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

Current Events

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

World Food Prize Info Sessions

December 7 & 11th at 7:00pm

Teens in grades 8-12 are invited to join the NJ World Food Prize Youth Institute hosted by Rutgers University on March 2, 2018. Youth members will work with an adult mentor and team members to address global food security issues. Learn more about this amazing opportunity.

4-H Japanese Exchange - Host families needed!

Mid July - Mid August

Bring global education to your home! Host families are needed this summer for Japanese youth who will spend one month immersed in American culture. Several Morris County 4-H families have participated in this program and we hope even more will open their homes to these youth this summer. This opportunity is open to both 4-H and non 4-H families. Click here to learn more.

Teen Winter Camp

January 19-21, 2018

Calling 4-H teens grades 8-13! You won't want to miss this annual favorite event. Teen Winter Camp is a great opportunity to meet 4-H teens from across the state, enjoy some time away from daily stress, and have fun! Sledding, hiking, shooting sports, crafting, cooking, games, and so much more are offered at this weekend event. Click here to learn more.

4-H Rutgers Teen Science Cafe: Climate Change

January 27th

Space is limited so don't wait to register! How will climate change affect future hurricanes and costal flooding? Join us as Rutgers scientists Dr. Andra Garner shares her recent research into how rising sea levels, warming temperatures, and melting ice sheets will increase the risk for catastrophic flooding in and around NYC. This event is FREE for teens in grades 9-12. Learn more.

Citizenship Washington Focus

Deadline: March 1st

Event date: July 8-14th

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is held each summer at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase Maryland. This event is for 4-H members in grades 9-12 (14-19 years old). The program utilizes Washington, D.C. as a working classroom to learn about the government, citizenship and civic education. Click here to learn more. Click here for registration materials.

Discover the Leader in You! 4-H Conference

Deadline: March 1st

Event date: March 17th

Are you a 4-H member in grades 6-8 looking for ways to strengthen your leadership skills? Then this is a state event you won't want to miss! Participants will work with other 4-H members from across the state, learn from guest speakers, and practice skills to become a positive leader in their communities. Click here to learn more.

4-H Summer Camp

Registration now open!

Don't miss your chance to join in the fun at 4-H summer camp! Held at L.G. Cook 4-H Camp, this camp offers seven themed weeks for campers to enjoy. Activities include boating, fishing, hiking, crafting, campfires, and so much more. Learn more and sign up here.