3 face to face (Zoom as needed) meetings a year. The position is a two year term. More information can be found here. 

Don't forget about the many State Camping and Camp Counseling Opportunities for Teens! Check them out on the 4-H Camps page!


National 4-H Teen Opportunities

National Youth Summits

Apply by completing the 2024 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record. 

Citizenship Washington Focus

Apply by completing the 2024 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record. 

National 4-H Conference

Apply at https://ohio4h.org/families/just-teens/national-4-h-conference 

National 4-H Congress

Apply by completing the 2024 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record.