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Grant announced for Bucks County 4-H

State Senator Steve Santarsiero recently announced the award of $3,000 in grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Ag & Youth Grant Program to Penn State University to host the Bucks County 4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, Health) Animal and Veterinary Science Clinic.

“Time and again, 4-H has proven that they do, in fact, make the best better,” said Steve. “The qualities that 4-H embodies are essential for the good of our children and our communities. I am happy to see 4-H’ers continuing the proud agricultural legacy of Bucks County.”

A six-week intensive course for experiential learning and interaction with professionals, the Bucks County 4-H Animal and Veterinary Science Clinic is an opportunity for Bucks County youths to explore their interest in animals with experts in the field.

Bucks County 4-H, operated via Penn State Extension, is located in Doylestown Township and serves youth in Bucks County ages 8-18 who have an interest in citizenship, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology, healthy living, engineering, and technology.

In addition, 4-H hosts School Enrichment programs for grades 3-8, offers summer programs covering a variety of topics, and provides scholarship opportunities to members.

For more information on Bucks County 4-H, visit their website.

For more information on various grant opportunities available through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, visit their website.