Penn State Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Lancaster
- Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development
- West Nile Virus Program
- Master Gardening Program
- Family Living: Strong Women, strength training program
- Better Kid Care: A training and resource program for childcare providers. DPW training credits are earned through this program. Fee $5-10.
- Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups.
- Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.
- My New Weight of Life: an 11 week weight management program designed to re-educate participants on their eating habits for permanent weight loss.
- 4-H and Youth Development
Eligibility: Members, from 8 to 18 years before January 1; Leaders, adult volunteers interested in sharing time and talents with youth
- Special Programs:
Therapeutic Riding
Seeing Eye Dog
Project Areas:
- Animal sciences: livestock, horse, small animals, poultry
- Consumer and Family Sciences: textile science, food and nutrition, intergenerational, family living, consumer and financial issues
- Science and Technology: engineering sciences
- Environmental and Earth Sciences: forest/natural resources, plant sciences, entomology
- International and Diversity
- Communication and Expressive Arts: theater arts
- Leisure Education: health, shooting sports
- Leadership and Personal Development: youth/adult
- Citizenship
1383 Arcadia Road
Room 140
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 394-6851 Main
  • (717) 394-6851 Main
  • (717) 394-3962 Fax
Email Address: lancasterext@psu.edu
Intake Procedure: Telephone, walk-in
Fee Amounts: Many publications are free; Class fees vary
Languages Spoken: Spanish for Expanded Food and Nutrition Program
Service Contact: 717-394-6851, lancasterext@psu.edu
Services:
  • Child Care Instruction
  • Continuing Education
  • Home Gardening Assistance/Supplies
  • Home Management Instruction
  • Nutrition Education
  • Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction
  • Weight Management
  • Youth Agricultural Programs
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Penn State Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
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