1. 2022 Junior Fair Board

    Oct. 08, 2021

    Congratulations to the following 2022 Junior Fair Board Members: 

    Aidan Albers

    Chase Albright

    Haleigh Anderson

    Decker Atkins

    Ethan Bally

    Aaron Baugh

    Dean Baugh

    Hannah Bowser

    Kelsey Buchert

    Sarah Chaney

    Sarah Clemmer

    Megan Coffman

    Emma Collins

    Madalynn Combs

    Samuel Couch

    Kylee Dieterich

    Paisley Elliott

    Madison Ely

    Haley Favorite

    Jarren Gale

    Kaylene Gale

    Jacob Goldschmidt

    Sophia Goldschmidt

  2. Upcoming Workshop- Nurturing Nature: The Connection Between Nature and Human Health

    Sep. 22, 2021

    Did you know that spending time in nature is good for you? Scientific studies show that spending time in nature has numerous mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits. Join us for this fun workshop that explores all the different ways that nature can nurture us, no matter what our age or stage of life. This workshop is free and open to all community members: you do not have to be a member of the YMCA.

    To register, please call the Warren County Extension Office at 513-695-1311.

  3. 4-H Camp Counselor Applications

    Sep. 13, 2021

    2022 New Camp Counselor applications are now available. Applications will be completed electronically and emailed to Steve Brady,, by October 31st.

    2022 New Camp Counselor Application

    This application is only for new camp counselors, not returning. Steve will be providing applications for all returning camp counselors.

  4. Livestock Sale Checks Ready for Pickup

    Sep. 07, 2021

    Livestock sale checks are available for pickup at the Sr. Fair Board Office, located at the fairgrounds inside the Event Center, at the following dates/times:

    September 7th-11th: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am-4pm; Saturday 8am-Noon
    September 13th-October 1st: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8am-4pm; No Saturdays

    Wednesdays the Sr. Fair Board Office will be closed.

  5. The Benefits of Silence Workshop

    Aug. 27, 2021

    In a world full of noise and ever-present distractions, this workshop will examine the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits that silence can have across the lifespan. After we explore the benefits of silence, we will practice silence and explore ways to weave it into our daily lives.

    This workshop is free and open to all community members: you do not have to be a member of the YMCA. To register, please call the Warren County Extension Office at 513-695-1311.

  6. Name That Tree Workshop

    Aug. 19, 2021

    Spend the day with us learning about the steps to use when trying to identify trees. Join Ohio State Extension's Kathy Smith, Amy Stone, and Marne Titchenell and Warren County SWCD's Cindy Meyer as we talk about key characteristics and resources to use in the processs.

    This class will cover the characteristics that are important in the process of identifying trees. The day starts inside and spends the afternoon outside with hands on identification using a key. You will leave this class with a tree key and new skills to help in the identification process.

  7. Free Home Food Preservation Workshop

    Aug. 13, 2021

    Family and Consumer Sciences Educators from OSU Extension are offering a free home food preservation workshop on Tuesday, August 24th at the Countryside YMCA in Lebanon, OH. The workshop is from 7:00 until 8:30 PM and will focus on the basics of canning, freezing, and other methods of home food preservation. Participants will learn basic food safety principles; the basics of water bath and pressure canning; and methods of freezing fruits and vegetables.

  8. Award Nominations

    Aug. 11, 2021

    Award nominations will be completed online. Nominations are open to 4-H volunteers & 4-H parents. The guide for selecting awards can be viewed at The nominations can be submitted at Nominations are due Septermber 3rd by 4:30pm 

    Please take some time and nominate some of the great 4-H members we have in Warren County! 

  9. The 8th Annual Clover Classic Golf Scramble

    Aug. 06, 2021

    8th Annual Clover Classic  Golf Scramble 

    Now that our camps have come and gone, let's give back to the camp!

    The 8th Annual Golf Scramble in benefit of 4-H Camp Graham has opened registration and sponsorship opportunities! Register today to support this facility and all that enjoy it!! 

  10. Packing Waste-Free Lunches

    Aug. 04, 2021

    As a new school year approaches, the state-wide OSU Extension Sustainability Team has published "Ten Tips for Packing Waste-Free Lunches", a new, easy-to-read guide to help families be more sustainable, save money, and reduce single-use items. The Sustainability Team plans to share this new resource with parents, schools, solid waste management districts, recycling outlets, and other organizations that promote sustainability.