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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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Kickin Nutrition TV

Are your children interested in taking a virtual nutrition education course? If so, Kickin Nutrition is the course that …

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Horticultural Science Summer Institute

The in-person 2020 Horticultural Science Summer Institute has been canceled due to restrictions related to COVID-19. We are offering a …

Back to the Basics program

Back to the Basics!

Have you ever asked yourself how to sew on a button, decorate your room, cook an easy recipe, make …

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4-H Healthy Habits Family

The 4-H Healthy Habits Family online program has been crafted to engage you and your family from the comfort …

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Explore Outdoors

Each theme will take youth on an out-of-doors adventure where they will learn all about their environment. Youth will …

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Down on the 4-H Farm

This program will provide an overview of 8 different animal science categories: Cattle (beef & dairy) Companion animals Horse Poultry Small ruminants (sheep & …

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Log on to Leadership

Welcome to the 2020 North Carolina 4-H Leadership & Personal Development Virtual Summer Program! We are excited that you are …

North Carolina 4-H Photo Contest

The statewide annual contest highlights North Carolina 4-H’ers’ photographic achievements. The winning photos are then displayed on the North …

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Plant Geeks Unite!

Get out and get growing! Sleuth out super soils, notice the power of plants, be dazzled by bugs, and get …

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North Carolina 4-H Congress

Join us for North Carolina 4-H Congress! This year’s event will be held July 20 – 23, 2020, and …

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Coffee & Culture

Are you a teen (aged 13-18) interested in gaining a deeper understanding of yourself and others as you explore …

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

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Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

This publication covers a list of current North Carolina 4-H curricula titles available through your …


Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …


A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …


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 …


Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …