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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.

Cover photo for 2020 4-H Summer Kits

2020 4-H Summer Kits

Our 2020 4-H Summer Programming will look a little different! We are offering at-home experiences through weekly kits. Each …

One Hour Fabric Boxes

This project is perfect for parents helping beginner sewers or fun crafting projects. One Hour Fabric …

Cover photo for 2020 Virtual Livestock Showcase

2020 Virtual Livestock Showcase

Welcome to our 62nd Annual Virtual Livestock Showcase and Sale! We are excited to highlight all the hard work …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Excerpt of Cooking Up Confidence

North Carolina 4-H would like to thank the North Carolina Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) …

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Excerpt of Microbes On My Mind

This curriculum was developed through funds from a USDA-NIFA Grant (Award # 2012-68003-19621) titled “Development …

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Excerpt of Microbes The World Within

This curriculum was developed through funds from a USDA-NIFA Grant (Award # 2012-68003-19621) titled “Development …

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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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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 …

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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 …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

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 …