Special Interest Clubs
Please call the Extension Office at 717-334-6271 before attending a club meeting for the first time. Occasionally meetings are cancelled or trips are planned that may cause a variation in the club's schedule.
Craft Club - This club typically meets the 1st Saturday of each month (April-December, no meeting in July) 3:00 p.m.at the Ag & Natural Resources Center, Gettysburg.
East Berlin Fiber Club - Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at The Mannings Handweaving School & Supply Center. Focus is on spinning with a drop spindle, knitting, kitting on a hat loom, kimahumo braiding, tatting, and weaving a teepee.
Seeing Eye Puppy- Meetings are typically held the 1st Monday of the month, 7 p.m. at the Ag & Natural Resources Center, Gettysburg. Projects: Seeing Eye Puppy projects only – raising a puppy for about a year until it goes back to the Seeing Eye to be trained as a guide dog. Required to keep a puppy for 12 months.
East Berlin Sharpshooters - Meetings are held the 3rd Monday, (10 months) from 7-9 p.m. at East Berlin Fish & Game, East Berlin. Projects that have been offered in the past: air pistol, air rifle, shotgun, 22 rifle, and archery.
Littlestown Junior Shooting Sports - Meetings are held on one or two Saturdays a month at the Littlestown Fish & Game. Projects offered are shooting sports projects.
Teen Leadership Club- A club designed for 4-H members 13 and over. Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of the month at the Extension Office in Gettysburg. This club provides leadership to Overnight Camp, Presentation Night, Officers Training, and has numerous fund raisers. A leadership project is a mandatory part of this club. Call Ben Weikert for details.
Small Engine Club- Focusing on small engine parts and repairs, this club will meet on the following dates: March 30, April 13, April 27, and May 18. Meetings will be held at the Ag & Natural Resources Center, Gettysburg from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Open to youth ages 10-18 as of January 1, 2013. An enrollment fee of $15 is required. At the completion of the meetings and a project, participants will receive a new craftsman tool!
Scrapbooking Club - A club for youth ages 8-18 as of January 1, 2013, with an interest in learning about destining and creating a scrapbook. Participants will receive a packet of 4-H scrapbooking pages and stickers for use in their scrapbooks.