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Morris County 4-H Holds 10th Annual “Scienc-sational” Day for Kids

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Morris County kids in grades K-6 are invited to explore new ideas, put their designs to the test, and have some science fun at the Morris County 4-H’s 10th annual “Science-sational Day’’ on Saturday, March 24.

Science-sational Day will be held at the County College of Morris in Randolph from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mad Science will kick off the day with an exciting show, “Fire and Ice,’’ to be followed by fun and educational science exploration workshops specifically designed for Morris County youths in grades K-6.

Get more information and register at http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/CurrentEvents.html

MOST IMPORTANT: Interested parents should enroll their children as soon as possible. The official registration deadline is coming up soon on March 9. However, all of the maximum 150 available slots for participants are likely to be gone very quickly, so sign up soon. Participants do not have to be 4-H members.

photo of a youth and volunteer doing a science experiment

Scienc-sational Day experiment

“This is a fun-filled event that encourages young people to get excited about science,” said Kelly Dziak, Morris County 4-H Program Associate.

“It supports the 4-H program’s involvement in hands-on science education. We want people to know that 4-H is for all kids with a passion for discovering new interests including like science and technology.”

  • 4-H Science-sational Day is scheduled on Saturday, March 24 in Cohen Hall at the County College of Morris in Randolph.
  • Cost per child is $20. Family discount: First child is $20; each child thereafter is $15.
  • Parents may attend the program with their children at no cost.
  • To register, be sure to complete both the registration and permission forms for EACH child.

Register: https://rutgers.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bNOKhlMflqiPM7H

Permission: http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/Sciencesational%20Day/Permission%20form%202018.pdf

$-H shamrock logoScience-sational Day offers many choices of hands-on workshops, split into various grade levels, on a variety of science topics including biology, chemistry, engineering, and more.

A complete schedule of 4-H Science-sational Day activities and online registration can be found on the Morris County 4-H website by visiting http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/ and scrolling down to Scienc-sational Day.

4-H is a youth development program that is open to grades K-13. In Morris County, which has more than 500 members of 4-H in Morris County, who are involved in more than 20 4-H clubs, after-school activities, school enrichment and camping programs.

The 4-H Youth Development Program is part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Morris County, the educational outreach program of Rutgers University in partnership with federal and county governments and private sector support.

For more information about 4-H Science-sational Day, or the 4-H program in general, contact the county 4-H Office at 973-285-8301.

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