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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.

Cover photo for 2019 State 4-H Camp

2019 State 4-H Camp

Camden County 4-H is heading to the Eastern 4-H Center for a full week of overnight camp on June …

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November JCPC Board Meeting

Where: Camden Public Library When: Starts at 11 a.m. Contact: 252-331-7630 This is a time to come out, share your concerns or …

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Cloverbud: Robots & Cookies

Have fun before the holiday and bring your youth to explore robotics and decorate cookies! Cloverbuds, ages 5-8, and …

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4-H Livestock Info Night

Are you interested in raising livestock for the annual Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale, but have some …

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Lego Robotics Night

Get ready for a jam-packed robotics night! We’ll be using WeDo 2.0 Lego Robotics to learn about building and …

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Engineering Evening

Explore engineering for an evening through several hands-on explorations where youth will get to design and build with Camden …

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Seeking ADULT Teen Court Volunteers

We are seeking adult volunteers for more information on volunteering your time, please click the link below. Searching for Volunteers For …

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

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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

9/20/18

Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

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

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

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

2/14/18