Upcoming Events

  • An Evening Abroad: Peru! - May 25

  • Fires: The Science Behind our Changing Climate - May 28

  • An Evening Abroad: Ireland! - June 22

  • Globetasters 10: Rockin' Rices

  • NJ Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors

Morris County 4-H Events:

Promote 4-H at local events

4-H will have a table or booth at many events in Morris County in the coming months. All 4-H families are invited to help with the set-up, talk to people about 4-H, hand out flyers, offer an activity, bring your friendly animal (check with the promotion committee first as requirements differ for each event).

Chubb Park, Chester - July 21-24

We are happy to be back! Join us at the Fair in July.

Set-up weekend is July 16-17.

Fair Entry Registration is open!

See the Fair Page for details.

Other 4-H Events and More:

Mondays May, and June

For grades 4–12.

Short, medium, or long - RICE is a grain that's got it all! From around the world, let's cook a variety of rices as a staple for some delicious dishes.

Globetasters 10: Rockin' Rices registration

Register by May 31
High School Camp: August 1-5 (grades 9-12)
Middle School Camp: August 8-12 (grades 6-8)

Weeklong Makerspace Camps for Middle and HS students who will choose from a variety of problems to solve, with the goal of designing and engineering an innovative product or system. Using the Engineering Design Process and Makerspace tools such as- 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC machines, students will create Shark Tank-like pitches. The day camp is $500 for the week at the Ruters Makerspace in Piscataway. More details and registration: https://cmsce.rutgers.edu/student-maker-summer-camps

Submit until May 31

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!

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.

You can get directions for joining PhotoCorps. The deadline for submission on this theme is 5/31. Members should receive comments and results by end of June. If you have any questions, please contact williams@njaes.rutgers.edu.

Multi-State 4-H M.E.E.T. (Mingle Event for Excelling Together)

June 4

Open to 4-H members ages 14-18

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. This event is hosted by 4-H Florida.

Open to youth ages 14-18. June 4, 2022 @ 6pm via Zoom.

Register here: https://go.rutgers.edu/q4i1wk3x

Thursday: June 9

Open to youth in grades 9–12.

New Jersey 4‑H is seeking teens like YOU to become Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors. Our goal is to help Teen Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors to educate more than 250 younger youth about the important of pollinators in our state over the next year. Receive training and teach others in your home community about the importance of pollinators.

More information about the 4‑H Pollinator Habitat Ambassador Program

NJ4H Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors Zoom Training registration »

June 10-12

Registration by May 27

Any 4-H member in grades 8-13 who receives a blue ribbon at their County 4-H Public Presentation event is invited to enter the State 4-H Public Presentations event. Participants in the contest can choose one of three ways: 1) In-person, 2) virtually, 3) recorded video. All participants will receive a Danish ribbon and their score sheets at the conclusion of the contest. Best in Room Awards will be awarded. Registration must be completed by May 27, 2022.

  • Option 1: In-person Contest
    Hickman Hall at Rutgers University on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Option 2: Live Virtual Contest
    On Zoom on Sunday, June 12 from 1-3 p.m.

  • Option 3: Recorded Video Contest
    Submission deadline for a presentation video is on Friday, June 10 at 11:59 p.m.

Registration

All participants must register for State Public Presentations in 4HOnline. Registrations must be completed by Friday, May 27, 2022. Instructions on how to register are available here (PDF).

Registration is open

Looking for a fun time this summer? Check out the L.G. Cook 4-H Camp in Branchville NJ, located in the beautiful Stokes State Forest in northern NJ. Each week / session has a theme. The activities sound like a lot of fun, the staff is excited, and past campers can't wait to go back! For ages 8-16.
Check out the
Camp Info and Welcome Guide and website for more details

Register here: https://nj4hcamp.rutgers.edu/

Visit All of NJ 4-H Fairs:

Cumberland County Cooperative Fair - July 5–9

Ocean County Fair - July 13–17

Burlington County Farm Fair - July 19–23

Morris County 4-H Fair - July 21–24

Cape May County 4-H Fair - July 21–23

Monmouth County FairJuly - 27–31

Gloucester County 4-H FairJuly - 28–31

Warren County Farmers' Fair - July 30–August 6

Mercer County 4-H Fair - July 30–31

Middlesex County Fair - August 1–7

Sussex County Farm & Horse Show/New Jersey State Fair - August 5–13

Salem County Fair - August 9–12

Somerset County 4-H Fair - August 10–12

Passaic County Fair - August 11–14

Atlantic County 4-H Fair - August 12–13

Hunterdon County 4-H & Ag. Fair - August 24–28

Bergen County 4-H Festival - September 17–18

Camden County 4-H Fair - September 30–October 1

Essex and Hudson Counties 4-H Fall Fair - September 24