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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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Cover photo for 4-H Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

4-H Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

All proceeds to benefit Nash County 4-H Youth Development Program Pre-order Now! Fresh-Cut Wreaths Order …

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Let's Celebrate National 4-H Week

Join Us In Celebrating National 4-H Week October 2–October 8 Here is what Nash County 4-H has on tap!!! Tag your pictures with …

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Halloween Trunk or Treat

Open to the Public Monday, October 31st 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nash County Agriculture Center 1006 Eastern Avenue in Nashville East Upper Parking …

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New York Holiday Bus Trip

First come. First Served. Transportation provided by AT&T Charter Bus Company Include a trip to the Big Apple in your …

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Weekly Updates

4-H Weekly Newsletters See the links below for the latest editions of our 4-H newsletter September 28th – Fall Walking Challenge September …

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Farmers Market - Open Saturdays

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December Shop Local. Shop Healthy. …

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2022 School Supply Drive

Help Kids Succeed Donate New School Supplies to N.C. Cooperative Extension in Nash County for Nash County Students July 20 through August 24 Drop-Off …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Recruitment is Now Open Register Here Through Eventbrite Today! Empowering Youth and Families is a special interest group called “Powerful Communities” …

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Photography Contest Winners

4-H Cell Phone Photography Camp presented by Windblown Photography by Britt Once again, Nash County 4-H offered a 4-day Cell Phone Photography …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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Career Exploration in Preschool

Ways to support career exploration by preschool-aged children

9/8/22

Career Exploration by Children and Teens -- An Overview

Ways parents can support career exploration by children and teenagers.

9/8/22

Career Exploration for Teens

Ways to promote teenagers' awareness of career options

9/8/22

Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

9/8/22

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

9/8/22
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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 …

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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. …