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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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Currituck Wins State Horse Bowl

The Currituck County Horse Bowl team were the champions in the N.C. 4-H State Horse Bowl (Mixed Team) competition …

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Camp Mesowannago 4-H Day Camp

4-H Day Camp is the perfect place for your child’s summer fun. Camp Mesowannago provides a safe and fun …

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Canceled-Jam Camp

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* On April 14, 2020, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. ages …

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Canceled-BBQ Boot Camp

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* Calling all Master Chefs ages 8-18! Is your child interested in …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Fun in the Garden

The “Fun in the Garden” Workshop will be held on March 13, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

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Youth Seafood Cooking Class

Does your child love fishing and need new recipes for their fresh catch? Or maybe they are skeptical of …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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 …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

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 …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

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 …