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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

Cover photo for 2018 Dairy Poster Contest

2018 Dairy Poster Contest

Orange County youth are encouraged to participate in the 2018 Dairy Poster Contest. Please review our contest rules and registration …

Learn More Using the Resources Below

4-H ACHIEVEMENT PLAN

4-H Awards Program

4-H CLUB ENROLLMENT FORMS

4-H Club Operation Forms

4-H Portfolio

4-H Presentation Program

4-H PROJECT RECORD FORMS

4-H Volunteers & Leaders

Advisory Council

Application, Interview, Resume & Essay

County Council

Extension Programs at NC State University

Newsletters

Partnerships and Organizations

Scholarships

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18
honey bee pallet

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 …

1/17/18

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 …

9/6/17

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.

Diagram of sheep body parts.

Sheep Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 5-6.