- York County
- Report to the People
This project teaches youth how life develops by observing the process of hatching baby chicks for a course of 25 days.
*This online request is for York County Educators only*
Priority for this project will be restricted to 4-H age youth (ages 5-19 as of Jan. 1st) only during the months of March-May.
*Beginning May 1st, 2017*
Pick up and drop off will be required for the rental of 3 or less kits.
Kits are 19" x 27" in size.
Resource materials and supplies include:
There are four sessions available for this program: (please be sure these dates do not interfere with your school's breaks)
Fee for 4-H Chick Embryology:
1. Option 1: $25 per class: Includes resource materials and supplies with delivery, classroom presentation(s), and pick
up of incubators and chicks at the completion of the project. *Teacher pick up and drop off only with the rental of 3 or less kits.*
2. Option 2: $15 per class: Includes incubator rental with notebook with instructions for care of eggs and chicks with
student worksheets (1 incubator = $15). *Teacher pick up and drop off only.*
3. Option 3: $12 per class: If you own your own incubator - 18 fertilized eggs can be purchased for classroom use.
*Teacher pick up and drop off only.*
*Please note that the impact of climate change on the annual cycles of birds affects the availability and fertility of eggs.*
If option one is selected, a representative from the 4-H office will make two visits to your classroom.
The first visit will introduce the project, set the eggs, and begin the hatching process.
The second visit will be to pick up the baby chicks along with clean incubators and supplies.
Please review the Chick Return Policy before initiating a request. The chicks that hatch as a result of this program are considered borrowed property of Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, as are all the loaned materials. The loaned materials as well as chicks that hatch from this program must be returned at the completion of the program. If any equipment is returned damaged or unusable and requires replacement or repair, the school checking out equipment will be expected to replace or repair equipment based on costs provided by York County 4-H. By completing a request for this school enrichment opportunity you acknowledge and have read and understood the contents of this policy and agree that your school will adhere to the policy.
TO REGISTER FOR THIS SCHOOL ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE REQUEST FORM BELOW