Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County focuses on educational outreach and enrichment programming for youth in grades K -13 (one year out of high school), through 4-H clubs, special interest programs, school enrichment, and after-school child care education programs.
It emphasizes science education and the expressive arts through a learn-by-doing approach to teach responsibility, community awareness, and character development.
Your vision of 4-H may be county fairs, animal shows, a robotics demonstration, or 4-H camping programs depending on your experiences with 4-H Youth Development. Whatever your vision, 4-H is about helping adults and youth grow, learn and develop into competent people.
4-H gives youth the opportunity to experience a sense of accomplishment and success, key ingredients to gaining a sense of self-esteem.
4-H Volunteer Opportunities
4-H volunteers are the backbone of the 4-H Youth Development Program. Volunteers receive training and support for which ever role they choose. 4-H volunteers are taught how to provide a safe environment for youth so they can experiment, and grow. We celebrate everyone who has chosen the 4-H volunteer experience.
If you would like a brochure (available in English and Spanish) with more info on joining 4-H in Middlesex County, send an e-mail request to 4H.firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about 4-H programs on a statewide level, follow this link to the NJ 4-H website.
Directions to the Middlesex County 4-H Center
Follow Rt. 18 (south from New Brunswick) to the Cranbury Rd. Exit in East Brunswick. Rt. 18 is accessible from the NJ Turnpike (Exit 9).
Take the Cranbury Rd. Exit towards Cranbury.
Follow Cranbury Rd. (Rt. 535) for a few miles, crossing Ryders and Rues Lane. You will pass the East Brunswick Post Office and Kindercare on your left.
The next intersection you will come to (at a
traffic light) will be Fern Rd. The 4-H Center will be on your right immediately after the intersection. The 4-H Center is a log cabin building adjacent to the Middlesex County Fairgrounds.
* The 4-H Clover is protected under 18 U.S.C. 707