Forestry weekend 2018

4-H Forestry Weekend

4-H Forestry

Forestry Weekend

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 ( The form is editable so you can just type right into it and email it back.

Virtual Forestry Weekend (Saturdays)

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:

For Educators

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

For Youth

NYS 4-H Forestry Manual: Offical guidebook for the NYS 4-H Forestry Weekend Competition

Last updated October 16, 2020