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.
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.
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!!
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.
March 20, 2013 is Kick Butts Day, a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events across the United States and around the world.
Spring time is gardening time and the Penn State Master Gardeners of Monroe County are here to help you plan and prepare your garden to start growing. On Saturday, March 23, 2013 an educational program entitled “How Does Your Garden Grow” will be held at the Monroe County Public Safety Center, 100 Gypsum Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360.
This 3-session program is designed to educate planning commissioners and elected officials on how to carry out their responsibilities under the PA Municipalities Planning Code (MPC).
Everyone can benefit from being active. Physical activity can lengthen life by lowering the risk of heart attack, chronic disease, stress, anxiety and depression; not to mention increasing muscle strength, bone mass and more.
Horses, Horses and more Horses! Rock Ridge Ranchers 4-H Club meets the last Friday of each month beginning March 29, 2013, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.
Calling all fashionistas—make your own knitted fashion accessories, gifts and more. No experience needed.
A ServSafe Food Protection Certification Course will be offered in March on the border of Pike and Wayne Counties, and again in May in Monroe County. A Cooking for Crowds Workshop will be offered in March in Monroe County.
Kids interested in having fun and learning something new can join 4-H clubs forming this spring. All boys and girls age 8-18 are welcome in 4-H. 4-H members work on projects with kids their own age in a group setting with screened adult club leaders. Kids use their Head, Heart, Hands and Health to learn new skills, provide community service, and experience leadership.
4-H will be taking orders for high quality strawberry plants. These plants come from virus indexed, tissue cultured mother plants.
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.
Due to the inclement weather the workshop scheduled for January 28 in Stroudsburg PA has been postponed to January 31, same time, same location.
The deadlines for the Toss Your Hat in the Ring Workshops in Monroe and Wayne Counties have been extended.
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.