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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

Cover photo for 4-H County Activity Day 2018

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 …

Cover photo for 4-H Road Trip to Leadership

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, …

Cover photo for 2018 Annual 4-H Plant Sale

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 …

Cover photo for 2018 4-H Summer Camp

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 …

Cover photo for 4-H Area Food Show

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 …

Cover photo for 4-H Teen Retreat

4-H Teen Retreat

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

Cover photo for Appalachian Night Ski Trip

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 …

Cover photo for Astronomy Wonders (New Date Set)

Astronomy Wonders (New Date Set)

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

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4-H Club Financial Information

4-H Club Information

4-H Forms and Policies

4-H Horse Information

4-H Newsletters

4-H Volunteer Forms and Information

Additional 4-H County-Based Information

Extension Programs at NC State University


Partnerships and Organizations

Project Record Book Forms

Project Selection Sheets


Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …


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Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.