Welcome! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
4-H Camp is open for registration!
This year the first week long session begins July 5th. All eligible children ages 8-16 may attend. New to camp? No problem. There will be an open house on Sunday, June 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for first time campers and their families. Come meet our camp staff, take a tour, or ask any questions that you have. Camperships are available to help with cost and open to youth with varying eligibility requirements in amounts ranging from $25 to the full cost of camp. Applications for these scholarship opportunities are due on March 6th, 2020. Come join us for some fun the sun this summer.
NYS 4-H STEM Camp
Friday, June 19-Sunday, June 21
Mark your calendars!
Do not have to be a 4-Her to attend!
STEM Camp has several courses to choose from. Each camper chooses one course to learn about the for weekend.
Who can attend? Any youth 10 years old and older
Cost: $75.00 per participant
More information coming soon!
For more information please call Emily Roach at 607-865-6531
4-H Tractor & Machinery Operators Certification Course
Thursdays, February 20, 27; March 5,12,19,26
CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
By federal law, no person under 16 years of age may operate a farm tractor or farm machinery on a farm owned by anyone other than the person’s parents. The Tractor & Machinery Operators Course allows exemption from this law for 14 and 15 year olds.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will be sponsoring a seven week course which will be taught by Larry Burgin, a Delhi farmer. This course will cover safe operation and routine maintenance of farm tractors. Youth who pass the course will be certified and receive a certificate.
Cost: $40, which covers a course workbook
To register, contact Cooperative Extension at 865-6531; [email protected]
Catch Me Cooking!
Charlotte Valley School– January 29, February 12 & 26, March 11 & 25, April 1 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Call Jen Jester at 607-278-5511 to register for Charlotte Valley location
Lauren’s Central School-March 3,10,17,24,31 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Call Jean Barry at 607-432-2050 for Lauren’s location.
A hands-on culinary and nutrition series for FAMILIES.
6 Sessions include: Cooking dinner and eating together; Nutrition; Knife & safe food handling skills; Cooking skills & techniques; FREE cooking utensil; FREE cookbook
To register: Contact CCE at 607-865-6531
Farmers Market Manager Certification
Webinar Schedule – 9 Sessions
(November 15, 21; December 5,11; January 8,17,28; February 4, 19)
The FMM PRO course is a professional certification program for farmers market managers. The program teaches all aspects of running a farmers market. Managers use the program to ensure their markets are operating at top efficiency; ensure their partners, collaborators and funders that they have the skills needed to operate a successful market; and encourages investment in a market and their manager to support a professionally run market.
All webinars are scheduled for Noon to 1:30pm and they are free to participate, but registration is required. See attached link for webinar schedule.
Once the updated sessions are added to the online curriculum, each participant will receive a link to the online program to register for the full course.
4-H Public Presentations
Friday, February 7, 5:00pm-8:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Saturday, February 8, 9:00am-1:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Deposit location & date coming soon.
To register, please contact the Extension office: [email protected]; 607-865-6531.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.