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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.

4-H kids in front of Innovation Station

4-H Innovation Station

On June 5, 2019, twenty-one Forsyth County 4-H’ers, 5th-12th grade, attended classes in the Innovation Station, a Cooperative Extension …

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What IS 4-H, Anyway?

4-H is NOT just about livestock projects. It’s science, citizenship, community service, and so much more! Want to learn …

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FREE 4-H Camp Open House

Travel to Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center on 4-H Road in Reidsville, NC on Sunday, May 5, 2019, and see …

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Sharing Space with Wildlife

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