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Fall Break Days 2019

Fall Break Days 2019
by Ryan Condo on October 18, 2019

So much fun to be had in the 4-H woods with school break days. I tagged along and got some photos of the October 14 fun.

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Tribute to Summer 2019!

Tribute to Summer 2019!
by Megan Pugh on September 25, 2019

Thank you for spending another magical summer in the woods with us. Here is a quick tribute in pictures!

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Fall Break Days 2019

Fall Break Days 2019
by Megan Pugh on September 12, 2019

School breaks are a great opportunity for kids to reconnect with the outdoors and shake off the sedentary nature of the typical school day! Each break day takes place at 4-H Acres, Lower Creek Road, Ithaca for ages 6-12. Each day runs 9 AM to 3:30 PM with optional extended care.

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Paul Sutera Rides from the Heart

Paul Sutera Rides from the Heart
by Jed Jordan on August 19, 2019

He did it again! After another epic ride, fraught with summer heat and thunderstorms, Paul Sutera has once again raised thousands of dollars for the Ava Jane Howerton Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Forest and Creek Fun: Aug. 12-16

Forest and Creek Fun: Aug. 12-16
by Megan Pugh on August 18, 2019

Our seventh week in the 4-H Forest and beyond was full of adventure and the 4-H forest was alive with the happy sounds of over 100 campers!

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August 5-9 In the 4-H Forest

August 5-9 In the 4-H Forest
by Megan Pugh on August 12, 2019

Our guilds of Advanced Primitive Camp, Bow Making Camp, Hidden Trails, Primitive Cafe and Wildcrafting all coexisted in the 4-H Forest, all coming together at the beginning and end of the week to share stories of their time together in the forest.

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Fun at the Creek and Beyond: July 29 - Aug. 2

Fun at the Creek and Beyond: July 29 - Aug. 2
by Megan Pugh on August 2, 2019

Our fifth week of summer camp saw cooler morning temperatures and an abundance of sunshine and positive vibes! I caught up with several groups of campers at the Monkey Run Wilderness Area where there was a whole lot of fun going on.

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Raccoon Feather Cafe - Grand Opening!

Raccoon Feather Cafe - Grand Opening!
by Conor Millard on July 19, 2019

Come taste the wild side at the Raccoon Feather Cafe, the only cafe in Ithaca with a wood fired Tortoise oven. Our operation is 100% solar powered. We are reservation only. Open Monday through Friday from 1:00 am to 3:46 am and on Weekends from 1:00 am to 3:23 am. Stop in for uplifting poetry and song every Thursday after the moon dips behind the mountains.

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The Invisible Ones! (week 2)

The Invisible Ones! (week 2)
by Primitive Pursuits on July 12, 2019

True to their name, I had a difficult time tracking these folks down. Luckily, I caught a few rare glimpses throughout the week.

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A Rewarding Week of Staff Training!

A Rewarding Week of Staff Training!
by Conor Millard on July 1, 2019

5 days of staff training has come and gone! Are you ready for summer? We certainly are! The week began with a slow trickle of enthusiastic old and new faces and ended on a high note.

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