History Comes Alive with 4-H!! When your child joins the Columns Museum 4-H club they will investigate anything and everything The Columns Museum has to offer.
The 4-H Friends & Family Night Out on April 20 is for the hockey game between the WSB Penguins and Manchester.
The club will meet at the Lackawaxen Fire House on Route 590 in Lackawaxen PA 18435 on Wednesdays, beginning January 16, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
When your child joins the Columns Museum 4-H club, they will investigate anything and everything the Columns Museum has to offer. 4-H leader and historian, Roxanne Scott, will guide members through an exploration of art, genealogy, birds, musical instruments, old clothing or whatever else sparks your child’s interest and imagination. The end project will be writing a pamphlet for other children who visit the museum.
Adults throughout Pennsylvania have a new opportunity to become volunteers for the 4-H Stream Teams Program. A free, online training will be held by Penn State Extension to teach interested adults how to form and guide youth in the 4-H Stream Teams Program. This training is open to anyone who already works with youth, such as 4-H volunteers, scout leaders, camp directors, or classroom teachers and to any adult that is looking for an opportunity to share their interest in the environment with youth.
The Pike County 4-H program is looking for leaders to share their expertise and love of knitting and crocheting. The 4-H motto, ‘Learn by Doing’, is a perfect fit for this textile project.
4H youth make healthy life-choices. Young people in 4H are 3.4 times more likely to delay sex, have significantly lower drug, alcohol and cigarette use than their peers and are 2.3 times more likely to be physically active.
4-H plays a key role in positive youth development. An in-depth University study compared youth involved in 4-H with other youth. The study discovered that young people involved in 4-H have higher educational achievement and motivation for future education and are more civically active, making more contributions to their communities.
The 4-H banner hangs above the front door at the Pike County Administration building to honor National 4-H Week, celebrated annually to recognize the valuable role 4-H plays in shaping today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders.
Pike County has a couple of new 4-H clubs meeting this month, in addition to several returning clubs. All clubs are open to youth ages 8 – 18, unless otherwise noted.
4-H is a community of more than 6.5 million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H'ers learn by doing cool things. They meet new people, build self-confidence and learn responsibility.
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to live in the olden days, when horses and wagons ruled the roads? What did young people do for fun in your grandparents’ time? How was life different from today?
4-H Educators Deborah Albrecht and Debra Brodhecker met recently with the Pike County Interagency Council to share information about the 4-H youth program for children age 5-19.
Check out this story of one Pike County 4-H member's experiences with 4-H.
4-H members will join millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD). This event seeks to spark an interest in science and future science careers.
Members of the 4-H Palette of Fun Club recently visited Luna Parc, described as an environmental sculpture park created by artist and designer Ricky Boscarino (Back row-L).
Members of Delaware Valley High School Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) were treated to a barbecue lunch at The Riverview Inn recently.
Members of the Delaware Valley High School Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) group attended a Pike County Commissioners’ Meeting. The commissioners declared May Protect Children from Secondhand Smoke Month.