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Jr Vet

Junior Vet program

4-H Youth

Welcome to 4-H in Putnam County!

4-H Youth Development creates supportive learning environments in which diverse youth and adults reach their fullest potential as capable, caring, and competent individuals. 4-H offers many opportunities for youth between the ages of five and 19, including membership in a community 4-H Club, Special Interest Group, School Enrichment and much more.

4-H programs are offered in a wide variety of formats and places because they're designed to fit the interests and needs of the diverse young people who live in our communities. Over 200 young people aged 5 to 19 take part in 4-H activities in Putnam County each year.

You can read more about 4-H, its history and philosophy on this site, and you can find ways that you and your family can become involved. Once you see what 4-H has to offer, please call us with any questions you may have! We look forward to speaking with you, and we hope to welcome you soon to a 4-H program in our community.

4-H Alum

4-H Alumni

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Dog Training

4-H Dog Care

& Basic Training starts on Thursday, April 4, 7-8pm. Learn basic dog handling, successful dog ownership and guidance on competition and other sporting fields.

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A rooftop view of central campus in the fall (Cornell University Photography)

4-H Career Explorations

4-H Career Explorations allow youth to have fun while learning about science, engineering, technology, humanities and themselves.

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Paper Clover

Paper Clover Fundraiser

Visit Tractor Supply Store in Patterson, March 27- April 7 & support 4-H in Putnam County

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Dena Altavilla
4-H Youth & Family Development Program Director

Last updated March 19, 2019