4-H Trips

Capital Days- (for youth currently in grades 10-12)  Gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story, create awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates from other counties.  Delegates are chosen by their county 4-H program.  4-H Capital Days is a NYSACCE4-HE sponsored event.

Wonders of Washington- (for youth in grades 9-12) Gives youth an opportunity to visit our Nations Capitol, meet and interact with legislators, and many educational tours.  Tours include: Capitol Hill, Washington DC, Arlington Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, and the Smithsonian.   

Career Explorations- (for youth currently in grades 7-11) This is a three day event for youth on the Cornell University campus. Youth will be exposed to academic fields and career exploration, develop leadership skills, and provided with hands-on experiences in a college setting while getting acquainted to Cornell University.

Pre-Teen Adventure- (for youth currently in grades 3-6, 8-12 years old)  This event is held annually in July at Dyken Pond Environmental Center.  Youth spend the day exploring the environmental center and in the past have chose to go canoeing and kayaking, practice archery, gone fishing, and created plaster tracks.   

Cloverbud Outing- (for youth currently in grades k-2, 5-8years old)  This event is held annually in July at Dyken Pond Environmental Center.  Youth spend half of day exploring the center and in the past they have engaged in pond studies, bird watching and shelter building. 

Contact

Kandis Freer
4-H Youth Development Senior Resource Educator
kmf83@cornell.edu
(518) 272-4210 ext 106

Last updated January 6, 2015