Cumberland County 4-H Program Announces Open House

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CUMBERLAND -  The Cumberland County 4-H program will be holding an open house on Tuesday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m. on 291 Morton Avenue in Rosenhayn.
The program offers free clubs in order to promote positive youth development. Clubs that will be participating in the Open House include Through the Lens 4-H Photography Club, 4-H Junior Leadership, 4-H Teen Council, Robokids 4-H Club, Dream Riders, Poultry Pride, Mini-Mania, Not Just Snakes, Junior Livestock, Pony Pals, Happy Kids, Kid Life Skills, Hare Raisers, On Target, Puppy Power, Paw Shakers, Buckaroos, and Stepping Stones 4-H Clubs.
The Open House will include complimentary refreshments, door prizes, hands-on activities and demonstrations by 4-H clubs. Children in Kindergarten through third grade will receive a free pumpkin craft from 4-H Program Assistant, Cheryl McCormick. 4-H Leader, Joan Maloney, will present the Seeing Eye Puppies at 7:00 p.m., which have been raised by the 4-H club, Puppy Power.
The 4-H will also be holding a Pumpkin Scarecrow Contest at the Cumberland Mall from Thursday, October 22nd to Monday, October 26th.  Registration for the contest will take place during the Open House on Tuesday, October 13th.
The 4-H Program is part of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Cooperative Extension and provides educational programs to all youth, grades K-13. Youth are assigned to clubs on an age-appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, atypical heredity cellular or blood trait, marital status, domestic partnership status, military service, veteran status, and any other category protected by law.
For more information about the Cumberland County 4-H Program call their office at 856.451.2800 and dial extension 3 or visit their website at Cumberland4h.org. To register as a volunteer for the 4-H Program, contact Julie Karavan at caravan@njaes.rutgers.edu. The next 4-H Volunteer Orientation will take place on Wednesday, October 21st at the 4-H Center.

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