Lehigh County 4-H

4-H is an educational program for youth.

Lehigh County 4-H News

Lehigh Valley 4-H Ag Explorers Day Camp
June 2, 2017
The Lehigh and Northampton County 4-H programs are offering the Ag Explorers Day Camp to teach youth about specific Farm to Table topics. July 17-21. For ages 8-16 years old. Registration deadline is July 1.
4-H members Jacob Creitz (L) and Andrew Bowman (middle) hosted by Vickie Wilken (R) representing Sen. Patrick Browne of the 16th District.
4-H Members Learn About Government and Advocacy During Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days
May 24, 2017
Two Lehigh County 4-H members attended Capital Days, a citizenship-awareness and civic-engagement educational program held by Pennsylvania 4-H.
Lehigh County 4-H Welcoming New Volunteers!
March 23, 2017
When you volunteer to become a 4-H leader, you reap so many rewards, not only for yourself, but also for 4-H members and your community.
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!
Lehigh County participants in the 2017 4-H Potato Judging Contest
Lehigh County 4-H Members Shine at the 2017 State Potato Grading Competition
January 25, 2017
The 2017 4-H Potato Grading and Identification Contest was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on January 11. Thirteen Lehigh County youth participated in the contest.

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.