Project Book Ordering during COVID-19
- Download one for free. A special collection of project books is available for free on the Perfect Stay-at-Home Projects web page. Click on the book you want, and when the file opens on your screen, save or print it from there. Horseless Horse and Science Fun with Physics are being added soon! (For accessible formats of these publications, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.)
- Buy one online. If you would like to buy a print copy of a Perfect Stay-at-Home project or any other project book, you can order directly from extensionpubs.osu.edu with one of these special discounts for Ohio residents: FREE2020 (for free shipping) OR 20IN2020 (20% off the entire order). Use the coupon that works best for you. Orders can be shipped directly to a person’s home as long as it is an Ohio address. Please review your order carefully. No returns are accepted. There is no restriction on the number of times a coupon can be used. See printable ordering instructions HERE.
- Make your own. If you would rather not purchase a book in this way, self-determined projects are an excellent choice for self-motivated members eager to get started by creating their own projects. Although self-determined projects may be better suited for older 4-H members, they are available for any member and are often based on idea starters already available online. Many of the idea starters are great stay-at-home projects too, for example, Music, Bats, String Art, Climate Change, American Sign Language, etc. Our extraordinary educators are even preparing one called My Stay-at-Home Summer! (For project judging, self-determined projects are judged in self-determined categories.)
Companion Animals and Rabbits
Mirtel Manor Farm will be awarding the 2020 essay contest winner 6 well started White Face Black Spanish chicks straight run only. The chicks will be around 1-2 weeks of age at time of pickup. This is for any active Geauga County 4-H member that is interested in starting a poultry flock for their project. Also included is the chance to help bring awareness to this breed by participating. Fill out the application and submit with completed essay answering the questions. The recipient must be an active 4-H member in Geauga County Ohio and must be enrolled in 4-H poultry project 150CE or 150CEP. See attached application for additional details. Entry deadline is April 15, 2020.