WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
4-H Camp Shankitunk
Camp is not just a weekend in the woods. It is what happens to campers, what they take home in their memories, in their new purposes, in their improved and newly acquired skills, in their friendships, in their appreciation of nature and out-of-doors.
Register on line at: www.campshankitunk.org or print the brochure below and mail in your deposit. Weeks fill up fast, so don’t delay. Overnight and day camp available.
Week 1-June30-July 5 – Carnival Week
Week 2-July 7-July12 – Jungle Week
Week 3-July 14-19 – Wonka Week
Week 4 – July 21-July 26 – Wet & Wild Week
Week 5 – July 28-August 2 – Luau Week
WALTON & DEPOSIT FARMERS’ MARKETS
Walton – Veterans Plaza, 181 Delaware St., Every Friday, July-September, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Deposit – 1st United Methodist Church, 107 Second St., Thursdays, August 15 & September 19 only, 10:00am – 2:00pm
WIC clients and senior citizens may redeem Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons at these locations.
Fruit & vegetable prescription program bucks also redeemed at these locations.
Interested in being a vendor at either location? Contact CCE at 607-865-6531.
NYS 4-H Forestry Weekend
May 3rd – 5th, 2019
At 4-H Camp Shankitunk in Delaware County
Join youth from across the state for a weekend of forestry activities, games, and competition. This three-day event is for youth ages 10 and up, staff, and volunteers interested in learning more about forests. We will also be
selecting the team to represent New York State at the 2018 National Forestry Invitational (must be 14-19 for the national event).
Cost is $43 per person and includes food and materials, and cabin lodging. (A $95 value!)
Two chaperones per county get a discounted rate of $30 Space is limited.
For more information go to:
Or contact Andrew Randazzo at [email protected] or 518 318-1180
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.
FUN WITH QUILTING
MAY 30, 9:00am 3:00pm
Fun with Colors Quilting Workshop with Polly DellaCrosse. Step outside the box and create a colorful quilt using bright fabrics! Expert quilter Polly DellaCrosse will guide you through the process from start to finish during this all day workshop at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Delhi
You will need to bring:
* Sewing machine (let us know if you need to borrow one)
* Extension cord
* Theme fabric with many colors (1 yard)
* 6 strips of 2-1/2” of six different colors that blend with theme fabric
* Coordinated backing fabric (1-1/2 yards)
* Small package of batting (45″ x 60″)
* Coordinated thread
* Embellishments (buttons, ribbons, use your imagination)
Finished projects can be displayed at the Delaware County Fair this summer! Bring a dish to pass to share for potluck lunch.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.