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4-H Dog Camp: May 31

Enrolled 4-Hers ages 8 to 18 in Orleans or another county are invited to participate in Dog Camp on Saturday, May 31, at the 4-H fairgrounds!  Workshops on agility, obedience, grooming, handling, rally, fly ball, emergency care, and veterinary care will be held along with drill team and canine unit demonstrations.  Cost is $25 if registered on or before May 12; $35 for registration after May 12.  Registration includes an awesome T-shirt!  Not enrolled in 4-H? Get enrolled to begin a new adventure!  Contact the OCCCE 4-H office for details at 585-798-4265 or  The registration packet is at the top of the 4-H page at

Conservation Field Days: May 20-21

Spring is coming and so are Conservation Field Days!  This year's event will be held on May 20 and 21.  Albion, Kendall, and Lyndonville sixth graders will participate on Tuesday, May 20.  Holley and Medina sixth graders will attend Wednesday, May 21.  We look forward to sharing exciting experiences in the environmental sciences with youth!  If you are interested in volunteering at Conservation Field Days, or hosting an educational workshop, please contact Jennifer Wagester at or 798-4265 ext. 30.

A New Website Is Coming

OCCCE staff members are working hard to improve communication and access to educational resources.  We have a new website in development at  Feel free to check it out.  The events section has the most content at this time, and new items are added each week.



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New York Farm Bureau
New York State 4-H
Orleans County Chamber of Commerce
Orelans County Tourism

Upcoming events






Chicken BBQ - Saturday April 26th - Civil War Encampment at GCC

Stop by Genesee Community College for the Civil War Encampment the Co-Op Chicken BBQ. Saturday April 26th at the GCC Medina Campus.

Tickets $10 donation.

Call 585.798.4265 ext. 26 (w)  or

4-H Fair: July 21-26

Our 4-H Fair will be held July 21-26, 2014.  Over 25,000 people attend fair each year to celebrate 4-Hers' achievements and enjoy community fellowship.  We appreciate the hard work and dedication of our Fair Committee, 4-H Program, and community members who are already planning to make the 2014 4-H Fair spectacular.  So mark your calendar and plan to join us for an awesome week!

Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension Staff

OCCCE Education Center


Address 12690 NYS Rte. 31
Albion, NY 14411

Facility Rental

Spacious classrooms, a 50' x 70' event center with kitchen, outdoor pavilion, and more are available for rental at the 4-H Fairgrounds.  Rates are reasonable and can be tailored to your event needs.  Contact the OCCCE office, which is housed in the Dwight "Buzz" Hill Education Center at the 4-H Fairgrounds, for details at 585-798-4265.

Important Links

Orleans County Government
New York State Government
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture
Cornell Cooperative Extension (State Site)
Extension Disaster Education Network
Orleans County 4-H Fair

Related Pages

Master Gardener
About Us
NYS Events

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