4-H Clubs

Interested in joining 4-H? We have MANY clubs available. Find out how you can join in the fun by checking out our Morris County 4-H Club List. When you're ready, contact the 4-H office and we will connect you with the club leaders for more information.

Do you have an idea for a 4-H club? Do you want to start a club? Tell us! We are happy to help you develop a new 4-H club centered around your interests. Take a look at a list of 4-H Projects for options.

Check out these 4-H clubs!

4-Footed Leaders

This is one of Morris County 4-H's Seeing Eye Puppy Raising club.

Raising and training these cute puppies to be successful working dogs is a project that involves the whole family. Parents apply with the Seeing Eye to be official puppy raisers, after successfully finishing that the family can join the 4-H club.

The club meets Saturdays at 9:30 AM in Madison,

Summer Meetings are held on Mondays at 7PM.

If your family is interested in this highly rewarding endeavor, please contact the club leader at

4footedleaders@gmail.com

Be the Change 4-H Club

We are a community service club, that meets in Florham Park. The club meets twice a month on Wednesdays @ 4:30 for community service activities. Be the Change is open to all members (grades 4-13).

If you are interested email us at: bethechange4hclub@gmail.com

Buckanears

This is a small animal club for members in Kindergarten to grade 13 (one year out of high school) who are interested in learning more about the care of their pet rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, etc.

If you don't own any of the small animals yet, the club encourages members to join and find out about these pets first.

We meet one Friday a month at 7pm.

If you are interested email us at: noncejonce@aol.com

Busy Bees & Seedlings

Come Learn About the Wonderful Natural World Around Us! We explore beekeeping and gardening techniques and the impact both have on our world. No experience necessary, just bring your curiosity!  Open to Grades K-13 (One Year out of High School).

Second Thursday of each month, 6:30pm at High View Farms, Budd Lake

Contact the leaders Barbara Demetris and Rosanne Oblen at 908.303.0010

Curious Critters

Lizards, snakes, spiders, and more! This club is perfect for those who love more unusual pets.

They meet the 1st Tuesday of the month @ 7:15pm at Highview Farms in Budd Lake.

To find out more and be put on the club's email list, please contact Rosanne Oblen at 908-303-0010

Dogs R Us

Do you love dogs? Are you interested in learning more about better ways to communicate with your 4-legged friend, different dog training methods, breeds, tricks to do together? In the Dogs R Us club you can get together with other dog club members and explore these and other dog related topics through hands-on activities and discussions. The club meets on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

Contact the 4-H office if you are interested.

Dumbledorks

Do you like the Harry Potter stories and want to discuss the books, movies, and characters with others, recreate scenes and props?

The club meets on the 4th Thursday of the month in Budd Lake.

Contact Rosanne Oblen at 908-303-0010 or the office to find out more and get on this club's email list.

Feathered Friends

Are chickens your thing - or maybe duck, geese, guinea, pigeons, or turkeys?

Then this club is for you. You can learn all about different breeds and how to take care of your feathered friends in this poultry club.

They meet every 3rd Monday at 6:30pm at Highview Farm, 416 Sandshore Rd in Budd Lake.

Contact Rosanne Oblen at 908-303-0010

Furry Friends

Come and learn all about the care and keeping of pocket pets!

(that's rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and other small animals)

We meet the first Tuesday of the month at High View Farm in Budd Lake from 6:30-7:30.

Contact Rosanne Oblen at 908-303-0010

Game Breakers

This is for middle and high schoolers who LOVE playing any kind of games with like minded gamers. Bring your strategies, cards, boards, boxes, etc. and join the club.

Biweekly meetings will be held in Mountain Lakes. Email them at technobotsmadstem4h@gmail.com to find out more.

Horsin’ Around

If you love being around horses and are interested in learning all about horse care and equine science - contact the office for details and be connected to the club leaders. The Horsin' Around 4-H club will meet at Charlottesburg Farm in Rockaway Township. The club is open to kids in grades K-13.

Just Kid 'N' Around - goat club

Our 4-H goat club "Just Kid 'N' Around" teaches the different breeds and care of goats. Members, who own one or more goats, get together monthly for their meetings and other goat related events as well as general 4-H activities.

Check out their goat videos.

Knit Wits

Morris County's knitting and crocheting club is open to members in grades K-13 (one year out of high school). They meet on Mondays from 6:30-8pm.

