Lackawanna County 4-H

4-H is an educational program for youth.

Lackawanna County 4-H News

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!
Raise Your Hand if you are PA 4-H Grown!
Raise Your Hand for PA 4-H
March 3, 2017
Hey alumni! We want to know where you are! Can you raise your hand? Help PA 4-H win $20K.
Photo caption:  2016 Outstanding 4-H Member Award recipient, Cameron Coyer.
Lackawanna County 4-H Achievement Recipients Announced
December 7, 2016
Lackawanna County 4-H members and leaders were recently recognized for their achievements during the 2015-2016 program year. Receiving recognition were members who participated in county, district and state 4-H events as well as all 4-H leaders for their year of service.
Photo Caption:  Skylar Tylutke, Madison Twp,, and her horse, All That Jazz, 1st place winner in Beginner English Equitation.
Lackawanna County 4-H Members Participate in State 4-H Horse Show
December 7, 2016
Fifteen Lackawanna County 4-H members recently participated in the 57th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show in Harrisburg. More than 700 youth from across the state participated in 73 performance classes throughout the weekend event. The state show is the final competition of the year for 4-H horse members enrolled in performance horse projects. To be eligible for the show, members must advance through qualifying competitions at county and district levels.
L to R: Ava Davis, Meghan Graham, Evelyn Conroy, Brooke Wilcoxen, Maria Parola, Cat Colombo, Lara Kane, Ava Ramsey and Mashka Sutton.
Local 4-H’ers Compete At 4-H Regional Fashion Revue
August 4, 2016
Nine Lackawanna County 4-H textile science members recently competed in the regional 4-H fashion revue in Mehoopany.

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.
Lights, Camera, Create!
May 9, 2017
Be a part of the State Achievement Days 2017 opening ceremonies!
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.