2016 West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

2016 West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

A great opportunity for youth and horses just in time for summer!  The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, NC on Monday, June  27 – Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Imagine!  Professional instructors, running games, a picnic, social time, recreation- all for just $80. Participation priority will … Continue reading

It’s 4-H Mini Garden Project Time!!

It’s 4-H Mini Garden Project Time!!

We are 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 the summer … Continue reading

My 4-H Story

My 4-H Story

4-H’ers across North Carolina are using their head, heart, hands and health every day to help others and make their communities a better place to live.  North Carolina 4-H is trying to capture some of these stories to use on social media, at 4-H Congress and through various other formats. 4-H members across the state … Continue reading

4-H Livestock Training for Volunteers

4-H Livestock Training for Volunteers

We are excited to offer this unique learning opportunity to Agents and Volunteer Leaders.  This training will be a great way to come and enhance your knowledge of Skillathon, Livestock Judging, Feeding Show Animals, and collaborate with other agents and volunteers.  We will have several NCSU faculty members that will be teaching about the industries, … Continue reading

2016 Spring Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Campaign

2016 Spring 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, April 13th through Sunday, April … Continue reading

2016 NC 4-H Hall of Fame Nominations

2016 NC 4-H Hall of Fame Nominations

The NC 4-H Hall of Fame honors people who have made a significant impact on the North Carolina 4-H Program. The following are the awards categories for the 2016 NC 4-H Hall of Fame inductees: The NC 4-H Alumni Outstanding Citizen Award is given to an alumnus who has been involved in community and civic activities in … Continue reading

4-H 101 Training for Parents, Volunteers and Leaders

4-H 101 Training for Parents, Volunteers and Leaders

Mark your calendars and please join us for our upcoming 4-H 101 Training for volunteers, leaders, parents and any other adults interested in learning more about the 4-H program.  This training is designed for those who might be interested, now or in the future, in becoming a volunteer through our Buncombe County 4-H program. The … Continue reading

Register Now for the 2016 County 4-H Presentation Day

Register Now for the 2016 County 4-H Presentation Day

Registration for our 2016 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Thursday, May 19th at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. and presentations will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will … Continue reading

2016 4-H Teen Camp to Jekyll Island!

2016 4-H Teen Camp to Jekyll Island!

We are super excited to be heading south to Jekyll Island for our 2016 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 June 14-17, 2016 at Jekyll Island, Georgia.  We will have 4 fun-filled days learning about beach ecology, marine biology, Georgia coastal history, team building, leadership … Continue reading