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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.

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 …

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HOWL Events!

Join us for several Hofmann Open Water Laboratory (HOWL) events in Onslow! Be part of Citizen Science. Explore local …

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 …

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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

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 …

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. …

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 …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …