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4-H Afterschool

4-H Afterschool Programs

Join us for afterschool programs at East Meadow Farm.  Below are the programs we are offering for the 2020 season.

Each program is $150 per child for 6 weeks, unless noted. 

To register for any of these programs, click here.
Bunk1 invitation code is dpf (all lowercase)

Location: East Meadow Farm
                832 Merrick Avenue
                East Meadow, NY 11554

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4-H Sampler:  Not sure what 4-H Program interests you? The 4-H sample program will give you a taste of some of the current 4-H offering. Examples of topics over the course of the program will be livestock, Pets, Reptiles, Conservation, Public speaking and arts.

Tuesdays 01/23 – 02/11
4 – 6pm 3rd – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up *$100

4-H Public Speaking: The ability to clearly communicate an idea to others is a powerful tool. It is a necessary skill that will help you reach many goals in life. Mastering this skill during your 4-H career will give you the advantages needed to succeed in college, business and making positive change in your community.

4-H Public Presentations is a program in which youth learn to create a presentation and develop the skills needed to present it before an audience. You learn about the research process and the steps needed to organize information into an interesting and creative presentation. Participants who want to will get the opportunity to compete in a County Event.

Mondays 02/24 – 03/30
4-6pm 6th – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up

4-H Illustrations:   Explore one of the many careers in visual arts by creating your own series of illustrations, guided by a professional illustrator. Go from choosing a text to defining a layout, sketching roughs, and rendering a final series of artworks. $100

Tuesdays 02/25 – 03/31
4-6pm 6th – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up

Pet Projects:  Youth will learn how to care for their pets, as well as the science and nature of companion animals. Pets may include cats, reptiles, rabbits, birds, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs and dogs. This project offers the opportunity to have some meaningful responsibility and take pride in caring for something alive. 

Wednesdays 02/26 – 04/01
4-6pm 3rd – 5th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 6th – 8th Grade

4-H Game Changers:  Game Changers is a collection activities that teaches computer science (CS) skills through game play and puzzles centered around topics they care passionately about. Developed by Google, 4-H, and West Virginia University Extension Service, it includes a computer-based activity on Google’s CS First platform and two unplugged activities.

Thursdays 02/27 – 04/02
4-6pm 3rd – 5th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 6th – 8th Grade

4-H Blogging/Vlogging:   Youth use both Blogging and Vlogging as one of their main communication these days such as YouTube, twitter, Instagram and twitch. This program will help your communicate in a positive manner and teach them what is appropriate to put out on the web. Youth will also learn about way to grow their audience.

Fridays 02/28 – 04/03
4-6pm 6th – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up

4-H Entrepreneurship:  Would you like to learn how to run your own business? Learn how to market and sell your own products in this project. This is our version of Shark Tank

Tuesdays 04/21 – 05/26
4-6pm 6th – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up

4-H Jr Coding:  Youth will learn the basic structure of coding and how it relates to animation, video game design and basic computer science. This is an introductory class for first time coders. Participants will use a variety of free online and offline resources to help build their knowledge. Participants must bring a lap top with Wi-Fi capabilities.

Wednesdays 04/22 – 05/27
4-6pm 3rd – 5th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 6th – 8th Grade

4-H Local Grown:  This class will teach youth the fundamental skills to planning and growing your own food. Youth will learn how to plant seeds, care for growing plants and harvest nutritious produce. Youth will take home nutritious recipes to share. (Spring, Summer, Fall)

Thursdays 04/23 – 05/28
4-6pm 3rd – 5th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 6th – 8th Grade

4-H Livestock:  The 4-H Youth Livestock Program is the largest animal science project area enabling youth to develop their interest in cattle, sheep, goats and swine. This 6 week session will focus on goats. Youth learn about selection, care, and feeding of livestock, animal health, and importance of good record keeping. (Spring, Fall)

Fridays 04/24 – 05/29
4 – 6pm 3rd – 8th Grade
6:15 – 8:15pm 9th Grade and Up

Contact

Michael Fiorentino
4-H Camp & LI Fair Manager
mf628@cornell.edu
631-727-6065

Last updated December 18, 2019