Office Information

Address

PO Box 448
300 Center St
Ridgway, PA 15853

Contact

Phone: 814-776-5331

Fax: 814-776-5332

Email: ElkExt@psu.edu

Office Hours

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

Elk County 4-H News

District 8 Horse Show: September 9th
Aug 29, 2017
The patterns have been posted!
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!
Enrollment for 4-H Clubs is Happening Now!
Dec 14, 2016
If you are interested in learning about agriculture, animals, and developing skills in leadership and citizenship, enroll in 4-H! View the clubs that are available in our county, and contact the 4-H office for more information on how to join! Great opportunities are waiting for you!
New Faces...New Places!
Aug 31, 2016
The Elk County 4-H Program is growing! Help us to welcome a number of new volunteers, along with some great collaborating orgainzations!
Top to Bottom- representing Potter County- Devon Briggs and Marcus Murphy; representing McKean County- Alexandria Flynn; representing Jefferson County- Nathanael Pifer; representing Elk County- Mariah Mosier; and representing Cameron County- Bekah Johnson
Local 4-Hers Attend Capital Days
Apr 21, 2016
Six youth from McKean, Potter, Jefferson, Elk, and Cameron County attended 4-H Capital Days in Harrisburg, April 16-18.

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.