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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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4-H Expressive Arts Contest

Below are links to the entry forms for the 4-H Expressive Arts Contest: Craft Contest Form Fashion Contest Form Photo Contest Form Talent …

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4-H Gingerbread Contest

Ages: 5-18 years old Gingerbread house entries must be brought to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Alexander County Center on Monday, …

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Alexander 4-H Newsletter

Sign up to receive a monthly newsletter by email of current programs and events being offered by N.C. Cooperative …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

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4-H Expressive Arts Contest

Entry forms for Talent, Photo, Craft, and Fashion Contest are linked below. All items are due to the 4-H …

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September 2018 4-H Newsletter

Check out the latest Alexander County 4-H news and events by clicking the link below: September 2018 4-H …

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Healthy Living Workshop

Need something for your youth to do on an early release day? Below is a great workshop! Healthy Living Workshop May …

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Alexander 4-H Summer Opportunities

To register for the camps listed above go to the following link for the registration form: 4-H Summer Opportunities Registration …

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4-H Holiday Craft Workshop

The annual Alexander County Holiday Craft Workshop will be held at the Alexander Extension Center on November 22nd from …

4-H Bake Off Contest

Alexander 4-H will be holding the 2016 4-H Bake Off Contest in November. The contest is for youth ages …

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4-H Summer Opportunities

Alexander 4-H Summer Opportunities Calendar is now available. Lots of fun events have been planned and we look forward …

A New 4-H Horse Club

We are excited to announce that we are offering a new horse club for 4-H’ers. Denise Vick, of Alexander …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

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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 …

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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

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …