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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.

Cover photo for Coastal Plains Chicken Project

Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Join us in raising and showing chickens! The Coastal Plains Chicken Project is an opportunity …

Painted Rain Barrel with Fish

Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

2019 4-H Summer Adventures

Summer break is almost here and Mrs. Samantha Bennett, our new 4-H Agent, is excited to meet the 4-H …

December 2018 4-H Update

Jones County 4-H is closing out the year with lots of opportunities for youth and adults. Check out our …

October 2018 4-H Update

Jones County 4-H has a month full of opportunities for the youth of Jones and surrounding counties. From volunteering …

2018 Summer Adventures Is Here

School is almost out and the 2018 Jones County 4-H Summer Adventures is about to begin. This program is …

2017 Summer Adventures Is Here

School is almost out and the 2017 Jones County 4-H Summer Adventures is about to begin. This program is …

2015 4-H Wreath Sale

Looking for a wreath to decorate your home or office during the Christmas Season, then look no more. Jones …

Cover photo for 2015 Summer Camp

2015 Summer Camp

Each year youth from all over North Carolina travel with their 4-H Agent to 4-H camp. This year was …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

2 weeks ago
Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

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 …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19
Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …