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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 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 …

Tinker Box

Summer 4-H Tinker Box!

Register now to receive your NCA&T University summer 4-H Tinker Box! If you aren’t familiar with a “tinker box,” …

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4-H West District Horse Clinic!

*Option 1: Must Own Horse To Participate The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag …

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4-H Photography Contest 2022!

NC 4-H Contest 2022! This photography contest is open to any 4-H member ages 8–18! (4-H age). Henderson County 4-H has …

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4-H WHEP Winners!

Jordan Lake State Park was filled with eager 4-H competitors Saturday, April 23 for a beautiful day at the State WHEP …

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Live My Best Life Now!

Join us for a fun and engaging short-term program designed for teens to learn more about healthy living! Register …

Geology Club

4-H Geology Club - NEW

Did you find a rock at the park and don’t know what kind it is? What about fossils? Do …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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Career Exploration in Preschool

Ways to support career exploration by preschool-aged children

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Career Exploration by Children and Teens -- An Overview

Ways parents can support career exploration by children and teenagers.

9/8/22

Career Exploration for Teens

Ways to promote teenagers' awareness of career options

9/8/22

Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

9/8/22

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 …

9/8/22
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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 …

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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. …