August 2016 NewsFlash

4-H Summer Fun for Younger Children

Summer is a time for kids to have fun and try something new. There are two fun 4-H events, coming in August, that are open to children age 5-8 (as of January 1st) in Pike and Monroe County. They will have the opportunity to indulge their curiosity and have fun!
4-H Cloverbud Camp— For kids age 5-8, August 9-11 from 9:30 am-11:30 am at Lehman Park in Bushkill. Hands-on, age appropriate activities! Kids will make a terrarium, learn about puppetry, explore the importance of leaves, and make ice cream from scratch! 4-H members $15; non-members $20. Registration deadline is August 2
Young Scientists—For children age 5-8, Tuesday, August 16, from 9:30 am-11:30 am, at Akenac Park, Dingmans Ferry. 4-H members $5: non-members $10. Registration deadline is August 9.
You may register for either or both events online at or call the 4-H office at 570-296-3400.
4-H is the youth development program of Penn State Extension for children age 5-18. Using adult volunteers, 4-H enables kids to have fun, meet new people, build self-confidence and learn by doing cool things. 4-Her's learn through involvement in projects such as wildlife sciences, art, rocketry or pet care.
For more information about 4-H and Penn State Extension call, 570-296-3400, e-mail:; website: or visit us on Facebook.
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