Virtual 4-H

Virtual 4-H

Ohio 4-H camp has been called “the best week of summer.” It’s all about tie-dyeing T-shirts, line dances, campfires, amazing counselors, and sharing a cabin with friends. But how did camp happen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Virtually.

Ohio 4-H, the youth development program of Ohio State University Extension, annually offers or sponsors 4-H camps in each of Ohio’s 88 counties. This summer, they used videos and interaction via live platforms such as Zoom to hold camps.
 

There was no reluctance from 4-H members in embracing virtual camp. More than 350 youth registered for Camp...ish in less than 24 hours after the camp was first announced! 
 


 

October 13, 2020 - 3:05pm -- brown.3384@osu.edu
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Ohio 4-H camp has been called “the best week of summer.” It’s all about tie-dyeing T-shirts, line dances, campfires, amazing counselors, and sharing a cabin with friends. But how did camp happen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Virtually.

Ohio 4-H, the youth development program of Ohio State University Extension, annually offers or sponsors 4-H camps in each of Ohio’s 88 counties. This summer, they used videos and interaction via live platforms such as Zoom to hold camps.
 

There was no reluctance from 4-H members in embracing virtual camp. More than 350 youth registered for Camp...ish in less than 24 hours after the camp was first announced!