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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 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 …

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Virtual Vacations!

This week we are taking you on some more virtual vacations. We are traveling to the Ouwehand Zoo’s tundra …

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Camden 4-H Photography Contest

Camden County 4-H will be having a local photography contest. The contest will have two age groups, juniors (8-13) …

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Keep Seeing New Places!

We know it’s been difficult staying home and not going and seeing new and exciting places. Here are some …

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Oh the Places We'll Go

There are still so many places to go and see! This week we are taking you to UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, …

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May 2020 Camden 4-H Newsletter

We have a lot of things happening in Camden 4-H! Check out our latest newsletter you won’t want to …

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Are We There Yet?

Yes, you are just a click away from more virtual tours. This week we are visiting the UNC-School of …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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