The Sussex County RCE/4-H Office will be closed Friday, June 21 to honor Juneteenth.

It’s Time to Prepare for Fair!

4-H Record Book Reminders

Just reminder that you should be working on your 4-H record book though-out the 4-H Project year and at this point some sections should be complete.

At this point you should have completed your:

  • Cover
  • Goal Setting
  • Inventory (if applicable)
  • Logging monthly activities
  • Finances
  • 4-H Story

Logged monthly activities should be including all monthly club meetings attended, special events held separate from club meetings (ie- fundraisers, community service projects), and county or state events such as public presentations, workshops, or a judging event.

Finances should included all the expenses and income associated with a member’s project. ANY money spent on the project during the project year (ie- supplies, animal feed, dues, entry fees) should be recorded in the project financial pages. Or if you made money-income, (ie- sold a project or received prize money) this should be record too.
If there is no income or no expenses for your project, instead of leaving the page completely blank, please indicate “not applicable” or “none”.

Your 4-H Story is your chance to tell us about your project year in your own words. Tell us about what you learned, what skill you worked on, something new you tried, something funny that happened at one meeting, about a 4-H experience that helped you grow as an individual, etc. In short, We don’t expect a short story or a full length novel, but at least a full paragraph or 2 about how 4-H has inspired you and how it has helped you become the person you are today!

Don’t forget to have your parent or guardian and your 4-H club leader sign off on your project book once it is completed!

Congrats to Annabel Lee and her puppy Emme of the Love on a Leash 4-H Puppy Club for placing 1st in her class (4-5 month Seeing Eye) and also taking Best of Show in her division (Seeing Eye) at the NJ State 4-H Dog Show held on June 8th at the Somerset Ted Blum 4-H Center

Tables at the Farmer’s Market available to 4-H clubs for fundraising!

New Jersey 4-H Summer Camps Sign Up – Open Now
Sessions are Selling out!

Registration opens for both:
Our 74th summer at L.G. Cook 4-H Camp, New Jersey 4-H’s overnight summer camp in beautiful Stokes State Forest. Join our caring, tech-free community for a one-week sleepaway session in July or our BIG 18 day session in August … AND …

Our 2nd summer at 4-H Camp at Rutgers Gardens, our brand-new day camp program combining the social-emotional learning of 4-H Camp’s friendly, communal experience with the educational opportunities of Rutgers Gardens. 

More details and online registration at! Call 973-948-3550 to reach the Camp Office with any and all questions.

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Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders

4-H Volunteer Retreat Weekend – INTEREST SURVEY!
September 27-29, 2024.

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