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

Current Events

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

Fun and Fitness Day: Summer in Central

August 25th

Check out the many things Gateway National Recreationa Area has to offer swimmers, bikers, rollerbladers, and skateboarders. Enjoy the five miles of multi-use paths by foot or on wheels. Then, cool off with a swim at one of Sandy Hook's five beaches. Visit historic Fort Hancock, the Lighthouse, and the Bird Observatory while you're here. Click here to learn more. 2016 marks the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary. Come celebrate with 4‑H by connecting with nature and enjoying a Healthy Living Family Day!

Fair Photo Contest

Deadline: August 31st

Did you take a great photo at the 2016 Morris County 4-H Fair? Be sure to enter it in our Fair Photo Contest! Winners will be announced at Awards Night in November. Click here to learn more.

4-H Project Record Books

Due to Club Leader: September 1st

Due to 4-H office: September 15th

Part of the 4-H member experience is learning to keep a record of your work and growth over the past year. NJ 4-H requires all youth members to submit a project record book each year in order to receive high level awards and participate in state/national 4-H events. Members of multiple clubs should submit a book for each of their clubs in order to receive award recognition for their work in each club. Learn more and download books here.

4-H Member Enrollment

Starts September 5th

Member enrollment will open online starting September 5, 2016. Club leaders will provide instructions to families interested in joining their 4-H clubs after attending the first meeting of the new 4-H year. Interested in joining a 4-H club and want to learn more? Contact the 4-H office to get started!

4-H Clubs Community Service Reports

Did your club complete a community service project between September 1, 2015-August 31, 2016? If so, your club can be recognized for your hard work by submitting an online report. Only 1 report is needed for each service project. Clubs that report their community service projects will receive special recognition at Awards Night. Click here to get started.

Fun and Fitness Day: Fall in the North

September 17th

On this day, check out the Delaware Water Gap and L.G. Cook 4-H Camp in Stokes State Forrest. Hikers can trek from camp to Buttermilk Falls or just around the lake. Boating and fishing are available, too. Click here to learn more. 2016 marks the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary. Come celebrate with 4‑H by connecting with nature and enjoying a Healthy Living Family Day!
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