2019 NC 4-H Congress Registration Is Here!

2019 NC 4-H Congress Registration Is Here!

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

2019 4-H Teen Camp to Atlanta!

2019 4-H Teen Camp to Atlanta!

We are super excited to be heading to Atlanta for our 2019 4-H Teen Camp!! 4-H Teen Camp will be offered this summer for Alleghany, Buncombe, Gaston, and McDowell County 4-Hers the week of August 5-7, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.  We will have 3 fun-filled days learning about communications, cultural diversity, entrepreneurship, marine science, team building, leadership skills, … Continue reading

2019 4-H Mini Garden Project

2019 4-H Mini Garden Project

We are once again excited to be partnering with the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners again this year for the 4-H Mini 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 Gardeners.  The Master Gardeners will visit your garden during … Continue reading

West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

The West District 4-H Horsemanship clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher Mon.–Wed., June 24–26, 2019. The $80 fee covers professional instruction, many horseback activities, a picnic, and social time. The clinic is designed for young people to increase their horsemanship knowledge and riding skills. Each child brings his/ her horse. … Continue reading

Catawba Valley-Carolina Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit

Catawba Valley-Carolina Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit

Below is information regarding the Catawba Valley-Carolina Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit guidelines and entry information. Participants must reside in Surry, Yadkin, Iredell, Gaston, Catawba, Lincoln, and Gaston counties, and all North Carolina counties to their west. The registration for participation is due June 28th($15.00 if received by June 28th; $30 after June 28th).  Participants must register … Continue reading

4-H Local Foods Camp

4-H Local Foods Camp

Ciao!! We are excited to offer this year’s 4-H Local Foods Camp with an Italian flair!  Join us June 18-21st as we visit a local farms to see how herbs, vegetables, milk, cheese, and more are grown. We will do some shopping at a local farmer’s market and end the camp with a home-made Italian … Continue reading

2019 Summer 4-H Events

2019 Summer 4-H Events

Looking for some fun activities for your kids this summer?  We have a few opportunities available through the Buncombe County 4-H Program.  Check out the details below of the trips we will be taking. Transportation is provided for each event. Participants must bring a bagged lunch, water bottle, and wear close-toed shoes. Drop-off and pick-up … Continue reading

2019 Youth Broiler Show at the Mountain State Fair

2019 Youth Broiler Show at the Mountain State Fair

The 2019 MC Mountain State Fair is trying to expand its Broiler Show and we hope you will help by participating this year.  The following information must be provided in order to compete as a club: A minimum of 5 participants are required to be eligible for the 4-H Club awards. All members need to … Continue reading

2019 4-H Presentations

2019 4-H Presentations

Registration for our 2019 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Tuesday, May 21st at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. and presentations will begin at 5:00 p.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will be … Continue reading

2019 4-H Ag Literacy Week

2019 4-H Ag Literacy Week

We are looking for a few great volunteers who are willing to spend a day or more during the week of May 6-10th 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 … Continue reading