WHEP – The 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program

WHEP – The 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program

WHEP is a national 4-H program that: teaches 4-Hers about the fundamentals of wildlife management brings 4-Hers together to develop team skills promotes and develops leadership skills among 4-Hers provides an opportunity for 4-Hers to work with natural resource professionals. Although WHEP is a competitive event, its primary purpose is to increase participant’s knowledge of … Continue reading

2019 NC 4-H Forestry Contest

2019 NC 4-H Forestry Contest

The 4-H Forestry Contest helps develop appreciation for the importance of conserving forestland as a source of products, benefits, and services necessary for quality living. 4-H foresters learn practical forest management skills through participation in the 4-H Forestry contest. Learning these skills will help our leaders of tomorrow be prepared to own forestland or deal … Continue reading

2019 Resource Conservation Workshop

2019 Resource Conservation Workshop

Resource Conservation Workshop – June 23-28, 2019 – Raleigh This program is in its 56th year as a partnership between the Department of Crop and Soil Scienes at NC State and the Division of Soil and Water and the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.  It is a weeklong, residential program that focuses on … Continue reading

2019 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

2019 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 7th-12, 2019 (We are already halfway full and love to have more 4-H’ers attend!) **Scholarships for this event are available** High school students are invited to spend a week exploring the many facets of the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State. The HSSI students live on campus in  a residence hall, experience campus dining, and … Continue reading

2019 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

2019 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

Get ready to have some 4-H fun with other teens (13-19 years old) from the West District!  Our West District 4-H Teen Retreat will take place Saturday, March 30 – Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain.  Registration and ice breakers will start at 9:00am Saturday morning and we’ll be … Continue reading

2019 Fight the Bite Poster Contest

2019 Fight the Bite Poster Contest

Attention teachers and students, and parents! The Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch is excited to announce the “Fight the Bite!” campaign. We want you to help us educate North Carolina about the prevention of vector borne diseases by fighting the bite! Ticks and mosquitoes cause a great deal of illness in North Carolina, including Rocky Mountain … Continue reading

2019 WNC Dairy Beef Feeder Calf Program

2019 WNC Dairy Beef Feeder Calf Program

The WNC Dairy Beef Feeder Calf Program is designed to introduce new youth to livestock showing, feeding, and care.  Participants in the program will be provided a dairy calf that they will feed and care for at their home or another approved facility from March through the 2019 Mountain State Fair when the calves are … Continue reading

2019 NCSU Livestock Science Camp

2019 NCSU Livestock Science Camp

The NC State Livestock Science Camp is a residential summer camp experience for youth age 14-17 years old from June 16-21, 2019. Livestock Camp is designed to expand high school students’ knowledge of the livestock and agricultural industries and related careers. During the five and a half day NC State Livestock Science Camp, you will get … Continue reading

2019 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship

2019 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship

All youth who have exhibited a livestock animal at the N.C. State Fair are eligible to apply for this scholarship, regardless of breed, class or show placement. Showmen and previous showmen are encouraged to apply for scholarships each year they are enrolled at an institute of higher learning at a minimum of 9 course hours … Continue reading