RENSSELAER CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is excited to announce the 100th birthday of 4-H. On June 7th a curbside celebration which included distribution of shirts, mementos, car selfie station and Chicken BBQ was well attended. Thank you to the volunteers and the Schaghticoke Fair for providing the venue for our drive-through event, the Farmer’s Feed Bunk for providing the delicious food and everyone that stopped by to support 4-H.
In 1920, three years after the start of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, a youth development program was initiated; to teach young people research based agricultural and best home making practices. Over the past 100 years Rensselaer County 4-H has provided youth experiences in ever growing and changing project areas such as food systems, environmental, agricultural and textile sciences, leadership development and much more. Our mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development is to unleash the power of youth and adults through diverse opportunities that meet community needs. For more information on getting involved in the largest youth development organization in the world call your respective Cooperative Extension Office, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County- 518-272-4210.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County
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