WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Apply to Attend Youth Climate Summit
Tues & Wed, October 9-10, 2018
(overnight stay at Frost Valley included)
Students can apply now to attend a 2-day conference at Frost Valley YMCA to learn about climate change and leading climate actions in their school and community.
COST: Free for students + advisor
FIRST APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 15
ON-LINE APPLICATION LINK: HERE
For more information or to register for this free training call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-865-6531 or email [email protected]
17th Annual 4-H Golf Tournament
Friday, September 14, 8:00am-1:00pm
Delhi College Golf Course
The 4-H Program is the youth development program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Delaware County which links the resources of Cornell University to young people. Funding is primarily directed to program initiatives.
Would you like to become a Sponsor? Or have a 4-person Captain & Crew team?
Contact Kathy at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
Check out the attached flyer for more information.
NYS 4-H STEM CAMP
June 15-17, 2018
4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi
Science camp has six tracks to choose from. Each camper chooses one track to learn about for the weekend. They may choose from: Archery Dynamics; Drones; Backyard Engineering; Coding Unplugged; Outdoor Survival; Rocketry I & II.
Register online: HERE
For more information click the link below or contact Emily Roach at (607) 865-6531.
SOLARIZE DELAWARE COUNTY
Wednesday, July 18
Join Southern Tier Solar Works to learn all about Community Solar. No rooftop needed – Community solar gives you clean solar energy directly to your utility bill at a lower rate than NYSEG.
For more information, or to register, contact Jeanne Darling at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
GROWING & PRESERVING LOCAL FOOD
Friday, August 10, 2018, 2:15pm-4:15pm
4-C Adult Camp, Camp Shankitunk, Delhi
When your garden overflows with fresh produce and the farmers’ market explodes into rows of brilliantly colored fruits and vegetables, it’s time to join in the flavorful tradition of preserving good food. Plant a container of vegetables for your patio and learn how to freeze greens and can a jar of salsa.
Fee: $10.00. Register by calling: 607-865-6531
SIDNEY, WALTON & DEPOSIT
2018 FARMERS’ MARKETS
Sidney – Video Entertainment Lot, Main Street
Every other Tuesday: July 10, 24, Aug 7, 21 and Sept 4, 18, 10am-2pm
Walton – Veterans Plaza, Delaware Street
Every other Friday: July 6, 20; Aug 3, 17, 31 and Sept 14, 28, 10am – 2pm
Deposit – 1st United Methodist Church, 107 Second Street
Thursday, August 16 & September 20, 10am -2pm
WIC clients and senior citizens may redeem Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons at the above sites. WIC Fruit & Vegetable checks also accepted.
UPCOMING 4-H EVENTS
LIVESTOCK AUCTION ANIMAL TAGGING – June 16, 10am-Noon, Fairgrounds, Walton
POULTRY POLLORUM TESTING – June 27, Noon-2:00pm 4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi
TRI-VALLEY HORSE SHOW -June 30-July 1, All Weekend, Delaware County Fairgrounds, Walton
FARMERS’ MUSEUM JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW – July 8-10, Cooperstown
4-H DUCK RACE -Saturday, July 21, Noon, Third Brook, Walton
For more information on these events call the
4-H Office at (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.