Office Information


670 Old Harrisburg Road, Suite 204
Gettysburg, PA 17325-3404


Phone: 717-334-6271

Fax: 717-334-0166


Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Adams County 4-H News

Volunteer Teen Senate leader Samantha Robison, Michaela Shorb, Kaitlin Repp, and 4-H Educator Carolyn McGraw at the FarmHer Conference at Penn State
Adams County 4-H Members are Busy Learning Leadership Skills
May 3, 2017
Several of our teen 4-H members have been representing Adams County at various leadership conferences. 4-H Presentation Night gave 4-H members of all ages a chance to practice on their presentation skills to fulfill one of the 4-H member requirements.
Teen Senate Easter Craft
Spring Community Service
May 3, 2017
Members of the Adams County 4-H Teen Senate made Easter crafts at their April meeting.
Participants taking part in 2017 Regional 4-H Wildlife & Forestry Field Day
Regional 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day
May 3, 2017
Pine Grove Furnace State Park was the location for the 4-H Regional Wildlife and Forestry Field Day.
NYSD is also held in conjunction with National 4-H Week!
2017 4 H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables
Mar 3, 2017
Put your engineering skills to the test!
State Leadership Conference Adams & Franklin Delegates (917) (standing l to r) Megan Aines, Franklin County; Amanda Hollabaugh, East Berlin; Baillee Crandell, Gettysburg; Jennifer Hollabaugh, East Berlin; Sarah Wessel, New Oxford; and Dorothy Marquet, Yor
PA 4-H Youth Attend State Leadership Conference
Feb 14, 2017
Over 450 young people descended on State College, PA during the last weekend of January for the PA 4-H State Leadership Conference.

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
Jun 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
Apr 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
Apr 21, 2017
Crawford county 4-Her Jared Rose learned about the "Science of Music" by partnering with the Smithsonian.