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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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Tyrrell County 4-H App

Introducing the new Tyrrell County 4-H App! Tyrrell County 4-H has gone mobile! Find us in the iOS and Google …

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2021 4-H Summer Fun

Tyrrell County 4-H Summer Fun We’re back in session! This year we’re offering multiple camps for Cloverbuds (K-3rd Grade) and Juniors …

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Summer Fun

4-H Summer Fun **Information Coming …

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4-H Summer Camp

4-H Summer Camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Camp June 27–July 2, 2021 Betsy-Jeff Penn serves over 1,100 youth every summer with …

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Presentations

4-H Presentations 4-H Presentations are a huge part of North Carolina 4-H. It is one of the most successful ways …

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4-H Summer Camp

Summer 2021 at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Camp! Tyrrell County 4-H will be camping at BJP this year, June 27–July 2. …

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Return to 4-H

Returning to 4-H Life has been crazy these last few months but we are FINALLY ready to get back to …

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Brainy Breaks

Virtual Learning got you stressed? Ever feel like you just need a break to refresh but you don’t know …

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4-H Summer Kits

Our 2020 4-H Summer Programming will look a little different! Instead of face-to-face programming, we are offering at-home experiences …

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NED District Activity Day

Northeast District Activity Day Looks a little different this year! We are going virtual! Most of the same rules apply …

Avoiding Food Waste

Avoid food waste by preserving your food through freezing, dehydrating, hot water bath canning, or pressure canning. Avoiding Food …

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2020 Science Fair

2020 4-H S.T.E.A.M. Fair Here we go! We’re trying out our first Virtual S.T.E.A.M. Fair! What is S.T.E.A.M.? It stands for Science, …

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2019 Rabbit and Chicken Show

When: December 7, 2019, at 10 a.m. Where: Courtyard of the Courthouse (Rain location – Tyrrell House) Rabbit and Chicken Show …

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