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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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Serving Our Community in August

Each month, Henderson County 4-H Council will choose a different nonprofit organization to receive donations or other help from …

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WNC Youth Livestock Expo

The NC Mountain State Fair may be canceled, but young people will still be able to show their livestock …

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West District 4-H Activity Day

Congratulations to all of the Henderson County 4-H’ers who gave presentations at the district level! We had 12 cloverbuds …

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Welcome Back!

Our office is now open to the public again! To help maintain social distancing, only 3 visitors will be …

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4-H End of Summer 2020 Programming!

Henderson County 4-H is excited to share this year’s fun and engaging self-paced summer programming opportunities! Registration will continue until …

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Thank You, Volunteers!

We’d like to say a very special thank you to all of our amazing volunteers. We miss …

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Helping the Eastern Bluebirds

The Young Naturalists 4-H Club learns about the environment and how to take care of it. In 2017 they …

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4-H Ambassador Classes

The mission of the North Carolina 4-H Ambassador program is to empower teen 4-H leaders with the knowledge, skills, and …

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Incubating Quail Eggs Days 25-26

Teachers and 4-H volunteers returned baby quail and incubating equipment on Friday, April 3. Because of the need for …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

Excerpt of Be A Bone Builder

Excerpt of the Be A Bone Builder Curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil to Seed Curriculum

Excerpt from Soil to Seed curriculum. Protecting water quality through soil erosion, sediment, and turbidity …

Excerpt of Vermicomposting Leader's Guide

Vermicomposting Leader's Guide - School Enrichment Curriculum by NC 4-H and NC State Extension. The …

Excerpt of Hive Helpers - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide

Hive Helpers curriculum - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil Solutions Curriculum

Soil Solutions curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and North Carolina State University 4-H …

Excerpt of The Busy World of Bees

The Busy World of Bees Curriculum - First Grade Educator's Guide by NC 4-H, NC …