What do you get when you combine 4-H programming with area school programs?
4-H Afterschool Programs foster a unique combination of fun and learning that help youth develop lifelong skills, such as leadership, critical thinking, and teamwork. The programs address a growing need for quality afterschool programming in the U.S., where as many as 15 million children come home to empty houses afterschool. Research shows that high-risk youth can greatly benefit from 4-H programming.
To combat this, 4-H Afterschool Programs, provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County, offer a wealth of research-based, ready-to-use, "learning by doing" curricula on a wide variety of topics. These programs include academic support, hands-on STEM activities, and much more! Download the 4-H Afterschool Program Handbook which also includes the program Safety Guidelines.
The 4-H Afterschool Programs are reviewed by independent evaluator, Laura Payne-Bourcy Consulting Services, for program quality and improvements. For information about the impact of the 4-H Afterschool Program, check out our Annual Evaluation Report here!
|Beaver River - This program is open to students in grades Pre-K - 8 attending Beaver River Central School.|
Belleville Henderson - This program is open to students in grades K-8 attending Belleville Henderson Central School.
||Carthage Central School - This program is open to students in grades 5-8 attending Carthage Central School.|
|Copenhagen Central School - This program is open to students in grades K-8 attending Copenhagen Central School.|
|Immaculate Heart Central - This program is open to students in grades 4th and 5th attending IHC.|
|Indian River - 4-H offers afterschool programs at Antwerp Primary, Calcium Primary, Evans Mills Primary, Philadelphia Primary, Theresa Primary, and Indian River Intermediate.|
|LaFargeville - This program is open to students in grades K-8 attending LaFargeville Central School.|
|Watertown - 4-H offers afterschool programs at Knickerbocker Elementary, North Elementary, Ohio Elementary, Wiley Intermediate, and Case Middle School.|
Director of 4-H Afterschool Programs
315-788-8450 ext. 232
Last updated January 18, 2023