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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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N.C. 4-H Congress 2019

North Carolina Congress for 2019 is coming up soon and so is registration! Congress begins Saturday, July 20, and …

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Summer Explosion Registration

Summer Explosion registration is now open. Please click on the following links to register: Sew Much Fun Bugs Galore Preserve It & …

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4-H County Activity Day

Please come out Thursday, May 9, 2019, and show your unique talents through participating in our talent show, visual …

Surry County 4-H Agent, Lauren Shepehrd

4-H Open House

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center 915 E. Atkins St. Suite 300, Dobson NC, …

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4-H Summer Explosion 2018

Registration is open for 4-H Summer Explosion 2018. Follow the links to the brochure, registration form, enrollment form, health …

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4-H County Activity Day 2018

It’s time to start preparing for our 2018 Surry County 4-H County Activity Day. This year’s competition will take …

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4-H Road Trip to Leadership

Join Surry County 4-H for a new leadership series for teens that will entail writing, goal setting and planning, …

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2018 Annual 4-H Plant Sale

The annual 4-H Plant Sale fundraiser brochure is now available! We will be offering berry, herb, flower and vegetable …

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2018 4-H Summer Camp

It’s getting close to that time of year again, and even though it might be cool outside, we are thinking warm …

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4-H Area Food Show

Does your child/children enjoy making some goodies in the kitchen?! Here is an opportunity for them to share their …

4-H Teen Retreat

Join us at Betsy Jeff Penn on March 24-25 for a leadership building retreat that offers a variety of …

Appalachian Night Ski Trip

We will be taking a ski/snowboarding trip to French-Swiss College at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock on Friday, February …

Astronomy Wonders (New Date Set)

Join in on Saturday, January 20th between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m., as the Piedmont Astronomy Club from Statesville, NC, …

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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 …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …