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4-H Online Re-enrollment
is Now Open

4-HOnline has a new look and includes new features that will improve your 4-H experience.

Please follow these directions to re-enroll for the new 4-H program year.
To begin, go to

You should be able to login with your current information (username: email and password.) If you’ve forgotten your password, click the Reset Password link to have a temporary password sent to your email address

For instructions go to:


Holiday Wreath

A packet with all the ordering information can be downloaded from the website.

    Wreath pick-up will be Saturday, November 20th at the Sussex County Fairgrounds from 9:30 am to 11 am.
A Club Leader (or designated adult) will be in charge of picking up wreaths for your club and distributing them to your members.

2021 Wreath Prices

12-inch plain= $16.0012-inch decorated=$18.00
3-foot plain= $60.003-foot decorated= $ 70.00

The deadline for leaders to submit the Club Wreath order is Friday, November 12 by 4:30 pm.

2020 NJ 4-H Film Fest

Calling all 4-H Members, Volunteers and Alumni…

Share your story in the 2020 NJ 4-H Film Fest!  

Tell us how 4-H impacted you, your family, or your community!

Short videos (30 seconds to 2 minutes) can be submitted until November 1st.  For more details and submission, instructions visit

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

More information and registration can be found at:

Get your chef hats on and spend six weeks preparing meals while learning about cultures, customs and holiday celebrations around the world during the GLOBE TASTERS 3: Making Memories Mondays 4-H From Home STEP Club. This program is for youth in grades 4–13. Sessions will run on Mondays, 4:00-5:30 pm starting November 2 through December 7. Register at:…/SV_bPJEMc0afN3lC97

Starts November 4, sign up now! #Pets #NJ4H

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 the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:00 PM.

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

Open to all
New Jersey 4-H Teens

DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2020

TIME: 7:00PM-8:30PM


Open to all New Jersey 4-H teens, join the Virtual Halloween Teen Social for a chilling good time. Bring your most howlingly good Halloween snacks and show them off, dress in your most haunted Halloween costume, and be prepared to play some ghostly games.

This is a great way to meet your fellow undead 4-H’ers and make some new fiendish friends from across New Jersey. So register today for this terrifyingly good time!

Join Somerset County 4-H for their virtual Spooktober Party for
K-4th grade members

DATE: OCTOBER 29, 2020
TIME: 3:00PM-4:00PM

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join Somerset County 4-H for a spooky (but cute) afternoon. Open to all New Jersey 4-H’ers in grades K-4, we’ll be celebrating with all the little goblins and ghosts out there!

There will be spooky stories and even a chance to brew your own potion. We’ll play a ghoulishly good game of Bingo and have an all-around fiendishly fun time with all the little mischief-makers – so be sure to register using the button below! Click to REGISTER.

4-H youth over the age of 13 have been asked to team up with North Carolina State University sister program called #PassTheMicYouth. #PassTheMicYouth is a podcast and blog with the goal of boosting young peoples’ voices and their experiences of activism and leadership. Just like 4-H, #PassTheMicYouth seeks to foster opportunities for youth leadership and social justice.

So we want to ask you what is YOUR vision for a racially just future? What does a world look like where the playing field is more equitable? Do societal-level changes need to be made? What actions need to be taken collectively and individually to realize your vision?

They are accepting all submissions in various forms of media including essays, videos, poetry, music, and visuals. Creators of all accepted submissions will receive some #PassTheMicYouth swag including a tote bag, stickers, and pen.

Read more at:

To submit: simply fill out this form by November 15th.

Call All High School Juniors and Seniors

Virtual Open House on Saturday, November 7, 2020, Click here to view the program for the day.

Due to low registration, the 4-H Trivia Challenge has been rescheduled so you still have time to join the FUN and have a chance to win PRIZES.

Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders

Leaders – Check Out our new Club Leaders Resources page on our county 4-H website.

Whether you’re a veteran leader, or just starting out, this page includes resources to help with your 4-H club. There are links to forms and educational materials as well as ideas that will help you lead fun and effective club meetings.

Dealing with Covid restrictions? This page will walk you through the basics of holding a virtual meeting using Zoom software as well as games and team building activities.

If you missed out on this unique opportunity, you still have a chance to view it.

If you are interested in checking it out, you can request the link at 
You will immediately receive an email with the webinar link, passcode, and the handouts.

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, October 26, 2020, 6:30 pm Earth Day Every Day Webinar Series – RU Wildlife Wise: Demystifying Iconic Halloween Animals
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 10:00 am FCHS Wellness Tuesdays The MIND Diet for the Brain
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:00 pm Real Recipes: Ramen
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 2:00 pm FCHS Wellness Wednesdays
Pre-diabetes: Take Action with the National Diabetes Prevention Program
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 7:00 pm Monmouth RCE Presents – “Bringing Home the Harvest”
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00 pm Home Gardeners School @Home: Plants for Winter Interest
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7:00 pm Home Landscape: Delight or Disaster – The Nuts
Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:00 am Real Recipes: Mummy Taco Braid

Have you seen this Insect?

Young juvenile spotted lanternfly
Adult spotted lanternfly
Older juvenile spotted lanternfly

Some people may think it is a moth but it’s really the Asian plant hopper known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma deliculata (White), and is a member of the order Hemiptera, family Fulgoridae. In the USA, the spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that could be very devastating to some New Jersey crops and hardwood trees.

If you think you have seen or collected a spotted lanternfly please report it (please include the town and county where the specimen was found and attach a photograph) to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and the Department of Entomology at the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences by emailing Farmers, nurserymen, and vineyardists should also report sightings to

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