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

Teen Opportunities Brochure  Teen Opportunities Wheel

Teen Opportunities Requirements & Deadlines 


Jackson County 4-H Teen Opportunities

2023 Camp Counselor Application (due Wednesday, February 1st):
Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonCounselorApp

2023 Camp Ambassador Application (CLICK HERE)(due Wednesday, February 1st)

2023 Junior Fairboard Application (due Wednesday, February 1st):
Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonJFBApp

Sign Up for a JFB Interview Time Slot Here

2023 Youth Representative Application (due Wednesday, February 1st):
Link to Online Application @ go.osu.edu/JacksonYouthRepApp

2023 Junior Leaders Club Application (due Wednesday, February 1st):
Interested in Joining? Just show up to a meeting! Fill out the interest form @ go.osu.edu/JacksonCoJrLeaders

2023 CARTEENS Teen LeadersCARTEENS

NEW in 2023! We need your help!

Interested in helping with Jackson County CARTEENS programs in 2023? Please email Maddie at allman.68@osu.edu for more information. The first CARTEENS session is January 3rd, 2023. Jackson County CARTEENS Teen Leaders are elligible for state and national carteens awards. 


Trips & Other Jackson County Teen Opportunties

4-H OSU Career/College Exploration Day - Thursday, November 17, 2022

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FAFSA Flyer

Ohio 4-H FAFSA Workshop - January 12, 2023, from 6-7 p.m.

  • The event will highlight the benefits of the FAFSA for individuals seeking post-secondary education opportunities beyond the two- and four-year college pathways.

  • The virtual event is scheduled for January 12, 2023, from 6-7 p.m. Registration available here: https://go.osu.edu/fafsa4u

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Ohio Fair Managers Association (OFMA) Conference - Saturday, January 14th, 2023

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Making eXtreme Camp Counselors (MXC) - February 25-26, 2023MXC Flyer

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2023 Ohio 4-H Conference / 4-H Teen Recognition Luncheon - Saturday, March 11, 2023


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

2023 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

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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, 2023 (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

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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!


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 11th, 2023

Registrations Due February 1st to the Extension Office

2023 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, 2022 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. Application is due Sunday, September 11th, 2022 by 11:59 pm. More information & applications can be found at https://ohio4h.org/healthheroes

Ohio State Fair Junior Fair BoardOSF JFB Flyer

To apply for this two-year termed opportunity, members need to complete the online application on the Ohio State Fair website starting January 1, 2023: https://www.ohiostatefair.com/p/get-involved/jfb.

Applications are due March 1, 2023.

Ohio 4-H Foundation Board Youth Representative 

The Ohio 4-H Foundation is looking for strong leaders between the age of 14-18 as of January 1 to be the next Ohio 4-H Foundation's Youth Representatives. This special leadership opportunity requires 3 face to face (Zoom as needed) meetings a year. The two-year term runs January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024. More information can be found here. 

Link to Apply: https://go.osu.edu/join4hfoundation

The submission deadline is December 14th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

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 2023 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record. 

Citizenship Washington Focus

Apply by completing the 2023 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record. 

National 4-H Conference

Apply by December 1st, 2022 at https://ohio4h.org/families/just-teens/national-4-h-conference 

National 4-H Congress

Apply by completing the 2023 Ohio 4-H Achievement Record.