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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.

At-Home Learning Experiences

Being a mom or dad to someone comes with its own unique set of challenges. On a daily basis, …

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Virtual 4-H Camp

Join NC 4-H Camps for a completely new and virtual camping experience in June. FREE and open to any family …

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Spring Learning to Grow Series 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center is excited to offer the Spring 2020 Learning to Grow Series! This series …

Why 4-H Camp?

“Why should I send my child to 4-H Camp? What if they aren’t ready? What if they are homesick? …

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4-H Social Media Contest

Through Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., Stanly County 4-H will be hosting a social media contest. Here are …

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4-H Greenery Sale 2019

‘TIS THE SEASON!! Stanly County 4-H is selling trees, wreaths, and bows to help give kids scholarships for summer …

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Youth Leadership Stanly Inductees

On Monday, October 7, 2019, Stanly County 4-H inducted 9 new members to the Youth Leadership Stanly program. All members …

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Agriculture Is Vital to Stanly County

Stanly County agriculture is vital to our economy, community, and environment. Without agriculture in Stanly County, the local economy would …

Stanly County 4-H Lives United

For years, United Way of Stanly County has proudly supported our organization, Stanly County 4-H. Their funding has allowed …

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Laundry 101

There comes an age when youth should slowly begin to learn the life skills they will need as an …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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