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4-H Events Calendar

Events Calendar


NYS 4-H Horse Judging – UPDATE; has been postponed. More announcements to come.

April 2019: Upcoming Events

April 25, 2019  – Dog Obedience Training classes start

April 28, 2019 – Equine Extravaganza: SUNY Cobleskill faculty and students in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Schoharie-Otsego & Fulton-Montgomery welcome 4-H youth from across New York State to join us for a fun filled educational day that is intended to broaden the 4-H youths’ knowledge within the horse project and provide more insight into Hippology.

  • Where: Equine Center at SUNY Cobleskill
  • When: 9am-3pm Sunday, April 28th 2019
  • Cost: $20/youth, $10/adult chaperone (cost includes t-shirt!)
  • Who: All 4-H youth, cloverbuds and up!
  • How: Click HERE for more information, and HERE for forms to register!

May 2019: Upcoming Events

May 3-5, 2019 – Forestry Weekend: Join youth from across NY, for this three-day event focused on learning about forest management and careers in forestry. This event will include games, activities and a competition relevant to forestry, during which a team will be selected to represent NYS at the National Forestry Invitational (must be aged 14-19 to attend national event).

  • Where: Camp Shankitunk, NY
  • When: The weekend of May 3-5, 2019
  • Cost: ~ $45
  • Who: Youth aged 10 and up
  • How: Registration is not yet open

May 4, 2019 – Animal Crackers registration is now open for this workshop oriented event focused on educating about horse and poultry science! Participants will learn about different aspects of animal care, interact and exchange with faculty, staff, students, professional producers, industry experts, and more, utilizing the unique facilities of Cornell University.

  • Where: Cornell Campus, Morrison Hall
  • When: Check-in begins at 9am on Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Cost: $15
  • Who: 4-H youth aged 9 and up
  • How: Register through your country office by contacting CCE @ 315-255-1183. Click HERE for more details and HERE to register online!

May 17-18, 2019 – 4-H Equine and Dairy 101: This one-night two-day 4-H Dairy & Equine Camp is for 4-H youth interested in either the dairy or equine tract! All sessions will be taught by Morrisville State College faculty and other professionals in the industries. For more information on this awesome program or to register, call Jennifer Collins at the Herkimer County 4-H office at 315-866-7920.

  • Where: Morrisville State College
  • Cost: $100 per 4-H participant & $75 per chaperone
  • Who: 4-H youth aged 13-19
  • How: Click HERE to register

June 2019: Upcoming Events

June 25-27, 2019 – 4-H Career Explorations: this is an annual conference hosted by Cornell for youth to explore potential careers and possibilities for furthering education. Youth will learn in a hands on environment, from Cornell faculty and graduate students, as well as have the opportunity to experience campus life! Registration open until June 1st.

  • Where: Held at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY
  • When: Arrive between 10am and 12pm on June 25th, depart 2:30pm on June 27th
  • Cost: $260 per youth and participating chaperone
  • Who: For youth in 10th grade and up (University U available for 8th and 9th graders)
  • How: Click HERE for more details!

July 2019: Upcoming Events

At a Glance Schedule, Events 2019:


March – April Paper Clover Campaign Sponsored by Tractor Supply Company!

March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019 – Youth Tractor Safety Course

March 27-April 7, 2019 – Paper Clover Campaign

March 29-30, 2019 – Dairy Discovery Program @ Cornell

March 30, 2019 – District Public Presentations

March 31, 2019 – March Dog Madness


April 1, 6, 2019 – Youth Tractor Safety Course

April 5-7, 2019 – STARR Program

April 6, 2019 – Cornell University Vet School Open House

April 25, 2019 – Cayuga County Dog Obedience Courses begin

April 27, 2019 – NYS 4-H Horse Bowl

April 27, 2019 – NYS 4-H Dairy Bowl


May 4, 2019 – Animal Crackers Program @ Cornell

May 11, 2019 – 4-H Horse Clinic @ Snook’s Training Stables

May 11, 2019 – NYS 4-H Horse Communications

May 19-21, 2019 – 4-H Capital Days Program in Albany


June 14-16, 2010 – NYS 4-H STEM Camp

June 25-27, 2019 -4-H Career Explorations Program @ Cornell


July 25-27, 2019 – 4-H Youth Fair Events


August 17, 2019 – Tentative: NYS 4-H Dog Show @ NYS Fairgrounds

August 21-September 2, 2019 – NYS Fair


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Registrations are required for most programs, for detailed information on specific events, call: (315) 255-1183, emailfind us on Facebook, or visit our website. If you are a person with a disability and require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations for the any event, contact us as soon as possible, please. Please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension Cayuga County office if you have special needs or are unable to pay at cost events.


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