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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

Cover photo for S.T.E.M. Saturday: WeDo Lego

S.T.E.M. Saturday: WeDo Lego

One Saturday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host a science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop for youth, …

Cover photo for Monday Mania: Game Board Designers

Monday Mania: Game Board Designers

Youth, ages 5-14. $5 nonrefundable fee covers materials, tools, and snacks. One Monday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host …

Cover photo for Monday Mania: Vision Board

Monday Mania: Vision Board

Youth, ages 5-14. $5 nonrefundable fee covers materials, tools, and snacks. One Monday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host …

Cover photo for Monday Mania: Cake Decorating

Monday Mania: Cake Decorating

Youth, ages 5-14. $5 nonrefundable fee covers materials, tools, and snacks. One Monday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host …

Cover photo for Monday Mania

Monday Mania

One Monday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host a series of workshops for youth, ages 5-14 (unless …

Cover photo for S.T.E.M. Saturday

S.T.E.M. Saturday

One Saturday of each month, Scotland County 4-H will host a science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop for youth, …

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