DE 4-H Foundation Grant Form: Due March 1, 2023

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.  2023 DE 4-H Foundation Grant […]

Public Speaking Contest 2023 Results

Twenty-nine eager 4-H members competed in the 2023 Sussex County 4-H Public Speaking Contest on Saturday, January 28 at the 4-H Office. Judges were impressed with the great variety of topics presented and how well each member spoke. Participants are listed below. Top Award Winners included: Beginner I (8-9 year old) Division: Julia Freebery, Hollymount, […]

DE 4-H Hippology Contest Results 2022

The Delaware 4-H program held their statewide 4-H Hippology contest on Saturday, December 10 at Courageous Hearts Equine Assisted Therapy Center, in Lincoln, Delaware.  Hippology meaning “study of the horse” is an activity that enhances learning for 4-H members by letting them exhibit their knowledge and understanding of equine science and husbandry in a competitive […]

County Updates: December 2022 and January 2023

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT University of DE Staff (including 4-H Staff) will be on Holiday Break Thursday, December 23 – Friday, December 31.  We will return to work on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. 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 […]

National 4-H Opportunities for Teens

Applications to the following events are available for the 4-H Leadership and Opportunities page. National 4-H Conference Application due December 15, 2022 Event date is April 14-19, 2023 in Arlington, VA. Open to current 4-H members currently in the sophomore or junior year of high school.  National 4-H Conference is the annual premiere national civic engagement opportunity […]

County News: November 2022

Re-Enrollment for the 2022-23 4-H Year Re-Enroll in 4-H for the 2022-23 year with until November 1.  Please remember that members will not be able to participate in events until they have re-enrolled and updated their health forms.  New Members can enroll anytime during the year. If you forgot your login information, please […]

Pumpkin Contest Recap: 2022

62 4‐H members and 2 adults brought their pumpkin/gourd work of art to the Pumpkin Contest held at the Sussex 4-H Office on October 22. Participants enjoyed a wagon ride, games, haunted trail and spending the evening with 4‐H friends. Over 100 attendees enjoyed the fall 4‐H celebration!  Check out all of the photos from […]