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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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Family Wellness Day

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Extension July Events

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Upcoming Yarn-Work 4-H SPIN Club

One of the many delivery methods 4-H has to offer is 4-H SPIN (Special Interests) Clubs. These short-term clubs …

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