Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Morris County]

Current Events

Here's what's happening in Morris County 4-H!

Paper Clover Campaign

April 26th-May 7th

WE NEED YOU! During this important event, shoppers at the Tractor Supply Store in Flanders can support the 4-H program on the county, state, and national levels. 4-H clubs and members are needed to greet customers, showcase their projects, and share what 4-H means to them. Contact the 4-H office for more details and to sign up.

Rutgers Day

April 29th, 10:00am-4:00pm

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a full day of discovery and lively activities like animal shows, garden and nature tours, performances, lectures, and children’s programs. Cheer on 4-H dog club members at the state 4-H Dog Show held on Cook Campus. Got a talent to share? Whether you’re a performer or visual artist, you are invited to share your talents as part of Rutgers Day! Any 4-H member can submit their work for display or performance. Deadline to register is April 14th. Contact the 4-H office to learn more! Click here for more information about Rutgers Day.

Family Fun Day at 4-H Camp

Deadline: May 1st

Event date: May 13th 12:00-6:00pm

Enjoy a day of fun at L.G. Cook 4-H Camp and support a great cause! This is a fundraiser for long-time 4-H volunteer, Buddy Nemetz. This event will include traditional camp activities such as boating, fishing, hiking, and archery. There will also be a DJ, pasta dinner, and scavenger hunt. Register now! Space is limited!

Fair Theme Contest

Deadline: May 18th

Got an idea for this year's 4-H Fair? We want to see it! 4-H members are encouraged to submit their designs for the yearbook cover and Fair theme. Click here to learn more.

Antiques Show

May 21st from 10:00am-4:00pm

Support national 4-H trips by attending the 4-H Antiques Show in Hunterdon County! Proceeds from this event will be used to help cover the cost of the bus for the Citizenship Washington Focus delegates this summer.  This event will be held at the Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fairgrounds located in the South County Park at 1207 Route 179 in Lambertville.  Admission is $7.00 per person.  Click here to learn more.

4-H Club Yearbook Page

Deadline: June 9th

Promote your club by submitting a club page for the yearbook! This is a great way to recruit new members, share pictures from the past year, and reflect on your club's adventures. Be sure to include basic information such as when/where club meetings are held, contact information, and who can join. For inspiration, check out last year's 4-H Yearbook. Contact the 4-H office for details on how to submit your club's page.

WANTED: Host Families for Japanese Exchange

July to August 2017

NJ 4-H is excited to once again host Japanese Youth for four weeks in summer 2017. Host families are needed for the participants and adult chaperones. This is a fantastic opportunity for families to showcase everyday NJ life as well as learn from a new friend. This is open to both 4-H and non 4-H families. Click here for details.

4-H Summer Camp Registration

For a fantastic summer camp experience, look no further than L.G. Cook 4-H Camp! This popular summer camp offers seven unique week-long overnight camp programs. In addition to traditional camp activities (boating, swimming, hiking, arts & crafts, etc.), youth participants connect with nature, make new friends, build life skills, and create fun memories. Space is limited so don't wait to sign up for your preferred camp sessions. Learn more here.