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4-H Scavenger Hunt

Please join us in a fun scavenger hunt while learning more about the history of 4-H! Each fact is posted below for you to fill in your scavenger hunt worksheet. We hope you have fun with this and learn something new along the way!


4-H Scavenger Hunt – Click here to open and print if you wish!

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4-H’ers Emmersyn and Maddie, Buckets and Boots 4-H Club, providing Fact #26!

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The Honor Club was organized in North Carolina in 1931 with membership made up of those who had represented the state at national camp and leadership and training conferences, plus a few others with outstanding records.

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The Honor Club was an organization of the boys and girls who are the state’s most outstanding members. No more than ½ of 1% of the NC 4-H population is inducted into Honor Club annually.

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Membership in the Honor Club is for life and members gather once a year to learn more about 4-H, renew acquaintances and to select the nominees for new membership.

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The House that 4-H Peanuts Built: Rudolph Ellis of Cumberland County grew peanuts and sold them locally. Ellis shared his profits with his family and bought a 26-acre farm and built their own home in 1939. Later the home was moved from Fayetteville to Millstone Camp, where you can visit it today.

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Today, 4‑H serves youth in rural, urban, and suburban communities in every state across the nation. 4‑H’ers are tackling the nation’s top issues, from global food security, climate change and sustainable energy to childhood obesity and food safety. 4‑H out-of-school programming, in-school enrichment programs, clubs and camps also offer a wide variety of STEM opportunities – from agricultural and animal sciences to rocketry, robotics, environmental protection and computer science – to improve the nation’s ability to compete in key scientific fields and take on the leading challenges of the 21st century.

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4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. In 4-H, young people make new friends, develop new skills, become leaders and help shape their communities.

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In 4-H, youth learn life skills such as public speaking, decision-making, organizational/planning, leadership, teamwork, record keeping and communications skills.

Fact #48: 4-H Learn by Doing4-H is a fun program where you get to “Learn by Doing.” With more than 10,000 established 4-H programs across North Carolina, you can be a part of 4-H wherever you live.