Pike County 4-H
Pike County 4-H News
2015 Joint Bird Project a Success
February 17, 2015Children, parents and grandparents worked together to create five projects to help feed birds and wildlife through the winter at the recent “Winter is for the Birds” Workshop held at the Pike County Public Library in Milford. This first time coordinated event is sure to be a repeat!
Young Scientists go Elemental
August 15, 2014The Young Scientist day camp at Delaware Township's Camp Akenac was all about the elements--water, earth, air and fire!
Local Teamwork Produces Two Penn State Extension Search for Excellence Awards
July 11, 2014At this year’s Penn State Extension Master Gardener State Conference, the Master Gardeners of Pike County were presented with a second place “Search for Excellence - Innovative Projects” award for their Broad Street Pollinator Garden, and a third place “Search for Excellence - Youth Programming” award for a Spider Days educational program.
4-H Horse and Pony Club News
May 27, 2014The Horse and Pony Club, a Pike County 4-H club at Van Wyk Farms in Hawley, PA, recently donated 10 "Fire Halters" to GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center in Milford. The 4-H members studied the design, followed the directions provided, and presented these special halters to Martha Dubensky, executive director of GAIT.
"Farmer Steve" visits Embryology School Enrichment Class
May 23, 2014Stephen Hughes, Monroe County Ag Educator and poultry specialist for Penn State Extension, goes by the name "Farmer Steve" when he visits elementary schools to share what he knows about chickens.
Pennsylvania 4-H News
Jennifer Fetter Receives Awards
April 10, 2015Jennifer Fetter was recognized at the 2014 National Association of Extension 4-H Agents' awards banquet during the NAE4-HA Conference this past October.
Deborah Dietrich Awarded the 25 Years of Service Award at the 2014 National Association of Extension 4-H Agents' Banquet
March 27, 2015Deborah Dietrich was recognized at the 2014 National Association of Extension 4-H Agents' awards banquet during the NAE4-HA Conference this past October. Deborah was awarded for her outstanding efforts with Penn State Extension 4-H Programming. The 25 Years of Service Award is given to 4-H educators with 25 or more years of service.
Cameron Suorsa Chosen for 2015 National 4-H Congress Design Team
March 17, 2015Cameron Suorsa, Butler County 4-H member, was chosen as one of eight members of the National 4-H Congress Design Team. The Design Team is in charge of planning the program which is a prestigious national 4-H event.
Carol Schurman Awarded the Excellence in Camping Award
March 12, 2015Carol Schurman was recognized at the 2014 National Association of Extension 4-H Agents' awards banquet during the 2014 NAE4-HA Conference this past October. Carol was awarded for her outstanding efforts with Penn State Extension 4-H Programming. The Excellence in Camping Award is given each year to recognize outstanding effort in youth development through 4-H camping, practice, evaluation, and research.
Outstanding 4-H Leaders Honored
March 4, 2015Brad and Dawn Trout, leaders of the Lucky Kids 4-H Club, were recently honored as Outstanding 4-H Leaders at the annual Southwest Regional Leaders Symposium in Indiana.