1. Fundraising Effort for Camp Whitewood

    May. 21, 2020

    In order to continue providing high-quality community and youth development programming through outdoor educational and recreational activities for all, Camp Whitewood is asking for the community’s support.

    For more than 60 years, Camp Whitewood has been a “home away from home” and the highlight of summer for many campers. Since our first summer in 1940, youth have visited camp to make memories and enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, crafts and so much more on 200 acres of beautifully preserved land.

    Each season at Camp Whitewood:

  2. Do you have a financial question? Ohio State Extension can help.

    Apr. 16, 2020

    If you have a financial question, you’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

  3. Parent Cafes Registration Now Available Online

    Apr. 16, 2020

    Scheduling Parent Cafés. Based on strengthening family protective factors, OSU Extension, Lake County has teamed up with the Children's Trust Fund and Rainbow Injury Prevention Center to deliver parenting education and parenting cafés sessions virtually. This program helps develop strong habits for thriving family success, prepare children for successful adulthood and creates vibrant communities through learning ways to build resiliency, support, social connections and family strengths.

  4. Online Meet Us in the Garden Sessions

    Apr. 15, 2020

    Due to new guidelines set by Ohio State University Extension, Master Gardener Volunteers cannot hold face-to-face meetings with the public until July 7. Our in person Meet Us in the Garden sessions for April, May, and June have move online. Our HELPline is still open to community members with questions about gardening. You can reach this number at 440-350-2254.

    We plan to hold the following 1 to 1-1/2 hour workshops online to take the place of our public classes which have been cancelled. At the bottom of the list you will find registration details.

  5. OSU Extension closed until further notice

    Mar. 17, 2020

    Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the disease. In order to do our part in reducing risk to our employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan. OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

  6. 4-H Volunteer & Youth Development Day

    Feb. 13, 2018

    Join 4-H volunteers and youth from across Northeast Ohio to "Make the Best Better!" Volunteers and 4-H youth are invited to this multi-county educational opportunity. Participants will be able to complete their mandatory 1.50 training, attend 2 workshops, or complete their new volunteer orientation requirement. Registration starts at 5:45 and the mandatory 1.50 training begins promptly at 6:15.

    Date: February 25, 2020

    Time: 5:45-8:45

    Place: Auburn Career Center, 8140 Auburn Rd., Concord 44077

  7. 2020 Home Gardeners Workshop

    Jan. 16, 2018

    2020 Home Gardeners’ Workshop

    Saturday, March 7, 2020

    8:45 – 3:30

    Lakeland Community College

    7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, OH 44094

    Click here for the registration flier with speaker information.






  8. 2020 Meet Us in the Garden

    Jan. 30, 2017

    Check out the list of programs and join the Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers for a monthly Saturday morning gardening talk from March through October. As the 4-H building at the Lake County Fairgrounds is being reconstructed, for 2020 these sessions will be held in the Community Room at the Painesville Township Hall at 55 Nye Road. This location is next to the fire station and just a few minutes west of the Fairgrounds.

  9. 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training

    Oct. 17, 2016

    Information on the Master Gardener Volunteer program can be found here.

    The Master Gardener Volunteer application can be found here.

    How do you know if you'd make a good Master Gardener Volunteer?

  10. Conversations on the Future of Extension

    Sep. 22, 2014

    Celebrating the significant accomplishments and deep impact that OSU Extension has had on communities and in the lives of Ohioans provides a great springboard for the future. A significant component of Ohio’s celebration in 2014 will be a year-long process focused on our future. The primary work this year will center on futuring – asking questions about and envisioning the long-term future of OSU Extension as well as the role the organization should play in shaping and positively impacting Ohio and Ohio residents.