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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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4-H Teens as Teachers

Teens as Teachers is a program for 8-12th graders (13-18 years old) who are interested in receiving training to …

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4-H Summer: STEAM Summit

Join Mecklenburg County 4-H as we venture to Roanoke-Chowan Community College in Ahoskie, NC on July 25, 2019. Youth …

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4-H Summer Robotics

Join Mecklenburg 4-H for Summer Robotics! See opportunities below: Flowers, Bees, & Robots…Oh My! Thursday, July 11, 2019 1–3 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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4-H Teens as Teachers Webinar

Come join Mecklenburg County 4-H for the Teens as Teachers Webinar Watch Party on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at …

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4-H Advisory Council

4-H Club Financial Information

4-H Club Information

4-H Curriculum Trainings

4-H Forms & Information - Spanish

4-H Forms and Policies

4-H Gardening & Outdoor Education with Youth

4-H School Enrichment Information

4-H Summer Residential (Overnight) Camp Forms & Information

4-H Volunteer Forms and Information

4-H Youth Safety/Injury Prevention Partnerships & Resources

Additional 4-H Links

Extension Programs at NC A&T State University

Extension Programs at NC State University

Partnerships and Organizations

Resources

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Animal Appetites

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Nature's Footprints

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Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

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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

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …