July 27, 2019 from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Birds of many types will come together at the fair this year to be judged. We can’t wait to see what ducks, turkeys, and chickens alike will come out for this event!
July 22, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Monday before Youth Fair, projects will be evaluated at Ward O’Hara. Please register up to 30 exhibits by June 30th, and sign up for a time slot to speak with judges about your work! We can’t wait to see what you’ve come up with. Select exhibits will be chosen to go to state fair, during the youth fair.
July 25, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4-H youth who have participated in dog obedience courses with our instructors Jackie and Beth can sign up to compete at the Youth Fair 4-H dog obedience show! Just make sure you have your animal ID certificates in by June 1st, and current rabies vaccinations.
NEW this year! The dog show is now on a Thursday evening, to limit distractions to youth and animals.
Thursday July 25 – Saturday July 27, 2019
Youth Fair is once again being held at the Ward O’Hara Agricultural Museum across from Emerson Park in Auburn NY. This 3 day event includes multiple opportunities for 4-Hers to present skills learned in the past year, both with animals, with learned skills, and leadership experience. Just a few examples include:
Monday, July 22nd:
Thursday, July 25th:
Friday, July 26th:
Saturday, July 27th:
To learn more or to sign up for an opportunity volunteering, contact Theresa Spain: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Vivian Chappell: email@example.com.
Hope to see you there!
4-H Educational Riding Clinic was Success!
Thank you to All!
On Saturday, May 11th the Cayuga County 4-H Horse Program had 25 4-H members and their project horses gather at an educational riding clinic. Wendy Casper at Snook Training Stable in Weedsport hosted the event.
The Empire Arabian Club underwrote the grant that brought Clinician Dave Phillips in for a full day of riding instruction and problem solving. Several different levels of riders participated including advanced and Cloverbuds. A pizza lunch was provided courtesy of Byrne Dairy.
CCE of Cayuga County wishes to thank everyone that helped to organize and run the event, and our sponsors, Snook Training Stable, Empire Arabian Club and Byrne Dairy!
Here are some highlights from the event!
NYS 4-H Horse Judging – UPDATE; has been postponed. More announcements to come.
June 1, 2019 – Animal ID Certificates DUE!
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.
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
Registrations are required for most programs, for detailed information on specific events, call: (315) 255-1183, email, find 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.