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




4-H Bottle Drive Fundraiser

4-H Bottle Drive Fundraiser

Holiday Gifts for 4-H'ers

Looking for a gift for your 4-H'er? We have what you need! Stop by the office to see our selection of Warren County 4-H merchandise.


4-H Archery Programs

Intermediate Archery Program
Date:  Sunday, January 7th 
Time:  1:00pm - 3:30pm 
Location:  Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club.  

Must be at least 8 years old and completed Basic Archery. Move beyond the basics of recurve shooting with compound bows. Once established, students will be allowed to select either a recurve or compound and work toward improving their grouping at several distances.   Fee $5. 


Advanced Archery Program
Date:  Sunday, January 7th   
Time:  3:30-5:00pm 
Location:  Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club

Must be at least 8 years old and completed Basic and Intermediate Archery. Crossbow usage and the use of sights.  Fee $5. 

NOTE: Dates and locations are subject to change due to weather or scheduling.

Registration is required for these events by calling the CCE office at
518-668-4881/623-3291
or by e-mailing Michele Baker at: 
mlb222@cornell.edu



4-H Reward Cards Now Available at JoAnn Fabric!


JOANN Fabrics and National 4-H Council are partnering to bring more hands-on 4-H programs to youth in local communities across the nation. Just in time for holiday crafting and gift-giving, the 4-H community and JOANN customers can save money while "shopping with purpose" with the free 4-H Reward Card.  The new 4-H Reward Card gives JOANN shoppers 15% off their total in-store and online purchases every day, and gives a minimum of 2.5% of every eligible transactions as a donation to 4-H.


Also, JOANN will have a Paper Clover campaign in February where proceeds will go to National 4-H Council and to NYS 4-H Foundation.  Plus customers who purchase a $4 Paper Clover will receive a coupon for $4 off their next purchase.  There is also a $1 dollar edition of the Paper Clover.


For more information and to sign up for your reward card, visit https://4-h.org/get-involved/partners/4-h-and-joann/


4-H Re-Enrollment Information


4-H Families, Volunteers, and Supporters,

The new 4-H year is almost upon us.  Re-enrollment begins at the beginning of September. 

ENROLLMENT FORMS AND PAYMENTS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 30th FOR YOUTH TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ANY TRIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, OR CLUB CREDITS. As an added incentive, for new members or those who re-enroll before November 30th, the membership will be the same as the 2016-2017 rates:   Single Youth Membership $10; Family of Two or More Youth $15; and Inclusive Membership (which includes FREE admission to all programs with a program fee of $5 or less) $30.  

Those re-enrolling AFTER November 30th, the fee will be $20 for a single youth, $30 for a family, and $60 for inclusive programming with $5 admission or less. 

There are no fees for volunteers at this time. Warren County is still one of the most affordable programs in the state.  

We are all looking forward to another exciting year of 4-H! 


4-H/CCE OFFICE CLOSED DATES


VETERANS DAY - OFFICE CLOSED

The 4-H/CCE Office will be closed on Friday, November 10th to observe Veterans Day.  We will return to the office on Monday, November 13th to answer your calls.






THANKSGIVING - OFFICE CLOSED


The 4-H/CCE Office will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th to observe Thanksgiving.  We will return to the office on Monday, November 27th to answer your calls.




4-H Wilderness Exploration Program

43rd Annual 4-H Wilderness Exploration Program
for 12—15 year olds

Date: July 11—13, 2017
Location: Ausable Campground, Clinton County
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 cooperative Extension Education Center (make checks payable to “CCE Warren County”).

Registration Deadline
is June 16, 2017.


FISHERIES MANAGEMENT TOUR

Date:  Wednesday, April 19th
Time:  9:00am—11:00am
Location:  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 5th .

** Please dress warmly as part of the tour will be outside.
** Transportation is available for those wishing to join us for Sport Fishing Jeopardy and/or SOUPer-Spring Lunch at the CCE office afterwards. 

