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.
McDowell County Cooperative Extension hosted its annual Safety Field Day on October 1 -2 for eighth-graders from East and West McDowell junior highs. More than 500 students attended the learning event at the MORE »
2014 4-H enrollment forms are due to the 4-H office October 1, 2013. Enrollment forms are required each year. Forms are available at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/important-4-h-forms-and-information/. or by calling 828-652-8104 to request forms to be mailed to MORE »
McDowell Young Guns shooting sports teams competed at the NC 4-H State Shooting Sports tournament in September. Levi Pittman, Sydney Lytle, Zach Jaynes, Micah Sisk, Levi Painter, Branson Peek, Candace Hollifield, and James MORE »
Each year, the North Carolina Extension & Community Association (NCECA) provides scholarship opportunities to high school seniors, college students, and adults. Each of the ECA districts will receive money for two $800 scholarships,one youth and one adult. Scholarships will be MORE »
A delegation from McDowell County attended the annual 4-H Electric Congress July 9-11 at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Two hundred and twenty 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and Cooperative Extension agents from 61 MORE »