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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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Cover photo for 2022 Pitt County Circuit Shows

2022 Pitt County Circuit Shows

Below are the upcoming dates and entry form for the 2022 Pitt County Circuit Show. Heifer Show: Tuesday, September 20, …

Cover photo for 2021 Pitt County Circuit Show

2021 Pitt County Circuit Show

Below are the upcoming dates for the 2021 Pitt County Circuit Show. Heifer Show: September 21, at 6:30 p.m. Market Lamb …

Cover photo for Pitt County 4-H: In the Garden

Pitt County 4-H: In the Garden

Pitt County 4-H will host a series of hands-on interactive lessons and activities on-site at the Pitt County Arboretum …

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Pitt County 4-H Summer Fun 2022

Pitt County 4-H is excited to offer a hands-on camp series with face-to-face opportunities for youth ages 5-12 this …

Share Your Community's Needs With NC A& T

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

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Coastal Plains Chicken Project

Register by January 13, 2021. For youth ages 8-18. 4-H’ers must be enrolled in 4-H Online. Select either Black Star Sex-link …

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Frontier Living STEM Kit

Join Pitt County 4-H for a fun fall adventure through our brand new 4-H Learn and Do: Frontier Living …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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Career Exploration in Preschool

Ways to support career exploration by preschool-aged children

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Career Exploration by Children and Teens -- An Overview

Ways parents can support career exploration by children and teenagers.

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Career Exploration for Teens

Ways to promote teenagers' awareness of career options

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Career Exploration in Elementary School

Suggestions for supporting career exploration by elementary school aged children.

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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 …

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

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Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …