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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 Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Iredell County 4-H is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest for all 4-H’ers ages 5-18! Entries are due by October …

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Upcoming Fall 4-H Opportunities

There are two more great 4-H opportunities coming up! Check out the descriptions and deadlines below: Hay Bale Decorating Contest Entries …

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NC 4-H Virtual Craft Fair

The NC 4-H Craft Fair is going virtual! Iredell County 4-H’ers have until October 23, 2020, at 5 p.m. …

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Free Milk Give Away

In partnership with The Dairy Alliance, Borden, Cooperative Extension, and Horizon Church there will be a FREE milk giveaway …

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Food NC

Families who need help finding meals for their children ages 18 and younger can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby …

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4-H Curious Cooks Workshop

Iredell County 4-H is hosting a Curious Cooks workshop on February 27, 2020, from 6–7:30 p.m. The workshop will …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
honey bee pallet

How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

1/19/21

Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

This publication covers a list of current North Carolina 4-H curricula titles available through your …

11/10/20

Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

10/16/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …