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

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