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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.

three participants in the 4-H Summer Fun Master Gardener Class

4-H Summer Fun

This is an updated list of activities that are still available as of May 24, 2019. Some of the …

State Photo Contest

STATE ENTRIES: All entries must be submitted digitally or postmarked NO LATER THAN May 25, 2019. Please email all STATE …

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Spend a Week at Camp

Johnston County 4-H will be taking a group of youth ages 8 – 14 to the Betsy Jeff Penn …

candlelighting of 4-H clover

State 4-H Congress

July 20th – 23rd Location: NCSU & Jane S. McKimmon Center, Raleigh Teens from all over North Carolina will be coming …

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Citizenship NC Focus Applications Due

Do you like Citizenship, Government, and Public Relations? Then this opportunity may be for you. Registrations must be received by Friday, …

2019 Livestock Show & Sale Classes

See the links below for information on our 2019 livestock shows and sale classes. Steer Classes Heifer Classes Beef Showmanship Market Lamb Classes Lamb …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …