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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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NC 4-H Virtual Summer Programs

Keep your youth engaged all summer long! Click on the individual title for more information. Register Today! Coffee & Culture – Virtual Zoom …

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4-H Kickin Nutrition Camp

Nash County 4-H Presents Dates for this program: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Zooms …

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4-H Poultry Palooza Avian Bowl

State Avian Bowl Competition July 16, 2020 Test your knowledge and compete at the State Avian Bowl Competition! Join us for our Virtual …

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73rd 4-H Electric Congress

You don’t want to miss this FREE virtual event! Explore. Hear. Learn. Tuesday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Registration Deadline Friday, …

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4-H Congress 2020 T-Shirts

Deadline Friday, June 26 Are you interested in purchasing a 4-H Congress 2020 T-Shirt? Shirts will be shipped directly to …

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4-H Congress: Define YOUR Vision!

July 20 through 23, 2020 Mark your calendars and join us! Limited space Highlights Flag Ceremony l Honor Club Tapping l 4-H Variety …

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Volunteer Leaders' Conference

Save the Date February 5 and 6, 2021 Hilton Durham near Duke University 3800 Hillsborough Road in Durham Are you interested in presenting …

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2020 Census - Make Nash Count!

Do Your Part to Make Nash Count! Learn more at 2020 Census. Click here to learn how easy and quick it …

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Online Horticulture Camp

FREE and ONLINE NC State University Horticulture Camp High-School Aged Youth Love wandering around gardens? Marveling over plants in the nursery? Eating blistered shishito …

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4-H Embryology In-Home Summer Project

Embryology: The Study of Life What is the 4-H Embryology In-Home Summer Project? The 4-H Embryology Program is a long standing 4-H …

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NC 4-H Photo Contest

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

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NC 4-H Summer Camp Out

A FREE virtual camping experience open to everyone! A brand new virtual camping experience for youth ages 5 through 12+ including …

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Kudos to Our Sew What? Club!

Nash County 4-H sews, provides PPE to help fight COVID-19 Nash County 4-Hers have banded together in collaborative efforts to …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

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 …

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