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

Current Events

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

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.

Lubrano 4-H Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 15th

The Lance Corporal Andrew W. Lubrano 4-H Memorial Scholarship is offered to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated dedication to the 4-H program throughout all four years of high school. Click here for the application. Click here to learn more about Lance Corporal Andrew W. Lubrano.

4-H Cupcake Wars

March 18th

Get ready for the ultimate baking showdown! The Somerset County 4-H Master Chefs Club invites youth to this tasty event. Teams of 2 or 3 will prepare their most delicious and beautiful cupcakes for the judges. If you're looking for a fun event with tasty results be sure to sign up! Click here for more information.

4-H Science-sational Day

Registration CLOSED

March 24th

Get ready for hands-on science fun at the 10th annual Morris County 4-H Science-sational Day! This popular event is open to Morris County youth grades K-6. The day will kick off with the Mad Scientists show "Fire and Ice" followed by three hands-on science workshops. Click here for more information. Click here for the permission form.

Spring Time Fun with Bunnies and Chicks

Pre-registration Deadline: March 30th

Event date: March 31st

Everyone is invited to this fun celebration of spring! The day will include live 4-H bunnies and chicks for photos and cuddling, rabbit hopping demonstrations, crafts, games, hands-on activities, and an EGG HUNT! (Please bring your own basket.) Pre-register here by March 30th for $5/child. Day of registration is $6/child. All proceeds support our Morris County 4-H members attending the States' 4-H International program. Click here to learn more.

National 4-H Congress Applications

Deadline: April 1st

Event date: November 23-27th

Attention 4-H teens in grades 10-12! You could be selected to serve as a NJ representative at National 4-H Congress held in Atlanta, GA. At this event, 4-H teens from all over the US and its territories come together to learn from one another, strengthen the 4-H experience, and explore new ideas. This program combines special presentations, seminars, group discussions, and a service learning experience. Click here to learn more. Click here for the application.

4-H Public Presentations Night

Deadline: April 20th

Event date: May 4th

Part of the 4-H experience is strengthening your presentation skills. In fact, it's a key part of earning the "member in good standing" status. At this event, 4-H members give a presentation on a topic of their choice to a small audience of family, friends, and caring adult volunteers. Each presenter receives constructive feedback on their performance and recognition for their hard work. To learn more about 4-H presentations, click here. Stay tuned for registration details. Questions? Contact the 4-H office!

Rutgers Day

April 28th, 10:00am-4:00pm

This is a fantastic family fun event held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The day will include live performances, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and so much more. Be sure to stop by Skelly Field on Cook Campus to cheer on our 4-H members competing in the State 4-H Dog Show! 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.