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2020 Awards & Recognition

4-H Awards & Recognition Event

Friday, October 1, 2021

You are invited to join us to celebrate the growth of our 4-H members over the past year! We will be recognizing our members and volunteers, and announce awarded trips & flex spending award recipients!We are excited to celebrate our 4-H Youth this year at Peila View Farm. We will start the awards...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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Visit an operating dairy farm!

2021 4-County Farm Trail

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Broome, Chenango, Cortland, and Tioga counties are excited to announce a partnership on the Southern Tier Farm Trail this year. This year’s trail weekend is Saturday October 2nd & Sunday October 3rd , 2021. This event has been a success in the past and pa...

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Visit an operating dairy farm!

2021 4-County Farm Trail

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Broome, Chenango, Cortland, and Tioga counties are excited to announce a partnership on the Southern Tier Farm Trail this year. This year’s trail weekend is Saturday October 2nd & Sunday October 3rd , 2021. This event has been a success in the past and pa...

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Finished compost  in wheelbarrow  in front of compost bins.

Backyard Composting Basics (Virtual)

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Composting is an important action everyone can take to help create healthier garden soils, prevent food waste being sent to the landfill, and reduce emissions that contribute to climate change.In this online workshop, attendees will learn the basics of the composting process and how to create and...

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floral arranging

4-H SPARK Club - Floral Arranging

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Club Age Range: 5-18Activity Description: Learn about flowers and create your own Floral Arrangement to take home.This activity will be led by one of our CCE Master Gardeners. Please bring your own vase!  We are supplying all the items needed to create your own floral arrangement. Space will...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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Nature Walk

Weeks Without Walls - Nature Walk

Monday, October 11, 2021

Join us for an introductory guided nature walk through the park! We will explore the ecosystem that the park has to offer including trees, birds, insects, and plants.

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Spark Day

4-H SPARK Club - SPARK Day

Monday, October 11, 2021

Join us for a full day of activities and fun! Make a tasty snack, learn how to compost the left over food, build some friendships, go on a treasure hunt and explore outdoors. This day is open to all youth ages 5-18. Space will be limited for this face-to-face activity, so register early.

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Geocashing

4-H SPARK Club - Geocashing Project

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The project will be held face-to-face at our 4-H Office Building:October 13th -Intro to Geocaching fun. Link to join will follow.October 20th - We will be outside geocaching together. Please plan dress appropriately. Details will follow.October 27th - Learn how to build a geocache and submit it f...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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Fall Leaf Walk

Weeks Without Walls Fall Leaf Walk

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Come enjoy the changing colors of Fall! Join us for a guided nature walk where we will help you learn about and how to identify trees.9:00-10:30am @ Nathaniel Cole Park12:30-2:00pm @ Greenwood Park

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Fall Leaf Walk

Weeks Without Walls Fall Leaf Walk

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Come enjoy the changing colors of Fall! Join us for a guided nature walk where we will help you learn about and how to identify trees.9:00-10:30am @ Nathaniel Cole Park12:30-2:00pm @ Greenwood Park

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Finished compost  in wheelbarrow  in front of compost bins.

Backyard Composting Basics

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Composting is an important action everyone can take to help create healthier garden soils, prevent food waste being sent to the landfill, and reduce emissions that contribute to climate change.In this workshop attendees will learn the basics of the composting process and how to create and maintai...

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4-H

Get to Know 4-H Night

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Come join the 4-H Staff, leaders and current members to find out what 4-H is all about!  Club Age Range: 5-18Have you every wondered if 4-H is the right fit for your family?  This is the perfect way to find out! Newly enrolled and wondering what opportunities await for the com...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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grapevine wreaths

Grapevine Crafts

Saturday, October 23, 2021

A make and take workshop for grapevine wreaths.Learn to identify wild grape vines and make a grapevine wreath.Suitable for ages 10 and up with accompanying adult. Please bring a pair of pruning shears and garden gloves.Cost of the class is $10 per person. Class size is limited so pre-registra...

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Food scraps and compost

Composting Indoors with Worms (Virtual)

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Live in an apartment or home that does not have access to outdoor space? Learn how to compost indoors year-round with worms. Vermicomposting is a method of composting using earthworms, specifically red wigglers, to process fruit and vegetable scraps into a nutrient-rich compost. All that is requi...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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meat bird project

4-H SPARK Club - Virtual Meat Chicken Project

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Learn how to raise meat chickens from chick to table.  This is a 7 week long project.  We recommend that you attend all 7 sessions to complete the project.  A zoom link will be sent to you after registering before the first session.Club Age Range: 5-18Dates: Saturdays 9/25 - 11/6 a...

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dairy farm tour

4-H SPARK Club - Dairy Farm Tour

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Come tour the Whittaker Dairy Farm, in Whitney Point. See how they use robotics, GPS and more to run their dairy farm. Get to see the equipment up close and all the calves! Space will be limited for this face-to-face activity, so register early.Club Age Range: 5-18This activity will be on Saturda...

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Food scraps and compost

Composting Indoors with Worms

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Live in an apartment or home that does not have access to outdoor space? Learn how to compost indoors year-round with worms. Vermicomposting is a method of composting using earthworms, specifically red wigglers, to process fruit and vegetable scraps into a nutrient-rich compost. All that is requi...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Design Your Succession Plan Series

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Join Us!Join Cornell Cooperative Extension across New York State, the Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and the Capital Area Ag & Horticulture Program, for our 6-part webinar series:Design Your Succession PlanFarmers and next generation farmers will receive an opportunity to develop and design...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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Parent/Volunteer Connection

4-H Family Connection

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

“It takes a village to raise a child." Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month as we bring together youth, parents, volunteers, educators and anyone looking to learn more or get involved! Every event will provide an opportunity to learn more about our program and collect input so we can creat...

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