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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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PSSI Words of Wisdom

Alexandra “Alex” Baughns of Orange Park, FL recently attended the Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) and shared some advice …

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2018 4-H Summer Day Camps

Check out our 2018 4-H Summer Day camps! Wayne County 4-H is offering more than 30 exciting summer opportunities this …

2018 Show and Sale

Don’t forget entries for the 2018 show and sale are due January 19th, 2018. You must have your animal …

Regional Chicken Project

It’s that time of year again, time to think about ordering chicks for the Coastal Plains Regional Chicken Project. …

Youth Livestock Skillathon

Hope your summer is starting off well! The skillathon competition will be held July 20th in Raleigh. Please let …

2017 Show and Sale

It’s the start of a new year which means new resolutions and hopefully some new experiences! The 69th annual …

Regional Chicken Project 2016

The Regional Chicken Project is an opportunity for youth to learn more about the livestock industry. Youth ages 5 …

2015 Winter 4-H Newsletter

Wayne County 4-H Newsletter for Winter 2015 is ready to be viewed. Click here to view 4-H …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19
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. …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …