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Sussex County 4H Virtural Spirit Week

Sussex County 4-Hers- Next week (March 30- April 3) we challenge you to participate in our virtual Sussex County 4H Spirit Week. Let’s see your 4-H Spirit and have some FUN! ____________________________________________________________________________________ Monday– Wear 4-H Colors. Green is nature’s most common color and stands for springtime, life, youth, and growth. White symbolizes purity and high...
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4-H STEP Clubs, New this fall!

To reach a larger audience and offer more diverse topics, Sussex County 4-H is launching a new program, STEP clubs. (STEP is an acronym for Short Term Exploratory Program). The program is designed is to provide a means for youth to experience a 4-H project in a shorter period while learning about the larger 4-H...
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Animal Science Contest

4-H Animal Science Contest (April 10 through May 31, 2020)

Members of your club (4th grade and above) can earn points each week over the next two months, through the end of May. The 5 clubs with the most points per member after seven weeks will earn $200 to support their club’s efforts to learn or teach animal science.  In addition, up to 10 clubs from...
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4-H Events Cancelled Through May 31

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...
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Spring Newsletter

The Sussex County 4H Spring Newsletter now available. Please be sure to take a look to stay up to date on important events, information, and dates to remember for the coming months to include links and deadlines of scholarships and upcoming events. If you have any questions about anything covered in the newsletter please contact...
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National 4-H Congress

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...
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Citizenship Washington Focus

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...
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NJ 4-H S.H.A.R.K. Program!

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? ...
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