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Camden 4-H Programming

4-H is the largest national youth organization in the United States and in North Carolina it functions locally. Camden County 4-H has lots of ways to get involved for youth and adults! Camden County 4-H provides opportunities through clubs, project records, school enrichment, summer camps and workshops. Learn more below to find out what best fits your needs. Feel free to call (252-331-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) with any questions, comments or concerns.

Ways to Get Involved

Ways to Get Involved with 4-H in Camden

Upcoming Opportunities for Youth

4-H Project Record Night

Join us for this information night where youth will learn about project records, the prizes they can win, and begin filling out their project record. If your youth participated in a 4-H workshop, summer adventure, evening program, club, or camp then join us on January 9th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Center for Active Adults, formerly known as the Senior Center. 

The program is free though please sign-up so that we have materials for your youth. Sign-ups for 4-H Project Record Night.

4-H Youth Explore Day- January

Each month will have a different theme and youth will get to explore, build, and discover together as they complete various challenges. The program is open to everyone ages 5-15, with different challenges for different ages. Our first program will be during a teach workday on January 22nd from 9:30 a.m. -12:00, in the Camden Library. The theme is winter and will include fun construction and design challenges for all ages. You can sign-up for one night, all of the nights, or sign-up each month. Registration is $5. Sign-up for 4-H Youth Explore Day.

Camden Mandatory Livestock Meeting

Mark your calendars, the Camden Mandatory Livestock Meeting for the 2019 Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is January 29th at 6:00 p.m. at Center for Active Adults, formerly known as the Camden Senior Center. If you are planning on showing in this year’s show you must attend this meeting. If you cannot make the meeting then please call our office at 252-331-7630 or email ali_huber@ncsu.edu.

4-H Youth Explore Night- February

Join us as we design, explore and create on the first Thursday, February 7th, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Camden Senior Center! February will be focused on movement and designing different, innovative vehicles. This program is for youth ages 5-15. You can sign-up for one night, all of the nights, or sign-up each month. Registration is $5. Sign-up for 4-H Youth Explore Night.

4-H Youth Explore Night- March

Join us as we design, explore and create on the first Thursday, March 7th, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Camden Senior Center! March will be focused on designing structures that can support our lucky “pot of gold”. This program is for youth ages 5-15. You can sign-up for one night, all of the nights, or sign-up each month. Registration is $5. Sign-up for 4-H Youth Explore Night.


Clubs

Camden County currently has several 4-H Clubs to choose from! Call the office (252-331-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) to join or get more information.
  • Camden County 4-H Shooting Sports
  • Camden County 4-H Cloverbuds
  • Reaching for the Stars 4-H Club
  • Camden Natural Resources Conservation Club
We welcome the opportunity for new clubs, check out the Camden 4-H Clubs page for information!

Project Records

Interested or passionate in a topic and want to explore it more? Project records might be a great fit for you. Project records can be done in conjunction with a club or event but can also be done independently and covers just about every topic you can imagine. You can design a project, be connected with research, materials and experts through your 4-H agent and have your project judged at the local, state and even national level for prizes. Give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) and we can get started!
Another great opportunity within project records is raising and showing livestock in the Albemarle Area Livestock Show in April. Youth ages 5-19 can participate.

School Enrichment

Camden County 4-H is committed to working closely with Camden County Public Schools and  home schools within the county to provide 4-H school enrichment through hands-on learning such as embryology and butterfly life cycles. If you are a teacher, school official, home school teacher or interested in knowing what school enrichment is happening in Camden County give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu).

Volunteering Opportunities

Camden County 4-H could not exist without our wonderful team of volunteers! We are always looking for more caring and supportive adults to volunteer in our youth programs with clubs, workshops, planning, school enrichment and more. If you are interested give us call (252-3311-7630) or email (Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu) and we can find the right fit for you.
Volunteers are required to register online and pass a background check.

Enroll in 4-H

Registration is free and allows you to participate in all of these great experiences! Youth and volunteers register online.
More information available on our registration guide and FAQ.
For more information and for accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Camden Extension Center at 252-331-7630 or email Ali_Huber@ncsu.edu 

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