Open to the Public

Somerset County 4-H PREP Rally

The PREP Rally is a fun and educational day for registered PREP members. Each year we select a new theme and have children broken into groups to participate in various workshops. This event is free for all registered 4-H PREP / Cloverbud members, and is now open to the public for just $10. The theme this year is Fun With 4-H and includes the following workshops: 5 Senses, Cooking, Dog Training, and Panning for Gems. Follow the link for the registration form.

Lisa Darby is looking for high school teens to help with the PREP Rally. The event runs from 9:30am to 11:30am so she would need you from about 8:30am to 12pm. You might be needed to lead groups around, help in workshops, take pictures, etc. Please share this with other 4-H teens who may be interested.

Registration Form: Click Here.

For more information contact Lisa Darby at



Festival of Trees and Craft Fair

 4-H and Non-profit Application: Click Here

Vender Cover Letter: Click Here

FOTCF Vendor Contract: Click Here

FOTCF Vendor Application: Click Here



 Gingerbread Contest Application:Click here



Annual Community Outreach Holiday Dinner

When: Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Looking for good food and jolly company for December 25th? Come join us for dinner. There will be music and game tables to enjoy. It is a totally free event but you need to make reservation to attend. Call early seats fill up fast.

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Somerset County Trainmasters Winter Show

Date: January 2020

Time: 10 am -5 pm

Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center

Come see 1,000 feet of track, winding past more than 30 unique scenery displays. Kid favorites like Thomas the Tank Engine and The Polar Express, as well as many rare and classic O-scale trains will be there. Play with hands-on play stations and crafts for young children and visit over 50 vendors and crafters selling various items. Pre-owned train items will also be for sale.

Admission is $4 for adults; $2 for children under 12. There will be concessions available all day.  Proceeds go to Trainmasters’ scholarship and rail camp funds.  For more information visit  or on their Facebook page:  Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters Events.

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Lucky Clover Tricky Tray

Date: Sunday, March , 2020

Doors Open: 1:00 pm

Raffle Begins: 2:30 pm

Place: Ted Blum 4-H Center

Cost: $ 30 admission fee (includes a sheet of 20 tickets, door prize ticket and refreshments). Tickets go on Sale Feb. 1. Tickets can be purchased at the office (Call for tickets: 908-526-6644 or e-mail the office.) Additional raffle & 50/50 tickets available at event.

Download the flyer.  MUST BE 18 or OLDER to ATTEND

All proceeds from this event will support the Somerset County 4-H Association

Prize Donations Needed

Donations of new items are needed to be used as raffle prizes. Have your 4-H club create a themed basket to donate! Donate that new holiday gift item that maybe just wasn’t right for you. All items should be new and in original packaging with a combined value of at least $20. But the committee can also use cash of any amount to be combined for big prizes, gift cards or single items. Be creative! Think about what you might like to receive as a gift. Please send or drop donations at the Office or the Night Managers Office by February 15th.

Volunteer to Help!

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help in any way with this event, please contact Annette Smutko.

4-H Science-Sational Day

Registration is now closed

Date: Saturday, April 2020

Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center

Description: Youth in grades 1-5 are invited to explore new ideas, put their designs to the test, and discover a new love for science. Review the Packet, choose your interested track and then register online.  Mail or hand deliver the registration form, payment and permission form to the office. Cost per child is $35.00.  Additional siblings are $30 each.

Packet with Youth Permission Form: Click here.

Spring Carnival

Date: Saturday, May 2020

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Place: Ted Blum 4-H Center

The day’s attractions will include games & activities, face painting & tattoos, a petting zoo, cotton candy, prizes, magic and club themed booths for the children to visit! The cost is $12 per child for all the activities. The adults are free. Food will be an extra charge.

This event is for the community in which all 4-H members can get involved, promote 4-H, and help support our organization. All proceeds will go to the Somerset County 4-H Association in support of the 4-H Youth Development Program.   View the flyer for more information.

Proceeds from this event will support the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development Program.

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Dates: Sunday, May , 2020

Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center

Description:  The 4-H Anime & Manga Club: Village Hidden in the Clovers is hosting their 8th year of CloverCon, a mini-convention all about Japanese traditional & pop culture plus all the interconnecting fandoms. There will be panels, games & tournaments/contests involving Pokémon, Super Smash Brothers Melee, cosplay, table-top games & so much more!  Lots to do & see at our 4-H B.I.G. fundraiser that’s family-friendly, fun & even educational!  To register before May 1, see the pre-registration page  or print the flyer. Visit for any updates.


Dates: June 29 – July 2, 2020

Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center

Description: Open to youth (grades 1-5), members/non-members. The fun-filled week is a combination of outdoor activities, workshops, science, fun and new friends. Cost is $ for the week. Full and partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.   Space fill quickly, so don’t wait!

Camp Registration Form: Click here.

Save-the-Date Camp Flyer: Click here.

NJ 4-H Program Food Truck Festival

Dates: June 2020 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Location: Hunterdon County 4-H and Ag Fairgrounds

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4-H Alumni & Friends

Connect with the New Jersey 4-H Program

The New Jersey 4-H Program is looking to connect with former 4-H members and volunteers. We are looking for all 4-H alumni who grew up in New Jersey or who live in New Jersey as well as former 4-H volunteers.
We invite you to complete the 4-H Alumni Survey and share how your 4-H experiences have impacted your life. After you complete the survey, tell a 4-H friend or family member.

The online version of the survey can be found at:

The printable version of the survey can be found at:

Help us CONNECT with 4-H alumni and former 4-H volunteers, so we can SHARE what is happening with 4-H in New Jersey. Like New Jersey 4-H Alumni & Friends on Facebook at:

4-H Fair

Dates: August 7-9, 2019

Location: The 4-H Fairgrounds are located at North Branch Park (355 Milltown Rd., Bridgewater).

Although the Fair has grown and changed a little, some things have remained the same: there are no admission or parking fees and no midway or carnival rides. All day (10 am-10 pm), free professional & amateur entertainment can be enjoyed as well.

Free shuttle buses run from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day of the Fair from Raritan Valley Community College Rt. 28, North Branch. We do ask that you leave your pets at home.

For more info Click here:  Somerset County 4-H Fair


Autumn Craft Show

Date: Oct 10, 2019, 10am-4pm

Location: Somerset County Ted Blum 4-H Center

The first annual Autumn Craft Show will fill the gym with a juried selection of crafters, artists and makers offering their creative products for sale. Come and enjoy shopping for yourself, your friends and your family. This is a fundraiser for the Somerset County 4-H Association. The Clover Café run by various 4-H clubs will sell food and drinks to benefit the 4-H Arts program.

Autumn Craft Show Cover letter:  ClickHere

Vendor applications: Click Here

Vendor Contract:  Click Here