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2018 Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release 


All 4-H Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release forms must be updated before you can participate in any 2018 4-H events!

Use the NEW 4-H Online system!

(see the weblinks below)


2018 Sampson County 4-H Summer FUN IS HERE

June-August 2018

          Summer is coming and we have some extra awesome opportunities planned for our 2018 Summer programs! We hope that you will plan to join us! Sign-ups will open May 1st 2018 at https://goo.gl/forms/n2PRSCJ0fWnwJHfi1.


For more information, please call 910-592-7161.

N.C. 4-H Equine Artistic Expression Contest 

Entry deadline May 1 , 2018        Clinton, N.C. Sampson County Extension Office

        If you have a love for anything horse, this is the contest for you! The Equine Artistic Expression Contest is open to 4-H members that love horses! You can submit crafts, drawings, paintings, photography, informational posters, short stories and more! All entries must be postmarked by MAY 1st! SHORT STORIES, ESSAYS, AND POEMS MUST BE TURNED IN ON MAY 1ST! All other entries are submitted at the North Carolina State 4-H Horse Show in Raleigh.

For more information, please call 910-592-7161.

Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown 

May 5, 2018        Clinton, N.C. Sampson County Extension Office

         Please join us for the annual Cape Fear Farm Credit sponsored Heifer Showdown. ENTRY FORM IS NOW AVAILABLE! Deadline to enter and receive a t-shirt is April 20th! You may enter after the deadline, but you will not receive a t-shirt. Entry fee is $10.00. Checks can be made out the ‘County of Sampson’. Click the link below for the entry form and rules.

4-H Cape Fear FC Heifer Showdown Registration

2018 Application, Resume, Interview, Essay (A.R.I.E)

DEADLINE TO ENTER   May 15, 2018        Clinton, N.C.

         ARIE is open to youth 13-18 year old. Youth competing in ARIE interview for a chance to attend one of two National 4-H trips.

Please call 910-592-7161 for more information.

N.C. 4-H Citizenship Focus

June 13-15, 2018        Raleigh, N.C.


           Are you between the ages of 13-18 and have an interest in local and state government? Do you want to learn how to make an impact in you local community? This opportunity is for you! N.C. Citizenship Focus is a three day event for teens to learn about local, state and national government. You learn how you can make a difference in your community and start a wave of change.

For more information about this event and others like it, please call our office at 910-592-7161.

What is 4-H?

4-H is the largest youth development organization in the United States, with more than 6 million youth involved in various programs and project areas. 4-H is delivered by the 101 Cooperative Extension Offices across the state of North Carolina. We believe in the power of youth. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We empower them with leadership, communication and life skills that are needed to succeed in today’s world.

How do I get involved?

Getting involved in 4-H is really simple! There is no fee to join or uniforms required for participation. You can participate in 4-H in multiple ways:

  • Afterschool / In-School Enrichment
  • Community Clubs
  • Camps / Day Camps / Workshops
  • Youth At Large

Afterschool / In-School Enrichment

In some areas, there are 4-H programs offered through your local school. These programs are usually managed by volunteers and/or local extension staff. Youth participate in activities that build leadership and life skills during or after school hours. To check on the availability of these programs or to find an afterschool program, please call us at (910) 592-7161.

Community Clubs

4‑H clubs follow a planned program and offer multiple learning opportunities for youth that are self-directed. Clubs can meet in a variety of locations and typically meet in the evenings and on the weekends. Sampson County 4-H currently has seven 4-H Clubs and two 4-H Groups. Those clubs include but are not limited to:

  • Majestic Riders 4-H Horse Club
  • Prime Cuts 4-H Livestock Club
  • Happy Feet 4-H Club
  • Cookie Clover Scouts 4-H Club
  • Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club
  • 4-H Juntos, Hobbton
  • 4-H Juntos, Clinton
  • Every Buddies Kids 4-H Club
  • K-9 Paws of Knowledge

For more information on how to get involved with one of our community clubs, please call (910) 592-7161 or email us at elizabeth_rowe@ncsu.edu or genny_thompson@ncsu.edu.

Camps/ Workshops / Day Camps

Sampson County 4-H offers many opportunities for youth of all ages to participate in activities that range from livestock to cooking. During the months of June, July, and August, Sampson County 4-H offers a  variety of summer day camp opinions. Day camp and workshop prices range from $5.00 to $25.00.

4-H youth also have to opportunity to attend week long summer camps at one of our three 4-H Camp Centers. Older youth have to opportunity to participate in several 4-H Teen events that take place during the summer. For more information on how to get involved, please call (910) 592 -7161.

Youth at Large

Did you know that you do not have to be a member of a club to participate in 4-H? If we don’t have a club that interest you, you can still participate by being a 4-H Youth at Large Member. Youth at Large are not involved in 4-H Clubs, however still participate in the same events, programs and workshops as normal club members. For more information, please call (910) 592-7161.

How do I join?

North Carolina 4-H is moving forward! Enrollment forms are now paperless! To enroll in Sampson County 4-H, please visit the 4-H Online link below. If you are new to 4-H, you will create a new “family” profile. If you have been involved with 4-H in the past, just update your information and “reactivate” your enrollment. It’s really that simple! If your are unsure on the enrollment process, please refer to the help pages below for tips on how to register. If you are still having problems, please contact Genny Thompson or Elizabeth Merrill at 910-592-7161 and we will be glad to assist you.



Need help? Click the link below for instructions on how to register.

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Photo of Elizabeth MerrillElizabeth Merrill4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development (910) 592-7161 (Office) elizabeth_rowe@ncsu.eduSampson County, North Carolina
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