While Forestry Weekend at Camp Shankitunk has been cancelled, educators from around the state are working to offer a virtual substitute. Starting May 9, we will be offering a virtual forestry series, focusing on all the topics we would have covered during our weekend at Camp Shankitunk. Topics for all programs are listed below. Programs will take place Saturdays at 6:30 pm starting May 9 and ending June 6. To sign up, complete the registration form and send it to Anna Harrod-McGrew (firstname.lastname@example.org). The form is editable so you can just type right into it and email it back.
May 9--4-H Forestry Weekend Virtual Introduction
May 16--4-H Forestry Weekend Virtual Tree Identification
May 23--4-H Forestry Weekend Virtual Map & Compass
May 30--4-H Forestry Weekend Virtual Invasive Species & Disease
June 6--4-H Forestry Weekend Virtual Forest Ecology
Identifying Trees in NY: Know Your Trees is a free booklet compiled by Cornell Cooperative Extension with 50 common tree found in New York State
Identifying Trees using a Key:
Tools for 4-H and Youth Educators to use to increase youth's exposure to Forests and Forest Careers
Rotating Tool Kits: We have 8 kits that can be borrowed for educational events around the state.
NYS 4-H Forestry Manual: Official guidebook for the NYS 4-H Forestry Weekend Competition
Curriculum Alignment with NYS Educational Standards: To help integrate forestry curriculum into your classroom- National 4-H Forest of Fun Curriculum Aligned with NYS Educational Standards
NYS 4-H Forestry Manual: Offical guidebook for the NYS 4-H Forestry Weekend Competition
Last updated October 16, 2020