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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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Essential Elements for Our Children

Before We Rush “Back to Normal” During this “pause”, this “intermission” – before the rush to resume or sign up …

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Horse Judging Online Classes

Learn Horse Judging while observing social distancing. This program is open to all students who enjoy learning about horses. Students …

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4-H Inspire Kids to Do Activity Guide

Download the 4‑H Inspire Kids to Do Activity Guide We took our favorite user-generated ideas, contest entries, and activities and …

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