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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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4-H Enrollment Information

Any youth ages 5-18 are welcome to join 4-H! There is no cost to join. Youth can get involved …

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4-H Teen Leader Internship

4-H Teen Leader Internship This program is for teens ages 13-18 who want to develop and improve their leadership skills. …

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4-H Summer Fun 2018!

We are excited to share our 2018 4-H Summer Fun Program with you! Check out the schedule and save …

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2018 Livestock Show and Sale

2018 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale April 17th and 18th Sale – 6:30PM April 18th The 81st Annual Eastern Carolina …

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Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.

Sheep Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 5-6.