Category

National Event
3-23 Update: In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) is canceling all in-person events, classes, programs, club meetings, and other group activities organized by or under the auspices of Rutgers Cooperative Extension are suspended through at least May 31, 2020. Therefore, we are notifying everyone that we will NOT be...
Continue Reading
National 4-H Congress_logo
National 4‑H Congress is a unique leadership opportunity for 4‑H members from all 50 states. The event focuses on leadership, youth empowerment, community service, career development, and cultural diversity. The event brings over 1000 4‑H members to Atlanta over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The planning committee takes advantage of Atlanta’s standing as an international city...
Continue Reading
citizenship washington focus logo
Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is a citizenship and leadership program conducted by the National 4‑H Council for high school age youth. The program is run for six consecutive weeks during the summer months. It is held at the National 4‑H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland just outside Washington, D.C. Using Washington, D.C. as a working...
Continue Reading
Youth tagging a shark
New Jersey 4-H S.H.A.R.K. (Scientific Hands-On Applied Research Knowledge) Program Are you a 4-H member in good standing?  Are you in grades 7, 8, or 9?  Are you interested in marine issues?  Do you want to delve deeper into issues facing our oceans?  Do you want to learn from and work alongside real marine scientists? ...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
leadership washington focus_logo
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...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
National 4-H Conference logo
National 4‑H Conference is a special meeting hosted by USDA. The purpose of the conference is to bring together youth and adults to help with strategic planning for the 4‑H Program nationally. The event is attended by approximately 250 young people from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. The event is held at the...
Continue Reading