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 delivers online chicken ed to cooped up New Yorkers

You can admit it now. You cracked. You stress bought chickens. Turns out, you’re not alone. A backyard brood, once a staple of the rural and urban homesteading movement, is now trending. But unlike that innocuous sourdough starter molding in a jar on the countertop, your new chicks require specialized and dedicated care and equipment.… Read more CCE delivers online chicken ed to cooped up New Yorkers

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