4-H Local Foods Camp 2014

4-H Local Foods Camp 2014

We have an exciting day camp planned for the week of July 28th.  It’s our second year of our 4-H Local Foods Camp but this year we will be focusing on the livestock industry.  Please share this with your friends and families and encourage youth to sign up soon.  We only have space for 13 … Continue reading

2014 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2014 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

  4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 28th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized/celebrated!  All the 4-H crowd will be seated together.  4-H’ers will be selected to participate in the fun games featured during breaks.  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis … Continue reading

WD 4-H Volunteer Leader Cluster Meeting

WD 4-H Volunteer Leader Cluster Meeting

Calling all 4-H Volunteers!!!  This mean YOU if you are a 4-H club leader, registered volunteer, are interested in becoming a volunteer, or want to learn more about the 4-H program. There will be a multi-county volunteer meeting on Thursday, June 26th, 6:00-8:00pm at the Madison County Extension Office. This meeting will include a simple meal, incentives/door … Continue reading

2014 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

2014 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

  The best deal for horse lovers is just around the corner!  The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, NC on Monday-Wednesday, June  30 – July 2, 2014. Imagine!  Professional instructors, running games, cattle sorting, a picnic, social time, recreation- all for just $70.  A limited … Continue reading

NEW 4-H City Pass Adventure

NEW 4-H City Pass Adventure

You are invited to participate in a NEW “4-H City Pass” camp which will take place July 21-23rd.  The camp will take place in Atlanta where we will learn the history, visit the sites, and go on tours of various places in the city.  Each year we plan to visit a different city within a few hours drive of Asheville. … Continue reading

4-H Jet Toy Challenge Day – June 16th

4-H Jet Toy Challenge Day – June 16th

EarthToy Designs, Inc. needs your help!  They are looking for designs for the newest line of balloon-powered toy vehicles and you have an opportunity to be part of the design team.  During our 4-H Jet Toy Challenge workshop you will be designing, building, testing, and competing with your own Jet Toy Car.  Please see the … Continue reading

2014 4-H Mini Garden Project

2014 4-H Mini Garden Project

The Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners will again be co-sponsoring the Buncombe County 4-H Gardening Project. This is an opportunity to “dig in” and have fun with your own vegetable garden while learning through input provided by Extension Master Gardener Suzanne Wodek.  She will visit your garden two times during the summer and provide you with … Continue reading

2014 4-H Congress

2014 4-H Congress

North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual state event held at NC State University where 4-Hers from across the state come together to celebrate their accomplishments.  State competition for presentations, scholarships, national 4-H award trips, and the state 4-H officer elections all take place during the week.  Congress is typically the highlight of many 4-Hers’ … Continue reading

4-H Robotics Classes Starting Up

4-H Robotics Classes Starting Up

Afterschool FIRST Lego League Robotics Classes:   Starts Wednesday, March 26th 3:30 to 5:30 pm.  at the Buncombe County Extension Center (94 Coxe Ave. in Asheville). Ages 10 to 13 http://www.usfirst.org/robotics Learn, build and program FIRST Lego League (FLL) robots and prepare for the 2014 FLL competition. This year’s theme is “Learning Unleashed”. Parental participation is strongly encouraged. … Continue reading

2014 West District 4-H Horse Show

2014 West District 4-H Horse Show

The West District 4-H Horse Show will take place at the WNC Ag. Center in Mills River on Sunday, May 4th.  This is the qualifying show for 4-H members who are interested in showing at the State 4-H Horse Show this summer.  Registration for the horse show must be post marked no later than April 14th to the … Continue reading