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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.

Cover photo for 2020 4-H Achievement Night

2020 4-H Achievement Night

The 4-H Achievement Night will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Rockingham County …

Cover photo for 4-H Nutrition Fair

4-H Nutrition Fair

On November 21, 2019, Rockingham County 4-H held their annual 4-H Nutrition Fair. 4-H’ers from ages 5-18 displayed their …

Rockingham County 4-H

4-H is for all young people, boys and girls, 5 to 18 years old, regardless of where you live, …

Learn More Using the Resources Below

2020 4-H Achievement Night Details and Nomination Forms

2020 4-H Artistic Talent Show

2020 North Central District 4-H Horse Bowl Contest

2020 North Qualifying 4-H Horse Show

4-H Awards Handbook

4-H Club Chartering Info

4-H Newsletters

4-H Portfolio (formerly Cumulative Records)

4-H Record Books

Extension Programs at NC State University

Partnerships and Organizations

Rockingham County 4-H Forms

Rockingham County 4-H Horse Eligibility Details

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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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