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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.

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, …

Cover photo for 4-H Residential Camp (Overnight)

4-H Residential Camp (Overnight)

Throughout the week, campers, ages 8-14 enjoy daily activities with their coed groups. These include swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, …

4-H Congress

4-H Congress is an annual educational event sponsored by the 4-H Youth Development Department at NC State University and …

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Citizenship North Carolina Focus

If you are interested in politics, government, city and county spending, like to debate social issues, have an opportunity …

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4-H County Activity Day

The most common fear of human beings is public speaking. Yet, we need to be able to speak before …

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4-H EFNEP Summer Boot Camp

As the summer approaches, it is time to consider what you will plan for your children. 4-H Expanded Nutrition …

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4-H Health Chefs

4-H Health Chefs, Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3, 2018 (ages 5-14) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Deadline to register is Monday, …

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NC 4-H Healthy Living Summit

*Community Service *Mentoring *Teaching *Healthy Living *Career Preparation *College Readiness *Leadership We are looking for youth, ages 13-18 who are interested …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

12/3/19
Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19
Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

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 …