Office Hours

The Cornell Cooperative Extension office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Check out the 4-H Calendar at the bottom of this page to see what's happening with the Warren County 4-H program. Please make sure to contact us if you see something you want to be a part of~most events need pre-registration.

518-623-3291 or 668-4881 - or you can e-mail: mlb222@cornell.edu




Youth Fair Talent Show

Youth Fair Talent Show

Red Nose, Green Heart - 4-H Fundraiser

Red Nose, Green Heart - 4-H Fundraiser

4-H Bottle Drive Fundraiser

4-H Bottle Drive Fundraiser

4-H COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY

The Tractor Supply Company (TSC) Spring Paper Clover fundraiser will take place from April 13-24th
We know that when 4-H’ers are present in the store working with the TSC team, we can boost how much is raised by 40%
Contact the 4-H office if you are able to give a couple hours over a weekend during the event to come to the Queensbury store and help bag merchandise, work at a 4-H information table or greet customers.


NYS SHOOTING SPORTS BANQUET


The New York State 4-H Shooting Sports Banquet is held annually for two purposes: 
to honor the volunteers and staff that make the program happen; and to raise the majority of funds used to support the program.

In 2016, Warren County will host this annual event at the Fort William Henry in Lake George on Saturday, April 23rd.  Doors open at 4pm for the auction viewing with a buffet dinner served at 6:30pm.

Many fine guns and a broad variety of items will be available through games and drawings, as well as a silent and live auction.

We are seeking youth to help assist with this event.  If you would be willing to assist as a “runner,” running a game, or other related activities, please call and let us know.  The auction can always use an extra pair of hands. 

For tickets or more information, call 623-3291/668-4881.


4-H SPRING BREAK PROGRAMS

Focus on Photography

When:  Tuesday, April 26th
Time: 1-4pm 
Where:  CCE Education Center


Learn some skills of great photography including composition and focal point and try out your new skills in the field.  We’ll also explore what 4-H Fair judges look for when they judge a photograph and tips on how to make your photograph and presentation a blue ribbon entry.

This class is open to 4-Hers 11 years and older. Youth must bring their own digital camera, cell phone with camera or ipad and have a basic knowledge of how to use the device to take photos. 

Class size is limited.  Pre-register by April 11th by calling the CCE office at 668-4881/623-3291 or e-mailing:  mlb222@cornell.edu





 Hunter Education Class
http://warren.cce.cornell.edu/events/2016/04/26/hunter-education-field-day-for-home-study-course


When:  Tuesday, April 26th
Time: 9:00am-4:30pm
Where:  Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club
Space is limited to 25 seats!


This class is free and open to the public (ages 11.5 years of age and up). The course is "Home Study," materials MUST be picked up at the CCE Education Center Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, BEFORE April 12th.


Homestudy workbook must be COMPLETED to gain entry to class.  NO EXCEPTIONS.   Bring a lunch with you. 

To register, contact the CCE office at 518-668-4881 or e-mail mlb222@cornell.edu




Fisheries Management Tour

When:  Wednesday, April 27th
Time:  9am—12pm
Where:  Warren County Fish Hatchery

Join us as we tour the Warrensburg NYSDEC Fish Hatchery to learn about the common fish species of the Adirondacks and how the hatchery works to keep our waterways stocked. 

This program is free and open to all 4-Hers.

Please contact the CCE office to register for this program by April 11th .
** Please dress warmly as part of the tour will be outside.  Families are welcome to bring a lunch-picnic tables are available. 

** Transportation is available for those wishing to join us for Sport Fishing Jeopardy afterwards. 



Sport Fishing Jeopardy

Answer:  Fun, Educational,and the perfect follow-up to a fish hatchery tour.
Question:  What is Sport Fishing?   

When:  Wednesday, April 27th
Time:  1pm—2:30pm
Where:  CCE Education Center

Sport Fishing Jeopardy is the perfect follow up to the fisheries tour.  Come have fun, test your knowledge and maybe even learn something.  Fun prizes will be given to the winning team.
Registration is required by April 11th and can be done by calling the CCE Education Center at 518-623-3291/668-4881 or e-mailing mlb222@cornell.edu




"Where Does My Food Come From?" 


When:  Thursday, April 28th

Time:  11:00pm—12:30pm
Where:  CCE Education Center

Come learn about the differences between organic, heirloom, GMO, and local foods – and then assist with cooking and taste-testing recipes made with those different food sources – as well as start some seedlings which will be able to be brought home after the program’s completion. 

The program is limited to 15 participants, between the ages of 5-19. Pre-register by April 11th by calling the CCE office at 668-4881/623-3291 or e-mailing:  mlb222@cornell.edu


Career Explorations Trip


CAREER EXPLORATIONS TRIP


Dates:  Tues., June 28TH – Thurs., June 30TH
 

Location:  Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Cost:  $250.00 per person
NOTE:  Scholarships may be available for youth who need financial support and must be applied for before May 1st.

Registration:  Participants must register with the CCE office by April 15th.


Open to any NYS teen in grades 8—12.



For over 70 years, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program has conducted a three-day on campus event for youth on the Cornell University Campus.   The purpose of this program, now called Career Explorations, is to provide youth with exposure to academic fields and career exploration, to develop leadership skills, to provide hands-on experience in a college setting and to introduce you to Cornell University.

4-H Career Exploration programs allow youth to have fun while learning about science, technology, humanities, and . . . yourself.  The event is made up of two grade specific tracts: University U for youth entering grades 8 and 9 and Focus for Teens for youth entering grades 10-12. 
Participants must complete a Public Presentation prior to attending this trip.

Packets are available upon request and completed registration forms are DUE to the Warren County CCE Education Center by April 15th!   Early registration is suggested for Focus for Teens.

This trip is LIMITED TO 8 YOUTH, so call right away to reserve your spot!




4-H Wilderness Explorations


42nd Annual 4-H Wilderness Exploration Program
trip for 12—15 year olds

Date: July 12—14, 2016
Location: Rollins Pond
Cost:  $55.00


TRIP IS LIMITED TO 15 YOUTH PARTICIPANTS!

ALL participants MUST be enrolled 4-H’ers to attend this trip.

To Register
Contact the CCE office by calling 518-623-3291/668-4881 or e-mailing mlb222@cornell.edu and send the $55 registration fee to the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Education Center (make checks payable to “CCE Warren County”).
Trip is limited and will fill quickly, but all registrations are due byJune 16, 2016.