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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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Northeast District Activity Day

At N.C. Cooperative Extension, 4-H Youth Development strives to equip young people with the knowledge and skills they need …

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Cloverbud Field Trip to See the Sharks

4-H is the world’s largest youth development organization and provides young people with hands-on workshops and experiences, allowing them …

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NED CSI-BioTech Science Camp

The N.E. District Science Camp will be held July 9–11, 2019, in Rocky Mount, NC. Youth ages 12-15 are …

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County recently presented its annual “Report to the People” to county officials. Commissioners, Extension …

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Interview Preparation Skills

Spring is officially here meaning that the summer school break is not far behind. If a summer job is …

Public Speaking

4-H Public Speaking and Presentations

Confident public speaking is a crucial, but often overlooked and underdeveloped skill. Developing effective communication skills and techniques provide …

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January Impacts

This year has gotten off to a very soggy start, but that did not prevent your N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Equine Science Class

Do you want to learn more about horses? If so, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will be offering …

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 …

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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. …

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 …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …