Workshops and STEP Clubs are open to all, 4-H members and non-4-H members.
NJ 4-H Virtual Workshops
An Evening Abroad: Peru!
May 25th at 7 PM
The New Jersey 4-H “family” includes people from all over the globe. An Evening Abroad highlights members of our extended family to show off just how diverse the NJ 4-H program truly is! In this May 25 session, we’ll explore the coastal South American country of Peru with Hudson County’s Claudia Urdanivia! Register to receive a link for this hour-long, fun, and in-depth virtual exploration of Peru. An Evening Abroad is fun for all 4-H members and their families and begins at 7 p.m.Participants will explore the coastal South American nation of Peru with Hudson County 4-H’s own Claudia Urdanivia!
Does it seem like dangerous and damaging wildfires are becoming more common every year? Unfortunately, they are! Join us to find out how climate change plays a role in the increasing fires around the globe. Brought to you by the 4‑H Teen Russian/American International Leadership Program. (TRAIL).
An Evening Abroad: Ireland!
June 22nd at 7 PM
The New Jersey 4-H “family” includes people from all over the globe. An Evening Abroad highlights members of our extended family to show off just how diverse the NJ 4-H program truly is! In this June 22 session, we’ll explore the Emerald Island known as Ireland from Warren County 4-H volunteer, Sinead Twohig. Register to receive a link for this hour-long, fun, and in-depth virtual exploration of Ireland. An Evening Abroad is fun for all 4-H members and their families and begins at 7 p.m.
NJ 4-H Virtual STEP Clubs
New Virtual STEP Clubs coming soon.
Calling all 4-H volunteers, teen leaders, and parents!
This 4-H virtual program is for anyone who wants to learn how to better handle conflict in any 4-H setting! It’s recommended to participate in all 3 interactive sessions but they will also be recorded. To register click here.
Session one is available to view here until May 10: Meeting Recording: https://go.rutgers.edu/cge2jpxi Access Passcode: qt@6*jUM
SECOND SESSION RESCHEDULED for May 11!
Feel free to contact Laura Eppinger with any questions or concerns.
SAVE THE DATE
RUTGERS DAY RETURNS
April 30, 2022
This outdoor festival event offers fun activities for the whole family, taking place across every campus of Rutgers New Brunswick on Saturday, April 30, 2022. For a 4-H experience, visit the Voorhees Mall of College Ave Campus for 4-H Expressive Arts activities.
Plan your Rutgers Day activities here:
Ocean County 4-H Animalology
Saturday, May 14.
Open to all NJ 4-H Members
Registration and more information can be found at:
4-H Photo Corps – May Challenge
The NJ 4-H Photo Corps is open to youth in grades 4-13.. You do not need to be enrolled in a 4-H Photography Project to join PhotoCorps. Mays’s PhotoCorps theme is
Compare and Contrast.
As a photographer, what images do you see that show similarities and differences? These images could be of people, places, designs, and more! Through your photographs, inspire your viewers to appreciate the diversity in our everyday world! You can download directions for joining PhotoCorps. Entries for this theme are open from May 1 through May 31 .If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to all 4-H Members
For information and submissions email: email@example.com
Club Fundraising Opportunity
Contact the 4-H Office for more details if you are interested in participating as a club.
Tufts Adventures in Veterinary Medicine
Tufts Adventures in Veterinary Medicine (AVM) is a fun and engaging career exploration program that will give you a deeper understanding of the veterinary profession and the demands of veterinary school.
Explore the wide variety of careers available within veterinary medicine and discover first-hand what attending veterinary school is really like. https://vetsites.tufts.edu/avm/
Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders
Florida 4-H Multi-State 4-H M.E.E.T. (Mingle Event for Excelling Together)
The M.E.E.T. Program is an opportunity for youth 4-H leaders from across the U.S. to connect with one another, to create new connections across America and inspire others.
Open to youth ages 14-18. June 4, 2020 via Zoom.
Register here: https://go.rutgers.edu/q4i1wk3x
Free Training on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
Concerned about Avian Influenza and your flock? Penn State 4-H is offering this free webinar on the topic to build your knowledge and keep your animals safe: https://go.rutgers.edu/rudc30pi
Friday, April 28, 2022, 11:00 am – Real Recipes: English Muffin Spring Pizza
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 3:00 pm – Live Well & Stay Healthy Webinar: Sitting- the New Smoking
Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 2:00 pm – Wellness Wednesday: Living with Food Allergies
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 12:00 pm – Homesteading Academy: Preventative Practices to Support the Health of Small-Scale Poultry
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 2:00 pm – Wellness Wednesday: To eat, or not to eat?
RU Ready 2 Garden Webinar
Return for Spring of 2022
This April, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County wants to help you grow quality food for your family and friends with the return of their weekly FREE webcast RU Ready 2 Garden. Rutgers Master Gardeners and Extension experts will offer advice for gardeners of all levels with a different topic each week.
The one-hour webinars will take place each Tuesday in April at 6:30 pm.
For a full season schedule and registration details visit www. tinyurl.com/ruready22
- An Integrated Approach to Deer Control
- Just What is Companion Planting?
- Native Plants for the New Jersey Landscape
- The Time is NOW to Start Your Vegetable Garden
Previous episodes of the webcast can be viewed at tinyurl.com/rcevids
The RU Ready 2 Garden Webcast was developed in response to the recent health crisis, with the goal of providing research-based methods to ensure success in their home and community gardens.
For a personal invite, E-mail your name to firstname.lastname@example.org with “RU Ready” as the subject.
As Luck Would HIVE it …..
Customers are BUZZING about these Beekeeping Classes
🐝 Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture
May 2-23, 2022 – SELF PACED ONLINE CLASS
Participants can complete the course content (which will take approximately 16-17 hours) at their own pace anytime during the period the course is open. There is an optional live Q & A session with the instructors during which you can ask questions about the course content.
🐝 Sustainable Beekeeping
June 8, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
In the US, beekeepers lose 30% – 40% of their hives each year. This webinar will discuss ways to maintain your beehives in a more sustainable way, minimizing losses through management, using local bee stocks (your own or a local beekeeper), and creating resource hives.
🐝 New! The Ins and Outs of Treating Your Colony
June 15, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only be accomplished by reducing the frequency and prevalence of disease within beehives. It is important for beekeepers to be aware of, learn to identify, and effectively manage pests and diseases to maintain healthy colonies. This is particularly important because the health of one beekeeper’s colony can impact another beekeeper’s colony in the surrounding area. Review recommendations for detecting and treating colonies for parasites and pathogens in a sustainable way for the long-term health of your colonies.
🐝 New! Take Note of Your Hive: Record-keeping for Beekeepers
June 22, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
While even experienced beekeepers can learn from hive notes, it is an even more important part of beekeeping for beginners. Good hive notes promote a better understanding of the dynamics of the hive. Beginning to keep proper beekeeping records (no mental notes!) is one means of assuredly improving your beekeeping success. This means fewer bee losses, more honey production, and better broods. We’ll discuss the why, what, and how of beekeeping records. Then you can decide what’s right for you.
Discounts are available! For more information, BEE sure to contact Pamela Mayer at email@example.com
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