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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.

Farm with Silo

Small Farms Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center, in association with N.C. A&T State University, is hosting a food …

Cover photo for 2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale Happening Now

2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale Happening Now

2021 Berry & Vegetable Sale N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center is now taking orders for strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, asparagus, …

4-H Candy Company Flyer. All text in webpage.

4-H Candy Company

What do you get when you swirl a bit of science and creativity with sugar? CANDY! Learn how just in …

Mars Base Camp Flyer. All info in webpage.

4-H Mars Base Camp

Mars Base Camp is the 2020-2021 4-H STEM Challenge. Open to youth ages 8-13. Register Now! Join your friends on a …

Kicks & Salsa flyer. All info in webpage.

4-H Kicks & Salsa

Join us for the month of February to practice healthy habits that will fuel you for life! This program …

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4-H Awards & Scholarships

You’ve put in the work, but you can’t get awarded if you don’t apply! All award and scholarship applications are …

Kitchen Magicians flyer

4-H Kitchen Magicians

Invisible ink? Fruit that dances? Learn how to WOW your friends and family with a series of magic tricks, all based …

Volunteer Leaders Conference

4-H Volunteer Leaders' Conference

Save the Date! The NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference is going virtual, February 5-6, 2021! There are over thirty workshops …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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. …

2/26/21
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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 …

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 …