Penn State Extension Programs

Better Kid Care provides professional development to early-care and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices.

The Master Gardener Program provides interested individuals with extensive training in many phases of gardening. In return, participants volunteer to teaching horticultural information to the public based on university research and recommendations.

This program provides extensive training in watershed management to volunteer who, in return, educate the community about watershed stewardship based on university research and recommendations.

The Master Well Owner Network seeks to train volunteers in Pennsylvania to help educate rural homeowners on the proper management of private water wells.

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

Provides a comprehensive source of information about Pennsylvania's Nutrient Management Act (Act 38, 2005) Program, and associated technical guidance and educational information.

RULE has been heralded by alums, speakers, and stakeholders as a “transformative forum” for leadership development. The RULE Program continues to provide a return on investment to communities in the Commonwealth.