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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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2020 Birding Project

During 2019 Summer Relief, 4-Hers made seven bluebird boxes as a service project. This month we will decorate those …

Cover photo for BBQ Bootcamp for 4-H Youth

BBQ Bootcamp for 4-H Youth

4-H Summer Relief – BBQ Bootcamp Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Calling all Master-Chefs, ages 9-18. …

4-H Livestock

Youth Livestock Clinic

The Jackson, Macon, Swain Cattlemen’s Association will have a livestock clinic on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Steers will work …

4-H'er Presenting his 4-H Project

4-H District Activity Day

One important part of 4-H is being a great communicator. We work to be great communicators through our yearly …

2019 4-H Summer Relief

4-H Summers are for exploring and learning new things. Macon County 4-H is ready for both. Our Summer Relief …

Cover photo for 2019 4-H Market Lambs

2019 4-H Market Lambs

Macon County 4-H is taking sign ups for lambs. If you are interested in doing a 4-H Market Lamb …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 9-12

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 6-8

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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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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 …

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 …

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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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 …