Yancey County 4-H
4-H is a fun and educational program for youth ages 5-18. The 4-H program is sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Department and is dedicated to helping youth develop life skills needed to be contributing competent members of their communities. Youth of all racial, cultural, economic, and social backgrounds are welcome to participate in 4-H educational programs.
Through 4-H, more than 1000 young people in Yancey County learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.