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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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North Carolina 4-H Ambassador Program

North Carolina 4-H Ambassador classes will be offered in November! Registration is due by October 30. 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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NC 4-H Going Abroad?

Are you interested in learning more about the NC 4-H Outbound Exchange Program? NC 4-H has opportunities for current …

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Tractor Supply Paper Clover Promotion

Tractor Supply has partnered with 4‑H to support local programs through the Paper Clover fundraiser. Each spring and fall, Tractor …

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Upcoming 4-H Volunteer Training

We are excited to share about some upcoming 4-H volunteer training. All training is offered to all registered NC …

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ASPIRE Virtual ACT Prep

What is ASPIRE? Students will learn techniques and strategies for improving their ACT score through 30 hours of class participation, …

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4-H Hay Bale Decorating Fun!

We are excited to announce a fun opportunity for our 4-H’ers and families during this fall season. Each year during …

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4-H Volunteer Recognition

Volunteers are the heart of the North Carolina 4-H program. Their energy and commitment create positive opportunities for young …

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4-H Showcase of Talent

Get your 4-H Talent acts ready! We are excited to announce that we will be offering our 4-H Showcase …

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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 …

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Excerpt of Winged Wonders

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

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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

10/30/20

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
Searching for ripe tomatoes.

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 …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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 …