MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is collaborating with Rockland and Livingston Counties on an exciting program that will be offered virtually on a platform called Flipgrid!
“Intro to Vet Science” is a class for youth ages 8-19 that will include 7 sessions beginning Tuesday, March 9th through Tuesday, April 20th at 6:00 PM.
Does your child love animals and want to learn more about different species? Is your child interested in becoming a veterinarian? This program will fit the bill, so have them join our new online 4-H Vet Science Club! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. Youth will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in some hands-on activities and learning.
The 4-H Vet Science Club will help your child explore and learn more about animal health. It also allows youth to appreciate the importance of good management and sanitation practices in keeping animals healthy and happy. For more information and to register please visit www.CCEOrangeCounty.org/events.
The registration deadline is Monday, March 1st at 3:00 PM. Please contact Margaret May Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-344-1234 with any questions.
Intro to Vet Science Program Schedule:
- Tuesday, March 9th at 6:00 PM – Introduction Night including information on using Flipgrid
- Tuesday, March 16th at 6:00 PM – Lesson #1: Careers in Vet Science
- Tuesday, March 23rd at 6:00 PM – Lesson #2: Animal Husbandry/Behavior
- Tuesday, March 30th at 6:00 PM – Lesson #3: Bio Security Transmission of Pathogens
- Tuesday, April 6th at 6:00 PM – Lesson #4: Types of Injections and Vaccines
- Tuesday, April 13th at 6:00 PM – Lesson #5: Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration
- Tuesday, April 20th at 6:00 PM – Lesson #6: Animal Health Check including a Q and A with Vet and Vet Tech
Cornell Cooperative Extension and its partnerships provide programs for Orange County residents on youth and family development; nutrition, health, and food safety; community and economic vitality; and agricultural sustainability through Cornell based research. Committed to Orange County, we design programs to meet local needs to enable people to improve their lives and communities. For more information call Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County at 845-344-1234 or visit our website at www.cceorangecounty.org.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
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