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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Earth Day: Keeping It Green

Ready to turn your thumbs green and inspire your inner Lorax? Since 1970, people across the globe have been …

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2021 Photography Contest

The annual photography contest is open to all enrolled 4-H’ers aged 8-18. Photo categories are 4-H in Action, Nature’s …

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4-H State Officer Applications

The 2021-2022 State 4-H Officer Candidate Application and Guidelines have been published and are available on the State 4-H …

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Alamance County 4-H Clubs

Check out our 4-H clubs in Alamance County this year. There is definitely something for everyone! 4-H Reps Lucky Leaf 4-H Elon …

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4-H Spring Plant Sale 2021

This season we are offering nine varieties of blueberry plants, Boston ferns, and a book! Take a look at …

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Youth Market Turkey Show 2021

Registration begins March 2, 2021, at 9 a.m. for the 2021 Youth Market Turkey Show! The 2021 YMTS is tentatively …

Livestock Science Camp

If you are between the ages of 15 and 18 and would like to explore the science — nutrition, …

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Are You a ChangeMaker?

National 4-H Council is proud to join the Invisalign® brand in their search for 100 deserving teens dedicated to making a difference …

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#YouthCulture Workshop Series

The NC 4-H state office asked us to send along to our 4-H community this opportunity for cost-free parent …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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

2/26/21
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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

1/19/21

Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

This publication covers a list of current North Carolina 4-H curricula titles available through your …

11/10/20

Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

10/16/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …