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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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Summer Fun Is Almost Here!

SUMMER is on the way and Union County 4-H has another jam-packed SUMER FUN CAMP program ready to keep …

The Kid Chef

The Family & Consumer Sciences & 4-H Youth Development professionals with Union County Cooperative Extension are excited to team …

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Exploring 4-H - SUMMER CAMP!

Exploring 4-H is a week long camp focused on introducing kids to the foundations of 4-H while having tons …

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