The Summer Youth Work Program
Aug19

The Summer Youth Work Program

My Personal Experience As a participant in the Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYETP), I can say that you will end up doing many fun things. The Program offers work sites that will allow most people to do the type of work that they want to do. In the beginning, because of orientation, I thought that the program was going to be very boring. Orientation covers all of the expectations and legal requirements of becoming an...

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A Day at the 4-H Camp Owahta
Aug07

A Day at the 4-H Camp Owahta

4-H Camp Owahta is a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County. The camp was started in 1952 because there was a need for a local camp for kids to experience 4-H. 4-H is a worldwide youth development program available in every state and over eighty countries. It is open to all youth aged 5 to 19, who want to have fun, learn new skills, and explore the world. Here at Camp they provide those opportunities for children...

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Making Your Backyard Wildlife Friendly
May31

Making Your Backyard Wildlife Friendly

While we all have backyards of varying size, here’s a few tips for most nature lovers to attract wildlife and make it safe! Pick up trash. This my be a no-duh, but it’s really harmful to small critters and bugs. It’s also good idea to keep your trash bags secure so that raccoons or other hungry animals can’t get in to it. They can get trapped and die or accidentally ingest poisons and plastic. Plus things look...

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