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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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4-H Summer Celebration

Join us on Saturday, July 15th from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at the Burnsville Pool for a 4-H summer celebration! …

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Now Hiring

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center is now hiring a Mountain Challenge Coordinator/ 4-H Program Assistant! This position is focused on …

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2023 4-H Summer Fun

Yancey County 4-H is excited to offer a wide variety of summer learning opportunities for youth in 2023! Space …

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Open House

Join us on Saturday, March 25th from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Burnsville Fire Department (305 Pineola …

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New 4-H Rabbit Club!

YANCEY COUNTY 4-H RABBIT CLUB TUESDAY, MARCH 28TH 5:30 p.m. Is your child interested in learning more about rabbits? Join us …

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