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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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NC Citizenship Focus

4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus is a three day conference where delegates participate in facilitated discussions and activities related to …

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Tractor Supply Paper Clover Campaign

Tractor Supply has partnered with 4‑H to support local programs through the Paper Clover fundraiser. Each spring and fall, Tractor …

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Get Ready for 2022 Summer Fun!

Guilford County 4-H is offering a wide variety of camps this summer for youth of all ages, from technology to …

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Pollinator Power 4-H Camp

Bees, butterflies, and blooms, oh my! In celebration of National Pollinator week, we will spend two days together exploring …

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County 4-H Activity Days

We are excited to announce our 2022 County Activity Day will be May 12th. We will have two options …

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2022 4-H Fashion Revue

The Fashion Revue Judging and Show is held annually in the spring for youth who have sewn a garment. …

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Youth Can Pre-Register to Vote!

Guilford County 4-H! Don’t forget to preregister to vote if you are eligible! 16- and 17-year-olds do not have to …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Career Exploration in Preschool

Ways to support career exploration by preschool-aged children

9/8/22

Career Exploration by Children and Teens -- An Overview

Ways parents can support career exploration by children and teenagers.

9/8/22

Career Exploration for Teens

Ways to promote teenagers' awareness of career options

9/8/22

Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

9/8/22

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 …

9/8/22
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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …