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4-H STEM Challenge going on a mission to Mars

Hardin County 4-H offers over 25 different STEM projects you can take to the Hardin County fair

By Mark Light
Did you know that 4-H is more than just livestock?  

Hardin County 4-H offers over 25 different STEM projects you can take to the Hardin County fair.  Explore our 2021 Family Guide for a complete list of projects by clicking here.

Each year National 4-H launches a 4-H STEM Challenge.  This year the 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge will allow youth to explore sending a mission to Mars with the activity, Mars Base Camp.

Ada Barnyard Farmers 4-H collecting Community Market receipts

By Cash Hazelton, Reporter
The Ada Barnyard Farmers have been meeting and moving forward with their 4-H plans for the 2020 year.

They have been meeting on Zoom to keep meetings going and everyone up to date.  Earlier this year, we had election of officers. 

This year’s officers are:
President-Alyssa Wince,
Vice President-Jilli Hazelton,
Secretary- Elsie Allen,
Treasurer- Melia Santillanez,
Photographer- Maire Boulanger,
Heath & Safety- Kayla Wince,
Recreation-Andrew Allen, and
Reporter-Cash Hazelton.

Madison Archer elected Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H president

The Liberty Bells and Boys Meeting of May 19th, 2020 started at 7 p.m. on a zoom meeting.The meeting opened with the pledges led by Maylene.No treasurer’s report. We had an election of officers and voted by zoom polling.

Election results:
President: Madison Archer
Vice President: Selena Jordan
Secretary: Evalyn Hernandez
Treasurer: Kylie Nash
Reporter: Aliyah Kober
Health: Kylee Kober
Safety: Collin Brown
Citizenship: Rey Hurley

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club information night March 17

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club will host an information night and registration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, at First Presbyterian Church, 201 S. Main St., Ada.

Eligibility for participation in 4-H projects and competitive events begins when a child is age 8 and in the 3rd grade. 

Any youth 9 older is eligible for project membership, regardless of grade level. Membership requires enrollment in an authorized Ohio 4-H club or group under the direction of an OSU Extension professional or an approved adult volunteer.

Ada 4-H campers know about Camp Ohio

Restroom renovation campaign underway

4-H Camp Ohio, the 4-H camp  serving youth from Ada and Hardin County 4-H, is raising money for a restroom renovation campaign.

The current restroom facility, which was constructed over 50 years ago, has limited privacy and is not compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA.)  

Approximately 8,000 youth and adults camp annually at 4-H Camp Ohio. These user groups are primarily from 4-H and school groups. In addition, 4-H Camp Ohio provides a retreat and workshop setting for civic organizations, businesses, scout groups, family reunions and others.

Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes met on Aug. 5

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes met on Aug. 5 in the Hardin Northern Ag Building.  A summary of their meeting follows:

Recreation for the night was a water relay ran by Heidi Trachsel. The meeting was led by president Megan Miller.  Pledge of Allegiance was led by Paul Minter and the 4-H Pledge by Cameron Wykes.

There were 48 total present, 38 members, 7 advisors, and 3 guests.