Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Five delegates from Burke County attended 4-H State Council Conference November 14-15, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The delegation joined more than 260 youth and adults representing 67 counties. While at the conference, MORE »
More than 6 million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. During this week, Burke County 4-H MORE »
Burke County Cooperative Extension has named Nicki Steer as the new 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent as of Sept.1, 2015. Ms. Nicki Steer is a graduate of Gardner Webb University with a degree MORE »
A 4-H’er from Burke County attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greenville, North Carolina August 21-22, 2015. North Carolina 4-H and the MORE »
A delegation from Burke County attended the 68th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 13-15 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 180 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from 54 counties MORE »
A delegation from Burke County 4-H attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Burke County delegate returned home from three days in which more than125 youth MORE »
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening