Office Information

Address

601 Westtown Road, Suite 370
Government Services Center
West Chester, PA 19380-0990

Contact

Phone: 610-696-3500

Fax: 610-696-4831

Email: ChesterExt@psu.edu

Office Hours

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

Chester County 4-H News

2017 4-H Summer Camps
May 2, 2017
The Penn State Extension/Chester County 4-H program is offering a variety of summer projects. You do not need to be a 4-H member to participate. Unless otherwise noted programs are open to children 8 and older.
11th Annual Chester County Spirit of 4-H Award
Apr 28, 2017
Submit your nomination for Chester County Spirit of 4-H Award by June 1, 2017
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!
4-H Community Service and Service Learning Survey
Jan 17, 2017
Pennsylvania is collecting all 4-H Community Service and Service Learning activities across the state. We are asking a 4-H leader in your 4-H club to report your community service or service learning activities.
Katelyn Stoltzfus, Mindy Beam,  Rachel Stoltzfus, and Kaitlin Bell at the National 4-H Livestock Judgeing Contest.
Pennsylvania 4-H Team Brings Home the Hardware at National Contest
Dec 7, 2016
The Chester County 4-H Livestock Judging Team places third overall.

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.