2017 4-H Teen Camp – Washington D.C.

2017 4-H Teen Camp – Washington D.C.

It’s finally here!!!!  The registration for our 2017 4-H Teen Camp to Washington D.C. is available.  Join us as we learn about our country’s history and government with fellow 4-H members from Alleghany, Buncombe, Davidson, Gaston, McDowell and Surry counties .  Activities will include tours of the Capitol, National Monuments, Arlington National Cemetery, National Zoo, … Continue reading

WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show

WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show

The WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show will take place April 15th at the WNC Ag Center-McGough Arena.  The show will include pigs, steers, heifers, and showmanship.  This is a great event for beginning and those who are experienced showmen.  Check out the details and registration below.  Registration is due March 24th…..don’t miss out! Spring Fling … Continue reading

WNC Livestock Judging Clinic

WNC Livestock Judging Clinic

The WNC Livestock Judging Clinic will take place Saturday, March 25th at the WNC Ag Center.  Registration to participate is due by Friday, March 17th along with a $10 registration fee.  Please check out the details and registration form on the link below.  This would be great practice for anyone who is interested in participating … Continue reading

NCSU Livestock Science Camp

NCSU Livestock Science Camp

North Carolina State University is hosting a summer Livestock Science Camp June 19-23, 2017. What is the NCSU Livestock Science Camp? The summer camp is a five-day, four-night conference designed to increase and expand the student’s understanding and knowledge about not only the livestock and agricultural industries but also the careers and disciplines related to … Continue reading

2017 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

2017 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 25 – Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain.  Registration and ice breakers will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning and we’ll … Continue reading

Volunteer to Help with the 2017 National Agriculture Day

Volunteer to Help with the 2017 National Agriculture Day

We are looking for a few great volunteers who are willing to spend Tuesday, March 21st 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 show your support of agriculture! Last … Continue reading

Spring 4-H Livestock Events

Spring 4-H Livestock Events

With lots of upcoming 4-H livestock events, we thought we would post a brief update.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of this information please contact the Buncombe County Extension office at (828) 255-5522. What: Advanced Livestock Judging When: Starting in March we meet once a month leading up to the State Competition … Continue reading

2016 Buncombe County 4-H Awards

2016 Buncombe County 4-H Awards

What better way to recognize the accomplishments of your 4-H members, club, and leaders than to recognize them with Buncombe County 4-H Awards.  You have this opportunity and it is as simple as filling out the nomination forms below. Buncombe County 4-H will be giving special recognition to our 4-H Members of the Year, Clubs of … Continue reading

Sign Up NOW for 2017 Summer 4-H Camp

Sign Up NOW for 2017 Summer 4-H Camp

It might seem early but NOW is the time to reserve your spot for 4-H summer camp. Buncombe County 4-H will be attending summer 4-H camp the week of June 25-30, 2017 at Betsy Jeff-Penn 4-H Camping Center in Reidsville, NC.  Summer camp is available for any youth between the ages of 8-12 for regular camp and … Continue reading

2017 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

2017 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 9-14, 2017 The Horticultural Science Summer Institute will be July 9-14, 2017 and is sponsored by North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Program with the Department of Horticultural Science and the JC Raulston Arboretum. High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply to a weeklong, residential horticulturalexperience on the campus of NC State … Continue reading