2016 4-H Horsemanship Camp

2016 4-H Horsemanship Camp

Registration is now taking place for 4-H Horsemanship Camp!!  Please note that this year we are accepting 4-H members AND non 4-H members to camp!!!!   This year’s camp will take place June 12-17, 2016 at Millstone 4-H Camp.  The cost is $420 which includes horseback riding lessons and the full camp experience.  Please click on … Continue reading

2016 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

2016 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 10-15, 2016 The Horticultural Science Summer Institute will be July 10-15, 2016 and is sponsored by North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Program with the Department of Horticultural Science.   High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply to a weeklong, residential horticultural experience on the campus of NC State University. Youth will have … Continue reading

NEW 4-H Yoga Class!

NEW 4-H Yoga Class!

We are excited to be offering a new program this Spring for our 4-H members and friends….4-H YOGA!!  We will be using the new “4-H Yoga For Kids” curriculum designed by the University of Arkansas Extension in this low pressure, fun, and relaxing class for youth of all experience levels. Some of the benefits of … Continue reading

2016 Poultry Science Summer Institute

2016 Poultry Science Summer Institute

What is the Poultry Science Summer Institute? The summer institute is a five-day, four-night conference and workshop designed to broaden the high school student’s understanding of the educational disciplines, scholarship opportunities, careers and industries related to poultry science. Who can attend & how much is it? Any high school student with an interest in a … Continue reading

2016 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest

2016 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest

Explore more about the fascinating story of the hardworking honey bee by encouraging your 4-H youth to participate in the North Carolina 4-H Beekeeping Essay contest. The essay provides a platform for youth to creatively express their working knowledge and research of the craft of beekeeping. This year’s theme is “Bees and Pollination: How Important Is It?” Beekeeping has had its five … Continue reading

Volunteer to Celebrate National Agriculture Day

Volunteer to Celebrate National Agriculture Day

We are looking for a few great volunteers who are willing to spend Tuesday, March 15th reading books and leading a hands-on activity for students in local elementary schools.  All materials and books will be provided to you from the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Service.  This is a great way show your support of agriculture! … Continue reading

Sign Up for 2016 4-H Summer Camp NOW

Sign Up for 2016 4-H Summer Camp NOW

It might seem early but NOW is the time to reserve your spot for 4-H summer camp. Buncombe County 4-H will be attending summer 4-H camp the week of June 26-July 1, 2016 at Betsy Jeff-Penn 4-H Camping Center in Reidsville, NC.  Summer camp is available for any youth between the ages of 8-12 for regular camp … Continue reading

2016 4-H Horse Eligibility Cards

2016 4-H Horse Eligibility Cards

All youth interested in showing in 4-H Qualifying Shows or the NC State 4-H Horse Show will need to complete a 2016 Eligibility Card.  There have been some changes to the eligibility card completion process, so please read through the 2016 Standard Operating Procedures so you are aware of the changes, deadline and other important … Continue reading

Catawba Valley Livestock Showmanship Circuit

Catawba Valley Livestock Showmanship Circuit

Below is information regarding the Catawba Valley Youth Livestock Showmanship Circuit guidelines and entry information. Participants must reside in Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Alexander, Wilkes, Alleghany counties, and all North Carolina counties to their west. The annual fee for participation is due June 15th ($15.00 if received by June 15; $30 after June 15th).  Participants must register … Continue reading

4-H Ski Night at Appalachian Ski Mtn

4-H Ski Night at Appalachian Ski Mtn

Join your fellow 4-H members of the West District for a night of fun on the ski slopes.  Our annual West District 4-H Ski night will take place on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock.  4-H Members, family, and friends are welcome to attend! Where:  Appalachian Ski Mountain (940 Ski Mountain Road, … Continue reading