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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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Virtual Coop Tour

Join us for a Virtual Coop Tour! Our 4-H youth will be introducing us to their flock of birds …

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Boredom Busters With Kids

Boredom Busters More and more families are finding themselves staying at home, trying to avoid germs themselves, and also trying …

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4-H Poultry Judging

4-H Poultry Judging and Avian Bowl competitions are for ages 8-18. Our virtual practice sessions are open to families …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

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

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

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

Excerpt of Be A Bone Builder

Excerpt of the Be A Bone Builder Curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil to Seed Curriculum

Excerpt from Soil to Seed curriculum. Protecting water quality through soil erosion, sediment, and turbidity …

Excerpt of Vermicomposting Leader's Guide

Vermicomposting Leader's Guide - School Enrichment Curriculum by NC 4-H and NC State Extension. The …

Excerpt of Hive Helpers - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide

Hive Helpers curriculum - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil Solutions Curriculum

Soil Solutions curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and North Carolina State University 4-H …

Excerpt of The Busy World of Bees

The Busy World of Bees Curriculum - First Grade Educator's Guide by NC 4-H, NC …