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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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Youth STEAM Summit

STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Math Date: July 25, 2019, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Location: Chowan Community College, Freeland Building …

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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

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2019 4-H Summer Fun

The 4-H Summer Fun Program is out! Check out all the details for 4-H activities taking place this summer. …

Camping at the Eastern 4-H Center

4-H State Camp

Join Dare County 4-H for State Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center from August 4–9, 2019! The 4-H Summer Camp …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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 …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …