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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 & 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 …

Cover photo for NC 4-H Photo Contest Open

NC 4-H Photo Contest Open

From this day forward our NC 4-H Photo contest will be known as the DR. KIM INGOLD 4-H PHOTO …

Please Provide Input to Needs Assessment

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

Cover photo for 4-H Volunteer Trainings

4-H Volunteer Trainings

We are excited to share about some upcoming 4-H volunteer training opportunities. All training is offered to all registered …

Cover photo for 4-H and JOANN Partnership

4-H and JOANN Partnership

JOANN and 4-H are once again teaming up to collect donations at the register and offer special discounts for …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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. …

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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Career Exploration in Preschool

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Career Exploration by Children and Teens -- An Overview

Ways parents can support career exploration by children and teenagers.

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Career Exploration for Teens

Ways to promote teenagers' awareness of career options

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Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

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