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I have had the pleasure of serving as the Camden County 4-H Agent since 2007. As a former 4-H member in Warren County, I have fond memories of participating in my 4-H dairy club, competing in dairy judging and county public presentations, and participating in our county fair every year. Two of my most memorable 4-H events took place when I was in 8th and 9th grades. First, I competed in the NJ 4-H Public Presentations Event for the first time and came in second in my category. Later that year, I competed at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest in Madison, WI. It was the first time I was on a plane which made for an even more exciting time!
When I was a kid, belonging to 4-H was a given. Both of my parents belonged to 4-H and my grandmother was even a volunteer in Hunterdon County. My dad showed his Jersey cows in the 1950s and still has his trophies and ribbons, just like I do from my days of showing my Jerseys.
While the roots of 4-H are steeped in agriculture, much like my own, today’s 4-H has something for everyone whether you live in the suburbs, the city, or the country. That’s because 4-H is about lifeskill development, such as communications, leadership, goal setting, and responsibility.
The programs delivered by 4-H are as varied as