For all the returning 4-H members, welcome back! And for all of the new 4-H members, welcome to the 4-H family! We are ready to kick off the 2023-2024 4-H year with many things planned for you. The summer has gone by so fast and now it is time to start laying out the year with new accomplishments for you to conquer! I hope you were able to take advantage of August as you prepare to head or have already headed back to school. Make sure to read through the newsletter to get a recap of everything that happened over summer and a few new things that will be happening this year.
We hope you joined us at some point over the summer for the fun! Either at Day Camp, State Camp, the Exchange Trip, or State Fair. If you had a favorite part, be sure to tell your 4-H leader so they can let the office know!
Delaware 4-H enrollment and re-enrollment for the 2023-2024 year will start on September 1, 2023. Information on how to will be sent out via email, please make sure to read it through and let Serena know if you have any questions or concerns. We are happy to help you navigate through the system.
Please hold the following dates for upcoming events. More information will be provided in the newsletter for events, trainings and more!
~ General Record Books and Project Books Due to county office – September 8th
~ Diamond Clover Due to county office – September 8th
~ Window and Banner Forms due – September 15th
~ STEM Exploring 4-H workshop – September 19th at 6:30pm
~ Leaders Forum, Georgetown Del-Tech Campus, 9am – 3pm
~ NEW! 4-H Open House feat. DE Fire School – September 30th from 9am – 1pm
~ Achievement Celebration – October 1st at 2pm
We love to hear all the great things you are doing with your club members. Club reporters, don’t forget to submit your club news to Serena by the 25th of each month to be included in the newsletter.
Be sure to look at Delaware 4-H Facebook for news and updates. We are looking forward to a great 4-H year with new programming! If you need anything, please reach out to us, we are here and happy to help with anything you need.
Yours in 4-H,
Extension Educator, 4-H
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· Twitter: @Delaware4H
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· Website: www.udel.edu/4-H