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Around the State in 4-H

News for Pennsylvania 4-H educators and leaders.
Poultry Club Service
August 3, 2012

The Birds of Different Feather, a poultry 4-H club, have been committed to improving the community at large for the last several years.

August 3, 2012

Due to the unavailability of the hotel in Harrisburg and to avoid as much of the PSSA testing window as possible, the dates for Capital Days for 2013 are much earlier, March 3-5, 2013. Please mark your calendars.

August 3, 2012

The PEYA program promotes awareness of our nation's natural resources and encourages positive community involvement. Since 1971, the President of the United States has joined with EPA to recognize young people across the U.S. for protecting our nation's air, water, land, and ecology.

2012 4-H Shooting sports Invitational state picture
August 3, 2012

Representing Pennsylvania in the 2012 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational was the experience of a lifetime.

July 6, 2012

Looking for a state opportunity to lead? Want to represent PA 4-H across the state and US? Then apply for the PA 4-H State Council Team!

July 3, 2012

What better way is there to spend five days in November than traveling to Atlanta with the some of the best 4-H members in the country?

July 3, 2012

Pennsylvania State 4-H Council Members represent the nearly 205,000 youth across the commonwealth at countless events. June was yet another busy month for the State Council. On June sixth the council officers had the opportunity to tour the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture in Harrisburg

July 3, 2012

Beekeeping 101, a new online course from Penn State Extension, is open for registration. The course for new and experienced beekeepers uses video, interactive diagrams, and other media to explore all aspects of keeping bees

July 3, 2012

The Fred Strouse Scholarship is open to all 4-H'ers registered for National 4-H Congress with a preference to 4-H members that participate in a 4-H Dairy project.

I Attended 2012 Capital Days!
July 3, 2012

Mandi tells us about Capital Days in reference to three different reasons you should consider going!

July 1, 2012

State Achievement Days, August 7-9, will be held at the Penn State University Park campus again this year. There will be 30 contests (competitive and non-competitive) offered. Contest rules and additional information is posted on the 4-H web and SharePoint sites.

 The officers got last minute pictures with the Secretary and promised him that they would continue to advocate for Agriculture and specifically research.
May 21, 2012

May 16, 2012 marked a historical moment for the Pennsylvania 4-H State Council and PA Collegiate 4-H. For the first time since the council's/club's formation the officers were invited to participate in the USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack's visit to the Penn State, University Park campus.

May 21, 2012

The Indiana County 4-H program was honored in several ways at the recent Indiana County Human Service Council Volunteer Recognition Breakfast.