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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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4-H Farm to Fork Camp

The Farm to Fork Camp Local Foods Work Group is hosting a statewide 4-H Virtual Farm to Fork Camp for 4-H …

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4-H PEAK Registration Is Open!

The NC 4-H State Council proudly presents a series of FREE, fun, and interactive virtual programs for youth. To register …

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New State 4-H Council Newsletter

Please take a few minutes and check out the latest State 4-H Council Newsletter. Click on the Newsletter to Access …

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Healthy Habits Family Weekend

Healthy Habits Family Weekend Looking for more ways to spend time together as a family? 4-H Healthy Living has an exciting …

Collegiate Meeting Annoucement

Collegiate Student Panel

Collegiate 4-H at NC State University invites you to join them on March 22, 2021, at 7 p.m. for a …

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Upcoming 4-H Volunteer Training

Upcoming 4-H Volunteer Training We are excited to share about some upcoming 4-H volunteer training opportunities. All training is offered …

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North Carolina 4-H Ambassador Program

North Carolina 4-H Ambassador classes will be offered in November! Registration is due by February 15. Online classes will begin with …

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New State 4-H Council Theme

The State 4-H Council is excited to announce this year’s State Council Theme. Be You! 4-H is a place where you …

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


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


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