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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 Embryology

We have just set the date(s) for the 4-H Embryology Program that we can offer schools and teachers this …

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Cooking Clovers 4-H Club

The Cooking Clovers 4-H Club is accepting new members! We will be cooking with an international theme this year. …

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4-H Ski & Snowboard Trip

Join us for a 4-H ski and snowboard trip this January 2 & 3, 2019! More details to come. …

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4-H Wreath Fundraiser

We are selling wreaths again this holiday season to raise funds for our 4-H’ers to participate in activities like …

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4-H Cozy Crafts

Join us for after-school crafting on December 10, 2018! Claim your spot by registering with the 4-H office, or …

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Healthy for the Holidays

This program has been CANCELED. Stay tuned for future programs after the new year. For Holiday program offerings this year, …

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4-H This Fall

Check out our November 2018 newsletter – we have a lot of opportunities for you to get involved this …

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2018 Eastern Carolina Showmanship Circuit

2018 Eastern Carolina Showmanship Circuit ECSC Rules 2018 Show & Entry Forms Entry Deadline Show Dates Annual David Lee Tyre Memorial AGR Livestock Show 2018 …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

9/26/18
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

9/20/18

Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18