4-H is a Community of Young People all across America who are learning leadership, civic engagement, and life skills. Pennsylvania 4-H serves youth from 5-18 years old. The main focus of 4-H is learning through hands-on as well as digital projects, alongside screened adult volunteers. 4-H Offers a Learning Experience for Everyone, from raising livestock to programming robots. The programs delivered through Penn State Extension with County Educators providing aces to learning and fun in our communities.

Children and youth can learn about the many interactive activities offered by 4-H and other youth organizations. Featuring hands-on activities, demonstrations, or presentations. All week long, explore with microscopes the diseases of plant, experience fish identification, get up close and personal with rabbits, and test your dairy knowledge!

Week Long Exhibits

  • Pennsylvania 4-H - Learn about the state 4-H Program, particularly about our environmental science, shooting sports, and camping activities featured this year!
  • PA Dairy Princess and Promotion Services Inc - Dairy Nutrition and Dairy Facts - Meet local and state dairy royalty. Test your knowledge: Real vs. Imitation, and check out the information on the differences of real dairy foods or imitation. You can also visit our second booth in the Dairy and Livestock Tent area.
  • Pennsylvania State Rabbit Breeder's Association will share their rabbit hobby with visitors and share about uses of rabbit throughout the state!
  • PSU Plant Pathology - Plants Get Sick Too! - Hands-on children's activities examine forest fungi, cultivated mushrooms and plants that are 'sick' with common plant diseases. Microscopes and magnifying glasses can be used to get a close look at the materials.
  • Raven Run O.A.C.S. 4-H Club- National Shooting Sports Demonstration of Air Rifle/Pistol events. Demonstration of the different events conducted at the National Shooting Sports Competition in Air Rifle and Air Pistol Divisions. Also provide information to any prospective 4-her's about shooting sports and what they will do in the program. 

2023 Event Information


August 8, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 9, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 10 Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865


Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

Farm Show Council