Plans Are Set for Summer 2015 4-H Camp

Plans Are Set for Summer 2015 4-H Camp

Summer has just ended but plans are already being made for Summer 4-H Camp 2015- all over again!! We hope to take a group of 4-Hers from Buncombe County to Betsy Jeff-Penn 4-H camp again this year the week of July 5-10, 2015.  If you think you might be interested, please contact Holly Jordan at … Continue reading

Media Smart Youth Teen Leaders Program

Media Smart Youth Teen Leaders Program

The Media Smart Youth Teen Leaders Program is being offered through National 4-H’s partnership with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NIH).   The Teen Leaders Program was developed based on recommendations from National 4-H Conference delegates at a briefing that they did this past spring … Continue reading

Cultivate: Crop Science Teen Weekend

Cultivate: Crop Science Teen Weekend

Cultivate: Crop Science Teen Weekend October 24-26th, 2014 Boiled peanuts, putting practice and other agronomic mischief will be unfolding at NC State on October 24-26, 2014 for our first ever, inaugural Crop Science Teen Weekend. “Cultivate” is a brand new program that invites High school-aged youth (sophomores, juniors and seniors) to apply for a residential agronomy … Continue reading

Fall 2014 Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Campaign

Fall 2014 Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Campaign

Tractor Supply Company (TSC) stores in Asheville, Black Mountain, and Weaverville will again be joining 4-H in support of local youth with the 4-H TSC Paper Clover Campaign, a national in-store fundraising effort to benefit state and local 4‑H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply Company store is located. Beginning Wednesday, October 8th through Sunday, October … Continue reading

OMK Hero Family Pack Items Needed

OMK Hero Family Pack Items Needed

The NC National Guard in Asheville needs our help collecting items to help fill Hero FAMILY Packs for the 211th MP CO.  This unit is based out of Haywood County but has service members from all across the state. There are around 35-40 families with children in this unit. They have just returned from a deployment … Continue reading

4-H Youth Livestock Volunteer Training

4-H Youth Livestock Volunteer Training

You are invited to participate in the 4-H Youth Livestock Volunteer Training which is a two day training on December 15th and 16th at the NCSU Beef Educational Unit.  This event will cover the basics of training a livestock judging or skillathon team, and cover selection techniques on the first day.  On the second day … Continue reading

How YOU Can Help Support 4-H in Buncombe County

How YOU Can Help Support 4-H in Buncombe County

How 4-H Makes a Difference: 4-H is a community of youth who are developing confidence, competence, character, compassion and connection.  4-H helps create successful kids, which, in turn, helps create better communities.  Research shows that 4-H develops youth who are leaders, contribute to their communities and are civically engaged. According to the 4-H Study of … Continue reading

4-H Volunteer Day at the Eliada Home Corn Maze

4-H Volunteer Day at the Eliada Home Corn Maze

Buncombe 4-H County Council will be volunteering at the Eliada Home Corn Maze on Saturday, October 11th from 9:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.  We are looking for any 4-H member, parent, leader, volunteer, and friends who would be interested in passing out maps, picking corn, supervising kiddie stations, etc.  Volunteers can be any age, however, youth … Continue reading