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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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Fun Activities for Children at Home

Here are a variety of online activities for children to do while the schools are closed. Visit Georgia Aquarium or National …

Helping Out a Stonefly

It can be very difficult to remind yourself of the damage being done when you forgetfully leave trash behind …

Children walking next to a raised garden bed.

Annual Plant Sale

How do you help children to become responsible adults? By planting seeds for them to be creative, independent, and …

Children and adults at a table tying flies.

What's Your Hobby?

Do you have a hobby you are very passionate about? Something to do when you want to escape the …

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Clay County 4-H Open House

On October 8 stop by the Community Services Building in Hayesville, NC to see what 4-H has done in …

Stuffed animal, dachshund made out of green material with daisies on it.

4-H Sewing Camp

Sewing. Using a sewing machine. How many people can use a sewing machine or even a Serger sewing machine? …

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Spring Coggins Clinic

When: March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Shooting Creek Arena, 1717 Old Hwy 64, Hayesville, NC 28904 Cost: …

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Making Time for Youth

Many times adults have a misconception about the youth of today. Some adults will say kids are only interested …

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Young Computer Programmers

Who doesn’t like acronyms? Well here are a few-the STEAM class participated in the NYSD during the month of …

A flyer to promote the Beginning Farmer Webinar Series by Michigan State University.

Beginning Farmer Webinar

Join us at the Community Services Building in Hayesville, NC for a FREE webinar each Wednesday night at 7:00 …

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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

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

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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 …