York County 4-H

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York County 4-H News

Health Paperwork Needed for 4-H Horse Projects
April 11, 2017
Showing a 4-H horse project this year? Here's a breakdown of the health requirements.
4-H State Achievement Days - Are You Interested?
April 11, 2017
4-H State Achievement Days is coming up August 1-3 at Penn State and it’s time to start thinking about going! There are numerous contests you can compete in.
Don't Spend that Dime!
April 11, 2017
The York County 4-H Advisory Council is again asking 4-H clubs to be collecting dimes in the 16 oz. water bottles (or something similar).
4-H Auction Thank You!!
April 11, 2017
Thank you to everyone who assisted with the 4-H Auction this year. This includes those who worked in the kitchen, youth auction, records room, bake sale and soda table; served as clerks, runners and announcers and assisted with set up and clean up.
4-H and Petting Zoos: Is Your Club Interested?
April 7, 2017
Each year we get requests for petting zoos and the 4-H staff do not have the time to assist with them, but we don’t want to tell people 4-H is not interested if there are clubs willing to do them.

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.

Contact Us

4-H Educator
112 Pleasant Acres Road
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-840-7408
4-H Educator
112 Pleasant Acres Road
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-840-7145