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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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4-H Embryology

Fifty-nine second grade classes are hatching quail eggs this spring. Thanks to a generous grant from Community Foundation of …

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Bike Safety Training

Kids, bring your bikes, helmets, and adult to the Bike Rodeo at the YMCA Healthy Kids Day at Patton …

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4-H Mini-Gardening

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

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Sewing Classes for Adults!

People often ask whether Cooperative Extension offers Sewing Classes for adults. Great news! A new series of classes is being …

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Little Free Library at Dana Park

Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small book exchanges number 60,000 around the world in 80 countries …

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4-H Hunting Skills Competition

In January the Young Naturalists 4-H Club sent 5 members to the first NC 4-H Hunting Skills Competition. The …

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4-H Sewing Classes

Sewing classes for youth ages 10 – 18 will begin on May 10, July 5, Sept. 6 and Nov. …

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Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

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

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

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