Sussex County 4-H support PRIDE Month

Reminder
The WEEKLY NEWSLETTER will now be published on Fridays, as the 4-H Staff return to the RCE Office.

The RCE/4-H Office will be closed
Friday, June 18th, 2021 in honor of JUNETEENTH.





Sussex County 4-H Animal Project Representative Applications due this
Tuesday, June 15.

4-H Members in grades 11-13 who have completed three years in an animal project area are encouraged to apply to represent their animal species as this year’s 2021 Animal representative. Members applying must have completed a County level public presentation for the current project year to be considered.
 
In the event of a competition for representative, more than one person applies; independent judges review the contestants’ application and schedule an interview portion for each applicant. Individual interviews will last approximately ten minutes with each judge asking 1-3 questions. Contestants applying will need to be able to attend the following required events during the fair if chosen:

 – NJSF/SCF&HS Opening Ceremonies (and parade if applicable) on the First Saturday.
 – Queen of the Fair Contest on the first Saturday
 – Be available in your species barn from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the Thursday of the Fair to assist Round Robin participants.
 – If not a participant in Round robin, assist during the Round Robin event.
 – *Livestock Reps Only– Assist with Market Animal Dinner and Sale (Tuesday evening)
– Assist with species shows and other tasks as requested by your animal area coordinator.

Applications can be downloaded at:
https://www.sussex4h.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/SC-Animal-Rep-2021.-Application.pdf

The S. C. 4-H Animal Representative application packets must be completed and turned in to your 4-H club leader.  The applications received by club leaders should be submitted to the 4-H office no later than June 15, 2021. 



Workshops and STEP Clubs are open to all, 4-H members and Non-4-H Members.

Upcoming NJ 4-H Workshops

Virtual Teen Social
June 23, 2021; 7-8:30pm

Focused on fun, interactive games – join the Somerset County 4-H Association Teen Committee for their monthly Virtual Teen Social. Open to teens in grades 6-12, this is a great way to meet new people and make some friends while playing games both online and on your phone.
https://4histops.org/events/june-teen-social

Current NJ 4-H STEP Clubs


States’ 4-H Virtual Summer Exchange

This summer, States’ 4-H, in collaboration with international partners, will be hosting six free virtual events that will highlight six different countries around the world. The virtual events will include cultural trivia, language intros, and hands-on craft and cooking activities. These events are created for youth ages 9 – 18, but other family members can attend as well! 
States’ 4-H will be hosting two events each month from June – August, starting with the following countries:

Global Exploration Series – June Events
•             Japan: Friday, June 25 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Pacific

Registration is now OPEN for our June events!! Email for the registration link: 4hfromhome@njaes.rutgers.edu


Animal Science Camp

Open to Youth 4th-8th Grade
For More information or to register contact Passaic4H@njaes.rutgers.edu

National 4-H Summer STEP Clubs

4-H Remote Skills Camp

4-H REMOTE SKILLS CAMP Teens 15-18 are invited to register for the 4-H Remote Skills Camp from Utah State University Extension. This 30-day camp is designed to prep teens for career and college readiness by introducing them to remote work skills, with unique opportunities to participate in live Q&As with remote workers at NASA, Google, and more. Register for the July course by June 15.

Register Here


4-H Virtual Cooking Camp

Get your summer sizzle on with Pennsylvania 4-H! This FREE virtual cooking camp is open to all kids and families across the country. You’ll learn how to whip up tasty summer dishes like Rainbow Buddha Bowls and Garden Sloppy Joes. Register by July 14.

Register Here







AMERICA’S HARDEST WORKING BOOT SUPPORTS AMERICA’S HARDEST WORKING KIDS IN 4-H

Georgia Boot is a proud partner of the National 4-H Council. We believe every kid should have the opportunity to be #GeorgiaBootStrong and create a better path #Fourward through the hands-on learning experiences that 4-H offers. These programs help build confidence, creativity, leadership, and resiliency, shaping our future leaders.

From now until August of 2023, we will offer various promotions on our website and at select retail partner locations. A portion of sales from these promotions will be donated to National 4-H Council to provide critical resources needed to support the organization’s efforts to empower our youth. Georgia Boot has committed to a minimum donation of $75,000 in 2021, $75,000 in 2022 and $85,000 in 2023.

https://www.georgiaboot.com/4-h


Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders

Rutgers NJAES Calendar All Statewide Events

Classes scheduled for next week are:



June 11 – June 17 – Online CORE Training Program for the NJ Pesticide Applicators License

Saturday, June 12, 2021; 2:00 pmMeet the Author and Storybook Trail walk
Tuesday, June 15, 2021; 12:00 pm – Real Recipes: No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Squares
Tuesday, June 15, 2021; 7:00 pmRain Barrel FAQs
Thursday, June 17, 2021; 1:00 pm – Rutgers Lunch and Learn: The Power of Positive Intelligence (fee)
Friday, June 18, 2021; 11:00 am – Family Favorites: Healthy 100 Calorie Snacks
Friday, June 18, 2021; 12:00 pm – Helpline Live: Vegetable Gardening Problems

Tuesday, June 22, 2021; 12:00 pm – Real Recipes: No-Bake Blueberry Dessert
Tuesday, June 15, 2021; 7:00 pmVegetable Gardening Q&A
Wednesday, June 23, 2021; 2:00 pmSummer Herbs for Flavor All Year
Thursday, June 17, 2021; 1:00 pm – Rutgers Lunch and Learn: The Power of Positive Intelligence (fee)
Friday, June 18, 2021; 11:00 am – Family Favorites: Healthy 100 Calorie Snacks
Friday, June 18, 2021; 12:00 pm – Helpline Live: Vegetable Gardening Problems



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