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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.

Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, new guideline restrictions for livestock shows have been put into place today March 20, …

4-H Volunteers

4-H Informational Meeting

Are you between the ages of 5 and 18? Have you ever heard of 4-H but just not sure …

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ECA Offer Scholarships

Pursuing a college degree? Apply for one of Pasquotank County Extension and Community Association scholarships. NC Extension & Community …

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Herter O'Neal Scholarship

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) are seeking nominations for a $750 scholarship offered through March …

Cover photo for 2017 4-H Congress Delegates

2017 4-H Congress Delegates

Pictured above are the youth who participated all week: Josh Fletcher, Madisyn Boyce, Camryn Lawrence, Karima Quintero, Summer Forbes, …

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2017 Honor Club

Pasquotank County 4-H’ers received honors during their recent trip to State 4-H Congress. This year’s 4-H Congress, held in …

Food and Nutrition Classes Offered

Pasquotank County Cooperative Extension will be offering 4 Food and Nutrition Classes beginning in June. Cook Smart, Eat Smart …

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Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

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. …

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 …

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …