March 26, 2021 Friday News
Wyoming County 4-H
March 26, 2021
During COVID-19 we want to make sure we
are keeping all of our 4-H families up to date as much as we possibly can! The
entire Wyoming county 4-H staff is here for anything you and your families may need
during this time so please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us with your
enrollment deadlines approaching…
- March 31st is the
Wyoming County 4-H enrollment deadline for new youth participating in the lamb,
hog, goat, and poultry auction projects. Enrollees after this deadline
can still participate in many 4-H project areas (but not the auction
program.) General 4-H program enrollments will be accepted until June 1st
in order to participate in fair time activities.
Meat animal updates…
Hog Selection Zoom Meeting -Thursday, April 1st at 7:00PM we will have an
online session to learn about selecting your next market hog projects. Please
register using this link https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WYCO4-Hmarkethog_256e...
. This event will satisfy the educational requirement to show beef, sheep, or
pigs at the fair!
Poultry Project Registration: Deadline March 31st - Details for the market poultry project were
shared on page 18 of the February 4-H News. You can register for the project
and order chicks here https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WYCO4-Hmarketpoultry_... or
by filling out the form in the 4-H news.
- The 2021 Dog Obedience Program is gearing up
to start in a few weeks! For all of the details – including where to find
contact information for instructors, obedience training guides, and important
dates – click HERE!
If you have specific questions or concerns about the dog program, contact Sarah
- STARR 2021 “Be The STARR Of
Your Own Movie” – Join teens virtually from across NYS for this one day
workshop on Saturday, May 1st.Complete
details can be found here:
https://nys4-h.org/starr (Event Concluded) Keynote Speaker: Kyle Scheele is a motivational speaker who
talks making the world a better place and how it only takes one person to make
a huge difference in another person’s life. There is a registration fee: $40 (scholarships available from the
Wyoming County 4-H Leaders’ Association and TSC Clover Campaign Funds.)Each participant will receive a 2021 STARR
T-shirt, mug, fidget items, and a chance to win some prizes! Contact Holly firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. The early registration deadline is April 6th.
- April 27-29,
2021 (Zoom sessions from 6:00pm – 7:00pm each evening)
- 4-H’ers ages
13-18, you are invited to attend the NYS 4-H Capital Days!
- Cost: $25.00
for youth participants (Partial scholarships available from the Wyoming County
4-H Leaders’ Association and the Tractor Supply Clover Campaign. Call the 4-H office to inquire.)Registration fee for youth includes a
conference t-shirt, and other program materials that will be mailed prior to
- Join us from
the comfort of your own home as we get acquainted with our state government and
connect with other teens from across the state! Hear from both a state senator
and assemblyman as you learn how our legislative branch works. Explore our
judicial system by meeting a NYS Supreme Court judge, enjoy a live presentation
from the Department of Corrections, and activities from the Cornell Law School.
Finally, learn about the executive branch and local government. Then choose an
agency you can interact with that you would like to know more about: Department
of Ag & Markets, Department of Parks & Recreation, Department of Education,
and Department of Environmental Conservation. Add in live games and the chance
to win prizes!
email@example.com or call the 4-H office for more details or to sign up. The early bird deadline for registration is
April 2nd (to ensure material arrival) but will be accepted until April 9th.
- It’s not too late to
sign up for the virtual Kahoot! Hippology Contest for tomorrow!! Email Sarah at
firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link HERE to register for this event. Youth
will have from 9AM-5PM Saturday 3/27 to complete their selected level of
questions. Participation in this event satisfies the educational event
requirement still in place for the 2021 4-H year.
Crackers - This statewide program will be
held virtually during the month of May. Check out page 14 of the February 4-H
News for complete details and email email@example.com if you are interested in
participating. There is a $50 registration fee but that includes a workshop
material kit and eight sessions!
- THANK YOU to all of the volunteers, families
and our 4-H community for making our cookie sale delivery day run fairly
smoothly! At this point, most of the cookies have been distributed, and we have
a very limited amount of packages leftover for sale. If you are interested in
still purchasing cookies, call our office at 585-786-2251.
4-H Staff Email Contacts
Holly Harwood: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Clark: email@example.com
Stephanie Luders: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alesia Ackerman: email@example.com
General 4-H: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated November 2, 2023