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
  • 4-H Teen Ambassador Program
  • Green Teen Community Gardening Program
  • Ag in the Classroom Program
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.


Discipline is NOT a Dirty Word Series April 2014

April 22, 2014 at 4:30PM

This four session educational series is designed to assist caregivers with learning their parenting style, how to react to and guide a child's behavior and practice examples to demonstrate positive discipline. » Read More

Discipline is NOT a Dirty Word Series

April 22, 2014 at 4:30PM

Discipline is NOT a Dirty Word, is an educational series which specifically addresses positive discipline techniques for parents and relative caregivers. » Read More

The Finance Committee of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

April 28, 2014 at 5:30PM

The Finance Committee of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County will hold a meeting on Monday, April 28 at 5:30 pm at the Farm & Home Center in Millbrook, NY. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending must call (845) 677-8223 x 100 and advise of any special needs we may accommodate » Read More


RAPP Safety Awareness Day

March 2014

Are you and your family members prepared for an emergency situation? The Relatives As Parents Program Safety Day will address what to do in an emergency for both youth and adult participants. » Read More

4-H Brings Agriculture to Life in Local Schools Through Reading

March 2014

In its 8th Year, Agricultural Literacy Week, a program of New York Agriculture in the Classroom, has helped to bring agriculturally themed books and resources into thousands of classrooms and libraries throughout New York State. » Read More