Office Information


16 Luzerne Avenue, Suite 200
West Pittston, PA 18643-2817


Phone: 570-825-1701 or 888-825-1701 (toll free)

Fax: 570-602-0620


Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Luzerne County 4-H News

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!
Photo caption #1:  Outstanding 4-H Member Award recipients, Morgan Rinehimer, Johanna Kiska, and Tim Maron. Photo caption #2:  4-H Spirit Award Members, Libby Fricks and Ariana Palmaccio.
Luzerne County 4-H Achievement Recipients Announced
Dec 7, 2016
Luzerne County 4-H members and leaders were recently recognized for their achievements during the 2015-2016 program year. Receiving recognition were members who participated in county, district and state 4-H events as well as all 4-H leaders for their year of service.
Photo Caption:  Sarah Maseychick, Dallas, and her horse, Hardball, 1st place winner in Classic Hunter Under Saddle Horses (ages 8-13).
Luzerne County 4-H Members Participate in State 4-H Horse Show
Dec 7, 2016
Twenty-five Luzerne County 4-H members recently participated in the 57th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show in Harrisburg. More than 700 youth from across the state participated in 73 performance classes throughout the weekend event. The state show is the final competition of the year for 4-H horse members enrolled in performance horse projects. To be eligible for the show, members must advance through qualifying competitions at county and district levels.
Makayla Guzzo, Dallas, State Jr. Horse Champion in the Hunter Horse In-Hand 4-yr. Old Mare. (photo courtesy of Eric Hardesty, Excalibur Photography & Advertising)
Luzerne County 4-H Member Receives State Horse Championship Honors
Oct 4, 2016
Makayla Guzzo, Dallas, received top honors at the recently held 4-H Junior Horse Championship Show in Centre Hall, PA.
Jodie Salansky, Dallas, and her spring calf, Demi, a Red and White Holstein, with her Master Showman Award received at the All-American Dairy Show.
Luzerne County 4-H Member Receives Top Honors at All-American Dairy Show
Oct 4, 2016
Jodie Salansky, Dallas, received top honors at the recently held All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg.

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.