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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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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Communication Education for Families Virtual Open House Session Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:30 p.m. This program is designed to help family members …

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4-H Overnight Summer Camp

Scholarships Available Nash County is excited to offer 4-H Summer Overnight Camp at the Betsy/Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center in Reidsville, North …

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Small Farms Week Dish-Off

Here’s a fun and exciting virtual opportunity for youth to participate in. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. This year, …

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Cloverbud Sheep and Goat Weigh-In

Ages 5 to 7 Years Registration Deadline MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021 REGISTER ONLINE FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 5 to 6:30 P.M. WEIGH SCHEDULE – Once …

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Poultry Show and Sale - October 9th

Saturday, October 9th at 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: Nash County Ag Center l 1006 Eastern Ave in Nashville Registration Due March 19th POULTRY …

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4-H Embryology In-Home Project

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

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Herter O'Neal Scholarship

$750 Available for Tuition and/or Books Application Deadline Wednesday, March 15, 2021 Are you pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or a …

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4-H Enrollment - Now Open

Welcome to the 2021 4-H Year! The first step to becoming an active 4-H member, volunteer, or participant during this …

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4-H Spirit Week and Teen Retreat

March 22nd through 27th, 2021 6 Days of Fun 4-H Stuff! Plus Zoom sessions on Friday and Saturday! Monday, March 22nd CRAZY SOCK …

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Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Application Deadline Monday, March 15th, 2021 The objective of this program is to teach …

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Farmers Market - Opens April 3rd

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December WEDNESDAYS from 3:00 p.m. to …

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Teen Clovers - 4-H Program

Application Deadline – February 3rd Complete the google link application and pay the fee (fee can be mailed or dropped off …

The best classrooms smell like a show barn

Show and Sale 101

Show and Sale 101 Whether it is your first year showing, or you’ve been showing for years, Show and Sale …

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4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club

IMPORTANT! 4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club Applications are due to Raleigh by February 1st. Nash County requires applications to …

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4-H Hungry to Help Food Drive

It’s That Time of Year Again – Spread the word!!! Nash County 4-H Is Holding a Food Drive Did you know that …

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North Carolina Broadband Survey

Your Feedback Counts – Only Takes 5 Minutes The North Carolina Broadband Survey is designed to gather information on locations in the state without adequate …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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 …

1/19/21

Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

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 …

11/10/20

Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20

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 …

10/16/20

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 …

10/14/20

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

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