Hello 4-Hers and families, The 2024 year is sure moving quickly and the 4-H world is ramping up for spring! Please make sure to read through everything as many contests, and opportunities are coming up. We had a great junior Continue reading Agent Letter
Join us for our 1st ever 4-H Countywide Project Palooza night where all of your 4-H leaders have come together to create a memorable March meeting. Meeting details: When: Wednesday, March 13 from 6-8pm Where: New Castle County 4-H Office: 461 Continue reading 4-H Countywide Project Palooza Night
Holy Angels At our first meeting for January, we made melted snowman cookies, matted photos for the county contest and took “still life” pictures of manicure things. Our second meeting was measuring everything for making the whole wheat bread in a Continue reading Club Reports
We have two sessions so please be mindful of the date that you are choosing: Monday, March 25 from 4:30 – 7:00pm – Horticulture – Wildlife Monday, April 24 from 4:30 – 7:00pm – Clothing – Wood science – Photography Continue reading Sign Up for Judging Contests!
Judging Contests are designed to support the learning that is taking place in a project area. 4-H members learn to compare and become familiar with project equipment and terminology. Judging teaches critical thinking and decision-making skills. These skills are valuable Continue reading Judging Guidelines
The annual 4-H Horse Bowl Contest encourages youth to work in teams to demonstrate their equine knowledge about all aspects of horsemanship, including but not limited to healthcare, nutrition, tack, equipment, and ownership responsibilities. Teams are comprised of 2 to Continue reading Horse Bowl 2024
Ready to Wear Information A 4-H member will bring an outfit of Ready to Wear clothing to model before a judge for fit and selection of accessories. Participants will interview with the judge to justify why the garment is needed Continue reading Clothing- Ready to Wear
Surprise someone in New Castle County on Easter morning! Your treat filled eggs will be delivered to your or their yard on Saturday March 30th, 2024 (scattered not hidden). If there is bad weather Saturday night, the eggs will be Continue reading Egg My Yard!
The 47th AG Day is Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. It is a community event hosted by the University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Cooperative Extension has a long-standing presence at Ag Day Continue reading Club Ag Day Registration
Caprese Has My Heart What you need: ● Knife ● Gloves ● Heart shaped cutter ● Plates ● Tomatoes ● Mozzarella ● Basil Leaves ● Salt ● Balsamic glaze Directions: ● Use the heart shaped cookie cutter to cut the Continue reading 4th H for Health- February Edition
The Christina Conservancy is now accepting applications for the 2024 Edward W. Cooch, Jr. Environmental Scholarship. Deadline is April 15, 2023. The Edward W. Cooch, Jr. Environmental Scholarship fund has been established to honor the late Edward W. Cooch, Jr. (1920-2010). “Ned” was an avid environmentalist with Continue reading Scholarship Opportunity
The Delaware 4-H Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting the 4-H program. Financial Support Requests will be accepted twice a fiscal year. March 1 and October 1 The applications will be reviewed and awarded at the discretion of the Board Continue reading Delaware 4-H Foundation – Club/Group Financial Aid Form
Now Registering! What are Health & Wellness Ambassadors? Delaware 4-H Health & Wellness Ambassadors are official representatives and promoters of holistic healthy living, including fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and substance use prevention. Ultimate Goals of Health & Wellness Ambassadors: Learn about Continue reading Health & Wellness Ambassadors
Delaware Hunter Education Turkey Hunter Safety Course Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024 Time: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Location: New Castle Building, Harrington, DE RSVP: March 8, 2024 – Registration Required Turkey Hunter Safety Course Registration Delaware 4-H Shooting Sports Continue reading Turkey Hunter Safety Course
Congrats to our NCC 4-H’ers who participated!
Kent County 4-H Basket Auction To Benefit Delaware 4-H Foundation March 22, 2024 Felton Fire Hall9 E. Main StreetFelton, DE 19943 6:00 PM Basket Preview7:00 PM Dinner8:00 PM Live Auction The Kent County 4-H Program is hosting the 26th Annual Kent Continue reading Kent County Basket Auction
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is observed in March to link people to the facts that shatter the myths about drug abuse. To get the facts out there, we are having a drawing/graphic design, video, poem/spoken word, and t-shirt Continue reading National Drug Facts Week Contest
LifeSmarts is a consumer program for teens. Entering its 30th year, Lifesmarts provides real-world education for students who learn about core consumer topics and develop critical thinking skills. The goal of LifeSmarts is to create consumer-savvy young people who will be Continue reading Delaware 4-H LifeSmarts Varsity Team Contest