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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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Inside View of an EYFP Session

In all three sessions this week we discussed the subject of peer pressure. The youth continued working on their …

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4-H Yancey County Activity Day

4-H Presentations May 10, 2019 — Written By Linda Semon Who: Youth Ages 9–18 (prior to January 1, 2019) Registration required When: County Activity Day, May …

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JMG Camp 2019

The JMG program is an innovative 4-H initiative that introduces young gardeners to the art and science of gardening …

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4-H Bee Club

Toe Cane planning a 4-H Bee Club The Toe Cane Beekeepers Association (TCBA) is researching the interest in sponsoring a 4-H Beekeeping …

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Kids as Chefs 4-H Camp 2019

From farm to table, join us as we journey into learning about local foods, balanced meals, and culinary skills! Kids as Chefs 4-H Camp is …

4-H Small Farms Week Food Drive

MARCH FOOD DRIVE to CELEBRATE SMALL FARMS WEEK Yancey County 4-H Robotics Team is conducting a food drive in honor …

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4-H Volunteer Training 2019

We will be holding a 4-H volunteer training night on March 21, from 5:30–8 p.m. It is required for …

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Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

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 …