4-H Forestry Weekend


Join youth from across the state for a weekend of forestry activities, games, and competition.  This three-day event is for youth aged 10 and up (and staff and volunteers) interested in learning more about forests.

A team will also be selected to represent New York State at the National Forestry Invitational (must be 14-19 for the national event).

2020 Date:

  • May 8 – 9, 2020

Cost: $50 per participant; $30 per chaperone

Location: 4-H Camp Shankitunk Delhi

Forestry weekend hands-on activities include:

  • Tree Identification
  • Tree measurements
  • Topographic Map Reading
  • Compass usage
  • Map reading
  • Insects and diseases
  • Nature games
  • Hikes and more

For more information, contact John Bowe: 518-668-4881/623-3291; [email protected]

Registration is through Anna Harrod-McGrew of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County: [email protected]

Space is limited.  Register early.