The club is accepting new members. If you are interested to find out more, please contact the office at:

morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu
973-285-8301

Minecraft Club

This is one of our county's most active club. The members (grades 4 - 13, occasionally younger) and adult 4-H leaders meet safely in their Minecraft world(s) to get creative building replicas of areas they are interested in, invent new things, and come up with video ideas. The club also has a YouTube channel where they stream and showcase their creations.

Interested? Check out their website and contact them at 4hminecraftclub@gmail.com

Morris Marksmen

Our shooting sports club is for members in grades 6-13 (one year out of high school). Practice and competition opportunities are available in archery, air rifle, shotgun, and 22 long rifle.

The club is lead by a team of trained adult volunteers.

Check out their website: www.morrismarksmen.org

or contact them at Morrismarksmen@morrismarksmen.org to find out more.

Plants, Pollinators, Poulty

This club is all about learning gardening basics, beginner beekeeping, and backyard chicken care. For members in grades K-8.

They invite you to come bloom with them!

Interested? Contact the 4-H office at morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu h to find out more.

Radical RC Racers

Open to youth in grades K-13 (one year out of high school)

Teaches basics of RC cars including designs, repairs, and tricks to impress your friends.

One meeting each month at Highview Farms, Budd Lake

Contact the 4-H office to join!

4hmorris@njaes.rutgers.edu

ResistoJets Rocketry Club

If you like STEM and rockets in particular - you have come to the right place. This club is newly forming and actively looking for members. It is open to Middle and High School Students. A team will be selected from the members to compete in The American Rocket Challenge (TARC) and the NASA Student Launch.

You can contact them directly at resistojetrocketry@gmail.com or ask at the 4-H office (morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu, 973-285-8301) to learn more.

Visit the ResistoJets' Facebook Page for details about their latest launches and projects.

Shutterbugs

Our Photography club is open to grades 4-13.

They meet twice a month whenever possible, once for a photo walk and another time to share their best pictures.

No fancy equipment necessary, phone or simple point-and-shoot camera are fine too.

Club meetings are one Thursday a month at 3 PM at the 4-H office.

To contact the club, send an email to: shutterbugs4hclub@gmail.com

And yes, they do admire National Geographic photographers :-)

STEAM Punks

Interested to build, craft, plant, photograph, and more - all related to the STEAM topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)?

Then the STEAM Punks will be for you!

Youth in grades K-8 are invited to join the fun STEAM themed activities, experiments, and games.

Meetings are the 3rd or 4th Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 pm at the Florham Park Public Library.

This is a Florham Park based club and open to all Morris County families.

Check out their website: https://www.steampunks4h.org/

or contact them at: megan@steampunks4h.org

Tech-No Bots Cloverbud 4-H Club
and
Mad STEM Scientists 4-H Club

If you are interested in science, robotics, and programming - you have to check out these clubs.

They are split in two different age groups:

  • Tech-No Bots is for K-3rd graders, and

  • Mad STEM Scientists for grades 4th-13th (one year out of high school).

Contact them at: TechNoBotsMadSTEM4H@gmail.com

Teen Council

Members of this club act as teen representatives of the Morris County 4-H program. Teens work together to address issues concerning other 4-H clubs, assist the 4-H office staff in organizing and running every major county level event, and serve as country representatives at state and national 4-H events. At club meetings, members serve as teen ambassadors from the other Morris County 4-H clubs.

Open to current Morris County 4-H teens in grades 8-13 (one year out of high school). Members must also be excited to make new friends and ready to get involved in some fun leadership opportunities.

Meets once a month.

Contact the Morris County 4-H office at morris4h@njeas.rutgers.edu or 973-285-8301 to learn more.

We Stirrup Trouble

This horse club is meeting every First and Third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Shamrock Farm & Stables in Gillette, NJ

If you love being around horses and are interested in learning all about horse care and equine science - contact the office or Shamrock Farm & Stables. (There ma be a waitlist.)

World Exploration

We focus on developing global citizens who are aware of the world around them. We discuss world events, uniqueness and similarities with different cultures, and challenge our perceptions of the world. The club also provides guidance and support to any kids interested in hosting an international delegate for a weekend or a month or travelling abroad for a month-long home-stay with an international family.

Meets the 4th Monday of the Month, 6:30-7:30 PM at Mine Hill Civic Center, NJ

For more information please call or email the club at

WorldExploration4HClub@gmail.com

To see all clubs - go to the club list at the top of the page.

How to join 4-H

Visit this 4-H Clubs page to see what is available - then email or call the 4-H office to get connected with the club leaders and get you started. You can try a club meeting to see if it is the right fit for you before you enroll. Email: morris4h@njaes.rutgers.edu, Phone: 973-285-8301