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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 2022 4-H Plant Sale, Order Now

2022 4-H Plant Sale, Order Now

Cherokee County 4-H annual plant and fruit tree sale started January 26 and will continue through the March 14. …

Cover photo for Enroll or Re-Enroll in 4-H for 2022

Enroll or Re-Enroll in 4-H for 2022

North Carolina 4-H has more than 263,000 youth,and 15,000 adult volunteers,who are involved in 4-H experiences each year and …

Cover photo for Let's Go to 4-H Camp!!

Let's Go to 4-H Camp!!

Fall is here, but summer 2022 will be here before you know it and so will our great opportunities …

Cover photo for Summer Fun & Learning With 4-H

Summer Fun & Learning With 4-H

This summer Cherokee County 4-H and Cherokee County 21st Century Community Learning Centers partnered to provide programs for the …

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