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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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All About 4-H Congress

Registration for 4-H Congress is right around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know about the fun and …

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June/July Sewing Classes!

Registration is open for a beginner through intermediate sewing class. The class starts on June 30 and runs until …

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4-H Gardening

4-H Gardening is a fun way for young people, ages 9–18, to learn how to grow a vegetable garden! …

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4-H Upcoming Events

Visit this site to get the latest information about 4-H upcoming events: Henderson County 4-H Upcoming Events Contact Emily_Capps@ncsu.edu, Hannah_Worrell@ncsu.edu, or Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu, …

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Enroll for 4-H in 2019

4HOnline is now the only way to enroll for 4-H! If you enrolled for the 2018 year, all you …

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Congratulations 2018 4-H Project Record Participants!

Dana Cloverbuds 4-H Club Alayiah Gilmore Grason Moore Peyton Hannah Owen Bradley Capps Grayson Corn Maddie Socha Ella Maynard Braelyn Wilson Manasseh Pace Crystal Hemans Caroline Lord Emory Blanton Taylor Sharpe Natalie Sharp Caleb Wilson Filumena …

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Recycle Your Christmas Lights!

The holidays are upon us again and as you begin to decorate you will inevitably come across a strand …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …