4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 and in kindergarten to age 19. Ohio 4-H youth development reaches more than 240,000 youth each year – helping kids “learn by doing” through hands-on activities.
Ohio’s diverse agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries contribute more than $100 billion to the state’s economy every year. OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources (ANR) programs assist with technology, marketing and educational support – protecting Ohio’s position in the global marketplace.
OSU Extension is a leader in community development education and an unbiased partner as strategies are implemented to achieve community and organizational goals.
Our community development professionals enhance the well-being of communities and neighborhoods via interactive and collaborative partnerships with local businesses and organizations, community leaders and local officials.
OSU Extension family and consumer sciences (FCS) gives people the knowledge, skills and tools needed to make healthy, informed choices. We teach and promote safe food practices, better nutrition, better finances and better relationships – helping people acquire the knowledge and skills to make smart decisions in these areas.
Lawrence County 4-H Members camp at the Elizabeth L. Evans Outdoor Education Center owned and operated by, Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp, Inc.. It is located in the heart of Southeastern Ohio’s natural beauty, in Jackson, OH. If you enjoy nature, you’ll love all that our camp has to offer at its 351-acre facility. There is something for everyone at Canter’s Cave. We provide a variety of activities both indoors and outdoors in a modern facility that is keeping up with today’s changing world.
EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is a free nutrition education program offered in several counties in Ohio for low-income adults with children and youth. Program assistants use interactive discussions and hands-on activities to guide participants through a series of meetings aimed at improving the total family diet and nutritional well-being.
To teach life skills to 4-H youth through the shooting sports curriculum and activities that will enable boys and girls to reach fullest potential as capable, caring and contributing citizens.