Adams County teens part of State 4-H Conference

Whitney Bauman, Bonnie Simpkins, Madison Siders, Matthew Swearingen, Kelsea Hamilton, and Molly Bauman were all in attendance at the 2018 Ohio 4-H Conference on March 10.

Six Adams County 4-H members attended the 2018 Ohio 4-H Conference at the Columbus Convention Center on Saturday, March 10. Whitney Bauman, Bonnie Simpkins, Madison Siders, Matthew Swearingen, Kelsea Hamilton, and Molly Bauman are all members of the Adams County 4-H Junior Leaders Club.
They came together with hundreds of teens and volunteers from across the state to participate in educational workshops and sessions. During the conference luncheon, youth involved in state 4-H leadership positions were recognized, including Whitney and Molly Bauman, who both serve on the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council. Molly was also announced as an inductee into the Ohio 4-H Teen Hall of Fame during the luncheon.
Whitney, Bonnie, Madison, and Kelsea presented a session, “Utilizing Camp Counselors for a Successful Cloverbud Fun Day” during the conference. They shared with session attendees how Adams County conducts fantastic Fun Day events for Cloverbud members with the assistance of teen members who are counselors at 4-H camp.
The Adams County teens each attended conference sessions designed to help build their leadership skills and knowledge about 4-H programs, bringing back new ideas to implement into local 4-H activities at the club and county level.