Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Fall is the time of year when hay/straw bales are used extensively for decorations at fairs and retail stores, hay rides and for covering areas that have been seeded to establish lawns for next MORE »– from Entomology
A 4-H’er from Craven County attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greenville, North Carolina August 21-22, 2015. North Carolina 4-H and the MORE »
4-H is the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. In partnership with 110 universities, 4-H life changing programs are research-backed & available MORE »
Craven County Cooperative Extension will be offering a hands-on “Pressure Canning Tomatoes” class on Saturday August 1, 2015 from 9AM-12PM at the Craven County Agricultural Building on 300 Industrial Drive in New Bern. MORE »
Register for National Children & Youth Garden Symposium TODAY! Online registration for this year’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is ending soon. Register by Wednesday, June 17 to assure your spot!Space MORE »– from Gardening
HOMELESS CHILDREN FACTS The average age of a homeless person in the US is 9 years old More than 3.5 million people are homeless every night. 2,483,539 children experienced homelessness in the US MORE »
GrandParenting Cafe Invite Flyer As part of Prevent Child Abuse Month, the Community Coalition for Craven County Children (C5) is sponsoring a Grandparent Café for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. It will MORE »