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Dave Foord
Congratulations to Zoe Lockburner and her team for finishing 9th at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held in Louisville, KY! Zoe has been a very active member of the 4-H dairy program for many years and earned a place on the NJ 4-H Dairy Judging team by placing in the top 10 in the...
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4-H Club Officers
A club is like a family.  Each person contributes to the well-being of the club.  The result is a sense of belonging that promotes positive development through shared responsibility and fun times.  The role of club officer is an important way that youth contribute to the effectiveness of their club.  Be sure everyone gets a...
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4-H club marching in parade
Sussex County 4-H Clubs are invited to participate in this year’s traditional holiday event by marching in the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade. This event has been held for over 50 years with participants from all over the county. The parade begins promptly at 10:00 am. The theme of this year’s parade is...
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2019 4-H Vlntr Awrd Wnnrs
4-H clubs look to establish a community among the club’s youth and adult members. The experiences that shape a child’s growth into adulthood come not just from the family, but from many sources within the community. These include school, places of worship and extracurricular programs like 4-H. Participation in 4-H engages youth in experiences that...
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girl taking picture
The National Youth Summit on Photography Skills & Careers held annually in February/March is designed for both the experienced and casual photographer. The summit provides an opportunity for teens in grades 9-12 to gain knowledge while they explore emerging photography careers and related skills necessary for entry into tomorrow’s workforce. They will hear from leaders...
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Leadership Washington Focus is a leadership program conducted by National 4‑H Council for middle school age youth. The program is a 4-day event held in mid July. It is held at the National 4‑H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland just outside Washington, D.C. The program utilizes Washington, D.C. as a working classroom to learn about...
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4-H members decorate wreaths
The Sussex County 4-H Foundation is again selling wreaths through local 4-H clubs. Each year the Sussex County 4-H Foundation sponsors a holiday wreath sale through local 4-H clubs. This sale benefits the Foundation and Sussex County 4-H clubs. There are two sizes and styles of wreaths being offered. The basic 12-inch wreath may be...
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kestrel in flight
There’s a great live bird presentation happening at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve on Sunday, October 20 from 1 to 4 pm. Join Bill Streeter from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center for a program on local birds of prey. We’ll learn about how these masters of the skies live and survive. Bill’s show includes several...
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National Agri Science logo
The National 4‑H Youth Summit on Agri-Science provides an opportunity for 4‑H members in grades 9-12 to develop the skills and knowledge needed for the challenges facing agriculture, food security, and sustainability. National 4 H Council and National 4 H Conference Center have partnered with agricultural scientists, researchers, leaders, politicians, and advocates to host the...
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Fall 2019 Paper Clover photo
The Fall 2019 Tractor Supply Company (TSC) 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will be held October 9-20, 2019. Visit your local Tractor Supply in October and purchase a paper clover to help Sussex County 4-H members attend 4-H camps and leadership events. Every year, 4-Her’s in Sussex County participate in a number of 4-H programs to...
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