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.

JOANN Fabric Paper Clover Campaign

February 1-28th

During February, shoppers can support 4-H by donating during the Paper Clover Campaign. Donations of $1-4 will receive a clover featuring a special Valentine's Day craft from FamilyFun. A $4 Paper Clover comes with a $4 off coupon towards the next purchase. Help support our county's 4-Hers by visiting your local JOANN Fabric store.

JOANN Sewing Construction Contest

Deadline: February 23rd

Calling youth sewers! This contest is open to 4-H members ages 14-19 (as of 9/1/17). Have you created an outstanding outfit and want to share it nationally? Your outfit just might win you a tour of the JOANN Fabric and Craft Store headquarters! Click here to learn more about this contest.

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.

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

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. More details and registration coming soon!

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.