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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 Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Moon Dough

Parents, are you getting to the point where you are running out of activities to do with your children? …

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Kids in the Kitchen 

Protection For FUN In The Sun As the weather gets warmer, we are all beginning to get a little stir …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

Earth Day 2020

Make Seed Bombs for Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event that is celebrated on April 22 each year to demonstrate support for environmental …

4-H Scavenger Hunt

The Great 4-H Scavenger Hunt

Knowledge Games: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor Staying home doesn’t mean there are no more adventures. Currituck …

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This Is Stressful! 

So… How are you doing? I bet everyone is asking you that right now. I get asked several times …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Soil to Seed

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 9-12

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

5/8/20
Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

5/8/20
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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 6-8

List of current NC 4-H curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

5/8/20

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

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

5/6/20
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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 …

3/12/20