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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.

2018 Summer Exploring

Click below for Summer Exploring Schedule! 2018 Summer Exploring …

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4-H Is “EGG-Cellent!”

“EGG-stravagant, EGG-citing, and EGG-strordinaire, are just a few words students would use to describe the 4-H Embryology program offered …

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Developing Life Skills With 4-H

Want to gain self-confidence, learn to share information with others, and develop your speaking skills? Youth in Caldwell County …

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Fun at Anita Alta

Up in the mountains of western Caldwell County there is land that was once owned by Daniel Boone’s brother …

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Summer Exploring Is Here!

Do you remember summers when you were a child? Maybe you went fishing, took hikes, went swimming and canoeing, …

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4-H Forms

Welcome to Caldwell County 4-H. Here you will find two forms that we need to have for each participant …

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Horticulture Scholarships Offered

The Caldwell County Nurserymen Association is offering scholarships to college students. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to students …

Beekeeping School Announced

The Caldwell County Beekeepers Association will host a beekeeping course in March. This course is designed to teach beginning beekeepers …

Summer Camp in Words

2014 Summer Exploring Schedule

June 7 — SUMMER EXPLORING KICK OFF Ages: All Time: June 7, 10 a.m. -€“ 12 p.m. Cost: Free Limit: None Are you interested …

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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. …

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Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18

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
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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 …

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.