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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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4-H Hay Bale Decorating Contest

We are excited to announce a fun opportunity for our 4-H’ers and their families during our fall season. Each year …

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4-H Teen Council Recruitment

We are searching for some creative minds and talented young leaders to help bring awesome programs to Hyde County!!! …

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Nature Adventures With NC 4-H Camps

FAMILIES and EDUCATORS… Do you need a break? Let the North Carolina 4-H Camping Centers help you! Nature Adventures is a …

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4-H Summer Fun Program Update

Due to the pandemic, all face-to-face 4-H Summer programming at the county, district, and state-level have been canceled. However, …

2020 Livestock Show Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are required to cancel our Hyde County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale. We …

Cover photo for 2018 4-H Summer Camp

2018 4-H Summer Camp

Come on and join us for the 2018 4-H Summer Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC!!! …

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3rd Annual Rabbit Show

Come join us at our 3rd Annual Rabbit Show on November 7th!!! 3rd Annual Rabbit Show Flyer 3rd Annual Rabbit Show …

Cover photo for Hyde Clover 2015 Fall Issue

Hyde Clover 2015 Fall Issue

The 2015 Fall Issue of the Hyde Clover is now available. Check out all of the exciting opportunities and …

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4-H S.B.I. Academy

YOU BE THE DETECTIVE… Come & learn how to crack a murder mystery case, as you become a Crime Scene …

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Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …