Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Berks

Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Berks


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Data Provided By
United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of ServiceAgriculture: 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
LocationBerks
Geographical AreaBerks, Reading
Intake ProcedureTelephone, walk-in
 
Client Information
GenderEither
EligibilityOpen to the public
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-378-1327
Contact's Email BerksExt@psu.edu
Physical Site Address 1 1238 County Welfare Road
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 110
Physical Site City, State, Zip Leesport, PA 19533
Main Phone 610-378-1327
Fax 610-378-7961
Web Address http://extension.psu.edu/berks
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Penn State Cooperative Extension - Berks
Affiliated Program: Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Berks
This Service: Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Berks
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Continuing Education (HH-0500.1600)
Equestrian Therapy (RP-8000.1925)
Home Gardening Assistance/Supplies (BD-2600.3000)
Home Management Instruction (PH-3000)
Nutrition Education (LH-2700.6000)
Parenting Education (PH-6100)
Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction (PL-7400)
Weight Management (LT-9500)
Youth Agricultural Programs (PS-9800.9670)
Youth Enrichment Programs (PS-9800.9900)