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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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Summer Fun Flier

Surry County 4-H Summer Fun

We are gearing up for an awesome summer with great programs! All of our programs will require registration and …

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4-H Sewing Workshop

Join us on May 13th at the Extension office from 2:00—5:00 p.m. for a beginners sewing workshop! This event is …

Seedlings

4-H Summer Gardening Program

Get ready to dig into gardening! Supplies will be provided for you to grow your own garden and we …

Join us on Thursday April 28th from 6:00—7:30 pm for our presentation workshop! We will learn how to put together a 4-H presentation giving you all the information you need to prepare. Presentations are a great way to practice public speaking and you can choose the topic! This can include things like livestock & dairy production, arts and communication, forestry and wildlife, health and fitness, and so many more! Register using the link below and if you have any questions, please contact Bailey McGill.

4-H Presentation Workshop

Join us on Thursday April 28th from 6:00—7:30 p.m. for our presentation workshop! We will learn how to put …

NCD Teen Retreat

4-H NCD Teen Retreat

The 2022 North Central District Teen Retreat will be held April 29-30 at Betsy-Jeff Penn. We hope you will …

Seedling

Gardening Basics Workshop

Join us on Thursday, March 24th for a fun gardening workshop! This workshop will focus on parts of a …

4-H Camp Cultivates a Sense of Belonging

4-H Camp

4-H camp is an awesome opportunity for youth! Our camp week this year is July 10th – 15th and …

Notebook and coffee

Project Record Book Workshop

Project record books can be done on just about any topic and are done on one whole year’s worth …

Tuesday, January 18th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

4-H Interest Meeting

If you are interested in learning more about 4-H and would like help enrolling in 4-HOnline, come on out …

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4-H Wreath and Garland Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again for our annual 4-H wreath and garland fundraiser! Proceeds from this fundraiser provide …

NCD Fall Fest

North Central District Fall Fest

At Fall Fun Fest, 4-H members across the district come together to participate in student-led workshops, participate in a …

4-H Grows Here

National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week will take place from October 3 to October 9, 2021! To find a complete list of …

Rainbow colored pencils

Surry County 4-H STEM Kit

If you want to learn more about STEM, this is the project for you! These are free kits for …

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