County Updates: February 2024

Weather Alert With winter activities come winter weather and the possibility of cancellations.  The following are ways we notify the public of weather-related cancellations and postponements: Notice will be posted on the Delaware 4-H Facebook page. If the event required pre-registration, all registered members will be contacted. February Countywide Meetings Monday, February 5 at the […]

4-H Judging Contest Resources

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 to young people as well as adults as they must make decisions every day. Youth […]

4-H Horse Bowl Contest: Register by February 16

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 4 youth that compete in a double elimination quiz-show style format. Team entry age is […]

DE 4-H Foundation Grant: Due March 1

Delaware 4-H Foundation – Club/Group Financial Aid Form 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 of Directors.  2024 DE 4-H Foundation Grant […]

Sussex 4-H Jr. Leader Weekend: March 15-17

Members of Jr. Council will be planning an exciting weekend for 4-H members 13 and older at the 2024 Junior Leader Weekend!  Space is limited so register early.  Cost: $50.00.  Come, help plan Younger Member Weekend, gain new leadership skills, be on the community service team, and have fun and work with Sussex County 4-H […]

4-H Apparel Orders: Due March 15

The Sussex County 4-H Exchange Group is selling Delaware 4-H apparel as a fundraiser.  The group has partnered with St. Charles County, Missouri for 2024-2025.  Proceeds will go towards expenses needed for hosting our new friends this summer and traveling to Missouri next year. Please see the attached order form and return to Jill Jackson […]