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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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We Are Hiring!

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Scotland County is looking for a summer program assistant for our 4-H/4-H EFNEP Summer Boot Camp. Join …

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Teen Event - 4-H Congress 2019

Who: Youth ages 13-19 When: July 20-23, 2019 Where: NC State University Cost: $135 (includes lodging) Deadline to register is Friday, June 21. You …

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Need Volunteer Hours?

We’re looking for volunteers! April 22–25, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Hill Recreation Center, Laurel …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Monday Mania

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

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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 …

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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. …

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 …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …