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Clinton Co. Res. & Education Ctr.
Mill Hall, PA 17751-8978

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Phone: 570-726-0022

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Email: ClintonExt@psu.edu

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Registration is Open for 4-H Equine and Livestock Science Camps

4-H Equine and Livestock Science Camps, May 20-22, 2016, are open to 4-H’ers ages 13-18 as of 1/1/16 who are enrolled in a horse, horseless, livestock, or vet science project. Hands-on workshops will focus on animal management and animal science. Registration is open and the camps are expected to fill quickly. Register Early!

When: May 20-22, 2016. Campers will arrive late Friday afternoon and depart Sun-day afternoon.
Where: Penn State University’s Main Campus, University Park, PA
Who: Teen 4-H members (ages 13-18 on 1/1/16) and screened adult volunteers.
What: Two different weekend-long camps with an intense, hands-on science focus.

4-H Equine Science Camp

For 4-H members enrolled in a horse, horseless, model horse, or veterinary science project.

Workshop topics may include:

  • Horse behavior and handling
  • Pasture management
  • Parasite lab with fecal flotation
  • Reproduction
  • Hay sampling and analysis
  • Hoof care, movement, and soundness
  • Equine dentistry
  • Science of therapeutic riding
  • Tour of Penn State University Horse Barn
  • Learn about opportunities to turn your 4-H interests into a Penn State degree and a career!
Note that workshops focused on riding and showing horses are not a part of this event. In-stead, Equine Science Camp focuses on the science of horse management and behavior.

 

Livestock Science Camp

For 4-H members enrolled in any livestock or veterinary science project.

Workshop topics may include:

  • Ruminant G.I. tract
  • Artificial insemination
  • Parasite lab with fecal flotation
  • Animal management, handling, and facility design
  • Hay sampling and analysis
  • Meat quality and marbling
  • Tour of select Penn State University livestock facilities
  • Learn about opportunities to turn your 4-H interests into a Penn State degree and a career!
Note that workshops focused on fitting and showing livestock are not a part of this event. Instead, Livestock Science Camp focuses on the science of animal management and behavior.


Cost: The Clinton County 4-H program will cover half of the $200 registration fee for Clinton County 4-H members. Select the 'pay by check' option at checkout.  Submit payment of $100 to the Clinton County Extension office.  Checks can be made payable to 'PSCE Program Acct'.  Chaperones attend free! Chaperones will be assigned duties throughout the event.
Limit: This year’s camp will be limited to 120 youth (60 equine and 60 livestock), as well as a limited number of chaperones. Register early to secure your place!

Deadline: Registrations are due by April 15, 2016. Register online today!