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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 Pitt County 4-H Summer Fun 2019

Pitt County 4-H Summer Fun 2019

REGISTER TODAY! Camps Fill Up Fast! The Pitt County 4-H Summer Camps are now open to the public and are filled …

Stay Safe This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner! Whether you’re lighting a jack-o-lantern or making costumes, use these tips to make …

Cover photo for Pitt County 4-H Wreath Sale 2018

Pitt County 4-H Wreath Sale 2018

Place Your Order Today! FRESH FRASER FIR WREATHS AND GARLAND Order Deadline Friday, November 9, 2018 All proceeds to benefit Pitt County …

Cover photo for 4-H Newsletter: Fall 2018

4-H Newsletter: Fall 2018

Check out our Fall 2018 Newsletter. It contains important information about the Pitt County Fair and the upcoming County …

Cover photo for What is 4-H County Council?

What is 4-H County Council?

Purpose: County Council is the county 4-H leadership organization for 4-H club members. Its purpose is to help 4-Hers develop …

Cover photo for 4-H Achievement Night 2018

4-H Achievement Night 2018

4-H’ers, Leaders, and Parent: Pitt County 4-H will be celebrating another year of accomplishments and talent on Monday, March 12, 2018. The talent …

Cover photo for 4-H Market Garden Project

4-H Market Garden Project

Pitt County 4-H will be having an interest meeting for our 2018 Market Garden Program On February 12, 2018 …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

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 …

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.

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.