Club List

How to become a member:

  1. Find a club or clubs you are interested in joining.
  2. Attend a few meetings to make sure you enjoy it.
  3. Fill out a member registration form (hard copy) that must be signed by the Leader and Parent/Guardian.
  4. Return form to the 4-H office.
  5. Everyone must register or re-enroll in 4HOnline – https://nj.4honline.com

4-H Clubs (click a club for more info):

Prep Chef

Where: Kitchen at the 4-H Center

When: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

A cooking club for prep members (K-3rd grade).

Prep Explorers

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm.

A general club that touches on many different subjects throughout the year.

Prep Ensemble Theatre Group

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

A club that explores the performing arts.

 

Proud 2B Prep

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Wednesday at 7 pm.

A general club that touches on many different subjects throughout the year.

Little Woofers

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:15 pm

A dog training club.

The Lego Club (Grades 1-3 only)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:30 pm

This club works on motorized Lego kits.

SC 4-H Grade A Beef Prep Club

Where: Meets at the Leaders home

When: 2nd Wednesdays, 7:00 PM

Furry Friends Prep

4-H Center, 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00 PM

Chaps & Spurs Prep Club

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Wednesdays, 7:00 PM

Members learn about the responsibility of equine ownership. By learning about appropriate grooming and tack, members increase their skills in and out of the show ring. Members learn to work safely with large animals.

4-H Exchange (Teens, Grades 8 to 13)

MUST BE A MEMBER OF ANOTHER CLUB TO JOIN

Where: 4-H Center

When: 4th Thursdays, 7:30 PM

4-H Senior Council (Teens, Grades 8 to 13)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Thursdays, 7:30 PM

Clover Explorers (Members of All Ability Levels)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 4th Mondays, 6:00 PM

4-H Upcycling Club (Home Economics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Friday, 7:00 PM

Members turn old or unwanted items into works of art or practical by reusing and recycling.

Pins & Needles – Sewing (Home Economics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Monday, 7:00 PM

Members of the sewing club develop sewing skills of increasing difficulty, learn about textiles and their various properties, develop creatively and design skills.

 

4-H Master Chefs – Cooking (Home Economics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mondays, 7:00 PM

Through hands-on activities, members gain experience preparing food.

 

Gingersnaps – Sewing & Cooking (Home Economics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Fridays, 7:00 PM

Through hands-on activities, members gain experience preparing food. Members also learn practical skills like sewing while expressing their styles through fashion.

Crazy Frog Hoppers – Double Dutch (Sports & Games)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 PM

Double-dutch jump rope, cooking and sewing collide in this club, which emphasis all aspects of sage and healthy living.

Club Clanga (Sports & Games)

Where: (Membership Grades 1 – 7) Only Games Store in Somerville

When: 3rd Saturday, 11:00 AM

Members use the art forms of mango and anime to learn Japanese culture, fashion food and life style. Members also use Japanese style to express themselves creatively by creating their own artwork.

Clover Works – SteamPunk Club (Cultural)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 4th Fridays, 7:00

Steampunk members combine science and art in the Victorian based storytelling and inventions. Think Jules Verne!

 

 

Chinese Cultural Club (Cultural)

Where: Raritan Valley College

When: Sundays, 9:30 AM

Members study Chinese culture, language and arts in order to share the culture with the public through demonstrations and exhibits.

 

Card Board Gamers (Sports & Games)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7:00 PM

Card Board Gamers learn about board game strategy, sportsmanship, planning, game balance and design by playing a variety of table top games.

 

4-H Anime & Manga Club (Cultural)(Membership Grades 7 to 13)

Where:  4-H Center

When: 4th Tuesday & 3rd Friday, 7:00 PM

American Culture Club (Cultural)

Where: 4-H Center

When:

The American Culture Club strives to learn more about their favorite subject through hands-on activities and field trips.

 

Twirling Clovers (Sports & Games)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Members gain confidence by performing twirling routines in front of an audience, with an emphasis on teamwork and coordination.

 

World Wide Writers Ink. (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Thursday, 7:00 PM

Gives members the opportunity to demonstrate their creative writing skills.

 

Pretty Cool Puppet Club (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 1st & 3rd Saturday, 10:30 AM

Participants explore the art of puppetry though role-playing, teamwork and public speaking performances with an emphasis on creativity and expression.

4-H Piano/Music Club (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center & Leader’s Home

When: 2nd & 4th Friday, 7:00 PM

The piano/Music clubs strives to create a passion for music among young children through piano lessons and performing as an orchestra. The members perform at daycares, hospitals, senior centers and 4-H events. They contribute to the food bank on a regular basis.

4-H Magician’s Guild (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:00 PM

The 4-H Magic project uses hands-on learning opportunities for member to acquire skills in the farm of tricks and illusions. The emphasis is on fun and cooperative creativity, while allowing members to enhance performance and public speaking skills.

Fine Arts Club (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 3rd Thursday, (5th grade & Under) 7:00 PM, (6th grade & Up) 8:00 PM

Members of the fine arts club learn how to creatively express themselves through a variety of media.

Clover Ensemble Theatre Group (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center

When:
1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Advanced Art of Filmmaking (Comm. & Expressive Arts)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 4th Monday, 7:00 PM

The filmmaking project guides member towards their independent film project goals, as well as, group project goals. The objectives are to encourage creativity and develop technical and storytelling skills.

Stablemates (Horse)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Monday, 7:30 PM

Members learn about the responsibility of equine ownership. By learning about appropriate grooming and tack, members increase their skills in and out of the show ring. Members learn to work safely with large animals.

Horsin’ Around (Horse)

Where: Griggstown Barn

When: 1st & 5th Mondays, 7:00 PM

Members learn about the responsibility of equine ownership. By learning about appropriate grooming and tack, members increase their skills in and out of the show ring. Members learn to work safely with large animals.

Hoofbeats (Horse)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday 7:00 PM

Members learn about the responsibility of equine ownership. By learning about appropriate grooming and tack, members increase their skills in and out of the show ring. Members learn to work safely with large animals.

Chaps & Spurs (Horse)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 7:30 PM

Members learn about the responsibility of equine ownership. By learning about appropriate grooming and tack, members increase their skills in and out of the show ring. Members learn to work safely with large animals.

 

 

Woolly Ones (Sheep)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 3rd Tuesday, 7:15 PM

The objective of the sheep project is to learn about the year-round care of sheep, with an emphasis on management, proper handling, responsibility and sportsmanship. Members also learn about wool quality and market lamb production through hands-on activities.

Sheepfold (Sheep)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 3rd Sunday, 2:00 PM

The objective of the sheep project is to learn about the year-round care of sheep, with an emphasis on management, proper handling, responsibility and sportsmanship. Members also learn about wool quality and market lamb production through hands-on activities.

Udder Club (Goat)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 1st Thursday, 7:00 PM

Members learn about proper goat handling and care throughout the year. Members learn the importance of good sportsmanship and community service.

Just Kidding (Goat)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Tuesday, 7:15 PM

Members learn about proper goat handling and care throughout the year. Members learn the importance of good sportsmanship and community service.

SC 4-H Grade A Beef Club (Dairy & Beef)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Members learn about the care and responsibility of raising beef cattle, as well as proper handling in and out of the show ring.

 

New Centre Dairy (Dairy & Beef)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 PM

Members learn proper care and handling of dairy cattle. The division also focuses on educating the public about the dairy industry, as well as the importance of dairy products in a healthy diet.

Branchburg Beef, Dairy & Livestock (Dairy & Beef)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 PM

Members learn about the care and responsibility of raising beef cattle, as well as proper handling in and out of the show ring.

 

Alpaca Club (Alpaca)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 4th Thursday, 7:30 PM

Members of the Alpaca Division learn the importance of modern alpaca care and handling, as well as about alpaca training and fiber.

 

 

The Mighty Cavits & Rodents (Rabbits / Cavy / Rodents)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Fridays, 7:30 PM

Members learn all about small animals, such as rabbits, cavits and rodents. By learning the proper care and handling of small animals, members strengthen their sense of responsibility as pet owners.  There is an emphasis on public speaking and public education.  Members also learn about animal safety.

Pocket Pets (Rabbits / Cavy / Rodents)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 4th Fridays, 7:00 PM

Members learn all about small animals, such as rabbits, cavits and rodents. By learning the proper care and handling of small animals, members strengthen their sense of responsibility as pet owners.  There is an emphasis on public speaking and public education.  Members also learn about animal safety.

Hippity Hoppity Happy Handlers (Rabbits / Cavy / Rodents)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 PM

Members learn all about small animals, such as rabbits, cavits and rodents. By learning the proper care and handling of small animals, members strengthen their sense of responsibility as pet owners.  There is an emphasis on public speaking and public education.  Members also learn about animal safety.

Furry Friends (Rabbits / Cavy / Rodents)

Where: North Branch Reformed Church

When: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Wattles & Snood (Poultry)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Thursday & 3rd Friday 7:30 PM

Member in the poultry project learn the responsibility, sportsmanship and proper animal care by working hands-on with chickens, turkeys and other poultry.

The Tail Feathers (Poultry)

Where: Leader’s Home

When: 2nd Sunday

Member in the poultry project learn the responsibility, sportsmanship and proper animal care by working hands-on with chickens, turkeys and other poultry.

People Pick-Me-Ups (Pet Therapy)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 3rd Fridays, 7:30 PM

Throughout the year, members learn the importance of community service by using animals as a way to encourage the elderly, mentally challenged and those with emotional problems to open up and share through pet therapy.

Woof (Dog)

Where: 4-H Center

When: Every Thursday, 7:00 PM

Members focus on learning about dog care and training. The goal is the project is to teach proper handling so that each dog will become a happy, well-mannered member of the family.  Members learn patience, persistence and the value of hard work, as well as, public speaking.  They learn to accept responsibility, make decisions and understand a dog’s behavior.

Wags & Whiskers (Dog)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st, 2nd, 4th Mondays 7:00 PM & 3rd Mondays 6:00 PM

Members focus on learning about dog care and training. The goal is the project is to teach proper handling so that each dog will become a happy, well-mannered member of the family.  Members learn patience, persistence and the value of hard work, as well as, public speaking.  They learn to accept responsibility, make decisions and understand a dog’s behavior.

K-9 Leaders Seeing Eye Club (Dog)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 PM

Members focus on learning about dog care and training. The goal is the project is to teach proper handling so that each dog will become a happy, well-mannered member of the family.  Members learn patience, persistence and the value of hard work, as well as, public speaking.  They learn to accept responsibility, make decisions and understand a dog’s behavior.

 

 

4-H Whiskers, Paws, & Claws (Cat)

Where: 4-H Center (1st Monday) / Hillsborough Firehouse (3rd Monday)

When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:00 PM

Members learn about cats and cat care, the responsibility of pet ownership and the importance of setting goals.

On Target Archery Club (Sports & Games)

Where: 4-H Center
When: Every Friday, 7:00 PM

The goals of the archery club are to encourage safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in a shooting activity, to teach the safe and responsible use of shooting equipment at home and on the shooting range, including sound decision making, self-discipline and concentration and to promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior.

 

Video Game Programmers (Computer Science)

Where: 4-H Center
When: 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 7:00 PM

Video game programmers are learning how to develop video games and increasing their computer programming skills.

 

Minecraft Club (Computer Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 PM

Members increase their gaming skills, decision making, sportsmanship and strategy.

Something Fishy (Aquatic Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Wednesdays, 7:30 PM

Members learn how to identify aquarium fish and to care for and breed different species.

 

Sidewinders Club (Herpetology)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:30 PM

By emphasizing proper care and maintenance, members learn about domestic and exotic amphibians and reptiles and their environments.

Da Bug Club (Nature Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Thursdays, 7:15 PM

While exploring the outdoors and getting hands-on with creepy crawlers, members in the entomology project area learn about the lifestyles, habitats, diets and behavior of the most diverse group of animals on the planet – insects!

 

4-H Garden & Bee Club (Nature Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: When: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:00 PM

Members lean all about bee keeping, the importance of key pollinators, honey and bee behavior. Members are learning about flower and vegetable gardening by planting and maintaining the 4-H garden.

 

4-H Beekeeper Club (Nature Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7:00 PM

Members learn all about bee keeping, the importance of key pollinators, honey and bee behavior.

 

Xtreme Bots (Robotics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Fridays, 7:00 PM

Members in robotics clubs get a hands-on chance to learn about technology.

 

Servos 4-H Robotics Club (Robotics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Fridays, 7:00 PM

Members in robotics clubs get a hands-on chance to learn about technology.

 

Robotics Club (Robotics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7:00 PM

Members in robotics clubs get a hands-on chance to learn about technology.

 

Roboforce (Robotics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st Friday & 3rd Monday, 7:00 PM

BattleBots (Robotics)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd & 4th Fridays, 7:00 PM

Members in robotics clubs get a hands-on chance to learn about technology.

 

Somerset 4-H Trainmasters (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Tuesday / 3rd Thursday, 7:00 PM

By working with Hi-Rail model railroads, members learn the skills and joy of basic carpentry, safe          low-voltage wiring, cooperation and teamwork and creativity. The project emphasizes the historical and geographical impact of trains.

Somerset Sentinels Rocket Club (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 2nd Wednesdays, 7:15 PM

Members learn about the principles of rocketry and how to construct a flying model rocket while learning the importance of safety, patience and experience.

 

4-H Scale Model Club (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: Every 3rd Monday, 7:15 PM

Radio Control Car Club (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Members learn about the mechanics, driving and types of remote control cars with an emphasis on teamwork and safety.

 

4-H Go-Kart Club (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center

When: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 PM

Members learn about the mechanic, driving skills and safety of go-karts, with an emphasis on sportsmanship and teamwork.

 

Broken Props Model Airplane (Mechanical Science)

Where: 4-H Center (1st Wed) / Bedminster (3rd Wed)

When: 1st Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, 3rd Wednesdays 7:00 PM

Members get hands-on experience learning about flight theory, types and construction of model plane, as well as, learn to fly through free flight, control lines or radio control models.