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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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Cover photo for 2022 4-H Super Summer

2022 4-H Super Summer

The 2022 4-H Super Summer is open for enrollment! Learn about all the summer opportunities available for your child. …

4-H agent picture: Christie German

New 4-H Agent Begins March 2022

Gaston County is pleased to introduce our new 4-H agent, Christie German, who began the week of March 14th. …

Cover photo for NC 4-H Virtual Volunteer Training

NC 4-H Virtual Volunteer Training

Check out this great opportunity to connect with other 4-H volunteers from across North Carolina to learn some new …

Somethin' Pumpkin Festival Poster

Somethin' Pumpkin Coming October '21

From growing, cooking, and decorating, the 7th Annual Somethin’ Pumpkin has “somethin’ for everyone” during October. This virtual festival …

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