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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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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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Volunteer Today!

Do you have a special skill to share? Are you interested in working with youth? Or are you just …

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4-H Summer Fun 2019

Our Summer Camp List is Here! Be sure to check out everything Tyrrell 4-H has to offer youth this summer! Space …

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2019 Livestock Show Information

You’ve signed up…You’ve got your animal.. Now what? Below you will find all the information for upcoming meetings and clinics as …

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2019 Winter Newsletter

Check our Winter Newsletter for the Latest 4-H Happenings! 2019 Winter …

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Club Flyer

Our Club Flyer is finished! However, dates cannot be set until we have more Leaders! So this flyer is also …

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Summer Fun 2018

Our Summer Fun Schedule is out! Contact the office to sign-up today! Summer Fun Schedule 2018 Sign-Up …

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Livestock Show Information

69th Annual Tyrrell County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale Wednesday April 18, 2018 Pen Checks Pen checks will be starting in March. If …

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2nd Annual Tri-County S.T.E.M. Fair

Get Ready for the 2nd Annual 4-H Tri-County S.T.E.M. Fair!! Date TBD Vernon James Center in Plymouth Set-up: 5:30 p.m. Judging: 6:00 p.m. Tyrrell …

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2018 Livestock Show

A New Year means it’s time to start working on our 2018 Livestock Show and Sale! Here is our Application. These are …

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4-H Culinary Confection Contest

The Next Great Baker! Tyrrell County 4-H is taking over the ECA’s Culinary Confection Contest for River Town Christmas. Winners …

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4-H SPIN Clubs

Check out our upcoming SPIN Clubs and Sign Up Today!! 4-H SPIN Clubs SPIN Club Registration …

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Summer Newsletter 2017

Wow we had a busy, but oh-so amazing summer! Check out our Summer Newsletter to recap everything we have done …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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. …

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 …

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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 …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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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 …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …