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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.

District Winners

District Activity Day Results

Ciela Crane 14-18 Environmental Science Gold Tess Sullivan 14-18 Environmental Science Silver John Noyes 14-18 Family & Consumer Sciences Gold Tegan Martin 11-13 Health and Fitness Bronze Sunny Hogle 08-10 Horse Silver Claire Fischer 11-13 Horse Public Speaking Silver Brianna Osbourne 11-13 Horse Public Speaking Gold Katherine Jennings 14-18 Horse Public Speaking Gold Amani Bostic-Arrington 08-10 Livestock & Dairy Production Silver Emily Pennell 14-18 Open Class Gold Brooke Modesto 08-10 Public Speaking Gold Jasmine Olson 11-13 Public …

DIY T-Shirt Quilt Sewing Camp

Description Class will be held July 20-31 M-F each day from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Youth will receive step …

4-H Sewing Resources

Now is a great time to learn or relearn how to sew. Check out these resources for at-home learning. Cloverbuds For …

Whodunnit Afternoon Theater

Description Can you solve our “Who Dunnit” mystery? Join our teen leaders for a series of fun games to find …

Cover photo for 2020 4-H Expressive Arts Winners

2020 4-H Expressive Arts Winners

Winners Added as Announced Kimberly Lisk – JR – 4-H1 Promotional Item: Harrisburg Art Chasers Kaitlyn Brown – SR – A1 …

4-H: How Can I Help or Volunteer?

We are always looking for people to help us out! Just contact Tracy LeCompte at tracy_lecompte@ncsu.edu. Want to help? If you …

Cover photo for Cabarrus County 4-H Summer Leaders

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 …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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