The RCE office will be closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27 in honor of Thanksgiving.

New STEP available open to all, 4-H members and Non-4-H Members.

NJ 4-H Food Security Seminar Series

Register here for one or all sessions.
November 23: Human Rights/Social Justice/ Global Food Security
November 30: Spoilage, Waste, and Food Security
December 7: Policy, governance, and Food Security
December 14: Infectious Diseases and Food Security

NJ 4-H Food Security Seminar Series

New Jersey 4-H is recruiting a team to participate in the World Food Prize Research Project. Youth members will work with a team to develop individual research projects addressing global food security issues. Participants will meet once a week with mentors and peers to prepare their research projects. Projects will be presented at the Rutgers University Youth Institute Summit on March 5. During this day-long program, students get to learn about critical global issues, network with local leaders, engage in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to become effective change agents in their own communities, conscientious global citizens, and tomorrow’s scientific humanitarian leaders. Sessions will run on Mondays, 7:00–8:00 pm starting January 4–February 1.

NJ 4-H Global Food Security Collation registration link

4-H Bridge Club

Youth in 4th grade & above are invited to join the Virtual 4-H Bridge Club. Club members will participate in group activities; learn about time management and organizational skills; explore nutrition, health and wellness; have the opportunity to meet kids from other counties; and more. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:00 PM.

Register today at:…/SV_4VNLUBdiCHKVb2l
Enrollment is open even after club begins.

Sussex County Horse Bowl Team is inviting all S. C. Horse Project 4-H members to join them.

2019 1st place State 4-H Jr
Horse bowl Winners
2019 1st place State 4-H Sr Horse bowl Winners

Horse Bowl is an educational and fun project in which 4-H’ers learn many aspects of the horse and enhance their study skills by using selected reference materials.  Topics include equine anatomy and physiology, conformation, feed and nutrition, evolution, breed characteristics, reproduction, horse management, tack, and equipment, as well as styles of riding. 

This accumulated knowledge is tested in the form of a “College Quiz Bowl” style competition held in February. 4-Her’s must work together with their teammates to answer questions quickly.  The knowledge and skills gained in these practice sessions can be carried on to all other aspects and projects in the NJ 4-H Horse Program, such as Horse Judging and Hippology. 

Practices will be held weekly via Zoom starting Monday, November 30th, and run through the end of February. They will be held at 6 pm.  4-H members enrolled in the Horse project are eligible to participate.  Members from 4th to 13th grade are eligible to compete at the NJ State Horse Bowl Competition, however, Cloverbuds are welcome to join the practice sessions!  Top scoring senior members may have the opportunity to go on to compete at the National 4-H Horse Round-Up! 

For more information or Zoom meeting links contact either Horse Bowl Coach Michelle Teitsma ( or Tabitha Higgins (

Junior and Senior High School
4-H Members

New Jersey Farm Bureau logo

The New Jersey Farm Bureau offers free membership to Junior and Senior High School 4-H and FFA members. NJFB supports the NJ 4-H Program and sponsors a portion of the delegates attending the National 4-H Conference annually. 

Youth can join online at or complete the form on attached is the NJFB Membership Flyer.

Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders

Check out the Rutgers NJAES Online Calendar to see all of the classes and seminars that are available.
NEW Classes are added daily

Rutgers NJAES Calendar: All Statewide Events

Classes scheduled for next week are:

Monday, November 23, 2020, 5:00 pm Home Gardeners School @Home: Holly Jolly Container Gardening
Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 12:00 pm Real Recipes: Shakshuka

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 12:00 pm Real Recipes: Tilapia en Papillote
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 1:00 pm Home Gardeners School @Home: House Plants – Bringing the Garden Inside
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 2:00 pm Wellness Wednesday- Healthy Holiday Eating
Thursday, December 3, 2020, 1:00 pm Slay Your Presentation Fears ($35)
Friday, December 4, 2020, 11:00 am Family Favorites: Corn Muffins with Cranberry Filling 
Saturday, December 5, 2020, 9:00 am Pet First Aid & CPR Certification ($75)

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