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The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

Your membership dues support CCE programing.
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ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN

Register online by May 1st to get a FREE Shankitunk T’Shirt when you arrive! 

~ You can now purchase Gift Certificates online ~

Week 1 – July 2- July 7 – Star Wars Week

Week 2 – July 9-July 14 – Wild West Week

Week 3 – July 16-July 21 – Music Madness Week

Week 4 – July 23-July 28 – Greek Week

Week 5 – July 30-August 4 – Under the Sea Week

Hurry!  Weeks are filling fast.

Day Camp also available Monday-Friday.

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SHEEP & GOAT PARASITES & FAMACHA TRAINING

Saturday, April 29, 9:00am-3:00pm

SUNY Delhi, 112 Farnsworth Hall

*  Presentation on Intestinal Parasites of Sheep & Goats

*  Lab – Learn how to conduct a fecal analysis using a microscope
*  Hands On:  FAMACHA Training
Cost:  $20/person and includes the FAMACHA card.  Register by calling (607) 865-7090 or email: [email protected]
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WHAT’S ON MY PLATE?

Learn changes that you can make for better health!  This is a FREE 6-series workshop.

 
Mondays, April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8 from 1:00pm-2:30pm
Catskill Recreation Center, 651 Cty Rd 38, Margaretville  NY
 To register, call 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
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GARDEN TO TABLE – Charlotte Valley

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – 5:30pm-7:00pm

Charlotte Valley Home & Careers Room

Sessions include: Food preparation and eating together; interactive nutrition activities; hands-on gardening activities and free cooking utensil with each workshop.

GARDEN TO TABLE – Sidney

May 22, 30, June 5,12,19,26 – 5:30pm-7:00pm

Sidney Central School – Pavilion

Sessions include: Food preparation and eating together; interactive nutrition activities;  and hands-on gardening activities.

To register, call (607) 865-6531 or email: [email protected]

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4-H NestWatch Program

Saturday, May 20, 9:00am-Noon

4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi

Open to all 4-Hers

NestWatch is a citizen science program where Emily Roach, Extension 4-H Resource Educator, will teach you how to properly observe nesting birds. You will learn how to observe, collect and submit data based upon the nest(s) you may find near your home, in the woods, at work, or anywhere that you may find an active bird nest.
NestWatch is a nationwide monitoring program designed to track status and trends in the reproductive biology of birds, including when nesting occurs, number of eggs laid, how many eggs hatch, and how many hatchlings survive. Your data is important and relevent to many scientists!

For more information contact Emily Roach  at (607) 865-6531

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NYS 4-H STEM CAMP

Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017

4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi

Open to all NYS 4-H Youth Ages 10 & Older

Sign-up Now!  Space is Limited.  $75/pp for the weekend.

CLASS:  Rocketry I ⅈ Bird Quest; Backyard Engineering; Archery Dynamics and Outdoor Adventure

Contact Emily Roach at 607-865-6531 to register or for more information.

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HERBAL INFUSIONS

May 27, 10:00am Noon

CCE-Resource Center, Hamden

We will discuss the planting and care of herbs. Master Gardener Sheila Ayers will share her favorite concoctions. Participants will make their own infusion to take home, and will be given recipes and planting guides.

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Sat 29

Sheep & Goat Parasites and FAMACHA Training

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
May 01

Eat Smart, Be Active-Margaretville

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
May 01

Be Smart, Be Active-Sidney

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 01

Great Garden Detectives-Margaretville

May 1 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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DROUGHT

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.

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FLOODING

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding flooding.

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WINTER STORMS

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.

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