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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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4-H Summer Fun Camps 2018

Summer camps with 4-H are the most fun! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to register for all the …

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Science Fair

If you enjoy science or have done a project for school, bring it to the Wilson County Science Fair …

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4-H Chick Chain 2018

TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE 4-H CHICK CHAIN PROGRAM! It is time to begin our 2018 poultry projects! 4-H members …

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4-H Dessert Contest

How are your baking skills? Put them to the test on January 26! Check out more information …

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4-H Club Award Application Packet

Has your 4-H Club participated in community service or beautification projects? Do you have an extraordinary 4-Her or leader? …

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Darden Darlas Robotics Challenge

Fifteen (15) young ladies from Darden Middle School, in Wilson County, will participate in the LEGO First Tech Challenge …

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4-H Holiday Craft Day

Do you enjoy making crafts? Come out and get creative on December 20, 2-5 p.m. We will be drinking …

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Dig In

AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will …

Learn More Using the Resources Below

4-H Forms

County Extension Programs

Extension Programs at NC State University

Partnerships and Organizations


Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

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 …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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. …


Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …


Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …


Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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