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 Spirit Award Winner Announced
Oct 3, 2017
4-H Spirit Award Winner - Katherine Toliver, Member of Gum Tree 4-H Club.
Dairy and Goat Banquet
Oct 3, 2017
The Annual Dairy and Goat Banquet is coming soon. Save the date! Friday, November 17, 2017
4-H Staff and Members in Mushroom Festival Parade
Mushroom Festival Fun
Oct 3, 2017
4-H Members and Staff enjoyed participating in the 2017 Mushroom Festival Parade.
Science Saturdays
Oct 3, 2017
Do you like science and technology or do you want to try some new things? Chester County will be holding a series of hands on activities this fall and winter.
New Team Members
Oct 3, 2017
Penn State Extension, Chester County Office would like to welcome to our newest team members in our office: Kimberly Myers, Jessie Sargent and Thomas Whelan, PhD.

Pennsylvania 4-H News

Council with the FFA State Officer team at Ag Progress Days
State Council's September Report
Oct 3, 2017
Want to know what your State Council has been up to?
Anna Schmitt, Jared Rose, Shirlann Harmon, Kayla Kimble, Andrea Repetz, Annah Burke, Caroline Benfer, and Julia Jumper make up the 2018 State Council team.
2018 State Council Installed
Sep 25, 2017
Eight youth from across the state installed as PA 4-H State Council
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.