4-H and Youth Programs

Cooperative Extension

4-H Members Attend 2016 NC Citizenship Focus

By April Bowman / June 22, 2016

A delegation of three Forsyth County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Forsyth County delegation returned home from the three-day conference, during which more than 140 youth and adults representing 61 4-H programs across the state gathered to exchange ideas, gain knowledge and learn through hands on experiences about the importance of being an active and engaged citizen.

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4-H Record Book & Portfolio Competition Winners

By Erin McSpadden / June 13, 2016

In January of 2016, Forsyth County 4-H’ers submitted their 2015 entries to the North Carolina 4-H Project Record Book and Portfolio Competition, and over 30 students received awards for their Books and/or Portfolios!


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NC Jr Beef Roundup Results

By April Bowman / June 8, 2016

Fourteen year old earns her third college scholarship at the annual NC Jr Beef Roundup held annually in Raleigh.

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4-H Presentation Competition Teaches Public Speaking

By Erin McSpadden / May 26, 2016

Skills demonstrated by effective public speakers are also skills that contribute to a successful job interview, and comfort with speaking to a group of people is helpful in most professions. Because of this, 4-H members are encouraged to give a presentation each year in order to practice public speaking skills.


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4-H Dairy Poster Contest

By April Bowman / May 25, 2016

"Get More with Milk!" In celebration of June Dairy Month, posters are now being accepted for the 4-H Dairy Poster Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). The deadline for submissions for 2016 will be July 29.

Forsyth County

4-H Chef and the Child

By April Bowman / May 25, 2016

Forsyth 4-H, the youth development program of NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free cooking workshop for youth ages 8-12.