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4H Project Showcase
Posted 8/25/2020

The 4-H Project Showcase is a chance to display some of the exciting project work that Fulton-Montgomery 4-H youth do throughout the 4-H year. We encourage youth to participate and have their projet work and experience recognized via an online slideshow and community static diisplays.

To participate, enrolled 4-H youth ages 5-19 must submit a photo of themselves including 4-H attire and/or the project, a photo of the 4-H project alone and the short 4-H project experience statement form.

Bringing summer camp to you, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Camp In A Box
Posted 7/15/2020

COLTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - Cornell Cooperative Extension’s annual North Wind Day Camp at the Learning Farm is off due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. But you can take it home with you by signing up for a Camp in a Box.

There are instructions inside and a variety to choose from. There’s Outdoor Adventure, Amazing Race and Animal Adventure boxes.

“The North Wind Day Camp is usually a place where kids can come through the summer, but since we can’t offer that we’re trying to send the camp experience home,” said Jackie Card, a Cornell Cooperative Extension educator, “With the Animal Adventure box, they’ll be doing tons of different activities: using their nature journal to track different animals around their yard and in their communities.”

Each box also comes with a one-day in-person camp for kids at the Learning Farm. You can order the Animal Adventure box at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s website.

4-H Animal Science Symposium 2020
Posted 5/21/2020
 A professional development opportunity for 4-H staff, adult volunteers, and teen leaders!  Best practices in animal care and positive youth development -Introduction to new Animal Science Curriculum

 Topics include: Animal Welfare; Livestock/Predator Interactions; Dog Care & Training

 Symposium Highlights: Symposium Highlights:

 §   Interactive and informative sessions

 §  Introduction to effective teaching methods

 §  Overview and availability of new curriculum materials

 §  Guest speakers include Dr. Melissa Bain, Dr. Niamh Quinn, Dr. Carolyn   Whitesell, Dr. Cheryl Meehan, Mr. Dan Macon, and Dr. Brian Greco.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-H Shooting Sports Spring Series
Posted 5/17/2020
Please note: All Dates tentative due to the COVID-19 situation.
All youth, ages 8-18, with an interest in shooting sports are welcome to register for the Fulton-Montgomery 4-H Shooting Sports Spring Series!
This series will provide instruction in various disciplines. Please RSVP with payment to the 4-H Office no later than Thursday, May 7th. 
Please see the attached document for dates and more information.

 

 

Animal Crackers/Cancelled for 2020
Posted 5/2/2020

This annual program provides NY youth with fun, hands-on, science-oriented learning experiences on Animal Science topics. This workship is for 4-H memberers interested in learning more about their favorite livestock, companion or pet animal species. See the attached for more information.

4H Photography Challange-Week 1
Posted 4/27/2020
Week 1 - 4-H Photography Challange
Landscapes in your backyard & neighborhood. See the attached document for more information.
4-H Photography Challange
Posted 4/24/2020

Attached is a flyer for the Fulton-Montgomery 4-H Photography Challange, which will be held over the course of the next four weeks. If you have an interest in photography and would like to participate, please see the flyer for additional details. Each Monday a new flyer will be sent with details about that week's challenge. Please watch our facebook page (CCE Fulton-Montgomery) and your email for those flyers. Please note that this challenge is open to all enrolled 4-H youth ages 5-19. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

4-H Glass Blowing
Posted 4/4/2020

This workshop will be held at Howe Glassworks Studio on Saturday, April 4th at 10am. We must have a minimum of 15 participants to hold the class. 4-H youth and families are welcome. RSVP with full payment to the 4-H office by February 13th. Please see the attached for more information or give our office a call at 518-853-2135.

Pheasant Chicks Available
Posted 3/19/2020
Sign-Up by March 19th!
 
The Day-Old Pheasant Chick Program provides a great educational experience involving aspects of wildlife management and ecology to broaden the environmental awareness of 4-H youth ages 8-19. Day-old pheasant chicks are provided free from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to qualified enrolled 4-H youth applicants only
NYS Guernsey Calf Scholarship Award
Posted 3/1/2020

The Calf Scholarship Award Program is sponsored by the NYS Guernsey Breeders Association for the purpose of encouraging those who do not presently own Guernseys to become involved with the Guerensey Breed. A purebred Guernsey Calf will be awarded to the applicant who shows interest in the Guernsey breed and who has demonstrated the capabilities of developing the animal to its fullest potentiial. Applicant must be age 9-15 as of January 1st of application year. You do not have to belong to 4-H, FFA, or a breed club to participate.

The award will be presented to the winner at the New York State Guernsey Breeders' Annual Meeting in March or April.

                        To receive an application please contact Kyle at ky292@cornell.edu
                                                 Applications are due March 1st.
                                             No late applications will be accepted

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4-H is the largest out of school youth organization in the United States with over 6 million youth members.

In the 2008-2009 program year, 7,523 young people ages 5-19 participated in 4-H programs in Fulton and Montgomery Counties with more than 200 volunteers contributing more than 42,000 hours in nurturing, caring relationships with youth.

4-H Happenings

A friendly reminder that the CCEFM office, including the 4-H office, is closed to the public on Fridays .The office is open Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

See event details on our web calendar.

December:

1 Re-enrollments Due!

11 4-H Holiday Workshop

14  4-H Officer Training

23-26 Christmas Office Closed

30 Office Closed

January:

2  Happy New Year's: Office Closed

 County Horse Bowl Tryouts

16 Martin Luther King Jr Day: Office Closed

17 4-H Volunteer Team Meeting

21 Dairy Judging & Quiz Bowl Meeting