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DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES that await you in Salem County, New Jersey

With a rich legacy of historical places and events, a vast array of natural resources and open spaces, a stable farming community, and a strong economic job base, Salem County offers a very unique quality of life. Nestled in the southwest corner of New Jersey, Salem County is within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Atlantic City. Leave the urban sprawl behind, get away for a day or a weekend to the scenic landscapes, living history and lively arts of Salem County. Whether you plan to spend the day discovering Salem County’s many historic sites, exploring our natural wonders, or enjoying the diverse culture of our community, we have something waiting for you. The hospitality you’ll receive makes staying another day or two an easy choice.

Link to the Salem County History Project page

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Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Jun
25
Mon
REAL LIFE Academy: Preparing teens for life on their own @ Salem County Vocational Technical School
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities

include:

-cooking skills
-financial management
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic nutrition
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
-and more!

Cost: $100 – to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)

Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.

How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.

The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD EVENT FLIER AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jun
26
Tue
REAL LIFE Academy: Preparing teens for life on their own @ Salem County Vocational Technical School
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities

include:

-cooking skills
-financial management
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic nutrition
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
-and more!

Cost: $100 – to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)

Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.

How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.

The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD EVENT FLIER AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jun
27
Wed
REAL LIFE Academy: Preparing teens for life on their own @ Salem County Vocational Technical School
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities

include:

-cooking skills
-financial management
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic nutrition
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
-and more!

Cost: $100 – to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)

Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.

How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.

The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD EVENT FLIER AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jun
28
Thu
REAL LIFE Academy: Preparing teens for life on their own @ Salem County Vocational Technical School
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities

include:

-cooking skills
-financial management
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic nutrition
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
-and more!

Cost: $100 – to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)

Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.

How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.

The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD EVENT FLIER AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jun
29
Fri
REAL LIFE Academy: Preparing teens for life on their own @ Salem County Vocational Technical School
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities

include:

-cooking skills
-financial management
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic nutrition
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
-and more!

Cost: $100 – to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)

Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.

How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.

The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD EVENT FLIER AND REGISTRATION FORMS

Jul
21
Sat
Christmas In July at Parvin
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Date & Time: July 21, 2018 from 1pm – 6pm 
(Rain Date July 22, 2018)
Location: 701 Almond Rd, Pittsgrove Township, NJ 08318

  • Water Slides
  • Rides
  • Bounce House
  • Crafts
  • Vendors
  • Rock Painting
  • Sand Castle Competition
  • Face Painting
  • Music
  • Car Show
  • Health Fair
  • Displays

Gather your friends, neighbors and family and join us for a fun-filled afternoon at a wonderful family- oriented beach complex at Parvin state Park with facilities to swim and picnic (for a fee) along with additional activities including waterslides on the beach, bounce house, train rides (fee charged) and vendors, rock painting, sand castle competition, face painting.  There will also be a full Health Fair, car show with prizes, historical displays along with music all afternoon.

There will be something for kids of all ages to entertain you during the afternoon.

Watch for additional items to be added as we get closer to the event!

Aug
10
Fri
Salem County Fair @ Salem County Fairgrounds
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Salem Fair

A Salem County tradition since 1959. Pony rides, pig races, skillet throwing, live music, great food, farm animals and soo much more!

Date & Time: Friday, August 10, 2018 from 8 am – 10 pm

Location: Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Website: Salemcountyfair.com

Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Salem Community College
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm

Wiz of oz

Salem County’s talent is showcased! A tradition since 1981!

Date & Time: Friday & Saturday August 10 & 11, 2018 at 7:30 both nights.

Location: Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave, Penns Grove, NJ 08069

Cost: $12.00 – oakwoodsummertheatre.com

Aug
11
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm

rodeo

Every Saturday evening through September! Oldest weekly running rodeo in the US!

Date & Time: Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

 

Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Salem Community College
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm

Wiz of oz

Salem County’s talent is showcased! A tradition since 1981!

Date & Time: Friday & Saturday August 10 & 11, 2018 at 7:30 both nights.

Location: Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave, Penns Grove, NJ 08069

Cost: $12.00 – oakwoodsummertheatre.com

Sep
29
Sat
Historic Sites Weekend @ Fort Motts State Park
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am

Date & Time: September 29 & 30, 2018 at 9:00 am

Location: Fort Motts State Park, 454 Fort Mott Road, Pennsville, New Jersey 08070

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Sep
30
Sun
Historic Sites Weekend @ Fort Motts State Park
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am

Date & Time: September 29 & 30, 2018 at 9:00 am

Location: Fort Motts State Park, 454 Fort Mott Road, Pennsville, New Jersey 08070

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