Francisco Leal-Yepes, clinical instructor of ambulatory and production medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine, attaches a ChipSat to calf at Sunnyside Farms in Scipio Center, N.Y. on September 4, 2019.
Image by John Munson (MRN) / Cornell University

Attaching a ChipSat to a calf at Sunnyside Farms in Scipio Center, N.Y.


4-H Vet Science Program (FULL)

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Come join our Vet Science Program! Vet Science will introduce youth to the importance of animal health and wellness through a variety of species. We will hear from experts in the field and engage and participate in hands-on learning activities. Vet Science is open to youth ages 12-19. Registration is first-come, first-served and open to the first 20 students. Please contact Meg McDermott at or 518-318-1189 with any questions.


Wednesday, January 15 - Introduction and Basic Animal Health

Wednesday, January 29 - Q&A with a Vet

Wednesday, February 19 - Body Structure and Systems
Trip to Rhinebeck Animal Hospital
We’ll leave the Education Center at 4:30

Saturday, March 21 - Day Trip to Seldom Still Farm in Granville, NY to test our new skills on some farm animals*

Saturday, April 18 - Day Trip to Cornell Vet School in Ithaca, NY*

*Day trip dates are subject to change. These will be full-day Saturday trips leaving the Extension Education Center early in the morning.

Registration deadline: January 10

To pay by credit card register for Vet Science Program online. If you would like to pay by cash or check (make check payable to CCFE), please contact Emily Warrington at 518-318-1210 or Limited scholarships are available. When the fee is received, a registration form and student contract will be sent to the participant to complete and bring to the session.


Current enrolled 4-H members: $40. Non 4-H member:$50.


Extension Education Center
479 Route 66
Hudson, New York 12534

Last updated February 4, 2020