LIBERTY — Youth with an interest in veterinary science, between the ages of 13 and 18, can engage in a hands-on Veterinary Science educational opportunity this spring. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering a three-part 4-H Youth Development program series on April 25, May 2, and May 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. 4-H programs are always open to non-members.

Participants will gain basic industry knowledge of veterinary medicine techniques for college and career readiness. The workshops will take place at the Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty.

• April 25: Biosecurity with guest Joyce Amos of NYS Ag & Markets

• May 2: Parasitology with guest Katie Wilcox, Science Teacher

• May 9: Career Day: Topics Every Veterinarian Needs to Know

This series is $8 per youth or $5 for 4-H members. Cost covers all classes in the series. Program fees support the cost of instructors, refreshments, materials, and facilities.

Space is limited for this program and registration is required in advance. Registration can be completed at,, or call 292-6180.

Any Sullivan County youth ages 5-18 can apply to enroll in 4-H for free, all year long. To learn more about 4-H, call CCESC at 292-6180 or visit

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program empowers any youth ages 5-18 to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. 4-H members have opportunities to connect to Cornell University resources and gain career readiness skills through hands-on activities and “learning by doing”.

Contact the CCESC office to request any special accommodations.