Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Vet Tech Program.
The program is held on nine consecutive Thursdays beginning February 1 and culminates with a graduation on March 29. The class is held from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Area veterinarians and other speakers will provide hands-on teaching in a clinical setting. Youth will explore the normal animal, including attitude and behavior, maintaining animal health, and the organs and systems of the animal body. Animal diseases will be discussed including viruses, bacteria, and parasites that affect animal health. The instructors will also discuss the profession of veterinary science and career paths.
Participation is limited to 24 students.
Registrations will be received on a paid, first-come, first-served basis. Sorry, no refunds. In the event of bad weather, lessons may be cancelled in which case an extended period will be offered the following Thursday.
$80 for enrolled 4-H members; $100 for non-4-H members or those outside of Ulster County, which includes the course book and materials.
491 Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, New York 12484