Youth & 4-H

youth

CCEDC Youth Development Programs empower young people to reach their full potential. Our programs enable youth to emerge as leaders through hands-on experiential learning, research-based 4-H youth programs, and adult mentorship, in order to give back to their local communities.

We are pleased to be able to offer youth programming though three of our four program areas, as follows:

4-H Youth Development
  • 4-H Club Program
  • Green Teen Community Gardening Program
  • Ag in the Classroom Program
  • 4-H Teen Ambassador Club
Environment & Energy
  • No Child Left Inside (NCLI)
Family & Consumer Education
  • Financial Literacy for Youth (FLY)
  • Nutrition & Fitness Youth Programs

Thank you for your interest in CCEDC Youth Development programming.

Events

September is Kinship Care Month in New York State

October 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed September as Kinship Care Month in the State of New York! » Read More

4-H Program Advisory Meeting

October 8, 2014 at 7:00PM

4-H New Leader Training

October 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

Updates

Governor Cuomo Announces New Outdoor Farmers' Market to Premiere at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill This Weekend

September 2014

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday that a brand new outdoor farmers' market will premiere this weekend at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill, located on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County. Taste NY companies will offer their products every Friday and Sunday through November 2, including a Hudson Valley winery, as well as a number of meat and vegetable producers. » Read More

CCE Dutchess 4-H and County Fair Article on WAMC (Northeast Pulic Radio)

August 2014

On Sunday, August 17th, WAMC (Northeast Public Radio) released a news article show-casing the Dutchess County Fair, and CCE Dutchess' 4-H program. The fair starts tomorrow - Tuesday, August 19th - and will go until Sunday the 24th. The link to the article (with an audio) can be found on "WAMC.org's website here » Read More

Press Release - County's Agency Partner Grant Program

July 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County has been awarded a portion of $705,200 through Dutchess County's Agency Partner Grant Program. The funding was awarded to non-profit agencies for outcome-based programs in areas of identified need. » Read More