4-H Veterinary Science


Saratoga County 4-H is pleased to announced the 2023 Veterinary Science Project which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. The 6-week annual program is open to 4-H Youth members, 12 and older who are interested in learning about small and large animal medicine.

Tuesdays at 6PM, participants will have the opportunity to engage with local veterinary professionals through varying capacities. The project will include lecture and round-table presentations, hands-on workshops, and visits to area vet clinics and farms. Nutrition, reproduction, animal husbandry, and handling are the topics to be covered. The coursework is designed as an introduction to the field with the intent to further foster curiosity. Youths who find a true passion for the subject will be able to explore additional programming in the Fall’s Advanced Vet Science Project.

The 2023 Saratoga County 4-H Veterinary Science Project is $15 for 4-H Members. Non-members will be charged $20; this fee includes a membership enrollment. Registration is limited to 12 youths and must be received by February 13th. For more information on registration and enrollment, please contact Rylie Lear – McLenithan, 4-H Livestock Educator, (518) 885-8995 or rjl287@cornell.edu. Details are also available by visiting ccesaratoga.org or following Saratoga County 4-H (@saratogacounty4h) and Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County (@ccesaratoga) on social media platforms.

Last updated May 24, 2023