Sitka 4-H program to host general meeting and Alaska Way of Life 4-H club to host six-week wild edibles class

General Meeting

The Sitka 4-H program will host a general meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, in Room 106 at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus.

This meeting is for all current 4-H program members and any kids ages 5-18 interested in learning more about the program. Current Sitka 4-H program projects include shooting sports, baking, outdoor education, and photography.

WildedibleSeriesIn addition, the Alaska Way of Life 4-H club, which is part of the Sitka 4-H program, will begin hosting a six-week program on wild edibles starting on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The program will teach kids in grades K-9 how to make jam, fruit leather, and more with wild local foods. The program meets once a week in three age groups:

  • Grades K-2 — 3:30-5 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Grades 3-5 — 3:30-5 p.m. on Thursdays
  • Grades 6-9 — 2:30-4 p.m. on Fridays

Participants need to register by Friday, Sept. 12, and there is a $15 fee for the six-week program. The meeting locations will be revealed when you register (registration is required for insurance purposes). If you have questions about the program, email

For more information about the Alaska Way of Life 4-H club, contact Mary Wood of the Sitka Conservation Society at 747-7509 or

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