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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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West District 4-H Teen Retreat

“Define Your Vision: Lead the Way” Define Your Vision: Lead the Way!, a Virtual Teen Retreat on Thursday, June 4, …

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Citizenship Focus 2020

Dates: June 15-17, 2020 Location: Zoom Times: 1–4 p.m. each day Cost: There is no cost to attend this event. Ages: This event …

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2020 NC 4-H Photography Contest

Judging for the NC 4-H Congress Photo Contest is performed by NC State University Communications and CALS Communications. These …

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Moon Dough

Parents, are you getting to the point where you are running out of activities to do with your children? …

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Cooking Up Confidence

Cooking Up Confidence is an online summer cooking series for youth ages 8 -14. Learn fun cooking skills to …

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4-H Summer Gardening

Macon County 4-H summer gardening project. Youth ages 5-18 receive a garden kit and learn about how to raise …

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Turkey Talking 101

When Benjamin Franklin suggested the wild turkey as our national bird, he obviously noticed its fascinating characteristics and appeal. …

4-H Solar Oven Project

Design and Build a Solar Oven

Solar energy is the light and heat produced by the sun. Today for your 4-H Mystery Challenge, you will …

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 6-8

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Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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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 …

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

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Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

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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 …