WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Registration Now OPEN
We are now accepting applications for the summer 2018 camping program!
Overnight Camp available for children ages 8-16 by January 1. Day Camp available (8:30AM – 4:30PM) for campers age 6+
Call (607) 865-6531 to request an application/brochure.
We hope to see you this summer at Shankitunk!
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.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 am-6:00 pm
CCE Hamden Office
34570 St Hwy 10, Ste. 2, Hamden, NY
The Lead Renovator program is 8 contact hours with classroom and hands-on activities and an examination. Typical trainees are homeowners/ property owners/managers, building trades, contractors and their employees, or those who would like to use the certification to obtain work in the construction industry. These trainings are difficult to come by without traveling quite a distance to Buffalo, Rochester, Albany or NYC and are being offered at NO COST right here in our local community. Bring a lunch or go out to eat during the 1-hour lunch break.
To register call CCE at 607-865-6531 or email [email protected].
GROWING & PRESERVING LOCAL FOOD
Friday, August 10, 2018, 10:15am-11:45am
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. 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
HORSE CLINIC – May 19-20, All Weekend, Fairgrounds, Walton
LIVESTOCK AUCTION ANIMAL TAGGING – June 16, 10am-Noon, Fairgrounds, Walton
POULTRY POLLORUM TESTING – June 27, Noon-2:00pm 4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi
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.