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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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Cabarrus 4-H Newsletter

October 19 Newsletter September 19 newsletter2 August 19 newsletter July 19 Newsletter June 19 Newsletter May 19 Newsletter April 19 Newsletter March 2019 February 2019 Information about activities …

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It's 4-H Project Record Time!

Now is the time to be thinking about putting the finishing touches on your project records. Achievement Night will …

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N.C. 4-H Congress

Teens! Explore all of the fun opportunities 4-H has to offer in one action-packed long weekend. N.C. 4-H Congress …

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4-H Curriculum Sale $$

All 4-H Curriculum is on sale for the month of APRIL! We are excited to offer all 4-H curriculum …

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Cabarrus County 4-H Summer Leaders

Now accepting Summer Leader Applications for youth ages 10+ to assist with our Summer Fling day camp program. See more …

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2019 Summer Fling Camps & Classes

Registration is now open for 2019 Summer Fling http://go.ncsu.edu/registercabarrus For questions or accommodations, please contact your 4-H Agent at Tracy_Lecompte@ncsu.edu Now accepting applications …

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Glossophobia? We Can Help!

Cabarrus County 4-H Public Speaking Class Thursdays, April 4 to May 30, 2019, from 5–6:30 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cabarrus County …

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Youth Commission Accepting Applications

The Cabarrus Youth Commission focuses on learning more about local government by visiting departments and meeting with community members …

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Adult 4-H Volunteers Needed

Cabarrus County 4-H is seeking adult volunteers to work with youth interested in farm animals. Adults do not need …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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

2 weeks ago
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 …