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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.

Cover photo for 2018 NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference

2018 NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow and Beyond February 2-4, 2018 Sheraton Imperial 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC To reserve your room, call (919) 941-5050 Group …

Summer Camp 2017

It’s not too soon to start thinking about camp. We’ll be heading to Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp in Reidsville, …

Cover photo for Advanced Livestock Judging

Advanced Livestock Judging

Information can be found below for the Advanced Livestock Judging program. This program allows youth to meet once a …

Cover photo for 2016 Alleghany 4-H Plant Sale

2016 Alleghany 4-H Plant Sale

The 2016 Alleghany 4-H Plant Sale is now underway! Help us send local 4-Hers to camp; All proceeds are …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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