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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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The Power of Prevention 2023

Do you ever think “someone should do something!” when you see or hear the mass numbers of teens involved …

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Kids Voting NC

Citizenship is one of the three mission mandates for North Carolina 4-H. According to National 4-H Headquarters (2011), Since its …

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The Power of Prevention

Do you ever think “someone should do something!” when you see or hear the mass numbers of teens involved …

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Learning American Culture!

North Carolina 4-H offers opportunities for members and their families to become part of a growing tradition that includes leadership, cultural …

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