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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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Camden Welcomes New 4-H Agent

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Camden County is proud to introduce Tyrone Dillard as the newest member of their staff. …

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District Activity Day Success!

Public speaking can be difficult for many but is invaluable to success in school and later in many careers. …

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Let's Get Cooking!

Let’s get youth cooking! We have an exciting program for any youth in the community to participate in this …

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Camden County Story Collection

Let’s Get Published! Imagine your stories, poems or comics printed in a book that members around our community can …

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4-H Has Heart

Empathy. Concern for Others. Sharing. Nurturing Relationships. These are all qualities that we hope our youth learn throughout their …

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Let's Get Presenting!

Public speaking is a skill that will benefit all youth throughout their time in school and into their careers. …

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Learning to Try Again

“I give up!” A phrase said and often shouted by frustrated youth as they try something new which they …

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Mandatory Livestock Meeting

Mark your calendars, the Camden Mandatory Livestock Meeting for the 2019 Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is …

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4-H Project Record Night

Let’s celebrate and reflect on all of the activities your youth completed in 4-H this year with our 4-H …

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4-H Youth Explore Night

We have exciting new programs planned for the new year, including our new monthly 4-H Youth Explore Nights! Our …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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

1 week ago
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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

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 …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19
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 …

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 …