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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 Summer Fun!!!

We are very excited to be able to offer in-person summer programming this summer!!! There is a lot to …

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May 4-H Youth Explore

Youth ages 8-15 are invited to attend our May 4-H Youth Explore! During this event, you will test your …

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Treasure Point Outdoor Theater

Come enjoy a movie on the lawn at Treasure Point 4-H Camp (123 Treasure Point Road, Camden)! On Friday, …

2020 Report to the People

In 2020, COVID-19 presented many hurdles and changes to daily life, but something that did not change was the service …

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NC 4-H Photography Contest

Dr. Kim Ingold developed her love of photography as a Stanly County 4-H member. Throughout her 4-H career, Kim …

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April 4-H Newsletter

There’s A LOT going on in Camden County 4-H that you will not want to miss. Download our most …

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NCSU Livestock Science Camp

NC State University will be hosting the Hybrid Livestock Science Camp from June 28–July 1, 2021. Youth ages 15-18 …

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Camden 4-H Carpool Cinema

Come enjoy a family movie night from the comfort of your own car at our Camden 4-H Carpool Cinema! …

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March 4-H Youth Explore

Youth ages 5-15 are invited to have fun at Camden County 4-H Youth Explore. We will be completing St. …

February 2021 4-H Newsletter

We have a new edition of the Camden County 4-H Newsletter available to download. Be sure to check out …

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February 2021 Youth Explore

Youth ages 5-15 are invited to have fun at Camden County 4-H Youth Explore. We will be creating a …

4-H Project Record Books Due

It’s that time of year again. Project record books will be due by 5 p.m. on February 16, 2021. …

Dinner Time STEM Time

Camden County 4-H would like to invite you to participate in Dinner Time STEM Time. Dinner Time STEM Time …

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 …

Home Composting with Earthworms

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

6/30/21
Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

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

6/17/21
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 …