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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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4-H AIRE

WHAT IS AIRE? AIRE (Application, Interview, Resume, and Electronic – Video) is a workforce development and college prep program. …

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WNC 4-H Pullet Project

Henderson and Buncombe Counties have partnered together to offer the second year of the WNC 4-H Pullet Project! The …

Haley Presentation

County Activity Day 2023!

4-H presentations are a vital part of the 4-H program! Every 4-H member can profit in some way from …

Kids Voting

Kids Voting and 4-H!

Kids Voting NC is a non-partisan program that builds civic knowledge, civic skills, and civic identity & agency in …

boy picking squash

4-H Mini-Garden Wrap Up!

This summer Henderson County 4-H was able to offer the Mini Gardening program for youth ages 8-18! In May, …

Creative Clovers

Join Creative Clovers 4-H Club!

We are excited to announce a NEW 4-H SPIN club, the Creative Clovers 4-H Club! The Creative Clovers 4-H Club …

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Begin a Career With Extension!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center is hiring!!! Support Specialist Assists Agents with special and recurring projects, promotional events, and related …

Congress 2022

Results - 4-H Congress 2022!

State 4-H Congress is the largest annual conference for 4-H youth to attend! Some highlights of the week are: 4-H …

Cloverbud Day Camp

4-H Cloverbud Nature Day Camp!

Join 4-H for a special Cloverbud nature adventure, Onacona day camp!! This camp is open to youth ages 5-8 …

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Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Family Engagement Opportunities with Farm to ECE

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Farm to Early Care and Education

This chapter of the Farm to Early Care and Education Resource Guide for North Carolina …

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Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

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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 …

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

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