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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.

Cover photo for Cloverbud Dairy Workshop

Cloverbud Dairy Workshop

Mooving Milk from the Farm to Fridge A three-day program learning all about dairy cows. Youth will be joining Clover …

Cover photo for 2019 Livestock Poster Contest

2019 Livestock Poster Contest

Contest Rules Open to all youth ages 5-18. Limit one poster per exhibitor. Youth will compete in their own age group as …

Cover photo for 2019 Northampton County Summer Fun

2019 Northampton County Summer Fun

View the 2019 Northampton County Summer Fun schedule. Registration Requirements: To enroll in any 4-H Summer Fun Program, you must fill out …

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Animal Appetites

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Nature's Footprints

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Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

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Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …