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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.

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Cover photo for Coastal Plains Chicken Project 2023

Coastal Plains Chicken Project 2023

Register for the 2023 Coastal Plains Chicken Project! Please note: Registration and payments are due by December 31, 2022. Interest Meeting: …

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Pumpkin Day 2022

Join us for this fun event! Open to all ages for this fun family event. Pumpkin Day 2022 Join us for …

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4-H District Activity Day 2022

District Activity Day 2022 will be held face-to-face on Friday, June 24th at Lenoir Community College! DAD is a 4-H …

Cover photo for Coastal Plains Chicken Project 2022

Coastal Plains Chicken Project 2022

Registration for the 2022 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Has Begun! PLEASE NOTE: Registrations and payments are due by January 13, …

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The Teal Pumpkin Project

Have a Safe Halloween and enjoy some Allergen-Friendly Treats! Celebrating Happy Halloween next week means a week full of sweet …

Stir It Up

Stir It Up- Baking Series Camp!

Another exciting cooking camp coming in August! Join us via Zoom to stir up some yummy goodies! Each session will …

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Let Me Cook - Cooking Camp!

Check out cooking summer camp for July – it’s right around the corner! Are you tired of the same old …

Fresh Wreaths for Sale

Fresh Wreaths for Sale You can fill out the online order form. If you have any questions contact our 4-H Agent …

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4-H ASPIRE ACT Course

For more info please contact our 4-H Agent, Alex Sugg-Kennedy, at (252) …

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4-H Showcase of Talent

Get your 4-H Talent acts ready! We are excited to announce that we will be offering our 4-H Showcase …

Cover photo for 4-H Hay Bale Decorating Competition

4-H Hay Bale Decorating Competition

4-H’ers and their families are invited to participate in a hay bale decorating competition! Entries can be constructed from September …

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