4-H Camp Beechwood keeps kids connected during social distancing

This is a guest post submitted by CCE Wayne County 4-H Team Leader Jessica Spence. Visit the submissions page to submit a guest post for the Extension Works blog, and to be featured in Extension Insider. 4-H Camp Beechwood, nestled along the Maxwell Creek and the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario at Beechwood State Park,… Read more 4-H Camp Beechwood keeps kids connected during social distancing

CCE Voices: Catskills Youth Climate Summit & Earth Day

The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” —Gaylord Nelson Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Inspired by the activist movement, Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to bring awareness to environmental… Read more CCE Voices: Catskills Youth Climate Summit & Earth Day

CCE Broome County sparks youth’s emotional well-being

On Thursday, April 2, CCE Broome County’s CITIZEN U, RootED, and 4-H UNITY (Urban Neighborhoods Improved Through Youth) teamed  up with Binghamton City School District and Union-Endicott Central School District to support the social emotional well-being of young children during the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing 3,000 “Be the Spark Coloring and Activity Book 2020” at… Read more CCE Broome County sparks youth’s emotional well-being