Electric Workshop Series – This workshop is full – Thank you!

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The 4-H Electric Program is a great way for youth to learn about the fundamentals of electricity, renewable energy technologies, and energy conservation. Youth that participate in the 4-H Electric program and attend hands on workshops, not only increase their knowledge and skills in the world of science and technology, but are also inclined to seek out other activities and experiences that expand their horizons.

Currituck County 4-H is hosting a series of electric workshops this fall. Youth ages 10 and up are welcome to attend all three or pick and choose what they want to attend.

October 17th-  Field Trip to Surry Nuclear Power Plant  

Participants will travel  to the Dominion Energy’s Nuclear Information Center where they will see models of nuclear reactors and the containment structure, generate electricity using muscle power, and learn about the entire nuclear energy path, from uranium mining to electricity production. There are no fees to attend this field trip, but you must pre register and complete the 4-H forms. Youth will need to be at the 4-H office by 8:30 a.m. and picked back up at 4 p.m. They will also need to bring a bag lunch.

November 21st-  Building a Can Lamp – Class is full.

Please call 232-2262 if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

This workshop is designed to give youth an opportunity to learn hands on how to wire a lamp. They are asked to bring a 12 ounce soda can of their choice to make their lamp, all other supplies and tools will be provided. There is a $10 fee to participate in this workshop, and you must complete the pre registration process. The deadline to register for this workshop is November 2, 2018. This workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth will need to bring a bag lunch to this workshop.

December 20th- Intro to Soldering – There are no more spaces available.

This workshop is designed to teach youth the basic techniques of soldering. Each child will be given an electric kit that they will solder the pieces on the circuit board that goes with that kit. Youth will also learn about open and closed circuits. There is a $10 fee to attend this workshop, and you must complete the pre registration process. The deadline to register for this workshop is December 7, 2018. This workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth will need to bring a bag lunch to this workshop.

Pre-registration and a registration fees are required to secure your spot. Fees must be paid 5 days after the online registration is completed. Youth will need to bring a bag lunch for each workshop. Space is limited so please do not delay in registering your child. You can mail the required 4-H forms and registration fee to NCCES 120 Community Way, Barco NC 27917.

For more information or for accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Stephanie Minton at 252-232-2262 or email stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.