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Upcoming 4-H Activities & Projects

4-H Junior Master Gardeners: The Junior Master Gardener® program of North Carolina engages children in novel, ‘hands-on’ learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, an appreciation for the environment, and experiences with growing, harvesting, preparing, and cooking foods with produce from the garden. It even includes a few local field trips! Registration is $50 for the 9-week program, starting May 21. See details and registration at

4-H Presentations: Learn the art of public speaking with 4-H! Youth ages 5-18 can participate in the county and district presentation contests this spring. District winners advance to the state contest in July. The early bird deadline to register is April 30. Presentation recordings for District Activity Day are due May 24. Contact Misty Varnell at 828.649.2411 or for more information!

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 and schedule a time to meet to get started!


Meet the Planets: Tuesdays in March from 4:00-4:45 on Zoom. Ages 5-10. Explore the moon, planets, and stars of our solar system! Meet the Planets is an interactive course for students to learn about the solar system. Students will identify the planets in the solar system, observe and describe their characteristics, and build a scale model out of balloons. Register at

Questions? Contact Madison County 4-H Agent Misty Varnell at 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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