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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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Youth Day of Service

“Youth Day of Service” is a partnership with the members of the Boy Scouts of America Occoneechee Council, North …

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4-H Meet and Greet

Monday, March 12th – Thursday, March 15th Washington County Extension …

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4-H Community Movie Night!

Join Washington County 4-H for a movie, popcorn and fun on October 27th at 6:30 p.m.! Bring your chairs and …

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4-H'er Attends NCACC Youth Summit

A 4-H’er from Washington County attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which …

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4-H Electric Congress

Washington County 4-H’er, Taylor Tucker, attended the 70th Annual 4-H Electric Congress July 11-13 at the University of North …

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4-H Camp Brings Youth Outside

The ride home from a week of 4-H Camp is filled with “repeat after me” songs, chants, and laughter, …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18
honey bee pallet

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 …

1/17/18

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 …

9/6/17

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.