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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 14, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. …

Skylar Hill (2nd from right) poses with friends in front of their hot cocoa stand. These young people donated all the proceeds to the Currituck 4-H Backpacks for Kids Program

Cocoa for a Cause

Selling cocoa for fifty cents may not sound like a great way to make money, but Skylar Hill of …

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Currituck Extension January Report

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck has a new monthly feature designed to inform the public about the impacts and …

Currituck County 4-H

Currituck County 4-H Seeks Input

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County is conducting a survey to determine issues and needs in our community related …

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Horse Bowl / Equine Science

The 4-H Equine Science program consists of classes, workshops and field trips for kids ages 8 to18 who want …

Power Up the Neighborhood

Power Up the Neighborhood

The 4-H Electric Program is an informal hands-on youth program conducted by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, professional …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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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 …

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

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“Se hacen puentes al andar” es sobre resaltar la importancia de sentirse parte de la …

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