Category Archives: County Events & Contests

Announcing the 2021 NCC 4-H Summer Day Camps!

Our day camps are in-person this year, following current COVID protocol. Due to this, space is limited. Please register as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Serena 

Cloverbud Day Camp- June 21-25, 2021

During this exciting camp, campers will rotate through 4-H mini-stem classes. Each day the campers will experience topics including Healthy Living, Science, Technology, and Engineering (STEM), and more! Guest speakers will visit and there will be opportunities for Outdoor Recreation. Campers will have a wonderful hands-on experience in a fun-filled and safe environment on the beautiful grounds of the University of Delaware. Campers will provide their own lunch.

24 camper maximum

Ages: 5-7 years old

Location: UD Cooperative Extension office 461 Wyoming Rd Newark DE

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Cost: $200.00

Newark 4-H Day Camp – June 21-25, 2021

Kitchen Chemistry, Animal Science, Health and Wellness, Photography, STEM, and more. These are some of the classes that campers may be able to select at our traditional 4-H Camp. Guest speakers will visit and there will be opportunities for Outdoor Recreation. Campers will have a wonderful hands-on experience in a fun-filled and safe environment. The week will conclude with an exciting council circle where groups will show off their talents. Campers will experience fun and active days on the beautiful grounds of the University of Delaware campus! Campers will provide their own lunch.

 32 camper maximum

Ages: 8-12 years old

Location: UD Cooperative Extension office 461 Wyoming Rd Newark DE

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Cost: $200.00

Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Camp – June 21-25, 2021

CIT Camp runs in conjunction with Newark Day Camp. Teens 13 and older are encouraged to tackle a hands-on leadership experience. This counselor training program is designed to equip teens with leadership skills that will prepare them to serve as camp counselors in the future. This camp is for teens who are age 13 by May 30. Training will involve camp counselor protocol, risk management, team building, camper safety, and problem solving. Completion of this program is strongly encouraged for those teens who wish to become a 4-H camp counselor for the 2022 summer camps. Campers will provide their own lunch.

10 camper maximum

Ages: 13-16 years old

Location: UD Cooperative Extension office 461 Wyoming Rd Newark DE

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Cost: $180.00

4-H Animal Science Day Camp – August 2-5, 2021

Youth attending this camp will gain a remarkable up-close educational experience with animals. Campers will delve into animal science to gain a more in-depth understanding of farm animals through hands-on experiences at the University of Delaware Farm. The week will conclude with an Animal Science Quiz bowl to test camper’s knowledge gained during this engaging camp. Campers will provide their own lunch.

32 camper maximum

Ages: 8-12 years old

Location: UD Cooperative Extension office 461 Wyoming Rd Newark DE

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Costs: $200.00

 

Register HERE

NCC Judging Contests

 

Sign up for the following contests:

Tuesday, May 18th – Wildlife, Horticulture, Wood science, Clothing, Foods and Photography

*Deadline to register is Monday, May 17th

Location: NCC 4-H Office- 461 Wyoming Road, Newark, 19716
You will be assigned a 1 hour time slot between 4:00 – 8:00 pm to complete the judging contest you wish to complete.

Please bring with you a pencil, clipboard, wear a mask and be prepared to have your temperature taken at registration.

Questions? Contact Kaitlin  or Serena

Current UD COVID protocols are in place. If these time frames do not work, please reach out and we will accommodate to our best ability.

Register HERE

Window Display and Banner Contest

This Spring join us in promoting 4-H across New Castle County and show your community all of the fun, exciting and meaningful programs 4-Hers take part in.

Displays must be in place by 5:00pm Monday, May 3 and remain displayed until5:00pm , Saturday, May 8.

Registrations are due to by April 23 to Kaitlin (kklair@udel.edu) or Serena(serenac@udel.edu)

NCC-4H-Window-Display-Info-Reg-2021

Foods and Horticulture Judging Results

Congratulations to all who participated in the County Foods and Horticulture Judging contest.

The following Seniors will be moving on to the State Fair:

Foods:

Sydney Pyle – Porter Gang

Ashley Konkle – Porter Gang

Andrew Konkle – Porter Gang

Katie Campbell – Stump Corner

Emily Campbell – Stump Corner

 

Horticulture:

Matthew Trunfio – Stump Corner

Gabriel Trunfio – Stump Corner

 

A great job done by all of our Juniors as well:

Foods – Claire Schaedler – Meado-Larks

Foods – Michela Davis – Stump Corner

Horticulture – Chase Pugh – Summit Bridge

2021 County Level 4-H Animal Judging Contests

 

Compete against your fellow 4-H friends in your county!  The top 10 participants per county will be posted following the event, and will be invited to participate in the State Animal Judging Contests.

Registration is required by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.  Event dates listed below.

Register HERE

Participants may only participate in one time slot per contest.  No more than one contest can be completed at a time.  If you have any questions, please contact Kristin at kristin@udel.edu or (302) 242-8895.

Horse Judging – Tuesday, June 1, 2021 6:00 PM or Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:00 PM

Livestock Judging – Tuesday June 1, 2021 4:00 PM or 6:00 PM

Poultry Judging – Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:00 PM or Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:00 PM

Dairy Judging – Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:00 PM or 6:00 PM

Other important notes:

Participants may not do both levels this year.  Active members age 13 and up must complete the Senior level; members 4-H age 8-12 may choose to complete the Junior or Senior level.

All events are virtual. Each contest is offered at two different times, members can only participate one time per contest.

All contests will include two evaluation classes to judge during the session, seniors will be required to complete a set of oral reasons and submit via email before leaving the contest.

These contests will determine 4-Her eligibility to judge these respective contests at the state level.

Contest Contacts:

Horse Judging – Kristin Cook  at kristin@udel.edu

Livestock Judging – Kaitlin Klair  at kklair@udel.edu

Poultry Judging – Jenny Trunfio at jtrunfio@udel.edu

Dairy Judging – Jill Jackson at  jackson@udel.edu

Litter Barrel Contest 🖌

In an effort to promote litter awareness and the work of the 4-H program, all clubs are encouraged to design and paint a litter barrel to place out in their community.

So get your brushes out artists, and work with your other 4-H club members to design a barrel with a creative theme to promote litter awareness.

Each club should complete an entry form and submit it to the 4-H Office via email by March 26th.

Club litter barrels should be able to be in place for 30 days.

Paint away and have fun!

Litter Barrel Contest 2021 Form

NCC 4-H Project Skills Building Workshops

(Formerly Winter Workshops)

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Please sign up for what you are interested in- space is limited due to COVID restrictions. Pay at the door.

Saturday, February 13


Saturday, February 20

Tween Leadership (for ages 11-13) Location: Extension Office; 12 noon- 2 pm Cost: FREE

Saturday, February 27

Photography Contest Update

Our plans are once again changing! (Thanks for your continued patience!!) Since the Favorite Foods Contest has been postponed again, we’ve decided to keep the Photo Contest deadline the same and share the results online.

Please contact Jenny Trunfio to arrange dropping off your photos and with any questions you may have. They are still due by February 12. Winners will be announced online.

UPDATE: Favorite Foods/Photo Contest NEW LOCATION

This year, the Favorite Foods and Photography Contests will be moved to the Embassy Suites in Newark (across from the Bob Carpenter Center) on MARCH 6.

Favorite Foods registration forms are due to Serena via email only by February 12. If you have any trouble with emailing the forms to her, please reach out to her and she will be happy to help!

Updated info and registration forms are below.*

*Please make sure to read through the Favorite Foods Guidelines. Some categories have been changed and updated. 

Favorite Food Contest Application PDF

Favorite Foods Contest Application- Word Version

Favorite Foods Guidelines 2021

Photo Contest Entry Form2021

2021 Photography Contest Rules