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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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National 4-H Week

Taylor Wants to Know

We would love to really have a brand new 4-H event that sort of is an Open House of …

Club Announcement

Learn How to Be a Club Treasurer

North Carolina 4-H is pleased to announce a special statewide SPIN club — the Cha-Ching 4-H Club. This special interest club’s …

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Voice Actors Needed

The NC 4-H Empowering Youth and Families Program seeks to help families prevent opioid misuse. With the help of East Carolina …

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Citizenship North Carolina Focus

Citizenship North Carolina Focus is coming up soon and we are happy to share details with you. Please see below …

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4-H Yoga

Yoga is an ancient physical and mental practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and …

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AIRE Program Update

AIRE (Application, Resume, Interview, and Electronic – Video) is a workforce development and college prep program for youth ages …

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Hiring for Summer Camp at BJP

Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center in Reidsville is hiring camp counselors for this summer. If you are 18 or older, …

Poultry Science Summer Institute dates and description

Poultry Science Summer Institute

Calling all high school students who are passionate about science and poultry and are seeking a dynamic virtual summer experience. Please …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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

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

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Home Composting with Earthworms

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

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What CAN Be Composted?

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