4-H County Council Meeting – October 24th

4-H County Council Meeting – October 24th

The next Buncombe County 4-H County Council Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 24th at 6:00 pm at the Buncombe County Extension Center (49 Mount Carmel Road in Leicester).   We will have pizza and drinks for everyone so please RSVP to Holly at (828) 255-5522 by October 20th  if you plan to join us. Please plan to … Continue reading

4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest

4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Get your paint brushes ready!  Here’s your opportunity to be creative, have fun, and get ready for the Fall!!  Join us in our 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest.  Pumpkins are due on Monday, October 24th to the Buncombe County Extension office.  They will be on display at the office for the upcoming Fall Open House event … Continue reading

Results are in for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament!!

Results are in for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament!!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Buncombe County 4-H members who participated in the 2016 North Carolina 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament.  The tournament took place this past weekend at Millstone 4-H Camp in Ellerbe, NC. Here’s how our Buncombe 4-Hers did: Junior Rifle Sporter: Paige Jordan– 6th individual, 11th overall Junior Air Pistol: Brennan Sluder– 12th individual, 25th overall … 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

4-H Mini Garden Pot Luck

4-H Mini Garden Pot Luck

4-H Mini Garden Families, For those families who participated in our 2016 4-H Mini Garden Project, we’d like to announce the Mini-Garden Potluck Dinner to be held on Monday, October  17th at 6:00pm here at the Buncombe Extension Office (49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville, NC  28806).  Any 4-H’ers and their families who have been involved in the Mini-Garden Project this year are invited to participate. We … Continue reading

4-H Dairy Poster Contest

4-H Dairy Poster Contest

4-H Dairy Posters are due August 31.  Help your youth learn about the value of dairy products while competing for cash prizes!  See contest details below: “Get More with Milk!” In celebration of June Dairy Month, posters are now being accepted for the 4-H Dairy Poster Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association … Continue reading

4-H Robotics Program is Gearing up for a New Year

4-H Robotics Program is Gearing up for a New Year

We are gearing up for a new year of 4-H robotics!!  This is your opportunity to learn, build and program FIRST Lego League (FLL) robots and prepare for the 2016 FLL competition (not required). Our master robotics volunteer, Mr. John Schnautz, is looking for youth interested in learning about robotics and those who are potentially interested in … Continue reading

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