Posted Friday, February 3rd, 2017
KIDS FROM ALL 39 MORRIS COUNTY TOWNS INVITED –BUT SLOTS GOING FAST
Calling all young Morris County scientists – or kids who just want to have some science fun! Explore new ideas, put your designs to the test, and discover a new love for science at Morris County’s 9th annual “Science-sational Day’’ on Saturday, March 25.
Morris County 4-H will hold “Science-sational Day’’ at the County College of Morris in Randolph, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids can explore all sorts of fun and exciting science at the event, which is for specifically designed for Morris County youths in grades K-6.
Interested parents should enroll their children as soon as possible. The official registration deadline is March 10. However, all of the maximum 150 available slots for participants are likely to be gone very quickly. Participants do not have to be 4-H members.
“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.”
Science-sational Day offers 12 choices of lively, hands-on workshops, split into various grade levels, on a variety of science topics including biology, chemistry, engineering, and more. It will kick-off with a large group activity presented by Mad Science entitled, “3, 2, 1, Liftoff!”
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/
More than 6 million boys and girls participate in 4-H programs nationwide. More than 500 youths are members of 4-H in Morris County, including children from all backgrounds and interests.
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.