Bucks County 4-H

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Bucks County 4-H News

Bucks County 4-H Summer Pet Care Program
June 12, 2017
If you are 8 to 12 years old, love animals and enjoy learning about their care, than this is the program for you! You don’t need to own a pet. A variety of presenters and their animals are scheduled. There is even a pet show to participate in the final week! This free 4 week program meets once a week for one hour and begins the 2nd week in July and ends the first week in August. Nine Bucks Co libraries are involved.
NYSD is also held in conjunction with National 4-H Week!
2017 4 H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables
March 3, 2017
Put your engineering skills to the test!
Bucks County Teen Council Community Service
March 14, 2016
Many of America’s largest cities continue to grapple with rising food insecurity and homelessness, according to a report released in December 2015. The latest iteration of the non-partisan group’s annual Hunger and Homelessness Survey found that homeless shelters and food pantries across 22 U.S. cities are struggling to keep up with rising demand for their services.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
March 14, 2016
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country.
Toastmaster’s Junior Leadership 4-H Club
March 14, 2016
Toastmaster’s Junior Leadership 4-H Club graduated 19 teenagers, 13-19 years old from all areas of Bucks County.

Pennsylvania 4-H News

Pennsylvania 4-H’ers, from left, Jayden Dennis, Sophia Manidis, and Jadyn Heck-Hoppes identify invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Dietrich)
Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests
June 27, 2017
Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H, with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, created Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests, a hands-on curriculum to address the threat of invasive species.
Youth in the Science Track of the 2017 Wildlife and Forestry Field Day learned to apply wildlife and forestry knowledge in on-site skills sessions. A sign language interpreter (center) assisted in explaining tree measuring technique.
Members Learn, Explore and Compete at 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day
May 18, 2017
The 2017 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day, held at Rock Springs, PA, was another “wild” success! 4-H youth and adults from across the state explored the wildlife and forestry sciences. The event featured an Exploratory Track for younger 4-H youth and a Science Track for teens. The theme for the Exploratory Track presented tools and methods for wildlife and forestry research, while the Science Track focused on applying research knowledge to managing forests and wildlife.
Kessler's Extension career began in 1969
Pennsylvania Man to Join National 4-H Hall of Fame
May 11, 2017
Robert Kessler, former Extension Agent in Franklin County, to be inducted this fall.
Julia stands in front of the National 4-H Conference Center
4-H National Conference Highlight: Julia
April 21, 2017
Julia Jumper is a 4-H member in Westmoreland County.
Jared is a Crawford County 4-H'er
4-H National Conference Highlight: Jared
April 21, 2017
Crawford county 4-Her Jared Rose learned about the "Science of Music" by partnering with the Smithsonian.