Military Teens in 9th-12th grade are invited to join us for a free workshop in preparation for Post-Secondary Education. Parent/guardians are welcome to attend with their teen. Lunch is provided!
Dive Deeper II is the second bi-annual youth water educator's summit being offered by Penn State Extension. The summit will feature educational resources and innovations, current research based information, and networking opportunities to help promote and improve youth water education efforts across the Mid-Atlantic region.
Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve families are invited to join us for a 3 days, 2 nights residential family camp at beautiful YMCA Camp Soles. This weekend retreat provides an opportunity to bolster family relationships and allows participants time to connect with other geographically-dispersed Air Force Families.
If you love the outdoors go spend a day with the Forestry people from Penn State!!! This is a free event for 4-H adults, 4-H leaders, and/or 4-H members 12 and older.
Penn State Extension is working with the Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association to sponsor a Shepherd’s Symposium.
Join us on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Penn State Extension Office in Mercer. This event is free and open to all youth ages 8 and up.
This year our format has changed and we will be having a bon fire that includes hamburgers, roasting hot dogs, chips and s’mores. Bring a lawn chair, hot dog sticks and your favorite campfire stories to share. We will present all awards at 7:00 pm following the hot dog roast. This event will be moved to the Exhibit Building at the Mercer County 4-H Park in the event of rain.
The PA Grassland Evaluation Contest is an educational opportunity for PA high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs, or members of a high school affiliated club.
There will be special leader training to update leaders regarding new policy changes and to help clarify state rules and requirements. Please try to have one leader in attendance from each club so that information is relayed correctly. This training will include new county and state policies. We appreciate all that you do and understand that without you, there is no program in Mercer County.
An in-depth training for volunteers who wish to present the Quality Animal Management Training (formerly called GPPs) in 2015 within their individual 4-H clubs.
As many as 350 4-H volunteers from across 13 states will come together at this years' forum to explore new places, experience innovative programs and exchange new ideas.
For volunteers who would like to participate, but are unable to travel, they are adding in a virtual component on Saturday, November 22.
The PA 4-H State Leadership Conference provides a state level educational experience for Pennsylvania 4-H members that builds and enhances skills used throughout their 4-H careers and beyond.
Penn State Extension's Operation: Military Kids is pleased to invite everyone, military families and general public, to attend the 6th Annual Salute to the Military Child Family Fun Fair.
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