Agent Letter: November 2022

  Hello 4-H Families, November brings beautiful fall colors and cooler weather. Daylight savings time ends on November 5, so be sure to turn your clocks back! This month also brings Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. Sussex 4-H was busy in October with the following events: National 4-H Week Window Display Contest Paper Clover Fundraiser Pumpkin […]

Agent Letter: December 2022 and January 2023

Dear 4-H Families, Happy Holidays!  December is a month to celebrate the spirit of community and spend extra time with our loved ones.  Please be sure to read all the posts in the newsletter and be sure to mark your calendars with all of the exciting 4-H activities!  Upcoming events include:  Santa Calls, Hippology Contest, […]

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 […]

International Foods: December 17, 2022

REGISTER in 4-H Online (in your family account) by MONDAY, December 5, 2022 Informational Video on How to Register on 4-H Online  INTERNATIONAL DINNER AND TALENT SHOW PRINTABLE ENTRY * Email:** Use age as of 1-1-2023 **Please remember to bring place settings and utensils for your family.  4-H will provide cups, napkins, and beverages. […]

Santa Calls: December 12, 2022

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 FROM 6-8PM PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE by December 9 Sussex County 4-H will give children ages 4 through 8 the opportunity to speak directly to Santa Claus. On Monday, December 12 Santa, with help from his elves, will make calls from 6-8pm. After children register, a schedule will be sent out for your […]

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 […]

Walking Through the Holidays 2022

Join the Delaware 4-H weeklong walking challenge during the Holidays. The contest will officially start Friday, December 23rd and run through Monday, January 2nd. Register by Wednesday, December 14th to receive your code to submit your steps daily. Prizes will be awarded for the participant with the most steps in each age category and the […]

State 4-H Ice Skating Party: December 28

Date:  Wednesday, December 28, 2022 Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:  Centre Ice Arena, Delaware State Fairgrounds Price:  $4.00 per person WITH A CAN GOOD $8.00 person without a can good Since this is a food drive for the local food pantry, individuals can bring additional can and food items if they are interested. […]

Links to Leadership Days (ages 10-14)

Links to Leadership Days – REGISTER HERE  Location: Sussex 4-H Office Dates: Saturday, January 14 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Saturday, February 11 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) – Bring a bag lunch on this date! For youth ages 10-14.  Each day will have a workshop in communication, team building and leadership. We will do […]