2 different youth conferences offered this summer

Buckeye Farm News 

The Quest conference is July 8-10 and for ages 12-14. It will be held at Ohio Wesleyan College in Delaware. The cost is $100 per person, and the registration deadline is June 12. OFBF youths are allowed to attend the Quest conferences a total of two times.

During the conference, youths will build friendships and learn how to communicate with others, how to reach out to others and how to deal with stress and issues important to young teens.

The Higher Ground conference, for ages 14-18, also will be held at Ohio Wesleyan College. This year’s conference is July 19-24 and the cost is $200 per person. The deadline to register is June 19. During Higher Ground, teens will learn how to enhance their creativity, leadership and teambuilding skills. The program changes each year and youths can participate up to four times.

Fees for both programs include meals, lodging and a T-shirt. More details will be available at www.ofbf.org and through county Farm Bureaus.

The Youth Advisory Team also has been announced. The members are Steven Cain, Stark County; Nicholas Colston, Stark County; Kristi Moff, Mahoning County; Sarah Roof, Putnam County; Zack Shaver, Henry County; Kyle Walterbaugh, Wood County, and Hannah Zimmerman, Mahoning County.

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.