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To all our 4-H Club Leaders, Volunteers, Parents, and Youth: at this time Steuben County's 4-H Program is asking that 4-H Clubs temporarily suspend any and all in-person club meetings and activities effective March 16 through June 1st. We will continue to monitor developments related to COVID 19 and will keep you posted. We thank you for your patience and understanding.


Join the Finger Lakes District 4-H Educators and Volunteers as we create and share virtual programming! 

The New York State 4-H Office is continuing to monitor Coronavirus (Covid-19) developments and the impact on our 4-H programs locally, statewide and at the national level. We remain in close contact with Cornell University and Cornell Cooperative Extension regarding policy on what events need to be postponed or changed and for now we can share the following updates regarding state/national events:

Events THAT ARE affected:

  • March Dog Madness - March 22 - cancelled
  • Dairy Discovery Day - March 27-28 - cancelled
  • National 4-H Conference - March 28-April 2 - postponed until Sept 26-Oct 1, 2020
  • Staff In-service - April 1-2 - moving to virtual
  • STARR - April 24-26 - postponed until possibly fall
  • Animal Crackers - May 2 - cancelled
  • Forestry Weekend - May 8-10 - Postponed
  • Capital Days - May 17-19 - Cancelled
  • PRYDE Youth Development Research Update - postponed
  • 4-H Equine & Dairy 101 at Morrisville College - cancelled
  • Career Explorations - June 30 - July 2 Cancelled
  • State 4-H Dairy Bowl - postponed, tentative new date June 6, 2020
  • SUNY Cobleskill Block and Bridle Club Spring Clinic - Cancelled
  • International Exchange - Outbound and Inbound - Cancelled
  • NYS 4-H STEM Camp - June 19-21 - Cancelled
  • TSC Spring Paper Clover - postponed

At this time determinations about county and regional events are being managed by local/county extension offices. We will continue to update this list as new information comes to light.

Interested in Joining the Dairy Committee Meeting?

  • Join in on Wednesday, May 20th @ 5:30 pm
  • Please Pre-Register with Ainsley Robbins via email or phone

Meeting will be held via Zoom

Photo Collage!!!

  • Looking for a project to work on amongst CCE Staff & 4-H peers?
  • We’re constructing a photo collage to send a message amongst the community that 4-H projects are still underway!
  • What does this entail? A photo of a Steuben County 4-H’er & their 2020 4-H project(s)
  • The collage will be posted on Facebook, Instagram & the CCE Website

Contact Ainsley Robbins @ or 607-664-2571 to participate

NYS 4-H Virtual Forestry Weekend

Every Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
May 9th - June 6th
Join youth from across the state in a virtual series and learn about the various forestry topics and activities typically covered at Forestry Weekend. Open to youth ages 10 and up interested in learning more about forests. Please contact Jenny - if you are interested in being registered!

Join us on Wednesday
May 20 at 6PM
For a statewide virtual Hour of Code

Hour of Code is an introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn together the basics to be a maker, a creator, an innovator!!

THIS program is for youth ages 8-14 and requires an adult chaperone to join.
Use this zoom link to register Kat Leo for further information 

Jo-Ann's 4-H Rewards Program

JOANN is helping 4-H bring more hands-on programs to local communities across the nation to inspire kids to lead lives with their hearts, hands and minds. Current & lifetime members, parents of members, volunteers and 4-H staff can save 15% off total in-store and online purchases every day with 4-H Rewards. JOANN will give a minimum of 2.5% of every eligible transaction to support 4-H programming. MORE


Last updated May 14, 2020