SPORT FISHING JEOPARDY


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

When:  Wednesday, April 19th
Time:  11:15am—12:00pm
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 5th and can be done
by calling the CCE Education Center at
518-623-3291/668-4881 or e-mailing
mlb222@cornell.edu


SOUP-er SPRING LUNCH

When:  Wednesday, April 19th
Time:  12:15pm—1:15pm
Where:  CCE Education Center
Do you like to eat? Come and join us for a “SOUPer” spring lunch of soup, and remember to bring your appetite as we learn about what makes soups healthy,
as we make and then eat soup for lunch.
For more information, or to sign up, please contact Marybeth Mitcham at: mem467@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881


AXE & KNIFE SAFETY CLASS


 Date:  Sunday, March 26th
Time:  9am—4pm
Location:  Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club

Pre-registration is required.

Are you a member of the 4-H Adirondack Guides who would also like to be able to use knives or axes on our camping trips? Are you a 4-H member who would like to learn how to use axes or knives more safely?

Come join us for this all-day, hands-on learning event that will incorporate both classroom-based learning and practical knowledge.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Marybeth Mitcham at:
mem467@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881


4-H CAREER EXPLORATION


CALLING ALL GARDEN-LOVING 4-H'ERS



Are you a registered 4-H member who loves to garden?

This summer, we are looking for interested 4-H’ers who would be willing to help in our garden in exchange for a share of the garden’s produce. This opportunity would also provide community service hours, as a portion of the produce from the garden will be donated to local food pantries. 

For more information, or to sign-up for a garden helper slot, please contact Marybeth Mitcham at: mem467@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881.  


YARD SALE ITEMS BEING SOUGHT



We will be accepting donations of gently used household and garden items for our 2nd Annual 4-H Yard Sale.   

You can deliver your treasures Mon-Fri from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.  (Because the items will be stored in our shed, any temperature sensitive items should be held onto until spring.)

We are grateful for any donation but will not be accepting large upholstered furniture,
mattresses, clothing, large electronics or computers. 

If you have any questions, please call Roxanne at 668-4881 or my e-mail at
rmw38@cornell.edu


BASIC & INTERMEDIATE AIR PISTOL PROGRAM

A BASIC AIR PISTOL Program is being held on Sunday, March 19th from 9AM - 11AM @ the Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club in Queensbury.  Followed by an INTERMEDIATE AIR PISTOL Program from 1-5pm.

Youth must be at least 10 years of age. Participants will work on improving groups, trigger squeeze, breathing, and scoring targets. Fee $5. Please contact the CCE office for more information or to register by calling 623-3291 or 668-4881 or e-mailing mlb222@cornell.edu




4-H Adirondack Guide Orientation


Winter Solstice Programs


Don’t be bored during mid-winter break, 
come to CCE for a day of fun and learning!
Join us for one or for all of these fun, educational programs:

Date:  Thursday, February 23rd
Time:  9:30am—2:30pm
Location:  CCE Education Center
$5.00/youth for the entire day!
**Dress for the weather as some of these programs will take place outside**

9:30am—10:30amWHEP—Showshoe Hare & Ruft Grouse
Learn about the winter adaptations of these two ADK species.  Cloverbuds welcome!  Limited to 15 participants.


9:30am—10:30amUpcycled Craft Activity - Limited to 10 participants.


11:00 am—12:00pmPublic Presentation Training A fun and engaging program that will help get you started with your 2017 public presentation.  FREE


12:00pm—1:00pm”It’s a Wrap” - Join us as we learn about the importance of vegetables and fruits in our diets and then we make our own healthy wraps.  Limited to 25 participants.


1:15 pm—2:30pmDrone Discovery - Come have fun with us and experiment with drones.  Ages 10+.  Limited to 15 participants.


1:15 pm—2:30pmUpcycled Craft Activity - Limited to 10 participants.