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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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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 …

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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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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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Animal Appetites

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Nature's Footprints

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Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …