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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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Let's Get Cooking Series

Sign up today for Let’s Get Cooking. Camden County 4-H is looking for youth ages 8-14 that would like …

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Nature Adventures

The North Carolina 4-H Camps team has created a virtual learning opportunity called Nature Adventures. Nature Adventures is aligned with NC Standard …

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Into the Wild Series!

Nature awaits! Come along with 4-H Program Assistant, Marcia Berry, as she shares activities and benefits of enjoying the …

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Bertie County Storm Relief

As we all know Bertie County has experienced great loss and damage because of tornadoes that developed from Hurricane …

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Hope4NC Helpline

Camden County 4-H cares about the well-being of everyone in the community. Families are managing a lot of stress …

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August 2020: 4-H Newsletter

We have quite a few things going on in Camden County 4-H. Be sure to check out our latest …

Out of the Box Summer Fun!

2020 has certainly been a year of learning how to do things differently. We have been forced to “think outside the …

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Camden 4-H Youth Recognition

Camden County 4-H would like to recognize Gretchen Wooten and Adriane Navolis for their participation recently in 4-H programs …

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Virtual Adventures!

We have quite a few rainy days here in Camden County. Take a trip from your computer or device! …

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NC 4-H Virtual Summer Programs

If you are looking for fun and engaging activities for your child or teenager this summer Camden County 4-H has …

The Art of the Selfie

Have you noticed how popular the “selfie” movement is today? Taking selfies can be a fun way to express …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

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

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 …

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. …

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 …

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …