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Upcoming 4-H Activities & Projects


Kitchen MagiciansTuesdays in January from 4:00-5:00 on Zoom. Ages 5-10. Invisible ink? Fruit that dances? Learn how to WOW your friends and family with a series of magic tricks, all based on science and things found in your kitchen. Learn more and register at go.ncsu.edu/4h-kitchenmagicians.

4-H Awards & Scholarships: All applications are due to the Madison County 4-H Office January 22, 2021. 

Candy Company: Tuesdays in February from 4:00-5:00 on Zoom. Ages 5-10. There is no need for expensive store-bought candy when you can make your own! We will be making hard candies, chocolates, and fudge. (If you’re wondering how candy goes with 4-H healthy living…the answer is moderation!) Register at go.ncsu.edu/4h-candycompany

Kicks & Salsa: Wednesdays in February from 4:00-5:00 on Zoom. Ages 11-18. Healthy living is a lifestyle and we want to show you how fun it can be! Learn how to make delicious on-the-go snacks and get moving with exercises anyone can do. Learn more and register at go.ncsu.edu/4h-kicksandsalsa

Mars Base CampThursdays in February from 4:00-5:00 on Zoom. Ages 8-13. Mars Base Camp is a family game packed with 4-H fun, designed for you to explore STEM topics like mechanical engineering, physics, computer science, and agriculture. Learn more and register at go.ncsu.edu/4h-marsbasecamp

Shoot for the Stars: Tuesdays in March from 4:00-5:00 on Zoom. Ages 5-10. Explore the moon, planets, and stars of our solar system! Stay tuned for more information and registration.

Wild About Wildlife: Weekly in April, Time/Location TBA. Join us to learn about wildlife, habitat, and seasonal change. Stay tuned for more information and registration in March.

Pick Your Project: In 4-H, we Learn by Doing. We have numerous projects to choose from, such as animal science, electricity, cooking, public speaking, environmental science, community service, and more (See a list of projects here). Projects can be completed with a club or independently at your own pace. Contact Misty Varnell at 828.649.2411 ext. 6 or misty_varnell@ncsu.edu and schedule a time to meet to get started!

For Volunteers: NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference will be held virtually February 5-6, 2021. Registration is still open. Learn more here!


RECENT PROJECTS

Homemade for the Holidays: A free virtual craft workshop series for youth ages 5-18. Craft materials for cards and ornaments are provided. 

Meet the Farmer: Virtual farm tours with Highgate Farm and Farm House Beef. 

Mars Base Camp 4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Base Camp is a family game packed with 4-H fun, designed for you to explore STEM topics like mechanical engineering, physics, computer science, and agriculture. 

Nature Adventures with NC 4-H Camps.

4-H Soil Solutions: Project beginning September 10 for all third-grade classes at Mars Hill and Hot Springs Elementary Schools. Homeschool families can contact us for the spring 2021 Soil Solutions project. Annual project.

Questions? Contact Madison County 4-H Agent Misty Varnell at misty_varnell@ncsu.edu or 828.649.2411.

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Misty Varnell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMisty VarnellExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Misty E-mail Misty N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center
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