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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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Jones County 4-H Fresh Wreath Fundraiser

Support Jones County 4-H’ers and order fresh fraser fir wreaths for the holidays! Order online Contact Samantha Bennett for more information …

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Color Me Healthy

Steps to Health Color Me Healthy Steps to Health Color Me Healthy serves preschoolers and kindergarteners across North Carolina in …

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Locally Delicious: Kids' Edition

Calling parents and childcare providers! N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a free …

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Stir It Up: Baking Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a free summer baking program for children …

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Fairy Garden Fun!

Join us for a hands-on, at-home kit with a live virtual learning component about planting succulents! Cost: $10 Kit Pick-Up: September …

Jones County Summer Fun 2020

Due to COVID-19, all 4-H activities this summer must be virtual. Jones County 4-H has curated some exciting virtual …

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2020 4-H Presentations

4-H Presentations are being held electronically this year by filming your presentation and sending in the unedited recording! There …

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 …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20

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
Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …