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Happy June!

Summer planning is coming together and it is shaping up to be another great 4-H Summer! Be sure to read through all of the newsletter, you don’t want to miss anything going on!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the judging contests, demonstration contest, archery shoots, horse bowl, and litter barrel contest. We can’t wait to see you represent New Castle County at the State level. Once again, we would like to congratulate all our 4-H seniors this year, we are excited to follow along and watch all the incredible things you will do in the next chapter of life!

We have been busy planning away for all the summer camps coming up over the next three months! This year we will be back at Townsend Hall for Newark, CIT and Cloverbud (June 20-24) and Animal Science Day (August 1-4). At Camp Barnes this year will be Environmental Camp June 10-12 and State Camp June 13-18 and June 20-25. If you have not signed up yet please do so HERE

Delaware State Fair entries close Tuesday, June 1 at 11:59pm for all exhibitors. Enter through the Delaware State Fair exhibitor’s page. Please be make sure you are in the 4-H Section–not the Children’s department. We know you all have been working hard on your entries so be sure to get them in on time so we can see all your hard work! Be sure to check out all of the volunteer opportunities that come with the fair-you can help with building set up on Monday, July 11th, be a host or hostess during the week, help with entry processing, judging and displaying and help with fair clean up. Be sure to look in the Fair newsletter for all of these opportunities. The Fair newsletter is in a below post.

**Please note fair tags will not be mailed to your house; they will be picked up by your leader at the 4-H office.

If you are interested in helping at the Farm Bureau booth and you are 12 and older please reach out to me, we are looking for help for the evening shift, 3-close, during the first Saturday of the fair.

It’s never too early to start working on your record book! Be on the lookout for the updated record book formats. I know it seems far off but unfortunately the Summer will fly by and September will be here before we know it!


Please don’t hesitate to contact the 4-H office with any questions or concerns and we hope to see you at a 4-H event soon!


Yours in 4-H,


Ms. Kaitlin

Extension Educator, 4-H


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