Youth & 4-H


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.


"For Goodness Bake" - Bake Sale Fundraiser

June 6, 2015 at 10:00AM

CCEDC's Green Teen Beacon is having a bake sale fundraiser, "For Goodness Bake" on Saturday, June 6th from 10am - 4pm at Catalyst Gallery, 137 Main Street in Beacon. All proceeds go to benefit Green Teen Beacon! » Read More

4-H Program Advisory Meeting

June 17, 2015 at 7:00PM

RAPP Annual Picnic

June 30, 2015 at 3:00PM

RAPP is hosting an inter-generational picnic for families raising related children 3:00 to 6:00 pm on June 30, 2015 at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls. RAPP staff and volunteers will offer educational activities, outdoor sports and a talent show. » Read More


Money Management Tools for Success

March 2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and The Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition presents Money Management Tools for Success. » Read More

County Executive Molinaro Signs Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into Law

March 2015

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro was joined today by members of the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, county and municipal officials and local farmers at McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton for the signing of the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into law. The Dutchess County Legislature unanimously adopted the plan earlier this month. » Read More

Positive Parenting Workshop: Parenting Styles and Discipline

November 2014

Are You a Jelly Fish or a Brick Wall? Join us for a workshop and find out your parenting style. » Read More