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Members of the 4-H Palette of Fun Art Club
February 6, 2014

Palette of Fun 4-H members had fun painting glass marbles with hearts as a community service project.

January 16, 2014

Members of the Masthope Mountain Community 4-H Club show off the drawstring bags they created to tote their 4-H supplies.

Local 4-H leader Michele  Hordyszynski inspires young scientists with hands-on activities such as Mysterious Mud and creating fossils.
January 8, 2014

4-H is a youth organization that enables kids to have fun, meet new people, build self-confidence and learn by doing cool things. 4-H leaders share their talents and expertise with children age 5-18 in a variety of topics. Pike County 4-H needs adult volunteers to help young people learn, have fun and develop skills for the future.

Leaders Susan Boyd-Ridyard (r) and Malgosia Liszka (l) lead the group in art and craft activities.
December 13, 2013

The Palette of Fun 4-H Club is getting into the Christmas Spirit by creating trees from magazines and catalogs. What a beautiful way to recycle!

Members of the 4-H Palette of Fun Art Club with leader Susan Boyd-Ridyard
November 25, 2013

Community service is a part of 4-H. A club may choose just about any community service project. In doing so, members make a difference, develop new skills, have fun working together, feel good about themselves and may even explore career paths.

What do show jumpers and dressage horses have in common? Dressage is the basis for all riding disciplines. It is a French word meaning “training.” Horses are guided by the riders’ hands, legs and weight. That’s very important when jumping a course!
October 29, 2013

Hunter Seat Pleasure, English over Fences, Western Trail and Australian Stock Seat. These are some of the classes listed in the Pike County 4-H Horse Show manual. This is no ordinary show; it is a Model Horse Show and competitors know what it takes to get in the ribbons.

Caleb, a 4-H Young Scientist, caught a bubble during the Bubble Mania session
August 29, 2013

The 4-H Young Scientists met in Dingman Park, Milford PA for some hands-on fun and scientific activities. They created fossils, made Mysterious Mud, then made ice cream and finished the day with lots of bubbles.

Equine Extension Associate, Bethany Bickel
July 17, 2013

Participants learned the stages of the equine digestive system through this fun, interactive presentation.

Aaron Easow and Dominic Dijan examine the “D” net they used to collect macro invertebrates
July 2, 2013

4-H members learned about water quality and how it affects the life of insects and other organisms in the stream.

Members of the 4-H Museum Muse Club, Ronald Syme, Andre Phillips, Andrew Phillips and leader, Roxanne Scott, (L-R)
June 27, 2013

Members of the 4-H Museum Muse Club, Ronald Syme, Andre Phillips, Andrew Phillips and leader, Roxanne Scott, put the finishing touches on The Kids Guide to The Columns Museum.

June 27, 2013

The Pike County 4-H art club, called Palette of Fun, chose Project Linus as their service project.

She's not texting! Emily Caraballo is using a hand-made french knitter which she created just a few minutes before this picture was taken.
June 14, 2013

So many things! It's fun to learn new skills with others, and the Knitting Kids have learned all sorts of things in such a short time!

The children were able to sit in the Hiawatha Coach and imagine what this mode of transportation was like, more than one hundred fifty years ago!
May 7, 2013

The Columns Museum in Milford was home to the Pike County 4-H club known as "Museum Muse." The club was a big hit for the children and leaders alike.

Michaelandrew Bonocore, Gabriel Bonocore and Ashley Bonocore are ready to buzz like bees at Earth Day Festival 2013. 4-H Educator Debra Brodhecker was on hand to explain the role bees and other helpful insects play in plant pollination.
May 3, 2013

Recently Penn State Extension in Pike County took part in the Earth Day Festival at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center in Hawley, PA. Local organizations participated with a common thread of valuing and protecting the environment.

Pictured are some of the leaders at the meeting
April 26, 2013

We had a great group of 4-H Leaders attend the Lunch and Learn meeting this month. We conducted a mock meeting, discussed the VIP fact sheets and played some games. Thanks so much for coming out--you are the Best!

Doreen Santiago, Deborah Albrecht, Nancy VanWyk (left to right)
April 16, 2013

Horsemanship Skills stresses safety and education, not competition, and recognizes individual accomplishments. Every registered 4-H horse club youth may participate. Horse ownership is not required.

February 21, 2013

Calling all fashionistas -- make your own knitted fashion accessories, gifts and more. No experience needed.

The Columns Museum, Milford PA
January 14, 2013

When your child joins the Columns Museum 4-H club, they will investigate anything and everything the Columns Museum has to offer.

December 5, 2012

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.

Haley made this Alcohol Awareness Poster
December 5, 2012

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.