WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
4-H Camp Shankitunk Campership Applications Deadline – March 29
Campership opportunities are available to help defray the cost of attending 4-H Camp Shankitunk. Applications for camp scholarships are available at the 4-H Office in Hamden. You can also download a PDF at the end of this page. Applications are due back by the last business day in March. Delaware County Social Services may also have scholarship monies available for youth of families currently receiving services. Please contact Social Services directly for these camperships. If you are not located in Delaware County, please check with your local youth services organization to see if they are able to assist in sending your child to Camp. The Campership Committee will make every effort to award camperships based on desire to attend camp by carefully evaluating your story.
FAMILY FARM DAY PLANNING
Delaware County-March 21, 1pm-3pm, CCE, 34570 St Rt 10, Hamden
Otsego County-March 22, 1-3pm, CCE, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown
Schoharie County–March 20, 1pm-3pm, CCE, 173 S. Grand St., Cobleskill
Planning for Family Farm Day is underway. Participating farms continue to benefit from widespread publicity and excellent farm product sales, while visitors build awareness about agriculture, local farming, real food and a multitude of farm products.
Please save these dates to attend the annual Family Farm Day meeting(s). These meetings are multi-faceted to address our issues and concerns, our survey data, lessons learned, subsequent improvements, guidelines, timelines and a preview of the 2019 Farm Guide.
Contact Mariane Kiraly (Delaware County) at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
COW-CALF ON FARM WORKSHOP
April 13, 9:00am–Noon, Fee: $10.00
Location: Thunder View Farms, Grahamsville, NY
9:00am-Coffee & Muffins
9:30am-Thunder View Farms Tour
11:00am-Vet Presentation – Dr. Lawrence Batholf
11:30am – Creep Feeding Presentation, Mackenzie Chauncey Kent
12:00pm – Lunch Featuring London Broil from Thunder View Farms.
To register contact Kim Holden, CCE, 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
NYS 4-H STEM CAMP
June 14-June 16
4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi
STEM camp has seven courses to choose from. Each camper chooses one course to learn about for the weekend. You may choose from Archery Dynamics, Backyard Engineering, Code Explorers, Micro-organisms, Rockery I or II and Outdoor Survival. Class size is limited and will be filled on first-come, first-serve basis.
STEM Camp is open to any youth ages 10 and older. You DO NOT have to a 4-Her to attend. The fee is $75 per participant.
See attached for more information.
Family Mealtime Matters
March 26 – 5:00pm-6:30pm, Andes Central School
April 1, 8 – 5:00pm-6:30pm, Presbyterian Church
March 26; April 2,9,16,30 – 5:00pm-6:30pm, Morris Central School
April 4,11,25 – 5:00pm-6:30pm, Roxbury Central School
March 22, April 22, 29 – 5:0opm-6:30pm, Stamford Central School
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.