Dear 4-H Families, As we dive into the month of June, the craziness of the “4-H Summer” is right around the corner. I hope you were able to secure all of your registrations for the Delaware State Fair and 4-H Continue reading Agent’s Letter – June
The 2016 Delaware State Fair is right around the corner! This year, the fair will be held Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 30. We are in need of volunteers to assist with pre-fair activities: set-up, exhibit drop off, judging, Continue reading Updates & help needed: Delaware State Fair
New Castle County 4-H will be hosting a Demonstration Make-up Day on Tuesday, June 28, at 6:00pm. If you would like to compete at the Delaware State Fair in the Demonstration Contest, but were unable to make either of the Continue reading Demonstration Make-up Day
Please visit the State 4-H Website for additional information.
Cow Camp 2016- Registrations Due June 10th Youth and adult dairy volunteers are beginning to plan for Cow Camp 2016 which will be held on Saturday, July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. The day will Continue reading 2016 Cow Camp – Registration due Friday!
United Way of Delaware is joining forces with local non-profit organizations (including 4-H) to sponsor Do More – 24. This campaign will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2016. June 2 is your chance to GIVE where you LIVE. Visit Continue reading Do More 24 Movement – June 2, 2016
Dear 4-H Families, We hope “April Showers” hold off and allow for all of our exciting 4-H events to happen in the coming months. Be sure to check out the calendar pages to see what’s new in New Castle County Continue reading Agent’s Letter – April
Table of Contents This page will be updated each month and provide links to the various postings for the month. There is a clickable archives section on the right-hand side of the blog, but some pieces are overlooked from time Continue reading Table of Contents for June
Kent County Jackpot Show The Kent County 4-H Livestock Advisory Committee is hosting its 19th Jackpot Show on May 21, 2016 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. This is a market preview show for steers, market goats, market lambs, and market Continue reading April Animal Science Updates
The New Castle County 4-H Exchange Group is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction on Saturday, May 14, from 5-7pm. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The dinner will be held in Continue reading NCC Exchange hosts Spaghetti Dinner – May 14
4-H Summer Camps are an ideal way to spend a portion of your summer. Whether you choose an overnight, residential camp or an exciting day camp, we have various opportunities to fit every need. Residential 4-H Camps State 4-H Camp Continue reading Summer Camp registration now open!
April 1 was the first day to register for the 2016 Delaware State Fair. Registration will stay open through 11:59pm on June 1. 4-H members will use their 4-H Online registration information to sign up. To register, CLICK HERE! There Continue reading Delaware State Fair 2016 – Registration now open!
New Castle County 4-H and FFA livestock volunteers are hosting the 15th annual 4-H and FFA Summer Livestock Classic on June 4, 2016. This livestock show will be held at the Delaware State Fair. This event is open to any Continue reading 15th Annual NCC 4-H & FFA Livestock Classic
Youth and adult volunteers are needed on Saturday, April 30 to assist with the 4-H Food Smart Families display. FSF will feature an interactive “Grocery Shopping Simulation” during AG Day and we need YOUR help! Shifts will be 1-2 hours Continue reading Volunteers needed for AG Day 2016
Join us for a hands-on look at Soil Science at our upcoming Science Saturday event on May 7. This is the first of many workshops in our “Science Saturday” series. For more information, e-mail Serena Conner or call (302) 831-8965. Continue reading Science Saturdays start again on May 7!
Presenting or speaking before a group or audience is an important life skill to develop. Delaware 4-H alumni often credit their experience with 4-H Public Speaking and Demonstration Contests as a reason for their success in public and professional life. Continue reading 4-H Demonstration Contest
2016 Delaware State Fair Tagging Dates May 7 – New Castle County, Cook Farm, Newark, 9-11AM May 7 – Sussex County. REC Georgetown, 9-11AM (No Steers) May 14 – Kent County, DSF, Harrington, 9-11AM May 20 – Kent County, DSF, Continue reading Important 4-H Livestock Dates
National Junior Shropshire Association Offers Starter Flock Award The National Junior Shropshire Sheep Association is pleased to announce that through the generosity and vision of several prominent Shropshire breeders, the third Shropshire Starter Flock Award will be given to a Continue reading NEW – Animal Science Updates
Delaware 4-H Equine Art Contest- Entries Due April 8th Calling all young artists! With categories encompassing painting, pastels, charcoals, photography, pencil, pen and ink and even crayons and markers for younger youth there is something for everyone Continue reading Calling all ARTISTS!