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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 Summer Fun With Cherokee County 4-H

Summer Fun With Cherokee County 4-H

Cherokee County 4-H in partnership with the Cherokee County Schools 21st Century Learning Centers Summer Camp Program and Cherokee …

Cover photo for Could You Be the First NC Ag Star?

Could You Be the First NC Ag Star?

Paige King Johnson is a singer-songwriter originally from Angier, NC now traveling back and forth from Nashville, TN. She …

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 utilizes an enrollment system for all new and existing 4-H members and volunteers. The online enrollment …

Cover photo for 2022 4-H Plant Sale a Success!!

2022 4-H Plant Sale a Success!!

Thank you to everyone that purchased plants during our 2022 4-H plant sale! For all supporters who purchased plants, …

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