Hardin County 4-H is Ready to Kick Off the 2021 Season with In-Person Club Meetings.

Posted on March 2, 2021

Ohio State University Extension has released that 4-H clubs may meet in person in 2021 if they follow all the health guidelines from both OSU and their local county health department.

These guidelines include:

.All members, volunteers, and guests wear masks at all times (indoors and outdoors)

.Social distancing of 6 feet between family units is maintained

.No food or beverages served at meetings

.Sanitation stations are set up in the meeting space

.Signage is posted in the meeting space about COVID protocols and sanitation

The Hardin County OSU Extension Office has completed 4-H volunteer kick off meetings for 2021 and is ready for 4-H members to begin enrolling.

Each 4-H Club will hold their own sign-up meeting by April 15.

All Hardin County youth from Kindergarten to age 18 can join 4-H.

Kindergarten through 2nd graders can join a Cloverbud Club and will participate in group activities, but not complete project books.

Youth who are 8 years old as of January 1, 2021 AND in 3rd grade can join a 4-H Club to take projects, go to camp, and participate in fair.

For more information on how to join 4-H, visit: http://hardin.osu.edu, download the Hardin County 4-H app, or contact the OSU Extension Office at 419-674-2297.

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