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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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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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Heart Healthy Habits

Currituck County 4-H is hosting a “Heart Healthy Habits” Workshop on March 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 …

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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 …

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In the Barn With Extension

Currituck County 4-H is hosting two one day ”Happy Trails” Horse Camps for kids ages 8-14 in January and …

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Youth Instant Pot Cooking Class

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of fun educational programs this year that highlight local …

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Currituck Holiday Festivities

Join us for the 2019 Currituck Holiday Festivities! Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner! On …

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Equine Science Series

Equine Science Class Do you want to learn more about horses? If so, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

There is still time to create and submit your entries for the 2019 Homegrown and Homemade contest held at …

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4-H Animal Science

Currituck County 4-H Animal Science Programs are open to all youth – with or without a farm background. In …

4-H Clover

4-H October Programs

Currituck County 4-H has two great opportunities for kids on October 23, 2019, which is a “no school” day. …

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New York City-Day Trip

New York, New York! Currituck County 4-H is sponsoring our 5th annual bus trip to New York City, New …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

12/3/19
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. …

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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
Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

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 …