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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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2021 Teen Retreat

Calling All Teens 13-18 Years of Age The North Central District Teen Retreat registration is now open! Stokes County 4-H members …


JOANN's and 4-H

Support 4-H now through April 30, 2021, by making a donation at JOANN Fabric & Craft Stores near you. …


2021 4-H Achievement Night

Achievement Night is an annual event where we showcase the success and accomplishments of our wonderful 4-H’ers. 2020 was a …

Moorefield Family Spotlight

It’s Friday and we have a new family spotlight for you to enjoy! Today we have the Moorefield Family, …


I Pledge My Heart

A handwritten note or card can express one’s gratitude, thankfulness, care, or encouragement and has not gone extinct even …

Cover photo for 4-H Achievement Night

4-H Achievement Night

We want to remind everyone of our upcoming 4-H Achievement Night. Each year 4-H’ers, leaders, and families come together …

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4-H Clubs in Stokes County

4-H Clubs are a great way to support long-term youth development and build community amongst our youth, while instilling …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …


Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades K-5

This publication covers a list of current North Carolina 4-H curricula titles available through your …


Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …

A Summary of the National 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway Initiative

This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …


Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …


Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …