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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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Little Chefs Workshop

The “Little Chefs” Workshop will be held on April 9, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for youth …

4-H 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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Have You Ever Made a Topiary?

The 2021 4-H Youth Gardening program will provide hands-on, informative, and imaginative activities for youth of all ages, with …

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Pizza Pizazz

Calling all Young Chefs ages 11-18! Pizza is considered America’s favorite food and chances are it is one of …

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Fun in the Garden

The “Fun in the Garden” Workshop will be held on March 26, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. …

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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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Ask the Experts

Have you ever just wanted to have a conversation with a vet or a horse show judge? If your …

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Let’s Start a Pollinator Garden!

Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children! Young people that participate in gardening activities develop new skills, learn …

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Aloe There!

Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children! Young people that participate in gardening activities develop new skills, learn …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

1/19/21

Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

This publication covers a list of current North Carolina 4-H curricula titles available through your …

11/10/20

Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

10/16/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

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