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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 Circuit Breakers Club

The club will meet this Saturday, April 6th at the Wilkes Agriculture Center. There are two age groups. The first group is …

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4-H Life Skills-Leather Craft Club

Life Skills will be meet on Monday, April 8 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Central Wilkes Middle School. The meeting will take place …

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4-H Liberty Kids Club 

Liberty Kids will meet on Friday, April 12 from 6:00-10:30 p.m. at Fort Hamby Park for the free stargazing event. Located …

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4-H Summer Adventures

The summer brochure is now available. 2019 Summer registration will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. …

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4-H Online - Enrollment Required

At the start of each year, NC State University requires us to do new enrollments for every 4–H participant. This includes …

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4-H Clover Camp

In an effort to increase public school youth participation in 4–H, we are going to start offering Clover Camp on Wilkes County School’s …

Poultry Science Summer Institute

The Poultry Science Summer Institute will be held June 24-28, 2018. The institute is a five-day, four-night conference and …

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Nature's Footprints

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Wild Game: From Field to Table

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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 …