after school, Panther Hour, Bulldog Hour

After School Hour is meeting you at Home!! Who is up for a challenge?!

Panther Hour students test their engineering skills with homemade spoon catapults while launching marshmallows

Panther Hour students test their engineering skills with homemade spoon catapults.

Academics are just as important as the fun stuff! Each afterschool program provides time to complete homework and projects with help from high school mentors

Homework help is provided at afterschool programs with high school mentors.

Bulldog afterschool

4-H Educator Liz Couillard teaches Panther Hour youth the art of sewing.

Our afterschool programs are well versed. Here are some students learning about music and pitch after creating their very own harmonicas from a few simple craft items.

Students learning about music and making homemade harmonicas.

Panther Hour is engineering a new route!

Panther Hour is engineering a new route!

4-H After School Programs

After School Program is gearing up for a comeback- Fall 2020

Chateaugay Central School: Bulldog Hour Opening Letter

Brushton-Moira Central School: Panther Hour Opening Letter

What do you get when you combine 4-H programming with area school programs?

4-H After school programs foster a unique combination of fun and learning that helps youth develop lifelong skills, such as leadership, critical thinking, and teamwork. The programs address a growing need for quality after-school programming in the U.S., where as many as 15 million children come home to empty houses after school. Research shows that youth that are at a high risk can greatly benefit from 4-H programming.

To combat this, 4-H After-school programs, provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County, offer a wealth of research-based, ready-to-use, "learning by doing" curricula on a wide variety of topics. Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County offers programs including:

If you would like to register and / or make payment for programming - please click on your school below!


Abby Langdon-Bigness
After School Program Coordinator, 4-H Educator
(518) 483-7403

Last updated August 21, 2020