Activities and Programs with Minors (Policy 1.50) Online Canvas Course

The new Ohio 4-H “Activities and Programs with Minors” (Policy 1.50) online trainings is now available. Geauga 4-H Volunteers must complete this training by April 1st. Please see the directions below. If a volunteer does not have internet access or capabilities, they may come into the Extension Office to complete the course. New Volunteers do not have to complete this online course, as it is part of their new volunteer orientation session in March.

Instructions for accessing “Activities and Programs with Minors” (Policy 1.50) Online Canvas Course

1. Visit the self-registration link(s) below for the required course(s) you need.

Activities and Programs with Minors (Policy 1.50) Training:

2. Fill out the registration form. Name and email addresses are required. It is okay to enter “0” for phone number and zip code. Enter “NA” for title and company.

3. After filling out the registration form, you will receive two emails from Canvas Catalog. One email will ask you to complete your registration, the other will confirm your enrollment in your course(s).

4. After creating your account to complete required training, we encourage you to bookmark the login page at:

5. Upon course completion, save a copy of the certificate (screenshot acceptable) and submit it to the Extension Office by April 1st.


2023 New Advisor Application - Will be udated soon

The volunteer selection process takes approximately 4 to 6 weeks to complete and must be completed successfully before a volunteer begins to work with the Geauga County 4-H program. Therefore, please plan accordingly and return the application at your earliest convenience so that we may begin the process. To be an approved volunteer for the 2022 4-H year, the entire volunteer selection process must be completed by March 31, 2023.


4-H Volunteer Training Requirements



4-H Club Organizational Lead Advisors will have the option to login in to view their club roster with projects. l receive their log in information to view their 4-H Club members by calling or emailing the Extension Office.


Helpful tips for Enrollment 2021


ohio 4-H planning guide for in-person meetings & events

Effective June 29, 2020



Annual Update Forms

2021 Annual Update Presentation

2021 4-H Annual Update Reminders

2021 Geauga 4-H Program Guide

2021 Club Enrollment Check List

2021 Summary of Ohio 4-H Publication Changes

2021 Advisor Project Book Order Form

Requirements for Multi-Year, Non-Livestock Projects

What Projects can you take in 4-H?

2021 Geauga 4-H Calendar

2021 State Calendar

Across County Policy and Request Form

Across County Policy and Request Form Fillable

Club Equipment Inventory List

Meetings at a Glance

Ohio 4-H Charter Checklist

Refer A Friend Contest

Winning 4-H Plan Request Form

Program Participant Incident/Injury Report

4-H Club Fundraising and Community Service Guidance

Helpful links for 4-H Volunteers

4-H Advisor Handbook

Club Management Resources, Policies, and Procedures



Volunteer Training Opportunities

Training Form

Online Volunteer Training information

Volunteer Trainings

Club Organizational Advisors will be mailed a club list of volunteer training attendance. Volunteers should contact their clubs head advisor to obtain their training status. Volunteers must complete two annuals trainings. New Volunteers must complete two trainings in addition to New Volunteer Orientation. Deadline to complete all trainings is October 1st (all paperwork must be received by the deadline to receive credit).

Online Volunteer Training Opportunities – All trainings must be completed and submitted to the Extension Office by October 1st.

Washington State University e-Learning Course 

This training includes four interactive, self-paced training modules, complete with review: “About 4-H,” “Positive Youth Development,” “Getting Started in 4-H,” and “Leadership and Teaching.” This e-Learning course was created by 4-H professionals from Washington State University and can currently be utilized by Ohio 4-H volunteers. It is a great opportunity for our volunteers to further learn about volunteerism and 4-H. If you would like to complete one of the modules please follow the steps below…..

  1. Go to

  2. Choose a module and follow directions to take the online quiz. You may print a certificate upon successful completion of each quiz.

   3. Complete 3 Modules = 1 training Credit

Each module takes approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive credit, watch the module then complete the quiz at the end. Provide the Extension Office with a copy of your quiz score (this may be a screen shot). One module = 1 credit

Geauga County 4-H Advisory Committee Application

Open recruitment for committee membership takes place every fall. Interested individuals are invited to apply. Applications must be printed or typed. Applications are due by October 31st and submitted to the Geauga County Extension Office. Selected individuals will be notified in writing.