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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 Science Fair-Wilkes County

October 25, 2019 | 9 a.m. Wilkes Agricultural Center Do you love science and are looking for an opportunity to display …

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4-H Online - Enrollment Required

4–H Online – Enrollment Required At the start of each year, NC State University requires us to do new enrollments for …

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Clover Camp Days 2019-2020

Clover Camp 2019-2020 In an effort to increase public school youth participation in 4–H, we are going to start offering Clover Camp on …

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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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Dig In

AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will …

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Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents. Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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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 …

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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

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

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 …