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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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Congratulations Zoe Lockburner!

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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Holiday Newsletter 2019 is now available

Sussex County 4H Holiday Newsletter now available. Inside find important information about events, information, and dates to remember for the coming months.
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4-H Club Officers

Why Have 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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2019 Newton Holiday 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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4-H Volunteers Build a Community

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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National Youth Summit on Photography

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

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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Annual 4-H Wreath Sale

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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