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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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Haywood County 4-H Volunteer Training in white with hands of different skin tones raised holding red hearts. On green streaky background

4-H Volunteer Training

Have you ever thought of volunteering with Haywood County 4-H? Join us for volunteer training sessions to learn about …

Upcoming dates for 4-H Presentations listed. 4-H Presentations written in white on an orange background with a picture of a girl giving a presentation to an audience beside it.

4-H Presentations and Public Speaking

Upcoming Dates Haywood County Presentation Day Thursday May 23, 2024 District Activity Day at WCU Friday June 14, 2024 District Activity Day …

Cover photo for 2024 Solar Eclipse

2024 Solar Eclipse

April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse On April 8 2024 a total solar eclipse will be visible to us here in …

Cover photo for Spring Break Sunflower Grow Kits

Spring Break Sunflower Grow Kits

Update We still have kits available! If you’re interested in claiming a kit email Leah at The birds are chirping, …

Orange and white flyer advertising Presentation Workshops

4-H Presentations Workshop

Learn the art of public speaking at our upcoming presentation workshops! Presentations are quintessential to 4-H! Presentations may sound …

Cover photo for 2024 4-H Enrollment Time Is Here!

2024 4-H Enrollment Time Is Here!

Annual 4-H Enrollment is now open! One of the first steps to getting involved in Haywood County 4-H is enrolling …

National STEM/STEAM Day is November 8, 2023. This picture includes that information along with colorful STEM related icons

National STEM / STEM Day

National STEM/STEAM Day is November 8, 2023 If you’re unfamiliar with STEM/STEAM it’s an acronym that stands for…. S – Science T – Technology E …

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STEM Challenge Day

Join us for a day to challenge our problem solving and critical thinking skills! We play games and do …

Cover photo for Seasonal Youth Craft Classes

Seasonal Youth Craft Classes

Have children 5-18 that want to create fun (and good-looking) seasonal crafts? Let us help! Space is limited and …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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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 …


Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Excerpt of Natural Selection to Classification: Building on Concepts

Excerpt - From Natural Selection to Classification: Building on Concepts. Beginner + Grades 9-12, Facilitator's …

Excerpt of Soil to Seed Curriculum

Excerpt from Soil to Seed curriculum. Protecting water quality through soil erosion, sediment, and turbidity …

Excerpt of Safety through Design curriculum

Excerpt of Safety through Design curriculum. Welcome to On Track for Learning – Safety through Design. …

Exploring the Built Environment: An Introduction to Architecture

Excerpt of Exploring the Built Environment: An Introduction to Architecture curriculum. By NC State Extension …

Excerpt of Energy Transformation Curriculum

Excerpt of Energy Transformation curriculum by NC 4-H and NC State Extension. Supported by Duke …

Excerpt of Vermicomposting Leader's Guide

Vermicomposting Leader's Guide - School Enrichment Curriculum by NC 4-H and NC State Extension. The …