Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
16 Outstanding youth from Beaufort County participated in the State Level 4-H presentation contest and they were rewarded with 3 gold, 8 silver or 2 bronze medals! Our presenters were: Kylie Bowden: Careers MORE »
The Beaufort County 4-H Program was booming in 2015! 4-H’ers participated in many day camps throughout the county as well as residential camps across the beautiful state of North Carolina! Rising first and MORE »
The 57th annual 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was held on Wednesday, May 6th at the Plymouth Livestock Barn. Beaufort County youth participating in the hog market and showmanship classes included Brody Van MORE »
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension runs a popular Junior Chefs Cooking Camp every summer where kids ages 8-12 spend a week learning to prepare and cook food. There are four one-week MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Get all the dirt on edible community, school and child care gardens, urban ag and growing greener, friendlier communities! Registration is open! How do you start a community garden—at church, at work, in your MORE »– from Gardening
Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »– from Community Gardens