Forestry weekend 2018

4-H Forestry Weekend

4-H Forestry

4-H Forestry Weekend

This program takes place on May 3-5 at Camp Shankitunk.  The cost is $43.  To register, call Andrew at 518-318-1180 or email  Click here for the flyer and registration form. The registration deadline is April 25.

Join youth from across the state for a weekend of forestry activities, games, and competition. This three-day event is for youth aged 10 and up (and staff and volunteers) interested in learning more about forests, and to select the NYS team that will go to the 2019 National 4-H Forestry Invitational (must be 14-19 for the national event).

The Forestry weekend activities include:

  • Tree identification
  • Tree measurements
  • Compass usage
  • Map reading
  • Insects and diseases
  • Geocaching
  • Nature games
  • Night hikes and more


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


Andrew Randazzo
Subject Educator, 4-H Youth Development
(518) 828-3346 x202

Last updated May 29, 2019