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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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Camp Brunswick 4-H

July 10‐August 18, 2017. 8:30 a.m. ‐ 5:30 p.m. CLICK HERE to register for CAMP!! This year Brunswick County Parks and Recreation, …

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What Is Aire?

Application, Interview, Resume & Essay (AIRE) WHAT IS AIRE? AIRE (Application, Resume, Interview and Essay) is a workforce development and college …

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2017 Brunswick County Health Fair

Join us at the Brunswick County Health Fair at the Brunswick County Government Complex, Saturday, June 17th! WATER FUN RUN Registration …

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Brunswick County 4-H 2017

2017 4-H Calendar 3rd Edition Check out the 3rd edition, Spring/Summer 2017 Brunswick County Calendar, this calendar will be updated every …

Residential Camp Opportunity!

DATE: June 25-30, 2017 LOCATION: Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center 804 Cedar Lane Reidsville, NC 27320 CAMP INFORMATION: BJP announcement 2017 Traditional Campers: Ages 8-12, Cost …

Flood Buckets

Help is still needed in North Carolina Counties affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed. Brunswick County …

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Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

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Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …


Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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


Home Composting with Earthworms

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …