Pennsylvania 4-H News
4-H Companion Animal Photo and Video Contest
September 17, 2014The Companion Animal Community of Practice through eXtension.org is pleased to announce that it is holding photo and video contest for youth interested in companion animals. At the link below, you can find general information about the contests as well as links to the specific rules/guidelines and a printable flyer you can use to promote the contests within your area. We would like to get large national participation in the contests.
Geography Awareness Week postcard contest
September 17, 2014The PA Alliance for Geographic Education is excited to announce this year's Geography Awareness Week postcard contest for students in grades K-12! This year's theme is The Future of Food.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program for 4-Hers
September 3, 2014WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the past 19 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 100,000 middle and high school students across the country for helping the less fortunate, promoting health and safety, protecting the environment, and serving their communities through many other volunteer activities. Today, the search begins to identify thousands more who have made meaningful contributions to their communities over the past 12 months, as the awards program kicks off its 20th year. These awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial, Inc. in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), honor outstanding community service by students in grades 5 through 12 at the local, state and national level.
Statewide 4-H Events
OMK College Planning Workshop
When: September 20, 2014Where: Horsham, PA
Dive Deeper II - Youth Water Educator's Summit
When: September 25, 2014Where: Harrisburg, PA
Operation USAF - Uplifting & Strengthening Air Families
When: September 26-28, 2014Where: Rockwood, PA
PA 4-H Forestry Project Skills Training
When: September 27, 2014Where: Pennsylvania Furnace, PA
National 4-H Week
When: October 5-12, 2014Where: University Park, PA