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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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Animal Summer Fun Camps

If you have a child that loves animals, the Union County 4-H staff have several awesome 2021 summer camp …

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Summer CIT Program

Are you looking for something fun teenagers can participate in this summer that will keep them engaged and involved …

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March 2021 Extension Events

This month’s N.C. Cooperative Extension of Union County community bulletin board is full of fun, educational activities for the entire …

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How to Partner With 4-H

Union County 4-H are currently looking for community partners to expand our youth development program to reach more young …

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4-H Robotics Club

The time is now! Get your child involved with STEM and robotics through the new Union County 4-H club. …

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Holiday Family Fun

Even though the weather is chilly and COVID-19 has changed our holiday routines, families can still be active together. …

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Whole Grains for Health

As the weather gets cooler, it’s a great time to enjoy the delicious taste and health benefits of whole …

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Make Meal Time Family Time

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, (EFNEP), strongly encourages families to make meal time, family time. October is …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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. …

2/26/21
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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 …

1/19/21

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 …

11/10/20

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 …

10/16/20

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 …

10/14/20

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

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