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
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!
The 4-H slogan has long been “Learn by Doing”, so it should come as no surprise that many 4-H programs and activities are centered around being hands-on. 4-H proudly utilizes the experiential learning model to enhance and develop life skills Continue reading Experiential Learning: Hands-on fun!
Happy New Year 2016 Dear 4-H Family, We want to wish you a very “Happy New Year” from the 4-H Office! Hoping that 2016 brings great things to you and your family. Along with 2016, the Delaware 4-H Program Continue reading Agent’s Letter – January
Adult Casserole Competition Guidelines & Registration Form Grant opportunity for individual members and 4-H clubs Each year, the NCC Order of the Links provides 4-H members and club with a chance to submit for a grant. Individual grants up to Continue reading NCC Order of the Links offers two opportunities in January
2016 Favorite Foods Contest Compete with other 4-Hers from across the county as you create your favorite dish and formally present it to a judge. The contest will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Registration deadline is Friday, January Continue reading 4-H Winter Happenings
As we near the holidays, we are very pleased to offer the new and improved online registration for the 2016 State Teen Conference. Dream with Disney – If you can dream it, you can do it! The conference will be Continue reading Dream with Disney – 2016 State Teen Conference Registration NOW OPEN!
If you wish to see your club report on the blog, please e-mail Serena Conner with your club report no later than the 20th of each month. Meado-Larks 4-H Club Club Reporter: Cole Simpson Summit Bridge 4-H Club Continue reading Reporters Corner- Keepin’ up with the clubs
4-H Teen Holiday Party Jr. Council members, Healthy Living teen educators, and youth 13+ are invited to attend our holiday party on Monday, December 21. See details below! CLICK HERE to print the flyer for this event. Winter Fun Continue reading Upcoming holiday events – You don’t want to miss!
Donations of winter items are now being collected! Over Thanksgiving Break, the Future Discovery Team graciously set up and decorated the Christmas tree at the 4-H Office. As has been the tradition for the last eight years, we are asking Continue reading Holiday Community Service Opportunities
The Favorite Foods Contest is open to all 4-H members currently taking a 4-H project. Participants select a category to enter: Breads, Meat or Main Dish, Fruits or Vegetables, Dessert, Small Appliances, Appetizers, Hors d’oeuvres, or Soups (Beginner, Novice, Junior, Continue reading 2016 Favorite Foods & Foods Judging Contests
Every February, New Castle County 4-H features a Winter Workshop series. This series provides 4-Hers with an opportunity to participate in hands-on, fun activities in a variety of topics. We are still looking for individuals or clubs that are interested Continue reading Exciting Winter Workshops…Coming in February 2016
The 2015 Public Speaking Contest for NCC 4-H will be held on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:00pm. This event serves as a qualified for the Delaware State Fair contest and will return to the Brandywine Hundred Library. This contest helps Continue reading 2015 NCC 4-H Public Speaking Contest
In July, the NCC 4-H Exchange Group will be hosting 10 4-H members from Routt County, Colorado. To help support the cost, the exchange members are currently hosting a Yankee Candle fundraiser. To support the group, you can purchase items Continue reading Support NCC Exchange Group – Yankee Candle Fundraiser
Stewards of Children Training 4-H Leaders and Volunteers: You are invited to attend the Stewards for Children training on Monday, November 23. This training will be held in conjunction with the November Leader’s Association meeting. In order to Continue reading Stewards of Children – Training opportunity for 4-H Leaders and Volunteers
November County Club Meetings Wednesday, November 11 Garden Club – 6:30pm at Fischer Greenhouse (located behind Townsend Hall) Contact Robyn Hunter for more details. Tuesday, November 17 Camp Counselor – 7:00 pm at NCC Extension Office. For more details, e-mail Continue reading County 4-H Club Meetings for November
Fitness can be fun! Here is the second Grab and Go healthy living activity that can be used at your 4-H club meetings or other activities. Look below for the PDF version of this activity and the pictures for the Continue reading Healthy living activity on the fly – Grab and Go!
National 4-H Conference 2016 The 2016 National 4-H Conference will take place April 9-14, 2016 at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD. This event is sponsored by the Delaware 4-H Foundation. A completed application is due to Continue reading County Updates for November