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

ANNUAL DINNER AND MEETING

October 22, 2014 at 6:00PM

Join us for our Annual Meeting/Dinner. Steve Rosenberg, Senior Vice President of Scenic Hudson and Executive Director of The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. will give the Keynote Speech on Wednesday, October 22 at The Vassar Alumnae House. Reception begins at 6pm followed by dinner at 6:30pm. » Read More

Draft Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Meeting

October 29, 2014 at 7:00PM

Join us and give your input on our Draft Dutchess County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan. » Read More

Updates

Draft Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Public Meeting

October 2014

Save the date! October 29th...let your voice be heard at our public meeting on the Draft Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan. » Read More

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